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 Sony HX100V 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). Sony HX100V has external dimensions of 122 x 87 x 93 mm (4.8 x 3.43 x 3.66″) and weighs 577 g (1.27 lb / 20.35 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Ricoh WG-6 and Sony HX100V. Ricoh WG-6 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 4mm narrower, 21mm shorter and 60mm thinner than Sony HX100V.
Here is the back view size comparison of Ricoh WG-6 and Sony HX100V.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Ricoh WG-6 and Sony HX100V.
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 (331g ) than the Sony HX100V 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 HX100V.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Ricoh WG-6 and Sony HX100V's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3.00".
On the other hand, Sony HX100V 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 HX100V.