Panasonic ZS3 weighs 229 g (0.50 lb / 8.08 oz) and has external dimensions of 103 x 60 x 33 mm (4.06 x 2.36 x 1.3″). Considering that the average weight of Compact type cameras is 188g, Panasonic ZS3 is a significantly heavy camera for its class. With a thickness of 33mm, it has an average thickness.
Here is the front and top view image of Panasonic ZS3 with the dimensions:
In order to give you a better idea about the real life size of Panasonic ZS3, we have added an image of how it looks next to a credit card and an AA type battery.
Now lets compare the weight and thickness of Panasonic ZS3 with its main competitors:
Panasonic ZS3 Size Compared to Main Competitors
Panasonic ZS3 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.