Size and weight are big decision factors when you are trying to find the ideal camera for your needs.
In this section, we are going to illustrate the Ricoh WG-6 and Sony HX7V 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 HX7V has external dimensions of 102 x 58 x 29 mm (4.02 x 2.28 x 1.14″) and weighs 208 g (0.46 lb / 7.34 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front-view size comparison of the Ricoh WG-6 and the Sony HX7V. Sony HX7V is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 16mm narrower, 8mm shorter and 4mm thinner than Ricoh WG-6.
Here is the back view size comparison of the Ricoh WG-6 and Sony HX7V.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Ricoh WG-6 and Sony HX7V.
Weight is another important factor, especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Sony HX7V is significantly lighter (38g ) than the Ricoh WG-6 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
Thanks to the weather-sealed body of the WG-6, you can use this camera with more confidence under conditions where there is risk of exposure to water and dust compared to the HX7V.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Ricoh WG-6 and Sony HX7V's LCD screens have the same diagonal size of 3.00 inches.
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.