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 Olympus SZ-30MR and Ricoh PX side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Olympus SZ-30MR has external dimensions of 106 x 69 x 40 mm (4.17 x 2.72 x 1.57″) and weighs 226 g (0.50 lb / 7.97 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 Olympus SZ-30MR and Ricoh PX. Ricoh PX is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 6mm narrower, 14mm shorter and 19mm thinner than Olympus SZ-30MR.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Olympus SZ-30MR and Ricoh PX.
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 (70g ) than the Olympus SZ-30MR 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 SZ-30MR.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Olympus SZ-30MR's 3" LCD screen is slightly larger than Ricoh PX's 2.7" screen.
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.