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 Sony HX300 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). Sony HX300 has external dimensions of 130 x 93 x 103 mm (5.1 x 3.67 x 4.06″) and weighs 623 g (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Ricoh G900 and Sony HX300. Ricoh G900 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 12mm narrower, 27mm shorter and 70mm thinner than Sony HX300.
Here is the back view size comparison of Ricoh G900 and Sony HX300.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Ricoh G900 and Sony HX300.
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 (376g ) than the Sony HX300 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Ricoh G900 and Sony HX300's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3".
On the other hand, Sony HX300 features a Tilting screen
where you can change the angle of the screen to make it easier to shoot from waist or over the head levels whereas the Ricoh G900 has a fixed type screen which provides less flexibility in shooting positions compared to HX300.