Several customers said in their reviews that this camcorder was compact. Doug mentioned on Amazon “It is compact and easy to use, with the 360 lens setting it apart” in his Sony MHS-PM5 review. Avhub.com.au wrote “Rugged and tough, yet compact enough for easy pocketing”.
A number of people who reviewed this camcorder agreed that it was lightweight. Avhub.com.au wrote “Stylish, lightweight design” in their Sony MHS-PM5 review. Avhub.com.au also said “Compact and lightweight”. One customer who bought this camcorder wrote that it was thin. Two years ago Avhub.com.au mentioned “Slim, lightweight, stylish” in their review.