Canon A800 weighs 186 g (0.41 lb / 6.56 oz) and has external dimensions of 94 x 61 x 31 mm (3.7 x 2.4 x 1.22″). Considering that the average weight of Compact type cameras is 188g, its weight is about average in its class. With a thickness of 31mm, it also has an average thickness.
Here is the front and top view image of Canon A800 with the dimensions:
In order to give you a better idea about the real life size of Canon A800, 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 A800 with its main competitors:
Canon A800 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.