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 ZS40 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 ZS40 has external dimensions of 111 x 64 x 34 mm (4.37 x 2.52 x 1.34″) and weighs 240 g (0.53 lb / 8.47 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Ricoh WG-6 and Panasonic ZS40. Panasonic ZS40 is 7mm narrower and 2mm shorter than Ricoh WG-6 but it is also 1mm thicker.
Here is the back view size comparison of Ricoh WG-6 and Panasonic ZS40.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Ricoh WG-6 and Panasonic ZS40.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Panasonic ZS40 is 6g 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 ZS40.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Ricoh WG-6 and Panasonic ZS40'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.