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 TX55 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 TX55 has external dimensions of 93 x 54 x 13 mm (3.66 x 2.13 x 0.51″) and weighs 109 g (0.24 lb / 3.84 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front-view size comparison of the Ricoh WG-6 and the Sony TX55. Sony TX55 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 25mm narrower, 12mm shorter and 20mm thinner than Ricoh WG-6.
Here is the back view size comparison of the Ricoh WG-6 and Sony TX55.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Ricoh WG-6 and Sony TX55.
Weight is another important factor, especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Sony TX55 is significantly lighter (137g ) 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 TX55.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Sony TX55's 3.30" LCD screen is slightly larger than Ricoh WG-6's 3 screen.
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.