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 Panasonic FZ1000 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). Panasonic FZ1000 has external dimensions of 137 x 99 x 131 mm (5.39 x 3.9 x 5.16″) and weighs 831 g (1.83 lb / 29.31 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Ricoh WG-6 and Panasonic FZ1000. Ricoh WG-6 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 19mm narrower, 33mm shorter and 98mm thinner than Panasonic FZ1000.
Here is the back view size comparison of Ricoh WG-6 and Panasonic FZ1000.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Ricoh WG-6 and Panasonic FZ1000.
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 (585g ) than the Panasonic FZ1000 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
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 FZ1000.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Ricoh WG-6 and Panasonic FZ1000's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3.00".
On the other hand, Panasonic FZ1000 sports a Fully Articulated screen
which you can change the angle and position of the screen almost freely, making it possible to shoot from waist or over the head levels, and especially very useful for shooting selfies and video. Ricoh WG-6's LCD screen is a fixed type which provides almost no flexibility in shooting positions compared to FZ1000.