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-30MR 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-30MR has external dimensions of 106 x 69 x 40 mm (4.17 x 2.72 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-30MR. Ricoh WG-6 is 3mm shorter and 7mm thinner than Olympus SZ-30MR but it is also 12mm wider.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Ricoh WG-6 and Olympus SZ-30MR.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Olympus SZ-30MR is 20g lighter than the Ricoh WG-6 but we don't think this will make a significant difference.
Thanks to the weather sealed body of WG-6, you can use this camera with more confidence under conditions where there is risk of exposure to water and dust compared to SZ-30MR.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Ricoh WG-6 and Olympus SZ-30MR's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3.00".
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.