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 Samsung ST700 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). Samsung ST700 has external dimensions of 99 x 55 x 20 mm (3.9 x 2.17 x 0.79″) and weighs (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Panasonic ZS7 and Samsung ST700. Samsung ST700 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 4mm narrower, 5mm shorter and 13mm thinner than Panasonic ZS7.
Here is the back view size comparison of Panasonic ZS7 and Samsung ST700.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Panasonic ZS7 and Samsung ST700.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Samsung ST700 is 218g lighter than the Panasonic ZS7 but we don't think this will make a significant difference.
Unfortunately neither Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS7 (Lumix DMC-TZ10) nor Samsung ST700 provides any type of weather sealing in their body, so you have to give extra care especially when you are shooting outdoors. If weather sealing is a must-have feature for you, check these sections: Top Compact Cameras with Weather Sealing
LCD Screen Size and Features
Panasonic ZS7 and Samsung ST700's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3".
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.