Nikon A1000 weighs 330 g (0.73 lb / 11.64 oz)
and has external dimensions of 114 x 72 x 41 mm (4.49 x 2.83 x 1.61″)
. Considering that the average weight of Compact type cameras is 188g, Nikon A1000 is a significantly heavy camera for its class. With a thickness of 41mm, it is not small either, 12mm thicker than the average of its class.
Here is the front and top view image of Nikon A1000 with the dimensions:
In order to give you a better idea about the real life size of Nikon A1000, we have added an image of how it looks next to a credit card and an AA type battery.
Now let's compare Nikon A1000 size with the camera that it replaced: Nikon A900. Nikon A900 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 1mm narrower, 5mm shorter and 1mm thinner than Nikon A1000.
Below you can find the comparison of the weight and thickness of Nikon A1000 with its main competitors:
Nikon A1000 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 Compact Cameras with Weather Sealing page.