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 FZ70 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 FZ70 has external dimensions of 130 x 97 x 118 mm (5.12 x 3.82 x 4.65″) and weighs 606 g (1.34 lb / 21.38 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Ricoh G900 and Panasonic FZ70. Ricoh G900 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 12mm narrower, 31mm shorter and 85mm thinner than Panasonic FZ70.
Here is the back view size comparison of Ricoh G900 and Panasonic FZ70.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Ricoh G900 and Panasonic FZ70.
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 (359g ) than the Panasonic FZ70 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 FZ70.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Ricoh G900 and Panasonic FZ70'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.