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 G900 and Canon IXUS 165 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Ricoh G900 has external dimensions of 118 x 66 x 33 mm (4.65 x 2.6 x 1.3″) and weighs 247 g (0.54 lb / 8.71 oz) (including batteries). Canon IXUS 165 has external dimensions of 95 x 54 x 22 mm (3.74 x 2.13 x 0.87″) and weighs 128 g (0.28 lb / 4.52 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Ricoh G900 and Canon IXUS 165. Canon IXUS 165 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 23mm narrower, 12mm shorter and 11mm thinner than Ricoh G900.
Here is the back view size comparison of Ricoh G900 and Canon IXUS 165.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Ricoh G900 and Canon IXUS 165.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Canon IXUS 165 is significantly lighter (119g ) than the Ricoh G900 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
Thanks to the weather sealed body of G900, you can use this camera with more confidence under conditions where there is risk of exposure to water and dust compared to IXUS 165.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Ricoh G900's 3.00" LCD screen is slightly larger than Canon IXUS 165's 2.7" screen.
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.