A few Canon PowerShot SX400 IS owners who purchased the product concluded that it was compact. In January last year Charger said “It is OK for the price, compact would do the job” in their review of this digital camera. Charger also wrote “Did not want to use my small compact and was on a budget, I was going to go for a slightly more expensive camera”. Charger also wrote “A £50 compact would do the same job as this”.
Several Canon PowerShot SX400 IS owners who bought it wrote that it was lightweight. Amazon Customer wrote in their review “Was surprised how small and lightweight it was, can't wait to use it on my holidays” . Pcquest.com mentioned “DSLR style body, lightweight”. Pcquest.com also wrote “Compact, lightweight”.