Sony WX5 weighs 146 g (0.32 lb / 5.15 oz) and has external dimensions of 92 x 52 x 22 mm (3.62 x 2.05 x 0.87″). Considering that the average weight of Compact type cameras is 188g, Sony WX5 is a remarkably light camera for its class. Even better, with a thickness of only 22mm, it is also quite small, 6mm thinner than the average of its class.
In order to give you a better idea about the real life size of Sony WX5, 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 WX5 with its main competitors:
Sony WX5 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.