Nikon D3X weighs 1260 g (2.78 lb / 44.45 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 D3X 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 D3X with the dimensions:
In order to give you a better idea about the real life size of Nikon D3X, we have added an image of how it looks next to a credit card and an AA type battery.
Now let's compare Nikon D3X size with the camera that it replaced: Nikon D2Xs. Nikon D2Xs is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 2mm narrower, 7mm shorter and 2mm thinner than Nikon D3X.
Below you can find the comparison of the weight and thickness of Nikon D3X with its main competitors:
Nikon D3X 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 D3X will serve you well. If you attach one of these Nikon D3X weather Sealed lenses to your camera, you will have a great all weather kit.