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 ZS45 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 ZS45 has external dimensions of 108 x 60 x 32 mm (4.25 x 2.36 x 1.26″) and weighs 249 g (0.55 lb / 8.78 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Ricoh WG-6 and Panasonic ZS45. Panasonic ZS45 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 10mm narrower, 6mm shorter and 1mm thinner than Ricoh WG-6.
Here is the back view size comparison of Ricoh WG-6 and Panasonic ZS45.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Ricoh WG-6 and Panasonic ZS45.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Ricoh WG-6 is 3g lighter than the Panasonic ZS45 but we don't think this will make a significant difference.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Ricoh WG-6 and Panasonic ZS45's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3.00".
On the other hand, Panasonic ZS45 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 ZS45.