Some customers who reviewed this digital camera mentioned that it was compact. Photographyblog.com wrote “The Nikon D700 features the same 36x24mm, full frame, 12.1 megapixel CMOS sensor as the D3, housed in a more compact and lighter body” in their review. Expert website Photoanswers.co.uk said “In a slightly more compact body”. Expert website Electronicsme.com gave the product a rating of 5 stars and wrote “The Nikon D700 DSLR brings the full-frame FX sensor of the Nikon D3 to the compact body of the Nikon D300”.
A few customers wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was a good body shape. Expert website Whatdigitalcamera.com mentioned “For professionals in particular the camera is ideal as a backup body, while the enthusiast will be spoiled by both its performance in a variety of situation” in their Nikon D700 review and gave the Nikon D700 a score of 5 stars. Expert website Thestar.com.my wrote “With the best of what the D3 has to offer jammed into a body that’s a lot easier to carry around, there’s very little to complain about”.
One Nikon D700 reviewer who reviewed it considered that it was good structurally. Electronicsme.com mentioned “While it sits squarely between these two models, there's no question about the fact that it's a pro camera - it has the tank-like construction Ni” in their review.