Fourty-three owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was compact. Cnet.com gave the product a rating of 70 out of 100 and mentioned on CNET.com “The Nikon Coolpix 9700 is a 30x compact zoom that captures nice photos”. Nothingwired.com mentioned “Zoom 30x dans un botier trs compact, qualit d'image (photo et vido), performances globales, tendue des modes de prises de vue incluant les modes manuels”. Three years ago expert website Digitaltrends.com mentioned “With its 30x and similar compact form-factor” in their Nikon Coolpix S9700 review nonetheless they gave this digital camera a score of 60 out of 100.
Three people considered that the product was heavy and bulky. Deembee gave it a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “Little bit chunkier than I expected”. Brian wrote in his review of this digital camera “Also the camera feels quite bulky” nonetheless he only gave it a score of 20 out of 100. Kra 203 wrote in their review of this digital camera “A little more bulky than the S9500 which was ideal”.
Two owners who purchased the product thought it was thin. Expert website Businesstoday.intoday.in said “The Nikon S9700 has got a slim body design”.
Two customers who reviewed it thought it was a good body shape. Expertreviews.co.uk wrote three years ago “The camera is off to a strong start thanks to a stylish body and an impressive list of features including Wi-Fi, GPS”. The Bookworm wrote on Amazon “I have always owned Nikon camera's since they came with a metal body and film” in their review of this digital camera although they only rated it 60 out of 100.
Two customers who bought it thought it was easy to carry around. Mr. L. A. Remon wrote on Amazon “I took this on holiday this year as its very easy to carry, looking at the photos on return just as good as the DSLR” in their review of this digital camera. Three years ago James Craig gave it a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and he wrote “Easy to carry and plenty of features” in his review of this digital camera.