Why are DSLR bodies bigger than film era SLR?

Started Jan 7, 2012 | Discussions thread
Edvinas
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Re: Why are DSLR bodies bigger than film era SLR?
In reply to ohmydentist, Jan 7, 2012

ohmydentist wrote:

For example, I compared F6 with D700. Overall dimension are similar, but when you look at their volume, D700 is chunkier.

Well, film cameras did not have neither sensor, nor back LCD...

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