Size and weight is a big decision factor when you are trying to find the ideal camera for your needs.
In this section, We are going to illustrate Panasonic ZS7 and Fujifilm S1 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Panasonic ZS7 has external dimensions of 103 x 60 x 33 mm (4.06 x 2.36 x 1.3″) and weighs 218 g (0.48 lb / 7.69 oz) (including batteries). Fujifilm S1 has external dimensions of 133 x 91 x 110 mm (5.24 x 3.58 x 4.33″) and weighs 680 g (1.50 lb / 23.99 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Panasonic ZS7 and Fujifilm S1. Panasonic ZS7 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 30mm narrower, 31mm shorter and 77mm thinner than Fujifilm S1.
Here is the back view size comparison of Panasonic ZS7 and Fujifilm S1.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Panasonic ZS7 and Fujifilm S1.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Panasonic ZS7 is significantly lighter (462g ) than the Fujifilm S1 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
Thanks to the weather sealed body of S1, you can use this camera with more confidence under conditions where there is risk of exposure to water and dust compared to ZS7.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Panasonic ZS7 and Fujifilm S1's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3".
On the other hand, Fujifilm S1 sports a Fully Articulated screen
which you can change the angle and position of the screen almost freely, making it possible to shoot from waist or over the head levels, and especially very useful for shooting selfies and video. Panasonic ZS7's LCD screen is a fixed type which provides almost no flexibility in shooting positions compared to S1.