Several customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was compact. Barnacle Bill said on Amazon “I recommend it to anyone looking for a very good, very versatile compact camera” in their review. Chris said in his review two years ago “It succeeded, only compact camera I have ever owned which let me use bit like an slr, bit more fiddly” and rated the product 4 stars. Chris also mentioned “You could not ask for more or get better I believe from a compact camera”.
Some customers reckoned that this digital camera was a good body shape. The Bookworm said “I have always owned Nikon camera's since they came with a metal body and film”. Expertreviews.co.uk wrote in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S9700 on expert website Expert Reviews “The camera is off to a strong start thanks to a stylish body and an impressive list of features including Wi-Fi, GPS”.
Two Nikon Coolpix S9700 reviewers wrote in their reviews that the product was easy to carry around. James Craig said two years ago “Easy to carry and plenty of features”. Mr. L. A. Remon mentioned “I took this on holiday this year as its very easy to carry, looking at the photos on return just as good as the DSLR” in their review of this digital camera.
Several people who reviewed the Nikon Coolpix S9700 agreed that it was thin. One person mentioned in their reviews that it was heavy and bulky. In October last year Steve wrote on Amazon “Love the camera, so easy to use, ideal for a beginner and not too heavy” in his review of the Nikon Coolpix S9700.