Size and weight are big decision factors when you are trying to find the ideal camera for your needs.
In this section, we are going to illustrate the Pentax WG-2 GPS and Canon G16 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Pentax WG-2 GPS has external dimensions of 122 x 61 x 30 mm (4.8 x 2.4 x 1.18″) and weighs 198 g (0.44 lb / 6.98 oz) (including batteries). Canon G16 has external dimensions of 109 x 76 x 40 mm (4.29 x 2.99 x 1.57″) and weighs 356 g (0.78 lb / 12.56 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front-view size comparison of the Pentax WG-2 GPS and the Canon G16. Pentax WG-2 GPS is 15mm shorter and 10mm thinner than Canon G16 but it is also 13mm wider.
Here is the back view size comparison of the Pentax WG-2 GPS and Canon G16.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Pentax WG-2 GPS and Canon G16.
Weight is another important factor, especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Pentax WG-2 GPS is significantly lighter (158g ) than the Canon G16 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
Thanks to the weather-sealed body of the WG-2 GPS, you can use this camera with more confidence under conditions where there is risk of exposure to water and dust compared to the G16.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Pentax WG-2 GPS and Canon G16's LCD screens have the same diagonal size of 3.00 inches.
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.