Canon IXUS 165 weighs 128 g (0.28 lb / 4.52 oz) and has external dimensions of 95 x 54 x 22 mm (3.74 x 2.13 x 0.87″). Considering that the average weight of Compact type cameras is 188g, Canon IXUS 165 is a remarkably light camera for its class. Even better, with a thickness of only 22mm, it is also quite small, 6mm thinner than the average of its class.
Here is the front and top view image of Canon IXUS 165 with the dimensions:
In order to give you a better idea about the real life size of Canon IXUS 165, we have added an image of how it looks next to a credit card and an AA type battery.
Now lets compare the weight and thickness of Canon IXUS 165 with its main competitors:
Canon IXUS 165 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.