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 Nikon A1000 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). Nikon A1000 has external dimensions of 114 x 72 x 41 mm (4.49 x 2.83 x 1.61″) and weighs 330 g (0.73 lb / 11.64 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Ricoh WG-6 and Nikon A1000. Ricoh WG-6 is 6mm shorter and 8mm thinner than Nikon A1000 but it is also 4mm wider.
Here is the back view size comparison of Ricoh WG-6 and Nikon A1000.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Ricoh WG-6 and Nikon A1000.
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 (84g ) than the Nikon A1000 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Ricoh WG-6 and Nikon A1000's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3".
On the other hand, Nikon A1000 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 A1000.