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 CX4 and Panasonic TS3 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Ricoh CX4 has external dimensions of 102 x 59 x 29 mm (4.02 x 2.32 x 1.14″) and weighs 205 g (0.45 lb / 7.23 oz) (including batteries). Panasonic TS3 has external dimensions of 103 x 64 x 27 mm (4.06 x 2.52 x 1.06″) and weighs 197 g (0.43 lb / 6.95 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Ricoh CX4 and Panasonic TS3. Ricoh CX4 is 1mm narrower and 5mm shorter than Panasonic TS3 but it is also 2mm thicker.
Here is the back view size comparison of Ricoh CX4 and Panasonic TS3.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Ricoh CX4 and Panasonic TS3.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Panasonic TS3 is 8g lighter than the Ricoh CX4 but we don't think this will make a significant difference.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Ricoh CX4's 3" LCD screen is slightly larger than Panasonic TS3's 2.7" screen.
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.