Six Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ1 owners who reviewed it considered that it was compact. Ephotozine.com mentioned “Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ1The Panasonic Lumix SZ1 is a new range of "Super Zoom" ultra compact cameras with a 10x optical zoom lens, 16 megapixel sensor” in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ1 review and gave it a rating of 4 stars. Ephotozine.com also wrote “Provides a huge amount of optical zoom for a camera not much bigger than the typical 3 to 5x optical zoom compact camera”. Expert review site Buy-N-Shoot.com said “The rather stylish Panasonic Lumix SZ1 sits right amongst a new range of "Super Zoom" ultra compact cameras from Panasonic” in their review of this digital camera.
One Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ1 reviewer who bought this digital camera reckoned that it was thin. Four years ago Photographyblog.com mentioned on PhotographyBlog.com “The Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ1 is a stylish and slim compact camera sporting a 10x optical zoom that starts from 25mm, 720p HD video recording in MP4 format, 16.1 megapixel resolution” in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ1 review.
One Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ1 reviewer who reviewed it considered that it was easy to carry around. Expert review site Goodgearguide.com.au said “The Lumix DMC-SZ1 is a small camera with a big lens that's easy to carry around for everyday use”.