Some Nikon Coolpix P7100 owners agreed that it was compact. B. Hudson wrote on Amazon “Wanted a compact camera to replace my Canon Powershot after it was stolen” in their review. B. Hudson also said “Basically it's a Nikon DSLR camera in compact form with all of the functionality”. Barbara J Critchley mentioned on Amazon “Great digital camera you can use as a SLR compact”.
A number of customers considered that it was heavy and bulky. Chrisg mentioned on Amazon four years ago “It's very liberating not having to lug a very heavy DSLR and lens around” in their review and gave the Nikon Coolpix P7100 a very good rating. Jeremy Prior gave the product a rating of 5 stars and he mentioned “Isn't too bulky or too heavy to carry around like a compact camera”.
One Nikon Coolpix P7100 reviewer thought it was thick. David O mentioned in his review of this digital camera “Menues - the handbook is thick, full of info” and rated it as excellent.
One customer who reviewed it considered that it was a good body shape. Dr. G. N. Hone wrote in their Nikon Coolpix P7100 review on Amazon “For people who know that they cannot hold a bridge camera with a X20 or X30 zoom steady, this is a very good lens in a very good body”.
One Nikon Coolpix P7100 owner who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was easy to carry around. Henk Van Aken wrote “The whole camera is very customizable, very happy with it, easy to carry around, used to use SLR”.