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 Samsung SL30 and Olympus TG-5 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Samsung SL30 has external dimensions of 94 x 61 x 23 mm (3.7 x 2.4 x 0.91″) and weighs 140 g (0.31 lb / 4.94 oz) (including batteries). Olympus TG-5 has external dimensions of 113 x 66 x 32 mm (4.45 x 2.6 x 1.26″) and weighs 250 g (0.55 lb / 8.82 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Samsung SL30 and Olympus TG-5. Samsung SL30 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 19mm narrower, 5mm shorter and 9mm thinner than Olympus TG-5.
Here is the back view size comparison of Samsung SL30 and Olympus TG-5.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Samsung SL30 is significantly lighter (110g ) than the Olympus TG-5 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Olympus TG-5's 3" LCD screen is slightly larger than Samsung SL30's 2.5" screen.
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.