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 lets compare the weight and thickness of Canon SX720 HS with its 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.