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 Panasonic ZS80 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). Panasonic ZS80 has external dimensions of 112 x 69 x 42 mm (4.41 x 2.72 x 1.65″) and weighs 327 g (0.72 lb / 11.53 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Ricoh WG-50 and Panasonic ZS80. Ricoh WG-50 is 7mm shorter and 12mm thinner than Panasonic ZS80 but it is also 11mm wider.
Here is the back view size comparison of Ricoh WG-50 and Panasonic ZS80.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Ricoh WG-50 and Panasonic ZS80.
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 (134g ) than the Panasonic ZS80 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Panasonic ZS80's 3" LCD screen is slightly larger than Ricoh WG-50's 2.7" screen.
In addition to the size advantage, Panasonic ZS80 LCD screen also has a Tilting feature
where you can change the angle of the screen to make it easier to shoot from waist or over the head levels. On the other hand, Ricoh WG-50 has a fixed type screen which provides less flexibility in shooting positions compared to ZS80.