Nikon D3S weighs 1240 g (2.73 lb / 43.74 oz)
and has external dimensions of 160 x 157 x 88 mm (6.3 x 6.18 x 3.46″)
. Considering that the average weight of DSLR type cameras is 773g, Nikon D3S is a significantly heavy camera for its class. With a thickness of 88mm, it has an average thickness.
Here is the front and top view image of Nikon D3S with the dimensions:
In order to give you a better idea about the real life size of Nikon D3S, we have added an image of how it looks next to a credit card and an AA type battery.
Now let's compare Nikon D3S size with the camera that it replaced: Nikon D3. 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 D3S with its main competitors:
Nikon D3S 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 D3S will serve you well. If you attach one of these Nikon D3S weather Sealed lenses to your camera, you will have a great all weather kit.