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 Ricoh CX2 and Olympus TG-5 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Ricoh CX2 has external dimensions of 102 x 58 x 29 mm (4.02 x 2.28 x 1.14″) and weighs 185 g (0.41 lb / 6.53 oz) (including batteries). Olympus TG-5 has external dimensions of 113 x 66 x 32 mm (4.45 x 2.6 x 1.26″) and weighs 250 g (0.55 lb / 8.82 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Ricoh CX2 and Olympus TG-5. Ricoh CX2 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 11mm narrower, 8mm shorter and 3mm thinner than Olympus TG-5.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Ricoh CX2 and Olympus TG-5.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Ricoh CX2 is significantly lighter (65g ) than the Olympus TG-5 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Ricoh CX2 and Olympus TG-5's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3.00".
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.