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 Pentax X-5 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). Pentax X-5 has external dimensions of 119 x 86 x 107 mm (4.69 x 3.39 x 4.21″) and weighs 595 g (1.31 lb / 20.99 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Ricoh WG-6 and Pentax X-5. Ricoh WG-6 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 1mm narrower, 20mm shorter and 74mm thinner than Pentax X-5.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Ricoh WG-6 and Pentax X-5.
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 (349g ) than the Pentax X-5 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 X-5.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Ricoh WG-6 and Pentax X-5's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3.00".
On the other hand, Pentax X-5 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 X-5.