Sony A37 weighs 506 g (1.12 lb / 17.85 oz)
and has external dimensions of 124 x 92 x 85 mm (4.88 x 3.62 x 3.35″)
. Considering that the average weight of DSLR type cameras is 773g, Sony A37 is a remarkably light camera for its class. With a thickness of 85mm, it has an average thickness for its class.
Here is the front and top view image of Sony A37 with the dimensions:
In order to give you a better idea about the real life size of Sony A37, we have added an image of how it looks next to a credit card and an AA type battery.
Now let's compare Sony A37 size with the camera that it replaced: Sony A35 (Check A37 vs A35). As depicted on the comparison image, and have the exact same height, width and thickness.
Below you can find the comparison of the weight and thickness of Sony A37 with its main competitors:
Sony A37 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 DSLR Cameras with Weather Sealing page.