Some people concluded that it was compact. Chris Hall wrote in his review of the VAX Air Silence on Amazon two years ago “The Vax C86-AW-Be Air Silence Eco Cylinder Vacuum Cleaner is a small, compact vacuum cleaner that's easy to lug around your house, up”. Chris Hall also mentioned “In use the compact Vax seems to do everything a larger vacuum cleaner would”. Chris Hall also said “However, with compact cleaners like this one, thick carpets do require an extra effort”.
Six people who purchased it wrote that it was lightweight. Two years ago Chris Hall said on Amazon “First impressions of the vacuum cleaner when taking it out of the box for the first time are that it's certainly compact and reasonably lightweight”. L. Wilson gave the product a rating of 4 stars and mentioned on Amazon “It is lightweight so wasn't struggling” in their VAX Air Silence review. Laura Smith mentioned “Well worth it if you need something more lightweight and portable”.
Some VAX Air Silence owners said in their reviews that the product was heavy and bulky. Brett H wrote two years ago “Light as claimed? Well not really - any heavier and it would be a real pain to lug around” in his VAX Air Silence review and scored it 80 out of 100. Shoe Addict wrote in their VAX Air Silence review on Amazon “It isn't huge so you wouldn't expect it to be too heavy anyway”. Toast scored it 80 out of 100 and wrote “While the design is not as refined, being a bit bulky and without elegance” in their review of this vacuum cleaners.
A number of VAX Air Silence reviewers who reviewed the product agreed that it was thick. L. Wilson said “I found I had to go over it 2-3 times, maybe the pile on my carpet is thicker” in their review of this vacuum cleaners. Mr_ska mentioned on Amazon “It's great for the 'wide open spaces' of the living room” and scored this vacuum cleaners 4 stars. Two years ago Nicholas J. R. Dougan mentioned in his review of the VAX Air Silence on Amazon “There does seem to be a wide range of additional attachments that can be bought separately”.
A few people wrote in their reviews that the product was thin. Musicfan mentioned “The tube on it is thin and often bends stopping the suction” in their review of the VAX Air Silence but in spite of that only scored the product 2 stars.