Several people who purchased this digital camera concluded that it was compact. B. Attenborrow gave the product a score of 5 stars and said on Amazon “I wanted a compact that provided DSLR control that I could use on holidays” in their review. B. Attenborrow also wrote “This is that compact! It's an out”. Brian Hamilton wrote on Amazon “A compact camera with a wide angle prime lens with very wide maximum aperture, that's a joke right? Only it wasn't” in his Ricoh GR review.
Several customers said in their reviews that it was thin. Bewarethetoon gave it an excellent review and wrote three years ago “Fitted in the jacket or pocket of my slim fitted suit! It's also very, very well made, works right out of the box ( after a charge of course!)”. Expert website Photoreview.com.au wrote “Acclaimed for their slim, well-designed bodies” in their Ricoh GR review and rated it 4 stars. Expert website Amateurphotographer.co.uk mentioned in their review “The GRs slim design makes it truly pocketable, bu”.
A number of Ricoh GR reviewers thought it was lightweight. Photoanswers.co.uk wrote in their review of the Ricoh GR on expert review site Photo Answers.co.uk “The Ricoh GR Digital II is small, lightweight”. Gizmodo.com wrote “The GR packs mid-size DSLR imaging in a pocketable and lightweight form factor that isnt anything” in their review of the Ricoh GR. Gizmodo.com also mentioned “SExpandIts affordable, its lightweight, its durable”.
A number of Ricoh GR owners who bought it considered that it was a good body shape. A few weeks ago 328910109 said on Amazon “It has the best operation, small body to put in pockets” in their review of the Ricoh GR and rated this digital camera as very good. J. Bootle mentioned on Amazon “The main reason I have invested so much in the Ricoh GR line is the build quality, solid magnesium body with excellent ergonomics”. Expert website V3.co.uk wrote “Its matt black magnesium alloy body is superbly crafted”.
Some Ricoh GR owners who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it was a good size. Amazon Customer mentioned in their Ricoh GR review “Really nice size, grip feeling, speed”. Mrs R. wrote in her review of this digital camera “Best camera ever my husband just loves it, takes excellent pictures and is an ideal size for putting in his pocket” and rated the product 5 stars.