Pentax ist DS2 weighs 605 g (1.33 lb / 21.34 oz)
and has external dimensions of 125 x 93 x 66 mm (4.92 x 3.66 x 2.6″)
. Considering that the average weight of DSLR type cameras is 773g, Pentax ist DS2 is a remarkably light camera for its class. With a thickness of 66mm, it has an average thickness for its class.
In order to give you a better idea about the real life size of Pentax ist DS2, we have added an image of how it looks next to a credit card and an AA type battery.
Below you can find the comparison of the weight and thickness of Pentax ist DS2 with its main competitors:
Pentax ist DS2 Size Compared to Main Competitors
Pentax ist DS2 doesn't have any environmental sealings on its body so you got to be extra careful to protect it against water and dust. If you shoot under these conditions very often, consider checking Top DSLR Cameras with Weather Sealing page.