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-6 and Canon A1300 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Ricoh WG-6 has external dimensions of 118 x 66 x 33 mm (4.65 x 2.6 x 1.3″) and weighs 246 g (0.54 lb / 8.68 oz) (including batteries). Canon A1300 has external dimensions of 95 x 62 x 30 mm (3.74 x 2.44 x 1.18″) and weighs 174 g (0.38 lb / 6.14 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Ricoh WG-6 and Canon A1300. Canon A1300 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 23mm narrower, 4mm shorter and 3mm thinner than Ricoh WG-6.
Here is the back view size comparison of Ricoh WG-6 and Canon A1300.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Ricoh WG-6 and Canon A1300.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Canon A1300 is significantly lighter (72g ) than the Ricoh WG-6 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Ricoh WG-6's 3.00" LCD screen is slightly larger than Canon A1300's 2.7" screen.
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.