Canon SX280 HS weighs 233 g (0.51 lb / 8.22 oz)
and has external dimensions of 106 x 63 x 33 mm (4.17 x 2.48 x 1.3″)
. Considering that the average weight of Compact type cameras is 188g, Canon SX280 HS is a significantly heavy camera for its class. With a thickness of 33mm, it has an average thickness.
Here is the front and top view image of Canon SX280 HS with the dimensions:
In order to give you a better idea about the real life size of Canon SX280 HS, we have added an image of how it looks next to a credit card and an AA type battery.
Now let's compare Canon SX280 HS size with the camera that it replaced: Canon SX270 HS. 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 SX280 HS with its main competitors:
Canon SX280 HS Size Compared to Main Competitors
Canon SX280 HS 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.