Canon SX150 IS weighs 306 g (0.67 lb / 10.79 oz)
and has external dimensions of 113 x 73 x 46 mm (4.45 x 2.87 x 1.81″)
. Considering that the average weight of Compact type cameras is 188g, Canon SX150 IS is a significantly heavy camera for its class. With a thickness of 46mm, it is not small either, 17mm thicker than the average of its class.
Here is the front and top view image of Canon SX150 IS with the dimensions:
In order to give you a better idea about the real life size of Canon SX150 IS, we have added an image of how it looks next to a credit card and an AA type battery.
Now let's compare Canon SX150 IS size with the camera that it replaced: Canon SX130 IS (Check SX150 IS vs ). As depicted on the comparison image, and have the exact same height, width and thickness.
Below you can find the comparison of the weight and thickness of Canon SX150 IS with its main competitors:
Canon SX150 IS 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.