Nikon D1X 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 D1X 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 D1X, we have added an image of how it looks next to a credit card and an AA type battery.
Now let's compare Nikon D1X size with the camera that it replaced: Nikon D1. 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 Nikon D1X with its main competitors:
Nikon D1X 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 DSLR Cameras with Weather Sealing page.