Panasonic ZS40 weighs 240 g (0.53 lb / 8.47 oz)
and has external dimensions of 111 x 64 x 34 mm (4.37 x 2.52 x 1.34″)
. Considering that the average weight of Compact type cameras is 188g, Panasonic ZS40 is a significantly heavy camera for its class. With a thickness of 34mm, it has an average thickness.
Here is the front and top view image of Panasonic ZS40 with the dimensions:
In order to give you a better idea about the real life size of Panasonic ZS40, we have added an image of how it looks next to a credit card and an AA type battery.
Now let's compare Panasonic ZS40 size with the camera that it replaced: Panasonic ZS35. Panasonic ZS35 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 4mm narrower, 2mm shorter and 2mm thinner than Panasonic ZS40.
Below you can find the comparison of the weight and thickness of Panasonic ZS40 with its main competitors:
Panasonic ZS40 Size Compared to Main Competitors
Panasonic ZS40 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.