Sony a5000 weighs 269 g (0.59 lb / 9.49 oz)
and has external dimensions of 110 x 63 x 36 mm (4.33 x 2.48 x 1.42″)
. Considering that the average weight of Mirrorless type cameras is 446g, Sony a5000 is a remarkably light camera for its class. Even better, with a thickness of only 36mm, it is also quite small, 15mm thinner than the average of its class.
Here is the front and top view image of Sony a5000 with the dimensions:
In order to give you a better idea about the real life size of Sony a5000, we have added an image of how it looks next to a credit card and an AA type battery.
Now let's compare Sony a5000 size with the camera that it replaced: Sony NEX-3N.
Below you can find the comparison of the weight and thickness of Sony a5000 with its main competitors:
Sony a5000 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 Mirrorless Cameras with Weather Sealing page.