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 Canon G5 X and Pentax WG-2 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Canon G5 X has external dimensions of 112 x 76 x 44 mm (4.41 x 2.99 x 1.73″) and weighs 353 g (0.78 lb / 12.45 oz) (including batteries). Pentax WG-2 has external dimensions of 122 x 61 x 30 mm (4.8 x 2.4 x 1.18″) and weighs 192 g (0.42 lb / 6.77 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Canon G5 X and Pentax WG-2. Pentax WG-2 is 15mm shorter and 14mm thinner than Canon G5 X but it is also 10mm wider.
Here is the back view size comparison of Canon G5 X and Pentax WG-2.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Canon G5 X and Pentax WG-2.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Pentax WG-2 is significantly lighter (161g ) than the Canon G5 X which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Canon G5 X and Pentax WG-2's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3".
On the other hand, Canon G5 X sports a Fully Articulated screen
which you can change the angle and position of the screen almost freely, making it possible to shoot from waist or over the head levels, and especially very useful for shooting selfies and video. Pentax WG-2's LCD screen is a fixed type which provides almost no flexibility in shooting positions compared to G5 X.