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 SX530 HS and Canon SX520 HS side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Canon SX530 HS has external dimensions of 120 x 82 x 92 mm (4.72 x 3.23 x 3.62″) and weighs 442 g (0.97 lb / 15.59 oz) (including batteries). Canon SX520 HS has external dimensions of 120 x 82 x 92 mm (4.72 x 3.23 x 3.62″) and weighs 441 g (0.97 lb / 15.56 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Canon SX530 HS and Canon SX520 HS. In this case, we can see that Canon SX530 HS and Canon SX520 HS have the exact same height, width and thickness.
Here is the back view size comparison of Canon SX530 HS and Canon SX520 HS.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Canon SX530 HS and Canon SX520 HS.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Canon SX520 HS is 1g lighter than the Canon SX530 HS but we don't think this will make a significant difference.
Unfortunately neither Canon PowerShot SX530 HS nor Canon PowerShot SX520 HS 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 Bridge Cameras with Weather Sealing Top Compact Cameras with Weather Sealing
LCD Screen Size and Features
Canon SX530 HS and Canon SX520 HS'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.