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 HX30V 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 HX30V has external dimensions of 107 x 62 x 35 mm (4.21 x 2.44 x 1.38″) and weighs 254 g (0.56 lb / 8.96 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Ricoh G900 and Sony HX30V. Sony HX30V is 11mm narrower and 4mm shorter than Ricoh G900 but it is also 2mm thicker.
Here is the back view size comparison of Ricoh G900 and Sony HX30V.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Ricoh G900 and Sony HX30V.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Ricoh G900 is 7g lighter than the Sony HX30V but we don't think this will make a significant difference.
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 HX30V.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Ricoh G900 and Sony HX30V'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.