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 Sony HX90V and Canon SX600 HS side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Sony HX90V has external dimensions of 102 x 58 x 36 mm (4.02 x 2.28 x 1.42″) and weighs 245 g (0.54 lb / 8.64 oz) (including batteries). 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).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Sony HX90V and Canon SX600 HS. Sony HX90V is 2mm narrower and 3mm shorter than Canon SX600 HS but it is also 10mm thicker.
Here is the back view size comparison of Sony HX90V and Canon SX600 HS.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Sony HX90V and Canon SX600 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 significantly lighter (57g ) than the Sony HX90V which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
Unfortunately neither Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V nor Canon PowerShot SX600 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
Sony HX90V and Canon SX600 HS's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3".
On the other hand, Sony HX90V 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 Canon SX600 HS has a fixed type screen which provides less flexibility in shooting positions compared to HX90V.