Six people who purchased this digital camera agreed that it was compact. Firstpost.com said “Panasonic has been at the forefront when it comes to launching travel compact cameras and over the past few years has developed legendary cameras most notably of which” in their review of the Panasonic SZ1 and rated this digital camera 6 stars. Expert review site Buy-N-Shoot.com mentioned in their review of the Panasonic SZ1 “The rather stylish Panasonic Lumix SZ1 sits right amongst a new range of "Super Zoom" ultra compact cameras from Panasonic”. Ephotozine.com scored it 7 stars and mentioned in their review of this digital camera on expert review site Ephotozine “Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ1The Panasonic Lumix SZ1 is a new range of "Super Zoom" ultra compact cameras with a 10x optical zoom lens, 16 megapixel sensor”.
One customer thought this digital camera was easy to carry around. Goodgearguide.com.au mentioned on Good Gear Guide.com.au “The Lumix DMC-SZ1 is a small camera with a big lens that's easy to carry around for everyday use” in their review of this digital camera.
One person who purchased it thought it was thin. Photographyblog.com rated it 6 stars and said five years ago “The Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ1 is a stylish and slim compact camera sporting a 10x optical zoom that starts from 25mm, 720p HD video recording in MP4 format, 16.1 megapixel resolution”.