Sixty-one people who purchased it considered that it was compact. Four years ago Techradar.com wrote in their Olympus OM-D E-M1 review on Techradar “The Olympus E-M1 is the latest addition to the Olympus compact system camera (CSC) line-up”. Expert website Goodgearguide.com.au mentioned “The OM-D E-M1 represents the best that Olympus has to offer in the compact system camera (CSC) market”. Goodgearguide.com.au also mentioned “It's a Micro Four Thirds-based camera with a stack of features that's aimed at those of you who want more of a 'pro' feel from a compact system camera” in their review.
Fourty-six people who purchased it agreed that it was heavy and bulky. Bhphotovideo.com said in their review of this digital camera “Not Overly Heavy”. Expert website Techworld.com said “Whether you're coming from an older Four Thirds camera or earlier model Micro Four Thirds, or whether you're upgrading from a bigger, heavier DSLR, SLT or mirrorless camera” in their review of this digital camera. Jay O mentioned in his Olympus OM-D E-M1 review on Bhphotovideo.com “From years of caring heavy camera equipment”.
Thirty-five people considered that this digital camera was a good body shape. Eleven years ago Dp Review said in their review of this digital camera “Good level of direct control despite small body” but they only scored it 18.8 out of 100. Dp Review also wrote “Small camera body” in their review. Macworld.co.uk said “Solid feel build quality with dust and splash proofed body, in-body image stabilisation, image quality right up there with an actual DSLR to most eyes”.
Twenty-three people who reviewed this digital camera agreed that it was lightweight. Bhphotovideo.com mentioned “Small Lightweight” in their review of this digital camera however despite that they only gave it a score of 1 stars. Expert review site Digitalcamerareview.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “Although the camera body is lightweight (17.5 oz/1.1 lbs)” and rated the product 7 stars. Last year Jaye she said “Right out of the box, I was surprised at how small and lightweight the body was”.
Six owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was good structurally. Techradar wrote in their review of this digital camera “Tough construction”. Zensu mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Bhphotovideo.com “Superior construction on even the finest details, I would normally not notice” and gave it a score of 9 stars. Four years ago Clark511 rated the product 5 stars and wrote “Based on personal preference for slightly quicker AF, solid body construction, weather proof body” in their review of this digital camera.