Some people who reviewed it concluded that it was compact. Neocamera.com said ten years ago “The Nikon Coolpix L1 may be larger than most compact digital cameras” in their Nikon Coolpix L1 review. Neocamera.com also wrote “Compact and light”. Neocamera.com also wrote “Zoom 5x offrant une plage focale tendue pour un modle aussi compact”.
A few Nikon Coolpix L1 owners who reviewed the Nikon Coolpix L1 wrote that it was a good body shape. Megapixel.net mentioned “The body is entirely made of plastic, accentuated by touches of chrome” in their review of this digital camera.
One customer who reviewed it considered that it was thick. Neocamera.com wrote “LCD is the cameras only viewfinder, camera body is thicker than many on the market currently” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix L1 but in spite of that they only scored the product 1 stars.
One Nikon Coolpix L1 owner said in their reviews that the product was lightweight.