Nikon D1 weighs 1200 g (2.65 lb / 42.33 oz)
and has external dimensions of 157 x 153 x 85 mm (6.18 x 6.02 x 3.35″)
. Considering that the average weight of DSLR type cameras is 773g, Nikon D1 is a significantly heavy camera for its class. With a thickness of 85mm, it has an average thickness.
In order to give you a better idea about the real life size of Nikon D1, we have added an image of how it looks next to a credit card and an AA type battery.
Below you can find the comparison of the weight and thickness of Nikon D1 with its main competitors:
Nikon D1 Size Compared to Main Competitors
Nikon D1 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, Nikon D1 will serve you well. If you attach one of these Nikon D1 weather-sealed lenses to your camera, you will have a great all weather kit.