Samsung PL170 weighs and has external dimensions of 95 x 57 x 19 mm (3.74 x 2.24 x 0.75″). Considering that the average weight of Compact type cameras is 188g, Samsung PL170 is a remarkably light camera for its class. Even better, with a thickness of only 19mm, it is also quite small, 9mm thinner than the average of its class.
Here is the front and top view image of Samsung PL170 with the dimensions:
In order to give you a better idea about the real life size of Samsung PL170, 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 Samsung PL170 with its main competitors:
Samsung PL170 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.