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 XG-1 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 XG-1 has external dimensions of 119 x 89 x 98 mm (4.69 x 3.5 x 3.84″) and weighs 567 g (1.25 lb / 20.00 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Ricoh WG-6 and Pentax XG-1. Ricoh WG-6 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 1mm narrower, 23mm shorter and 65mm thinner than Pentax XG-1.
Here is the back view size comparison of Ricoh WG-6 and Pentax XG-1.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Ricoh WG-6 and Pentax XG-1.
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 (321g ) than the Pentax XG-1 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Ricoh WG-6 and Pentax XG-1'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.