A number of Olympus Stylus 1 owners said in their reviews that it was compact. Alison mentioned in her review on Amazon two years ago “I'm looking for a high-performing stills compact”. Last year Amazon Customer rated it 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “Best Xmas present I've ever had! Having had an assortment of cameras over the years including compact, bridge, 4/3”. Two years ago Clashcity Rocker mentioned on Amazon “Lens appears initially to be excellent for a fixed lens compact” and scored the Olympus Stylus 1 4 stars.
Some Olympus Stylus 1 owners considered that it was easy to carry around. Alison mentioned in her review of the Olympus Stylus 1 “This is a great compromise camera when you want something small and easy to carry”. Ey said on Amazon “Build quality, rugged, great pictures, easy to carry, perfect fit for my hands” in their review of this digital cameras.
One person considered that this digital cameras was good structurally. expert website Digitalcamerareview.com said in their Olympus Stylus 1 review “DESIGN The earliest digital Stylus models retained the compactness and durable construction of that original "clamshell" Stylus” and scored the product 80 out of 100.
One customer who reviewed the Olympus Stylus 1 reckoned that it was lightweight. Clashcity Rocker said in their review of the Olympus Stylus 1 on Amazon “It's lightweight and not too bulky (sadly the design of the viewfinder makes it more bulky that it needs to be)”.