15 Household Items That Weigh Less Than One Pound

In an article I released a few weeks ago, I’ve listed things that weigh about 1 pound. This time, I will present objects around us that weigh less than 1 pound.

Objects weighing less than 1 pound are certainly very often found, one of which is a smartphone that weighs only about 200 grams or 0.44 pounds. Apart from smartphones, many common items weigh less than 1 pound, including a burger, a game controller, running shoes, a coffee cup, etc.

Below, you can see things that weigh less than 1 pound in more detail.

A Burger

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This all-time favorite food may weigh less than a pound. You can probably gobble it up in a few minutes. But we can’t say about the amount it will add to your body once consumed. So eat in moderation. If you want to have it more frequently, you can opt for non-meat variants that taste like the original.

A Can of Coke

This beverage is for everyone with a sweet tooth. During hot summer days, it is a very refreshing drink. Children and adults through the years love this. It has accompanied numerous meals and parties. It is so easy to carry in your hand because it’s less than one pound. Energize your day with a can of coke.

Slices of Pizza

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Pizza is something everyone enjoys eating together with family and friends. It is the quickest meal to have during movie marathons or Superbowl nights.

A slice is more or less 103 grams which are less than a pound. There is always a nearby store that can deliver your favorite flavors. Have it with extra cheese or more toppings. Pizza is a treat everyone loves.

A Banana

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Here is another nutrient-rich food. A large banana that measures 8 to 9 inches weighs 136 grams. It is a soft and sweet tropical fruit. A banana is a good source of potassium, phytonutrients, and antioxidants. Including this in your daily diet is a sure way to keep fit. So when you see this in the local supermarket, make sure to grab one.

With 24,530 kt, India placed first in banana consumption, followed by China and Indonesia.

An Apple

This fruit, on average, weighs 0.33 pounds. It may be light, but it is heavy on nutrients that are good for the body.

An apple is a natural source of fiber that is helpful for digestion. It is a delicious and healthy snack that can be enjoyed anytime and anywhere. There are also a lot of desserts that include apples. For pastries like pies, cakes, muffins, and cupcakes, this fruit will make them extra special.

Sweet Potatoes

According to statista.com, per capita consumption of fresh sweet potatoes in the United States would be around 6.7 pounds in 2020. Although the number reduced slightly from the previous year, it remains high when compared to the previous 20 years.

Sweet potatoes are nutrient-dense foods that are excellent for our bodies in addition to being delicious. Sweet potatoes are a high-fiber, vitamin, and mineral-rich food.

One sweet potato provides 400% of the vitamin A you require each day.


A sweet potato generally weighs less than 1 pound, which is about 4 ounces or 0.25 pounds for a medium sweet potato.

Gaming Mouse

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It has been a hard day at work and the most awaited weekend is around the corner. Spending the day gaming is a good way to relax.

Didn’t you know that the weight of a gaming mouse is 100 to 120 grams? No wonder it is easy to maneuver whenever you play the game. Just go easy on clicking! These things are tough, but less strain is much appreciated.

Bluetooth Speaker (JBL Go)

Music lovers would want no less than best when it comes to sound quality. JBL is a reputable brand that has top-notch quality. Thanks to modern technology, speakers are now handier.

JBL Go Bluetooth speaker weighs 0.46 grams. It is light and easy to take anywhere. This Bluetooth speaker is waterproof and can be used outdoors. Enjoy crisp and lovely music anywhere and anytime.


Samsung S21 Smartphones

This item is something everyone carries around. It helps with communication, keeping schedules, and even provides entertainment. Most high-end smartphones are very light too. Their weights vary from 163 to 240 grams.

These gadgets are easy to store inside your bag or pocket. It is highly functional. For something so small and weighs less than one pound, it is an advantage to carry around.

Running Shoes

This dependable fitness buddy protects your feet whenever you jog, walk, or run. The weight of a pair of running shoes is less than a pound.

Nelya Lobkova, DPM, a podiatrist in New York City says that running shoes typically weigh between 0.4 and 0.81 pounds.

It is very comfortable to use and durable. Having a pair of good running shoes is like finding a loyal friend. It will help and support you to achieve your fitness goals. Cheers for a healthier you!

PlayStation Controller

The PlayStation 5 Controller is slightly heavier than the Playstation 4 Controller, weighing less than 1 pound, which is around 0.61 pounds.

You don’t have to worry about messy cables with the PlayStation 5 Controller because it features wireless technology. THE PS5 controller’s battery life might range from 12 to 15 hours, depending on use.

Coffe Mug

Of course, the weight of a coffee cup varies based on its size and material. Mugs made from porcelain or ceramics often weigh less than one pound, weighing between 0.55 and 0.88 pounds. This is equal to between 250 and 400 g.

Butter knife

The butter knife, also known as the butter spreader, should be kept on the bread plate at all times. In the absence of a butter knife, a dinner knife is commonly used as a butter spreader.

The butter knife is quite light, weighing less than a pound. That is between 0.12 to 0.5 pounds.

Newborn Cat

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Do you love cats? If you answered yes, you are an Ailurophile like me. They are often mood boosters and are really funny.

An adult cat weighs 7.9 – 9.9 pounds on average, while a newborn kitten weighs about 0.2 pounds, depending on breed and litter size. Every day, a healthy kitten should gain at least 10 grams.

Camping Knives

Do you have camping knives? A high-quality blade is handy for various tasks such as cutting rope, producing extra sticks, improving repairs to various items around camp, etc.

Knives are one of the items I always have with me when I go camping or fishing. Camping knives are typically compact and light, weighing between 0.75 and 1.0 pounds.


We have reached the end of the list. Items that weigh less than a pound are useful things. They can keep you fit and entertained so you can enjoy life more. It sounds cliche, but big things do come in small packages. And as for this case, they are very light but heavyweight in benefits.