Canon 1100D weighs 495 g (1.09 lb / 17.46 oz)
and has external dimensions of 130 x 100 x 78 mm (5.12 x 3.94 x 3.07″)
. Considering that the average weight of DSLR type cameras is 773g, Canon 1100D is a remarkably light camera for its class. With a thickness of 78mm, it has an average thickness for its class.
Here is the front and top view image of Canon 1100D with the dimensions:
In order to give you a better idea about the real life size of Canon 1100D, we have added an image of how it looks next to a credit card and an AA type battery.
Now let's compare Canon 1100D size with the camera that it replaced: Canon 1000D. Canon 1000D is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 4mm narrower, 2mm shorter and 13mm thinner than Canon 1100D.
Below you can find the comparison of the weight and thickness of Canon 1100D with its main competitors:
Canon 1100D 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.