Olympus SH-3 weighs 271 g (0.60 lb / 9.56 oz)
and has external dimensions of 109 x 63 x 42 mm (4.29 x 2.48 x 1.65″)
. Considering that the average weight of Compact type cameras is 188g, Olympus SH-3 is a significantly heavy camera for its class. With a thickness of 42mm, it is not small either, 13mm thicker than the average of its class.
Here is the front and top view image of Olympus SH-3 with the dimensions:
In order to give you a better idea about the real life size of Olympus SH-3, we have added an image of how it looks next to a credit card and an AA type battery.
Now let's compare Olympus SH-3 size with the camera that it replaced: Olympus SH-2. 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 SH-3 with its main competitors:
Olympus SH-3 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.