Sony HX50V weighs 272 g (0.60 lb / 9.59 oz)
and has external dimensions of 108 x 64 x 38 mm (4.25 x 2.52 x 1.5″)
. Considering that the average weight of Compact type cameras is 188g, Sony HX50V is a significantly heavy camera for its class. With a thickness of 38mm, it is not small either, 9mm thicker than the average of its class.
Here is the front and top view image of Sony HX50V with the dimensions:
In order to give you a better idea about the real life size of Sony HX50V, we have added an image of how it looks next to a credit card and an AA type battery.
Now let's compare Sony HX50V size with the camera that it replaced: Sony HX30V. Sony HX30V is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 1mm narrower, 2mm shorter and 3mm thinner than Sony HX50V.
Below you can find the comparison of the weight and thickness of Sony HX50V with its main competitors:
Sony HX50V 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.