Canon 1D X weighs 1340 g
and has external dimensions of 158 x 164 x 83 mm (6.22 x 6.46 x 3.27″)
. Considering that the average weight of DSLR type cameras is 773g, Canon 1D X is a significantly heavy camera for its class. With a thickness of 83mm, it has an average thickness.
Here is the front and top view image of Canon 1D X with the dimensions:
In order to give you a better idea about the real life size of Canon 1D X, 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 X size with the camera that it replaced: Canon 1Ds MIII. Canon 1Ds MIII is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 8mm narrower, 4mm shorter and 3mm thinner than Canon 1D X.
Below you can find the comparison of the weight and thickness of Canon 1D X with its main competitors:
Canon 1D X 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 X will serve you well. If you attach one of these Canon 1D X weather Sealed lenses to your camera, you will have a great all weather kit.