Sony A500 weighs 630 g (1.39 lb / 22.22 oz)
and has external dimensions of 137 x 104 x 84 mm (5.39 x 4.09 x 3.31″)
. Considering that the average weight of DSLR type cameras is 773g, Sony A500 is a remarkably light camera for its class. With a thickness of 84mm, it has an average thickness for its class.
Here is the front and top view image of Sony A500 with the dimensions:
In order to give you a better idea about the real life size of Sony A500, 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 Sony A500 with its main competitors:
Sony A500 Size Compared to Main Competitors
Sony A500 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 DSLR Cameras with Weather Sealing page.