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 Sony TX10 and Panasonic ZS8 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Sony TX10 has external dimensions of 96 x 56 x 18 mm (3.78 x 2.2 x 0.71″) and weighs 133 g (0.29 lb / 4.69 oz) (including batteries). Panasonic ZS8 has external dimensions of 105 x 58 x 33 mm (4.13 x 2.28 x 1.3″) and weighs 210 g (0.46 lb / 7.41 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Sony TX10 and Panasonic ZS8. Sony TX10 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 9mm narrower, 2mm shorter and 15mm thinner than Panasonic ZS8.
Here is the back view size comparison of Sony TX10 and Panasonic ZS8.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Sony TX10 and Panasonic ZS8.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Sony TX10 is significantly lighter (77g ) than the Panasonic ZS8 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Sony TX10 and Panasonic ZS8'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.