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-5 GPS and Panasonic TS30 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Ricoh WG-5 GPS has external dimensions of 125 x 65 x 32 mm (4.92 x 2.56 x 1.26″) and weighs 236 g (0.52 lb / 8.32 oz) (including batteries). Panasonic TS30 has external dimensions of 104 x 58 x 20 mm (4.09 x 2.28 x 0.79″) and weighs 142 g (0.31 lb / 5.01 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Ricoh WG-5 GPS and Panasonic TS30. Panasonic TS30 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 21mm narrower, 7mm shorter and 12mm thinner than Ricoh WG-5 GPS.
Here is the back view size comparison of Ricoh WG-5 GPS and Panasonic TS30.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Ricoh WG-5 GPS and Panasonic TS30.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Panasonic TS30 is significantly lighter (94g ) than the Ricoh WG-5 GPS which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Ricoh WG-5 GPS's 3" LCD screen is slightly larger than Panasonic TS30's 2.7" screen.
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.