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 XS1 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 XS1 has external dimensions of 94 x 54 x 14 mm (3.7 x 2.13 x 0.55″) and weighs 103 g (0.23 lb / 3.63 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Ricoh WG-6 and Panasonic XS1. Panasonic XS1 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 24mm narrower, 12mm shorter and 19mm thinner than Ricoh WG-6.
Here is the back view size comparison of Ricoh WG-6 and Panasonic XS1.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Ricoh WG-6 and Panasonic XS1.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Panasonic XS1 is significantly lighter (143g ) than the Ricoh WG-6 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 XS1.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Ricoh WG-6's 3.00" LCD screen is slightly larger than Panasonic XS1's 2.7" screen.
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.