Several customers considered that the product was compact. Five years ago B. Hudson said on Amazon “Wanted a compact camera to replace my Canon Powershot after it was stolen”. B. Hudson also mentioned “Basically it's a Nikon DSLR camera in compact form with all of the functionality”. Barbara J Critchley scored it 5 stars and she mentioned on Amazon “Great digital camera you can use as a SLR compact” in her review of the Nikon Coolpix P7100.
Several Nikon Coolpix P7100 reviewers wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was heavy and bulky. Four years ago Chrisg wrote in their review of the Nikon Coolpix P7100 “It's very liberating not having to lug a very heavy DSLR and lens around” and scored it very highly. Jeremy Prior mentioned also four years ago “Isn't too bulky or too heavy to carry around like a compact camera” in his Nikon Coolpix P7100 review.
One customer who purchased the Nikon Coolpix P7100 concluded that it was thick. David O wrote “Menues - the handbook is thick, full of info” in his Nikon Coolpix P7100 review and gave it a score of 5 stars. One person who bought it wrote that it was a good body shape. Dr. G. N. Hone said “For people who know that they cannot hold a bridge camera with a X20 or X30 zoom steady, this is a very good lens in a very good body”.
One customer mentioned in their reviews that the Nikon Coolpix P7100 was easy to carry around. Henk Van Aken said “The whole camera is very customizable, very happy with it, easy to carry around, used to use SLR” in their review and scored it 5 stars.
One person said in their reviews that it was good physically. Five years ago Trustedreviews.com wrote on expert website Trusted Reviews “A wide variety of easy-to-reach physical controls and generous levels of user customisation” in their review of this digital camera.