Several customers who bought the Nikon D5 concluded that it was compact. Davidson Video Productions wrote this year “GPS -Huge range of lenses to work with -Compact design Cons -Mic jack broke -Expensive to repair -Nikon software is useless -GPS feature difficult to use -Nikon lenses expensive”. Js and Rsw said on Amazon “Got this as needed dslr with better AF than a compact, for snapping kids” in their review of this digital camera. Mr. Ahmad J. Zaigham mentioned on Amazon “Camera body is compact” in his review of this digital camera.
A number of customers who bought this digital camera considered that it was a good body shape. Jacqui Wyett wrote in her review of this digital camera on Amazon last year “The body is lighter, with a larger screen”. James Craig mentioned on Amazon “I liked the red colour body, albeit this is more expensive than the black body” in his review. Lyndabowyer mentioned in their Nikon D5 review “Bought this camera body as a cheaper back-up to my other higher end Nikons”.
Five people wrote in their reviews that the Nikon D5 was heavy and bulky. C. Lux mentioned on Amazon “It isn't too heavy (I tested out the D7000 before I got this”. Christine Cox wrote “Not too heavy either” in her review of the Nikon D5 and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Craig Bullard mentioned “I should also add that it's a delight to handle, not at all too heavy or feeling too light, cheap”.
Four people wrote in their reviews that it was lightweight. Chris984 gave it a rating of 5 stars and said in their Nikon D5 review “I was looking out for a DSLR that would be lightweight yet perform well”. Wils mentioned in their Nikon D5 review on Amazon “It is lightweight and easy to carry when out” and gave the Nikon D5 a score of 5 stars.
A number of Nikon D5 owners reckoned that this digital camera was a good weight. Three years ago Ip4 mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Flash exposure very goodEasily carried camera, long battery life, light weight, bright viewfinder very good clear LCD” and gave the product an excellent review. Malkin said on Amazon “Fast, pic quality, light weight, swivel screen” in their review and gave it a score of 4 stars. Mr Mike Ford mentioned “Light weight and good!”.