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-2 GPS and Pentax MX-1 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). Pentax MX-1 has external dimensions of 122 x 61 x 51 mm (4.8 x 2.4 x 2.01″) and weighs 391 g (0.86 lb / 13.79 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Pentax WG-2 GPS and Pentax MX-1. Pentax WG-2 GPS has the same height and width with Pentax MX-1. On the other hand, with a thickness of 30mm, it is 21mm thinner.
Here is the back view size comparison of Pentax WG-2 GPS and Pentax MX-1.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Pentax WG-2 GPS and Pentax MX-1.
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 (193g ) than the Pentax MX-1 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Pentax WG-2 GPS and Pentax MX-1's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3".
On the other hand, Pentax MX-1 features a Tilting screen
where you can change the angle of the screen to make it easier to shoot from waist or over the head levels whereas the Pentax WG-2 GPS has a fixed type screen which provides less flexibility in shooting positions compared to MX-1.