Nikon D700 weighs 1074 g (2.37 lb / 37.88 oz) and has external dimensions of 147 x 123 x 77 mm (5.79 x 4.84 x 3.03″). Considering that the average weight of DSLR type cameras is 774g, Nikon D700 is a significantly heavy camera for its class. With a thickness of 77mm, it has an average thickness.
In order to give you a better idea about the real life size of Nikon D700, 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 D700 with its main competitors:
Nikon D700 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 D700 will serve you well. If you attach one of these Nikon D700 weather Sealed lenses to your camera, you will have a great all weather kit.