Samsung HZ15W weighs 249 g (0.55 lb / 8.78 oz) and has external dimensions of 105 x 61 x 37 mm (4.13 x 2.4 x 1.46″). Considering that the average weight of Compact type cameras is 188g, Samsung HZ15W is a significantly heavy camera for its class. With a thickness of 37mm, it is not small either, 8mm thicker than the average of its class.
In order to give you a better idea about the real life size of Samsung HZ15W, we have added an image of how it looks next to a credit card and an AA type battery.
Below you can find the comparison of the weight and thickness of Samsung HZ15W with its main competitors:
Samsung HZ15W 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.