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 SX70 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 SX70 HS has external dimensions of 127 x 91 x 117 mm (5 x 3.58 x 4.61″) and weighs 608 g (1.34 lb / 21.45 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Ricoh WG-6 and Canon SX70 HS. Ricoh WG-6 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 9mm narrower, 25mm shorter and 84mm thinner than Canon SX70 HS.
Here is the back view size comparison of Ricoh WG-6 and Canon SX70 HS.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Ricoh WG-6 and Canon SX70 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 (362g ) than the Canon SX70 HS which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Ricoh WG-6 and Canon SX70 HS's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3".
On the other hand, Canon SX70 HS sports a Fully Articulated screen
which you can change the angle and position of the screen almost freely, making it possible to shoot from waist or over the head levels, and especially very useful for shooting selfies and video. Ricoh WG-6's LCD screen is a fixed type which provides almost no flexibility in shooting positions compared to SX70 HS.