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 SX500 IS and Fujifilm F900EXR side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Canon SX500 IS has external dimensions of 104 x 70 x 80 mm (4.09 x 2.76 x 3.15″) and weighs 341 g (0.75 lb / 12.03 oz) (including batteries). Fujifilm F900EXR has external dimensions of 105 x 61 x 36 mm (4.13 x 2.4 x 1.42″) and weighs 232 g (0.51 lb / 8.18 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Canon SX500 IS and Fujifilm F900EXR. Fujifilm F900EXR is 9mm shorter and 44mm thinner than Canon SX500 IS but it is also 1mm wider.
Here is the back view size comparison of Canon SX500 IS and Fujifilm F900EXR.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Canon SX500 IS and Fujifilm F900EXR.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Fujifilm F900EXR is significantly lighter (109g ) than the Canon SX500 IS which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
Unfortunately neither Canon PowerShot SX500 IS nor Fujifilm FinePix F900EXR 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 SX500 IS and Fujifilm F900EXR's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3".
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.