Canon 1200D weighs 480 g (1.06 lb / 16.93 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 1200D 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 1200D with the dimensions:
In order to give you a better idea about the real life size of Canon 1200D, we have added an image of how it looks next to a credit card and an AA type battery.
Now let's compare Canon 1200D size with the camera that it replaced: Canon 1100D (Check 1200D vs 1100D). 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 Canon 1200D with its main competitors:
Canon 1200D 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.