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 SX520 HS 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 SX520 HS has external dimensions of 120 x 82 x 92 mm (4.72 x 3.23 x 3.62″) and weighs 441 g (0.97 lb / 15.56 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Ricoh WG-6 and Canon SX520 HS. Ricoh WG-6 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 2mm narrower, 16mm shorter and 59mm thinner than Canon SX520 HS.
Here is the back view size comparison of Ricoh WG-6 and Canon SX520 HS.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Ricoh WG-6 and Canon SX520 HS.
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 (195g ) than the Canon SX520 HS which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Ricoh WG-6 and Canon SX520 HS's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3".
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.