Some customers who reviewed this camcorder concluded that it was compact. A. Kinson said in their Canon Legria HF R56 review on Amazon “The Canon Legria HF R56 Camcorder is very compact and fits in the palm of your hand, so is easy to transport”. I<3books wrote on Amazon “Is light and compact” in their review of the Canon Legria HF R56. Ibraar 'le Saracen' gave it a very good review and wrote in their review “In the case of consumer compact Camcorders, this is superb”.
A number of Canon Legria HF R56 reviewers wrote in their reviews that the Canon Legria HF R56 was lightweight. Pam Ogden wrote in her review of the Canon Legria HF R56 “Very pleased with this compact lightweight camcorder” and scored the Canon Legria HF R56 very highly.
One customer who reviewed it reckoned that it was a good weight. Stephen A. Michael rated the product 5 stars and he wrote in his review of this camcorder on Amazon “Light weight, easy to use, great zoom!”. One Canon Legria HF R56 owner who reviewed it mentioned that it was a good depth.
One Canon Legria HF R56 reviewer who purchased the Canon Legria HF R56 considered that it was easy to carry around. Mr M he said on Amazon “Not as good picture quality as my old DV camcorder from Sony, although it's compact and easy to carry” in his review of this camcorder.
One customer who reviewed the product thought it was good structurally. Greta mentioned “Easy to use, light construction”.