A few customers considered that the product was compact. Ash and wrote in their Canon Legria HF R506 review on Amazon “This come packaged in a relatively small, compact box, with enough padding”. Coincidence Vs Fate said in their review “Overall, this is a great little camera, good built quality, compact, with superb recording quality” and scored the product 5 stars. Mr. Roy Foreman wrote “The R506 is light and compact”.
A number of Canon Legria HF R506 reviewers thought it was lightweight. Ash said two years ago “The upside to the cheap plastic feel, is that the camera is very lightweight.”. Benjamin Reed gave the product a score of 5 stars and he said in his Canon Legria HF R506 review “People who want to practice filming with a lightweight, portable camera or people who want to have a video camera just because”. Last year Mutantkeyboard said on Amazon “They're small, lightweight and they have a fair recording time given the size of the battery”.
One Canon Legria HF R506 reviewer said in their reviews that it was heavy and bulky. Two years ago Matt mentioned on Amazon “Not too heavy, just reassuringly so”. One person mentioned in their reviews that it was a good size. Gary-P said in their review of this camcorders “Small enough to fit in a good size pocket and very light”.
One Canon Legria HF R506 owner concluded that it was thin. Inspector Gadget wrote in their review “The sound is pretty thin though” however only scored the product 3 stars.