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 Olympus SZ-16 iHS 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). Olympus SZ-16 iHS has external dimensions of 108 x 70 x 40 mm (4.25 x 2.76 x 1.57″) and weighs 226 g (0.50 lb / 7.97 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Ricoh WG-6 and Olympus SZ-16 iHS. Ricoh WG-6 is 4mm shorter and 7mm thinner than Olympus SZ-16 iHS but it is also 10mm wider.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Ricoh WG-6 and Olympus SZ-16 iHS.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Olympus SZ-16 iHS is 20g lighter than the Ricoh WG-6 but we don't think this will make a significant difference.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Ricoh WG-6 and Olympus SZ-16 iHS'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.