Nikon D300S weighs 938 g (2.07 lb / 33.09 oz) and has external dimensions of 147 x 114 x 74 mm (5.79 x 4.49 x 2.91″). Considering that the average weight of DSLR type cameras is 774g, Nikon D300S is a significantly heavy camera for its class. With a thickness of 74mm, it has an average thickness.
Here is the front and top view image of Nikon D300S with the dimensions:
In order to give you a better idea about the real life size of Nikon D300S, we have added an image of how it looks next to a credit card and an AA type battery.
Now let's compare Nikon D300S size with the camera that it replaced: Nikon D300. 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 D300S with its main competitors:
Nikon D300S 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 D300S will serve you well. If you attach one of these Nikon D300S weather Sealed lenses to your camera, you will have a great all weather kit.