Canon 600D weighs 570 g (1.26 lb / 20.11 oz)
and has external dimensions of 133 x 100 x 80 mm (5.24 x 3.94 x 3.15″)
. Considering that the average weight of DSLR type cameras is 773g, Canon 600D is a remarkably light camera for its class. With a thickness of 80mm, it has an average thickness for its class.
Here is the front and top view image of Canon 600D with the dimensions:
In order to give you a better idea about the real life size of Canon 600D, we have added an image of how it looks next to a credit card and an AA type battery.
Now let's compare Canon 600D size with the camera that it replaced: Canon 550D. Canon 550D is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 4mm narrower, 2mm shorter and 18mm thinner than Canon 600D.
Below you can find the comparison of the weight and thickness of Canon 600D with its main competitors:
Canon 600D 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 DSLR Cameras with Weather Sealing page.