A few Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was compact. C. Hawkes gave it a score of 5 stars and said on Amazon “I have a number of compact cameras, including he exceptionally high-quality Canon G-12.”. C. Hawkes also said “At 21 mm, far wider than any compact I've owned, this is perfect for landscapes”. Mr Baz gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and he said in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “Good richness (without being over the top) This is a fun well built camera to take to the beach or places where you might risk damaging a normal compact”.
Some customers who reviewed the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850 thought it was a good weight. P. F. White said “You don't need that ruggedness, you might want to consider other models that are lighter in weight and cheaper” and gave the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850 a score of 5 stars.
One person who bought it concluded that it was a good body shape. One customer thought the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850 was easy to carry around. In October Jim Smith wrote “Really impressed, as so easy to carry (it replaces a bridge camera”.
One Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850 reviewer who bought it said that it was heavy and bulky. This year David Beckley mentioned in his Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850 review on Amazon “Com, I only use it snorkelling on holidays so not a heavy rugged user the camera has a good range of scene settings”.