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 Nikon L31 and Ricoh WG-30W side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Nikon L31 has external dimensions of 96 x 59 x 29 mm (3.78 x 2.32 x 1.14″) and weighs 160 g (0.35 lb / 5.64 oz) (including batteries). Ricoh WG-30W has external dimensions of 123 x 62 x 30 mm (4.84 x 2.44 x 1.18″) and weighs 194 g (0.43 lb / 6.84 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Nikon L31 and Ricoh WG-30W. Nikon L31 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 27mm narrower, 3mm shorter and 1mm thinner than Ricoh WG-30W.
Here is the back view size comparison of Nikon L31 and Ricoh WG-30W.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Nikon L31 and Ricoh WG-30W.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Nikon L31 is significantly lighter (34g ) than the Ricoh WG-30W which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
Thanks to the weather sealed body of WG-30W, you can use this camera with more confidence under conditions where there is risk of exposure to water and dust compared to L31.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Nikon L31 and Ricoh WG-30W's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 2.70".
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.