A number of people agreed that the product was compact. Barnacle Bill wrote “I recommend it to anyone looking for a very good, very versatile compact camera”. Chris wrote in his review of this digital camera three years ago “It succeeded, only compact camera I have ever owned which let me use bit like an slr, bit more fiddly”. Chris also wrote “You could not ask for more or get better I believe from a compact camera”.
Two people who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was easy to carry around. James Craig wrote on Amazon three years ago “Easy to carry and plenty of features” in his review of the Nikon Coolpix S9700. Mr. L. A. Remon wrote “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”.
Several people agreed that it was a good body shape. Three years ago The Bookworm said on Amazon “I have always owned Nikon camera's since they came with a metal body and film” in their review. Expert review site Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned in their review in the same month “The camera is off to a strong start thanks to a stylish body and an impressive list of features including Wi-Fi, GPS” and scored it very highly.
Two customers who purchased it mentioned that it was thin. Expert website Businesstoday.intoday.in said “The Nikon S9700 has got a slim body design”. One customer wrote in their reviews that it was heavy and bulky. Steve mentioned on Amazon “Love the camera, so easy to use, ideal for a beginner and not too heavy” in his Nikon Coolpix S9700 review.