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 W830 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 W830 has external dimensions of 93 x 52 x 23 mm (3.66 x 2.05 x 0.91″) and weighs 122 g (0.27 lb / 4.30 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Ricoh WG-6 and Sony W830. Sony W830 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 25mm narrower, 14mm shorter and 10mm thinner than Ricoh WG-6.
Here is the back view size comparison of Ricoh WG-6 and Sony W830.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Ricoh WG-6 and Sony W830.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Sony W830 is significantly lighter (124g ) than the Ricoh WG-6 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Ricoh WG-6's 3.00" LCD screen is slightly larger than Sony W830's 2.7" screen.
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.