Panasonic FS42 weighs 132 g (0.29 lb / 4.66 oz) and has external dimensions of 98 x 55 x 22 mm (3.86 x 2.17 x 0.87″). Considering that the average weight of Compact type cameras is 188g, Panasonic FS42 is a remarkably light camera for its class. Even better, with a thickness of only 22mm, it is also quite small, 6mm thinner than the average of its class.
Here is the front and top view image of Panasonic FS42 with the dimensions:
In order to give you a better idea about the real life size of Panasonic FS42, we have added an image of how it looks next to a credit card and an AA type battery.
Below you can find the comparison of the weight and thickness of Panasonic FS42 with its main competitors:
Panasonic FS42 doesn't have any environmental sealings on its body so you got to be extra careful to protect it against water and dust. If you shoot under these conditions very often, consider checking Top Compact Cameras with Weather Sealing page.