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 lets compare 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.