Eleven customers said in their reviews that it was compact. Photographyblog.com wrote in their review of this digital camera on PhotographyBlog.com “With the new X-S1, Fujifilm have produced the ultimate super-zoom bridge compact camera, with a long list of desirable features, intuitive user interface” and gave it a score of 7 stars. Whatdigitalcamera.com gave the Fujifilm S1 a rating of 7 stars and mentioned in their review of this digital camera on What Digital Camera “The very concept of a superzoom is to give an all-in-one package; a camera system that's somewhere between a compact and DSLR that also has a significant zoom range”. Steves-Digicams.com said “By Josh Fate Fuji continues to push the boundaries of what they can do with their compact point-n-shoot cameras” and scored the product 5 stars.
Six customers who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was heavy and bulky. Expert review site Pcmag.com wrote five years ago “The 26x superzoom is as big and heavy as an SLR.” in their Fujifilm S1 review. Steves-Digicams.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera on expert review site Steve's Digicams in the same month “They were bulky, you had to set up a lot of the features by hand.” and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Scpmghemonc said on Bhphotovideo.com “I took this camera for my recent trip to Europe so to avoid my DSLR and heavy lens” in their review of the Fujifilm S1.
Three owners who bought the product said that it was a good body shape. Two years ago Bestbuy.com said “Nice Body Color” but they only gave it a score of 1 stars.
Three owners wrote in their reviews that it was lightweight. Three years ago On Feathered Wings mentioned “It lightweight and easy to manage”. Also three years ago Varrey rated it 7 stars and mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Bhphotovideo.com “As photo enthusiasts we wanted features such as zoom, low light, fast bird captures, water and sand resistant and be lightweight”. Jc said on Bhphotovideo.com “It's lightweight” in his review of the Fujifilm S1 and gave this digital camera a score of 7 stars.
One customer who reviewed it considered that it was thick. Reviewed.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “Very broad focal range” . One owner mentioned that it was thin. Stephen wrote in his review of this digital camera “The rear cover is very thin”.