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 QX30 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 QX30 has external dimensions of 68 x 65 x 58 mm (2.68 x 2.56 x 2.28″) and weighs 193 g (0.43 lb / 6.81 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Ricoh G900 and Sony QX30. Sony QX30 is 50mm narrower and 1mm shorter than Ricoh G900 but it is also 25mm thicker.
Here is the back view size comparison of Ricoh G900 and Sony QX30.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Ricoh G900 and Sony QX30.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Sony QX30 is significantly lighter (54g ) than the Ricoh G900 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Ricoh G900's 3" LCD screen is slightly larger than Sony QX30's screen.
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.