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 Olympus TG-5 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). Olympus TG-5 has external dimensions of 113 x 66 x 32 mm (4.45 x 2.6 x 1.26″) and weighs 250 g (0.55 lb / 8.82 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Ricoh WG-50 and Olympus TG-5. Ricoh WG-50 is 4mm shorter and 2mm thinner than Olympus TG-5 but it is also 10mm wider.
Here is the back view size comparison of Ricoh WG-50 and Olympus TG-5.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Ricoh WG-50 and Olympus TG-5.
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 (57g ) than the Olympus TG-5 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Olympus TG-5's 3" 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.