Canon S90 weighs 195 g (0.43 lb / 6.88 oz)
and has external dimensions of 100 x 58 x 31 mm (3.94 x 2.28 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.
In order to give you a better idea about the real life size of Canon S90, we have added an image of how it looks next to a credit card and an AA type battery.
Now let's compare Canon S90 size with the camera that it replaced: . is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 100mm narrower, 58mm shorter and 31mm thinner than Canon S90.
Below you can find the comparison of the weight and thickness of Canon S90 with its main competitors:
Canon S90 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.