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 XC10 and Leica D-Lux Typ 109 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Canon XC10 has external dimensions of 125 x 102 x 122 mm (4.92 x 4.02 x 4.8″) and weighs 1040 g (2.29 lb / 36.68 oz) (including batteries). Leica D-Lux Typ 109 has external dimensions of 118 x 66 x 55 mm (4.65 x 2.6 x 2.17″) and weighs 405 g (0.89 lb / 14.29 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Canon XC10 and Leica D-Lux Typ 109. Leica D-Lux Typ 109 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 7mm narrower, 36mm shorter and 67mm thinner than Canon XC10.
Here is the back view size comparison of Canon XC10 and Leica D-Lux Typ 109.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Canon XC10 and Leica D-Lux Typ 109.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Leica D-Lux Typ 109 is significantly lighter (635g ) than the Canon XC10 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
Unfortunately neither Canon XC10 nor Leica D-Lux (Typ 109) 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 XC10 and Leica D-Lux Typ 109's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3".
On the other hand, Canon XC10 features a Tilting screen
where you can change the angle of the screen to make it easier to shoot from waist or over the head levels whereas the Leica D-Lux Typ 109 has a fixed type screen which provides less flexibility in shooting positions compared to XC10.