Several Olympus VG-180 reviewers who bought it considered that it was compact. Amjr mentioned “Very good compact camera with the usual features” in their review of the Olympus VG-180. Ann Molloy mentioned on Amazon “Compact and super picture clarity” in her review of the Olympus VG-180. Two years ago Janet mentioned “Neat and compact, easy to use”.
A few people who bought this digital cameras considered that it was thin. Two years ago Ed mentioned in his review of the Olympus VG-180 “The operations are perfect without being too complicated which is good for people who don't want too technological type camera's this is small, slim” and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Peter wrote in his review “Very slim & compact thanks to the small re-chargeable Li-ion battery” and gave it a score of 5 stars.
One Olympus VG-180 owner who reviewed it considered that it was lightweight. Pn From Norfolk said on Amazon “My concern is that it is made of rather lightweight plastic and definitely needs the protective case which I bought separately”.