Canon SX50 HS weighs 595 g (1.31 lb / 20.99 oz)
and has external dimensions of 123 x 87 x 106 mm (4.84 x 3.43 x 4.17″)
. Considering that the average weight of DSLR-Like type cameras is 591g, its weight is about average in its class. With a thickness of 106mm, it also has an average thickness.
Here is the front and top view image of Canon SX50 HS with the dimensions:
In order to give you a better idea about the real life size of Canon SX50 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 SX50 HS size with the camera that it replaced: Canon SX40 HS. Canon SX50 HS has the same height with Canon SX40 HS. On the other hand, with a width of 87mm, it is 5 narrower and also with a thickness of 106mm, it is 2mm thinner than Canon SX40 HS.
Below you can find the comparison of the weight and thickness of Canon SX50 HS with its main competitors:
Canon SX50 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 Bridge Cameras with Weather Sealing page.