Six people who bought it said that it was heavy and bulky. Norfolkbooks said in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “The first thing to strike me in taking the camera body out of the box is that it is quite heavy” and gave it a score of 7 stars. Norfolkbooks also wrote “I did wonder if this would render it prone to be imbalanced when being carried around the neck with the right hand side being heavier.” in their review. Jb wrote two years ago “It's rather heavy for its size” in their Pentax K-S1 review.
Six people who purchased the product agreed that it was compact. Pentaxforums.com wrote “Light and compact”. Three years ago expert review site Dxomark.com wrote “The K-S1 boasts a compact design, flashing LED lights, illumi” in their review of this digital camera. Peter P. said “Great camera, my first DSLR and it feels like a giant leap from compact cameras and phone cameras”.
Four people who purchased it concluded that it was a good body shape. Ephotozine wrote “In body shake reduction” in their review of this digital camera. Bob said “I compared it to my Cannon SX30 which has exactly the same size body (ignore the lens)” in his review of the Pentax K-S1. Lance Edwards gave it a rating of 6 stars and he said last year “It was £100 cheaper for the camera body and I already had 3 non-waterproof lenses” in his review of the Pentax K-S1.
Two owners mentioned that the product was lightweight. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “Who cares? It's lightweight, compact and portable”. Icewalker wrote “Bought this as a lightweight holiday camera”. One owner who bought it considered that it was good structurally.