A number of Nikon Coolpix L1 owners wrote in their reviews that the product was compact. Cnet.com and said in their review of the Nikon Coolpix L1 on expert review site CNET.com “Simple operation; excellent photo quality; long 5X zoom for such a compact package”. Ten years ago expert website Neocamera.com said “The Nikon Coolpix L1 may be larger than most compact digital cameras”. Neocamera.com also mentioned “Compact and light”.
Several customers who purchased it thought it was a good body shape. expert review site Megapixel.net wrote in their review of this digital cameras “The body is entirely made of plastic, accentuated by touches of chrome”. One customer who reviewed it wrote that it was lightweight. Steves-Digicams.com said “The Coolpix L1 is a compact and lightweight, six-megapixel digital camera with a 5x optical zoom”.
One Nikon Coolpix L1 owner who reviewed it considered that it was thick. Neocamera.com said “LCD is the cameras only viewfinder, camera body is thicker than many on the market currently” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix L1 but only gave the product a rating of 20 out of 100.