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 Pentax RS1500 and Olympus XZ-10 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Pentax RS1500 has external dimensions of 114 x 58 x 28 mm (4.49 x 2.28 x 1.1″) and weighs 157 g (0.35 lb / 5.54 oz) (including batteries). Olympus XZ-10 has external dimensions of 102 x 61 x 34 mm (4.03 x 2.41 x 1.35″) and weighs 221 g (0.49 lb / 7.80 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Pentax RS1500 and Olympus XZ-10. Pentax RS1500 is 3mm shorter and 6mm thinner than Olympus XZ-10 but it is also 12mm wider.
Here is the back view size comparison of Pentax RS1500 and Olympus XZ-10.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Pentax RS1500 and Olympus XZ-10.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Pentax RS1500 is significantly lighter (64g ) than the Olympus XZ-10 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
With its weather sealed body, we believe that RS1500 has a big advantage over XZ-10 which doesn't provide any kind of environmental sealing.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Olympus XZ-10's 3" LCD screen is slightly larger than Pentax RS1500's 2.7" screen.
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.