Some people mentioned in their reviews that the product was compact. Archie scored it 5 stars and he mentioned in his review of this digital cameras “This is a fairly compact camera for a fully featured DSLR with a specification much higher than its price point”. Three years ago Ash wrote on Amazon “I came to this camera having had little-to-no experience with anything other than a compact 'point-and-shoot' camera” in their Pentax K-1 review and gave this digital cameras a score of 4 stars. Ash also mentioned “A couple of days with a compact system camera”.
A few customers concluded that it was a good body shape. Andrew L. wrote in his review of the Pentax K-1 “Fantastic camera body for the price”. Andrew L. also mentioned “I have already got some great shots with this body and my existing Pentax-fit lenses, much better than I was able to achieve with my previous body”. Arheddis Varkenjaab mentioned on Amazon “I challenge anyone to be able to tell the difference between the metal body of the K5”.
Several people mentioned in their reviews that it was a good weight. Amazon Customer said in their review on Amazon “It is a nice weight, layout of buttons”. E. Palmer mentioned in their review “The first thing you notice is the weight - so much lighter does not feel as solid”. L. W. Newton rated it 99 out of 100 and mentioned in their review of the Pentax K-1 “The K-5 II it is around a 3rd smaller in physical size and a little lighter in weight, there are a few less buttons than the K-5 II”.
Several Pentax K-1 owners who bought this digital cameras considered that it was thick. R. F. Stevens said in their review “Makes amazingly good pictures from a wide range of conditions” and scored the product 5 stars. Roy Mcculloch wrote in his Pentax K-1 review on Amazon “1 pin is thicker on the K3 connector, so, now Pentax have joined Canon”.
A number of people said in their reviews that this digital cameras was heavy and bulky. Emma Clarke and she wrote “Not too heavy, only took an evening to suss out for most of the functions” in her review of this digital cameras. Nikola. said “It takes Nice pictures, very comfortable grip, not heavy and most of all I don't have to be worried about whether conditions any more with W.R” in their review and gave it a rating of 5 stars.