Canon ELPH 500 HS weighs 185 g (0.41 lb / 6.53 oz)
and has external dimensions of 101 x 56 x 25 mm (3.98 x 2.2 x 0.98″)
. Considering that the average weight of Compact type cameras is 188g, its weight is about average in its class. With a thickness of 25mm, it also has an average thickness.
Here is the front and top view image of Canon ELPH 500 HS with the dimensions:
In order to give you a better idea about the real life size of Canon ELPH 500 HS, we have added an image of how it looks next to a credit card and an AA type battery.
Below you can find the comparison of the weight and thickness of Canon ELPH 500 HS with its main competitors:
Canon ELPH 500 HS doesn't have any environmental sealings on its body so you got to be extra careful to protect it against water and dust. If you shoot under these conditions very often, consider checking Top Compact Cameras with Weather Sealing page.