Leica D-LUX 5 weighs 271 g (0.60 lb / 9.56 oz)
and has external dimensions of 110 x 66 x 43 mm (4.33 x 2.6 x 1.69″)
. Considering that the average weight of Compact type cameras is 188g, Leica D-LUX 5 is a significantly heavy camera for its class. With a thickness of 43mm, it is not small either, 14mm thicker than the average of its class.
Here is the front and top view image of Leica D-LUX 5 with the dimensions:
In order to give you a better idea about the real life size of Leica D-LUX 5, we have added an image of how it looks next to a credit card and an AA type battery.
Now let's compare Leica D-LUX 5 size with the camera that it replaced: . is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 110mm narrower, 66mm shorter and 43mm thinner than Leica D-LUX 5.
Below you can find the comparison of the weight and thickness of Leica D-LUX 5 with its main competitors:
Leica D-LUX 5 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.