Canon 1000D weighs 502 g (1.11 lb / 17.71 oz)
and has external dimensions of 126 x 98 x 65 mm (4.96 x 3.86 x 2.56″)
. Considering that the average weight of DSLR type cameras is 773g, Canon 1000D is a remarkably light camera for its class. With a thickness of 65mm, it has an average thickness for its class.
Here is the front and top view image of Canon 1000D with the dimensions:
In order to give you a better idea about the real life size of Canon 1000D, we have added an image of how it looks next to a credit card and an AA type battery.
Below you can find the comparison of the weight and thickness of Canon 1000D with its main competitors:
Canon 1000D 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.