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 SX740 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 SX740 HS has external dimensions of 110 x 64 x 40 mm (4.33 x 2.52 x 1.57″) and weighs 299 g (0.66 lb / 10.55 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Ricoh WG-6 and Canon SX740 HS. Canon SX740 HS is 8mm narrower and 2mm shorter than Ricoh WG-6 but it is also 7mm thicker.
Here is the back view size comparison of Ricoh WG-6 and Canon SX740 HS.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Ricoh WG-6 and Canon SX740 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 (53g ) than the Canon SX740 HS which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Ricoh WG-6 and Canon SX740 HS's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3".
On the other hand, Canon SX740 HS features a Tilting screen
where you can change the angle of the screen to make it easier to shoot from waist or over the head levels whereas the Ricoh WG-6 has a fixed type screen which provides less flexibility in shooting positions compared to SX740 HS.