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 G3 X 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 G3 X has external dimensions of 123 x 77 x 105 mm (4.84 x 3.03 x 4.13″) and weighs 733 g (1.62 lb / 25.86 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Ricoh WG-6 and Canon G3 X. Ricoh WG-6 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 5mm narrower, 11mm shorter and 72mm thinner than Canon G3 X.
Here is the back view size comparison of Ricoh WG-6 and Canon G3 X.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Ricoh WG-6 and Canon G3 X.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Ricoh WG-6 is significantly lighter (487g ) than the Canon G3 X which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Canon G3 X's 3.20" LCD screen is slightly larger than Ricoh WG-6's 3" screen.
In addition to the size advantage, Canon G3 X 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-6 has a fixed type screen which provides less flexibility in shooting positions compared to G3 X.