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 HX9V 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 HX9V has external dimensions of 105 x 59 x 34 mm (4.13 x 2.32 x 1.34″) and weighs 245 g (0.54 lb / 8.64 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Ricoh G900 and Sony HX9V. Sony HX9V is 13mm narrower and 7mm shorter than Ricoh G900 but it is also 1mm thicker.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Ricoh G900 and Sony HX9V.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Sony HX9V is 2g lighter than the Ricoh G900 but we don't think this will make a significant difference.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Ricoh G900 and Sony HX9V'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.