Olympus E-PL5 weighs 325 g (0.72 lb / 11.46 oz)
and has external dimensions of 111 x 64 x 38 mm (4.37 x 2.52 x 1.5″)
. Considering that the average weight of Mirrorless type cameras is 446g, Olympus E-PL5 is a remarkably light camera for its class. Even better, with a thickness of only 38mm, it is also quite small, 13mm thinner than the average of its class.
Here is the front and top view image of Olympus E-PL5 with the dimensions:
In order to give you a better idea about the real life size of Olympus E-PL5, we have added an image of how it looks next to a credit card and an AA type battery.
Now let's compare Olympus E-PL5 size with the camera that it replaced: . is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 111mm narrower, 64mm shorter and 38mm thinner than Olympus E-PL5.
Below you can find the comparison of the weight and thickness of Olympus E-PL5 with its main competitors:
Olympus E-PL5 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 Mirrorless Cameras with Weather Sealing page.