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 SX420 IS 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 SX420 IS has external dimensions of 104 x 69 x 85 mm (4.09 x 2.72 x 3.35″) and weighs 325 g (0.72 lb / 11.46 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Ricoh G900 and Canon SX420 IS. Ricoh G900 is 3mm shorter and 52mm thinner than Canon SX420 IS but it is also 14mm wider.
Here is the back view size comparison of Ricoh G900 and Canon SX420 IS.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Ricoh G900 and Canon SX420 IS.
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 (78g ) than the Canon SX420 IS 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 SX420 IS.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Ricoh G900 and Canon SX420 IS'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.