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-4 GPS and Olympus XZ-2 iHS side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Ricoh WG-4 GPS has external dimensions of 124 x 64 x 33 mm (4.88 x 2.52 x 1.3″) and weighs 235 g (0.52 lb / 8.29 oz) (including batteries). Olympus XZ-2 iHS has external dimensions of 113 x 65 x 48 mm (4.45 x 2.56 x 1.89″) and weighs 346 g (0.76 lb / 12.20 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Ricoh WG-4 GPS and Olympus XZ-2 iHS. Ricoh WG-4 GPS is 1mm shorter and 15mm thinner than Olympus XZ-2 iHS but it is also 11mm wider.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Ricoh WG-4 GPS and Olympus XZ-2 iHS.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Ricoh WG-4 GPS is significantly lighter (111g ) than the Olympus XZ-2 iHS which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Ricoh WG-4 GPS and Olympus XZ-2 iHS's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3".
On the other hand, Olympus XZ-2 iHS 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 WG-4 GPS has a fixed type screen which provides less flexibility in shooting positions compared to XZ-2 iHS.