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 QX30 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 QX30 has external dimensions of 68 x 65 x 58 mm (2.68 x 2.56 x 2.28″) and weighs 193 g (0.43 lb / 6.81 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Ricoh WG-6 and Sony QX30. Sony QX30 is 50mm narrower and 1mm shorter than Ricoh WG-6 but it is also 25mm thicker.
Here is the back view size comparison of Ricoh WG-6 and Sony QX30.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Ricoh WG-6 and Sony QX30.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Sony QX30 is significantly lighter (53g ) than the Ricoh WG-6 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 QX30.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Ricoh WG-6's 3.00" LCD screen is slightly larger than Sony QX30's screen.
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.