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 TG-870 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 TG-870 has external dimensions of 113 x 64 x 28 mm (4.45 x 2.52 x 1.1″) and weighs 221 g (0.49 lb / 7.80 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Ricoh WG-6 and Olympus TG-870. Olympus TG-870 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 5mm narrower, 2mm shorter and 5mm thinner than Ricoh WG-6.
Here is the back view size comparison of Ricoh WG-6 and Olympus TG-870.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Ricoh WG-6 and Olympus TG-870.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Olympus TG-870 is 25g 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 TG-870's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3".
On the other hand, Olympus TG-870 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 TG-870.