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-50 and Canon G15 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Ricoh WG-50 has external dimensions of 123 x 62 x 30 mm (4.84 x 2.44 x 1.18″) and weighs 193 g (0.43 lb / 6.81 oz) (including batteries). Canon G15 has external dimensions of 107 x 76 x 40 mm (4.21 x 2.99 x 1.57″) and weighs 352 g (0.78 lb / 12.42 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Ricoh WG-50 and Canon G15. Ricoh WG-50 is 14mm shorter and 10mm thinner than Canon G15 but it is also 16mm wider.
Here is the back view size comparison of Ricoh WG-50 and Canon G15.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Ricoh WG-50 and Canon G15.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Ricoh WG-50 is significantly lighter (159g ) than the Canon G15 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
Thanks to the weather sealed body of WG-50, you can use this camera with more confidence under conditions where there is risk of exposure to water and dust compared to G15.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Canon G15's 3.00" LCD screen is slightly larger than Ricoh WG-50's 2.7 screen.
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.