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 SX20 IS and Ricoh PX side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Canon SX20 IS has external dimensions of 128 x 88 x 87 mm (5.04 x 3.46 x 3.43″) and weighs 600 g (1.32 lb / 21.16 oz) (including batteries). Ricoh PX has external dimensions of 100 x 55 x 21 mm (3.94 x 2.17 x 0.83″) and weighs 156 g (0.34 lb / 5.50 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Canon SX20 IS and Ricoh PX. Ricoh PX is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 28mm narrower, 33mm shorter and 66mm thinner than Canon SX20 IS.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Ricoh PX is significantly lighter (444g ) than the Canon SX20 IS which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
Thanks to the weather sealed body of PX, you can use this camera with more confidence under conditions where there is risk of exposure to water and dust compared to SX20 IS.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Ricoh PX's 2.7" LCD screen is slightly larger than Canon SX20 IS's 2.5" screen.
On the other hand, Canon SX20 IS 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. On the other hand, Ricoh PX has a fixed type screen which provides almost no flexibility in shooting positions compared to SX20 IS.