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 G5 X 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 G5 X has external dimensions of 112 x 76 x 44 mm (4.41 x 2.99 x 1.73″) and weighs 353 g (0.78 lb / 12.45 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Ricoh G900 and Canon G5 X. Ricoh G900 is 10mm shorter and 11mm thinner than Canon G5 X but it is also 6mm wider.
Here is the back view size comparison of Ricoh G900 and Canon G5 X.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Ricoh G900 and Canon G5 X.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Ricoh G900 is significantly lighter (106g ) than the Canon G5 X 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 G5 X.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Ricoh G900 and Canon G5 X's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3.00".
On the other hand, Canon G5 X sports a Fully Articulated screen
which you can change the angle and position of the screen almost freely, making it possible to shoot from waist or over the head levels, and especially very useful for shooting selfies and video. Ricoh G900's LCD screen is a fixed type which provides almost no flexibility in shooting positions compared to G5 X.