Olympus XZ-1 weighs 275 g (0.61 lb / 9.70 oz) and has external dimensions of 111 x 65 x 42 mm (4.37 x 2.56 x 1.65″). Considering that the average weight of Compact type cameras is 188g, Olympus XZ-1 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 XZ-1 with the dimensions:
In order to give you a better idea about the real life size of Olympus XZ-1, 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 Olympus XZ-1 with its main competitors:
Olympus XZ-1 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.