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 Canon SX260 HS and Canon G15 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Canon SX260 HS has external dimensions of 106 x 61 x 33 mm (4.17 x 2.4 x 1.3″) and weighs 231 g (0.51 lb / 8.15 oz) (including batteries). Canon G15 has external dimensions of 107 x 76 x 40 mm (4.21 x 2.99 x 1.57″) and weighs 352 g (0.78 lb / 12.42 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Canon SX260 HS and Canon G15. Canon SX260 HS is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 1mm narrower, 15mm shorter and 7mm thinner than Canon G15.
Here is the back view size comparison of Canon SX260 HS and Canon G15.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Canon SX260 HS and Canon G15.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Canon SX260 HS is significantly lighter (121g ) than the Canon G15 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
Unfortunately neither Canon PowerShot SX260 HS nor Canon PowerShot G15 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
Canon SX260 HS and Canon G15's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3.00".
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.