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 Panasonic FH5 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). Panasonic FH5 has external dimensions of 94 x 54 x 19 mm (3.7 x 2.13 x 0.75″) and weighs 121 g (0.27 lb / 4.27 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Ricoh G900 and Panasonic FH5. Panasonic FH5 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 24mm narrower, 12mm shorter and 14mm thinner than Ricoh G900.
Here is the back view size comparison of Ricoh G900 and Panasonic FH5.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Ricoh G900 and Panasonic FH5.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Panasonic FH5 is significantly lighter (126g ) than the Ricoh G900 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Ricoh G900's 3" LCD screen is slightly larger than Panasonic FH5's 2.7" screen.
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.