A number of Nikon Coolpix S3100 reviewers who reviewed it thought it was compact. Expert review site Electricpig.co.uk wrote five years ago “As such it shares a lot of its predecessor’s qualities – it’s a cheap and cheerful compact that’ll fit easily in any pocket” but even so they only gave this digital camera a rating of 60 out of 100. Cnet.co.uk said in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S3100 “The S3100 is one of the cheapest compact cameras in Nikon's line-up.” and scored it 4 stars. Techradar.com wrote in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S3100 on expert website Techradar “Nikon's S3100 is great choice for those who want a simple, stylish point-and-shoot compact camera” and rated it 4 stars.
Four people agreed that it was thin. Five years ago expert website Whatdigitalcamera.com said in their review “With a smooth, slim body and variety of colours those with an eye for design will undoubtedly be impressed, even if th”. Computeractive.co.uk scored this digital camera 80 out of 100 and wrote in their review also five years ago “It's also admirably slim with a mostly metal build, able easily to slot into a pocket”. Pocket-Lint.com mentioned on Pocket Lint also five years ago “Quick review Full review Images (9) News Related The Nikon S3100 is a slender 5x zoom compact camera that’s an ideal point-and-shoot for the style-conscious.”.
One Nikon Coolpix S3100 owner who purchased this digital camera considered that it was easy to carry around. Five years ago Cnet.co.uk said in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S3100 “The Nikon Coolpix S3100 is easy to carry, use and look at.”.