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 Leica X-U and Canon G5 X side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Leica X-U has external dimensions of 140 x 79 x 88 mm (5.51 x 3.11 x 3.46″) and weighs 635 g (1.40 lb / 22.40 oz) (including batteries). 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).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Leica X-U and Canon G5 X. Canon G5 X is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 28mm narrower, 3mm shorter and 44mm thinner than Leica X-U.
Here is the back view size comparison of Leica X-U and Canon G5 X.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Leica X-U and Canon G5 X.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Canon G5 X is significantly lighter (282g ) than the Leica X-U which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Leica X-U and Canon G5 X's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3".
Both cameras feature Fully Articulating screens
where you can change the angle of the screen to make it easier to shoot from waist or over the head levels. Fully articulating screens are also useful for taking Selfie shots and video.