Sony A560 weighs 599 g (1.32 lb / 21.13 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 A560 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 A560 with the dimensions:
In order to give you a better idea about the real life size of Sony A560, we have added an image of how it looks next to a credit card and an AA type battery.
Now let's compare Sony A560 size with the camera that it replaced: Sony A500. 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 Sony A560 with its main competitors:
Sony A560 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.