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 HX9V 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 HX9V has external dimensions of 105 x 59 x 34 mm (4.13 x 2.32 x 1.34″) and weighs 245 g (0.54 lb / 8.64 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Ricoh WG-6 and Sony HX9V. Sony HX9V is 13mm narrower and 7mm shorter than Ricoh WG-6 but it is also 1mm thicker.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Ricoh WG-6 and Sony HX9V.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Sony HX9V is 1g lighter than the Ricoh WG-6 but we don't think this will make a significant difference.
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 HX9V.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Ricoh WG-6 and Sony HX9V'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.