Canon ELPH 520 HS weighs 155 g (0.34 lb / 5.47 oz) and has external dimensions of 87 x 54 x 19 mm (3.43 x 2.13 x 0.75″). Considering that the average weight of Compact type cameras is 188g, Canon ELPH 520 HS is a remarkably light camera for its class. Even better, with a thickness of only 19mm, it is also quite small, 9mm thinner than the average of its class.
Here is the front and top view image of Canon ELPH 520 HS with the dimensions:
In order to give you a better idea about the real life size of Canon ELPH 520 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 520 HS with its main competitors:
Canon ELPH 520 HS Size Compared to Main Competitors
Canon ELPH 520 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.