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 WG-20 and Panasonic ZS40 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Ricoh WG-20 has external dimensions of 114 x 58 x 28 mm (4.49 x 2.28 x 1.1″) and weighs 164 g (0.36 lb / 5.78 oz) (including batteries). Panasonic ZS40 has external dimensions of 111 x 64 x 34 mm (4.37 x 2.52 x 1.34″) and weighs 240 g (0.53 lb / 8.47 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Ricoh WG-20 and Panasonic ZS40. Ricoh WG-20 is 6mm shorter and 6mm thinner than Panasonic ZS40 but it is also 3mm wider.
Here is the back view size comparison of Ricoh WG-20 and Panasonic ZS40.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Ricoh WG-20 and Panasonic ZS40.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Ricoh WG-20 is significantly lighter (76g ) than the Panasonic ZS40 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Panasonic ZS40's 3" LCD screen is slightly larger than Ricoh WG-20's 2.7" screen.
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.