Sony HX20V weighs 254 g (0.56 lb / 8.96 oz)
and has external dimensions of 107 x 62 x 35 mm (4.21 x 2.44 x 1.38″)
. Considering that the average weight of Compact type cameras is 188g, Sony HX20V is a significantly heavy camera for its class. With a thickness of 35mm, it is not small either, 6mm thicker than the average of its class.
Here is the front and top view image of Sony HX20V with the dimensions:
In order to give you a better idea about the real life size of Sony HX20V, we have added an image of how it looks next to a credit card and an AA type battery.
Now let's compare Sony HX20V size with the camera that it replaced: Sony HX10V. Sony HX10V is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 2mm narrower, 2mm shorter and 1mm thinner than Sony HX20V.
Below you can find the comparison of the weight and thickness of Sony HX20V with its main competitors:
Sony HX20V Size Compared to Main Competitors
Sony HX20V 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.