Four owners who reviewed it considered that it was lightweight. Mutantkeyboard scored it 7 stars and mentioned in their review of this camcorder on Amazon “They're small, lightweight and they have a fair recording time given the size of the battery”. Ash wrote on Amazon three years ago “The upside to the cheap plastic feel, is that the camera is very lightweight.” in their review of this camcorder.
Four people who bought the Canon Legria HF R506 reckoned that it was compact. Mike D wrote on Bhphotovideo.com “My first camcorder was a Panasonic Palmcorder that recorded to compact VHS tapes that I paid around nine hundred for in the early 90s” and rated it 7 stars. Coincidence vs Fate said three years ago “Overall, this is a great little camera, good built quality, compact, with superb recording quality” and gave the product a score of 7 stars. Ash wrote in their review of this camcorder in the same month “This come packaged in a relatively small, compact box, with enough padding” .
Two customers who bought it thought it was heavy and bulky. Mr. Roy Foreman mentioned in his review of this camcorder “I never had these problems with my larger and heavier camera.”. Matt gave it a score of 7 stars and he wrote “This camera feels a bit heavier” in his review of this camcorder.
One owner wrote in their reviews that it was easy to carry around. Heather she mentioned on Bhphotovideo.com “The small camera size is great, making it easy to carry the camera to events or places”. One person who purchased the product considered that it was a good size. Two years ago Gary-P scored the product 8 stars and wrote on Amazon “Small enough to fit in a good size pocket and very light”.
One customer who bought it reckoned that it was thin. Inspector Gadget wrote in their review of this camcorder “The sound is pretty thin though”.