Canon SX720 HS weighs 270 g (0.60 lb / 9.52 oz) and has external dimensions of 110 x 64 x 36 mm (4.33 x 2.52 x 1.42″). Considering that the average weight of Compact type cameras is 188g, Canon SX720 HS is a significantly heavy camera for its class. With a thickness of 36mm, it is not small either, 7mm thicker than the average of its class.
Here is the front and top view image of Canon SX720 HS with the dimensions:
In order to give you a better idea about the real life size of Canon SX720 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 SX720 HS size with the camera that it replaced: Canon SX710 HS. Canon SX720 HS is 3mm narrower and 2mm shorter than Canon SX710 HS but it is also 1mm thicker.
Below you can find the comparison of the weight and thickness of Canon SX720 HS with its main competitors:
Canon SX720 HS Size Compared to Main Competitors
Canon SX720 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.