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 SZ1 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 SZ1 has external dimensions of 99 x 59 x 21 mm (3.9 x 2.32 x 0.83″) and weighs 131 g (0.29 lb / 4.62 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Ricoh G900 and Panasonic SZ1. Panasonic SZ1 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 19mm narrower, 7mm shorter and 12mm thinner than Ricoh G900.
Here is the back view size comparison of Ricoh G900 and Panasonic SZ1.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Ricoh G900 and Panasonic SZ1.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Panasonic SZ1 is significantly lighter (116g ) than the Ricoh G900 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 SZ1.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Ricoh G900 and Panasonic SZ1'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.