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 WX50 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 WX50 has external dimensions of 92 x 52 x 19 mm (3.62 x 2.05 x 0.75″) and weighs 117 g (0.26 lb / 4.13 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Ricoh WG-6 and Sony WX50. Sony WX50 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 26mm narrower, 14mm shorter and 14mm thinner than Ricoh WG-6.
Here is the back view size comparison of Ricoh WG-6 and Sony WX50.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Sony WX50 is significantly lighter (129g ) 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" LCD screen is slightly larger than Sony WX50's 2.7" screen.
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.