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 Canon ELPH 150 IS and Fujifilm S8500 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Canon ELPH 150 IS has external dimensions of 95 x 57 x 24 mm (3.74 x 2.24 x 0.94″) and weighs 142 g (0.31 lb / 5.01 oz) (including batteries). Fujifilm S8500 has external dimensions of and weighs 670 g (including batteries).
Below you can see the front-view size comparison of the Canon ELPH 150 IS and the Fujifilm S8500. Canon ELPH 150 IS is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 28mm narrower, 30mm shorter and 92mm thinner than Fujifilm S8500.
Here is the back view size comparison of the Canon ELPH 150 IS and Fujifilm S8500.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Canon ELPH 150 IS and Fujifilm S8500.
Weight is another important factor, especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Canon ELPH 150 IS is significantly lighter (528g ) than the Fujifilm S8500 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
Unfortunately neither the Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS (IXUS 155) nor Fujifilm FinePix S8500 provides any type of weather sealing in their bodies, 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 Top Bridge Cameras with Weather Sealing
LCD Screen Size and Features
Fujifilm S8500's 3.00" LCD screen is slightly larger than Canon ELPH 150 IS's 2.7" screen.
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.