A number of Canon IXUS 160 owners who purchased it thought it was compact. Andi wrote in their Canon IXUS 160 review on Amazon “This compact (which I bought for my mum) is seriously letting the side down”. Mr. David G. Weldon wrote on Amazon “A great little camera, capable of real quality photos and genuinely compact”. Philip he wrote on Amazon “Good point and shoot compact camera” in his review of this digital camera.
Three Canon IXUS 160 reviewers wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was easy to carry around. Claire Louise Roberts said in October last year “Excellent camera, pocket size, easy to carry about compact love it” in her review. Mrs. S. J. Benton said on Amazon in October “Light and easy too” in their review and rated the product 4 stars.
Several Canon IXUS 160 reviewers who reviewed this digital camera thought it was lightweight. Beverley Abbott wrote in her Canon IXUS 160 review on Amazon “Nice lightweight camera easy to use, was disappointed that there was not a lead to connect to PC to download photos as with my Panasonic camera” and scored the Canon IXUS 160 80 out of 100. C.obafemi scored the Canon IXUS 160 5 stars and said on Amazon this month “Easy to use and lightweight so can fit in hand, bag or pocket” in their Canon IXUS 160 review.
One person reckoned that it was a good weight. Last year Philip mentioned in his Canon IXUS 160 review on Amazon “Good light weight camera.” and gave the product a score of 4 stars.