Canon 1Ds MII weighs 1565 g (3.45 lb / 55.20 oz)
and has external dimensions of 156 x 158 x 80 mm (6.14 x 6.22 x 3.15″)
. Considering that the average weight of DSLR type cameras is 773g, Canon 1Ds MII is a significantly heavy camera for its class. With a thickness of 80mm, it has an average thickness.
In order to give you a better idea about the real life size of Canon 1Ds MII, we have added an image of how it looks next to a credit card and an AA type battery.
Now let's compare Canon 1Ds MII size with the camera that it replaced: Canon 1Ds. 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 1Ds MII with its main competitors:
Canon 1Ds MII 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 1Ds MII will serve you well. If you attach one of these Canon 1Ds MII weather Sealed lenses to your camera, you will have a great all weather kit.