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 LZ40 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 LZ40 has external dimensions of 126 x 87 x 94 mm (4.96 x 3.43 x 3.7″) and weighs 524 g (1.16 lb / 18.48 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Ricoh G900 and Panasonic LZ40. Ricoh G900 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 8mm narrower, 21mm shorter and 61mm thinner than Panasonic LZ40.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Ricoh G900 and Panasonic LZ40.
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 (277g ) than the Panasonic LZ40 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Ricoh G900 and Panasonic LZ40's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3".
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.