Panasonic LZ40 weighs 524 g (1.16 lb / 18.48 oz)
and has external dimensions of 126 x 87 x 94 mm (4.96 x 3.43 x 3.7″)
. Considering that the average weight of DSLR-Like type cameras is 591g, its weight is about average in its class. With a thickness of 94mm, it also has an average thickness.
Here is the front and top view image of Panasonic LZ40 with the dimensions:
In order to give you a better idea about the real life size of Panasonic LZ40, we have added an image of how it looks next to a credit card and an AA type battery.
Now let's compare Panasonic LZ40 size with the camera that it replaced: Panasonic LZ30. Panasonic LZ30 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 2mm narrower, 3mm shorter and 2mm thinner than Panasonic LZ40.
Below you can find the comparison of the weight and thickness of Panasonic LZ40 with its main competitors:
Panasonic LZ40 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 Bridge Cameras with Weather Sealing page.