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-3 and Pentax MX-1 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Pentax WG-3 has external dimensions of 124 x 64 x 33 mm (4.9 x 2.5 x 1.3″) and weighs 230 g (0.51 lb / 8.11 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-3 and Pentax MX-1. Pentax MX-1 is 2mm narrower and 3mm shorter than Pentax WG-3 but it is also 18mm thicker.
Here is the back view size comparison of Pentax WG-3 and Pentax MX-1.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Pentax WG-3 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-3 is significantly lighter (161g ) than the Pentax MX-1 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Pentax WG-3 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-3 has a fixed type screen which provides less flexibility in shooting positions compared to MX-1.