Some Microsoft LifeCam Cinema owners who purchased the product wrote that it was compact. Amazon Customer said in their review on Amazon “A) I get significantly better results with it; (b) it's an elegant, compact, integrated device;”. Charlie Leach wrote in November this year “Very impressive small and compact unit, well worth the money”. Daniel Burkitt wrote on Amazon “The device is compact and the mount does a good job of gripping on almost all surfaces” in his review of the Microsoft LifeCam Cinema.
Some customers who bought it thought it was a good body shape. John Nunn wrote on Amazon “The sleek tubular body is elegant and aesthetically pleasing, yet blends in perfectly so it does not look out of place”. M. Hodges wrote on Amazon “Wide-angle, max resolution of 1280x720, autofocus, "TrueColor", lovely sleek aluminium bullet-cam body, decent bendable clamp, in-built mic with noise cancellation (apparently” in their Microsoft LifeCam Cinema review and rated the product 4 stars. N. Mahmood said “High quality - cylindical body made of metal” in their review of this webcam.
A few Microsoft LifeCam Cinema reviewers said that it was lightweight. Three years ago Alang said on Amazon “Ease of setup - fantasticPicture & build quality - excellentThe unit is lightweight and the clamp is novel plus is usable for both laptops”. Bodger99 said in their review of this webcam on Amazon a few weeks ago “It just sits on the top right corner of my monitor staring down at me as I type this! It's a really lightweight piece of kit”.
Several people mentioned in their reviews that the Microsoft LifeCam Cinema was a squeeze to fit in. Andy gave the product a rating of 4 stars and he wrote in his review “Picture quality is great, in Photobooth the widescreen picture is squeezed, although it seems normal while using Skype”. Oliver602 said on Amazon six years ago “The image is squashed and auto brightness doesn't work so in daylight the image was all white”.
One Microsoft LifeCam Cinema reviewer who purchased this webcam concluded that it was heavy and bulky. Max he mentioned on Amazon “HOWEVERthe reason I bought this camera was to be able to record my video blogs for youtube in HD without the need of a bulky camera”.