Olympus E-PL8 weighs 357 g (0.79 lb / 12.59 oz)
and has external dimensions of 115 x 67 x 38 mm (4.53 x 2.64 x 1.5″)
. Considering that the average weight of Mirrorless type cameras is 468g, Olympus E-PL8 is a remarkably light camera for its class. Even better, with a thickness of only 38mm, it is also quite small, 16mm thinner than the average of its class.
Here is the front and top view image of Olympus E-PL8 with the dimensions:
In order to give you a better idea about the real life size of Olympus E-PL8, 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-PL8 size with the camera that it replaced: Olympus E-PL7. As depicted on the comparison image, and have the exact same height, width and thickness.
Below you can find the comparison of the weight and thickness of Olympus E-PL8 with its main competitors:
Olympus E-PL8 Size Compared to Main Competitors
Olympus E-PL8 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.