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 WG-1 GPS and Panasonic ZS50 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Pentax WG-1 GPS has external dimensions of 116 x 59 x 29 mm (4.55 x 2.3 x 1.12″) and weighs 167 g (0.37 lb / 5.89 oz) (including batteries). Panasonic ZS50 has external dimensions of 111 x 65 x 34 mm (4.37 x 2.56 x 1.34″) and weighs 243 g (0.54 lb / 8.57 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Pentax WG-1 GPS and Panasonic ZS50. Pentax WG-1 GPS is 6mm shorter and 5mm thinner than Panasonic ZS50 but it is also 5mm wider.
Here is the back view size comparison of Pentax WG-1 GPS and Panasonic ZS50.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Pentax WG-1 GPS and Panasonic ZS50.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Pentax WG-1 GPS is significantly lighter (76g ) than the Panasonic ZS50 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Panasonic ZS50's 3" LCD screen is slightly larger than Pentax WG-1 GPS's 2.7" screen.
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.