Fourty customers who reviewed the product thought it was compact. Camera Labs wrote in their Olympus Stylus 1 review “Very compact body with great controls” and gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5. Digital Versus said “Very compact, easy to handle” in their review of this digital camera. Cnet.com wrote on expert website CNET.com “For those who crave an enthusiast compact with more zoom range”.
Five customers who bought it considered that it was heavy and bulky. Dpreview.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera on expert website DP Review “Most are compact enough to be considered appealing alternatives to heavier, bulkier, interchangeable lens camera systems”. Three years ago Richard wrote in his review of this digital camera “I used to take heavy lenses, SLR bodies”. Amazon Customer said “My various digital Canons - 5D, 550D and 40D - and their accompanying lenses are a bit heavy to cart around” and gave the product a rating of a maximum of 5 stars.
Two people wrote in their reviews that the product was lightweight. Clashcity Rocker gave the product a score of 80 out of 100 and wrote on Amazon “It's lightweight and not too bulky (sadly the design of the viewfinder makes it more bulky that it needs to be)”.
Two customers who purchased it thought it was easy to carry around. Ey mentioned “Build quality, rugged, great pictures, easy to carry, perfect fit for my hands” in their review of this digital camera and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Alison said in her review of this digital camera “I've used SLRs for years and this is a great compromise camera when you want something small and easy to carry” .
One customer mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was a good body shape. One owner wrote in their reviews that it was good structurally.