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 Panasonic FZ70 and Kodak Astro Zoom AZ651 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day. Kodak Astro Zoom AZ651 is 39g lighter than the Panasonic FZ70 but we don't think this will make a significant difference.
Unfortunately neither Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70 nor Kodak Pixpro Astro Zoom AZ651 provides any type of weather sealing in their body, so you have to give extra care especially when you are shooting outdoors. If weather sealing is a must-have feature for you, check these sections: Top Compact Cameras with Weather Sealing LCD Screen Size and Features
Panasonic FZ70 and Kodak Astro Zoom AZ651's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3".
Panasonic FZ70 features a 20-1200 mm F2.8-5.9 60× zoom lens whereas Kodak Astro Zoom AZ651 features a 24-1560 mm F2.9-6.5 65x zoom lens.
Panasonic FZ70 has 4mm wider coverage than the Kodak Astro Zoom AZ651. At f2.80, it is also faster at widest end. On the tele end, Kodak Astro Zoom AZ651 has 360mm longer telezoom reach than the Panasonic FZ70. However, with a max aperture of f5.90, Panasonic FZ70 is faster at widest end.