Nikon D5 weighs 1415 g (3.12 lb / 49.91 oz) and has external dimensions of 160 x 158.5 x 92 mm (6.3 x 6.2 x 3.62″). Considering that the average weight of DSLR type cameras is 774g, Nikon D5 is a significantly heavy camera for its class. With a thickness of 92mm, it is not small either, 15mm thicker than the average of its class.
Here is the front and top view image of Nikon D5 with the dimensions:
In order to give you a better idea about the real life size of Nikon D5, we have added an image of how it looks next to a credit card and an AA type battery.
Now lets compare the weight and thickness of Nikon D5 with its main competitors:
Nikon D5 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 D5 will serve you well. If you attach one of these Nikon D5 weather Sealed lenses to your camera, you will have a great all weather kit.
One of our favourite features on Nikon D5 is its illuminated buttons which makes it easier to find and press the right buttons under dark conditions.