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 SH-1 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 SH-1 has external dimensions of 109 x 63 x 42 mm (4.29 x 2.48 x 1.65″) and weighs 271 g (0.60 lb / 9.56 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Ricoh WG-6 and Olympus SH-1. Olympus SH-1 is 9mm narrower and 3mm shorter than Ricoh WG-6 but it is also 9mm thicker.
Here is the back view size comparison of Ricoh WG-6 and Olympus SH-1.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Ricoh WG-6 and Olympus SH-1.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Ricoh WG-6 is 25g lighter than the Olympus SH-1 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 SH-1.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Ricoh WG-6 and Olympus SH-1'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.