Six owners who purchased it wrote that it was compact. Bhphotovideo.com said in their review of this digital camera “Small Compact” but in spite of that they only gave the product a rating of 17.6 out of 100. Expert review site Pcmag.com said in their Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS review two years ago “It's getting harder and harder to find a compact camera that fits a tight budget” . Expert website Todayonline.com mentioned “Under the new Coolpix's svelte shell is a 20.1-megapixel CCD sensor” in their review of this digital camera.
One owner who reviewed it wrote that it was thin. Two years ago expert review site Imaging-Resource.com mentioned in their review of the Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS “Featuring a slim, compact design the update to the ELPH 150 IS keeps things simple”.
One person mentioned in their reviews that it was a good body shape. Bhphotovideo.com wrote “Nice Body Color”. One owner who purchased it thought it was easy to carry around. Two years ago Kaesar wrote on Bhphotovideo.com “Light and easy to use-- my first purse-camera bit the dust so this is a replacement”.
One owner said in their reviews that this digital camera was lightweight. Alex K. mentioned two years ago “It's lightweight, too!” in his review of the Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS and rated it 7 stars.