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 SX600 HS and Canon SX610 HS side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Canon SX600 HS has external dimensions of 104 x 61 x 26 mm (4.09 x 2.4 x 1.02″) and weighs 188 g (0.41 lb / 6.63 oz) (including batteries). Canon SX610 HS has external dimensions of 105 x 61 x 27 mm (4.13 x 2.4 x 1.06″) and weighs 191 g (0.42 lb / 6.74 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Canon SX600 HS and Canon SX610 HS. Canon SX600 HS is 1mm narrower and 1mm thinner than Canon SX600 HS but they have the same height of 61mm.
Here is the back view size comparison of Canon SX600 HS and Canon SX610 HS.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Canon SX600 HS and Canon SX610 HS.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Canon SX600 HS is 3g lighter than the Canon SX610 HS but we don't think this will make a significant difference.
Unfortunately neither Canon PowerShot SX600 HS nor Canon PowerShot SX610 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 Compact Cameras with Weather Sealing
LCD Screen Size and Features
Canon SX600 HS and Canon SX610 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.