Canon 1D MIV weighs 1230 g (2.71 lb / 43.39 oz)
and has external dimensions of 156 x 157 x 80 mm (6.14 x 6.18 x 3.15″)
. Considering that the average weight of DSLR type cameras is 773g, Canon 1D MIV is a significantly heavy camera for its class. With a thickness of 80mm, it has an average thickness.
Here is the front and top view image of Canon 1D MIV with the dimensions:
In order to give you a better idea about the real life size of Canon 1D MIV, we have added an image of how it looks next to a credit card and an AA type battery.
Now let's compare Canon 1D MIV size with the camera that it replaced: Canon 1D MIII. 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 1D MIV with its main competitors:
Canon 1D MIV Size Compared to Main Competitors
Canon 1D MIV has environmental sealings on its body which makes it a weather resistant camera, providing resistance against the water and dust getting in to the camera. If you like outdoors photography and want to be able to use your camera in extreme conditions, Canon 1D MIV will serve you well. If you attach one of these Canon 1D MIV weather-sealed lenses to your camera, you will have a great all weather kit.