Five customers who reviewed the Sony DSC-W690 reckoned that it was compact. Allenpops mentioned in their Sony DSC-W690 review “Great compact camera, takes up little room in handbag”. Amazon Customer wrote “Beacause I wanted something compact, without too many knobs, or the annoying function thingy that so many new cameras have on the top of them”. Ephotozine.com said “The W690 packs a good amount of optical zoom into its compact body and is easily small enough to carry around in your pocket” and rated this digital cameras 70 out of 100.
Three Sony DSC-W690 reviewers who reviewed it thought it was thin. Ephotozine.com said on expert website Ephotozine “The Cybershot DSC-W690, announced in February 2012, is a slim and easy to use camera from Sony”. Techradar.com mentioned in their review on Techradar four years ago “The Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-W690 was announced in February as part of a trio of stylish and slim compact cameras” however despite that gave this digital cameras a rating of 3 stars. Expert review site Techradar.com/au/ wrote “Cramming such a zoom range into a very slim and stylish body is a real bonus” nonetheless only gave it a rating of 60 out of 100.