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 Samsung TL225 and Ricoh GR Digital IV side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Samsung TL225 has external dimensions of 100 x 60 x 19 mm (3.94 x 2.36 x 0.75″) and weighs 187 g (0.41 lb / 6.60 oz) (including batteries). Ricoh GR Digital IV has external dimensions of 109 x 59 x 33 mm (4.29 x 2.32 x 1.3″) and weighs 190 g (0.42 lb / 6.70 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Samsung TL225 and Ricoh GR Digital IV. Samsung TL225 is 9mm narrower and 14mm thinner than Ricoh GR Digital IV but it is also 1mm taller.
Here is the back view size comparison of Samsung TL225 and Ricoh GR Digital IV.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Samsung TL225 and Ricoh GR Digital IV.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Samsung TL225 is 3g lighter than the Ricoh GR Digital IV but we don't think this will make a significant difference.
Unfortunately neither Samsung TL225 (ST550) nor Ricoh GR Digital IV provides any type of weather sealing in their body, so you have to give extra care especially when you are shooting outdoors. If weather sealing is a must-have feature for you, check these sections: Top Compact Cameras with Weather Sealing
LCD Screen Size and Features
Samsung TL225's 3.5" LCD screen is slightly larger than Ricoh GR Digital IV's 3" screen.
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.