Thirty Olympus XZ-1 owners wrote in their reviews that this digital cameras was compact. Anthony W. Phillips wrote on Amazon last year “I conclude that this is a well-made quite compact camera which, with its fast lens” in his review of this digital cameras although rated it 60 out of 100. B wrote “A compact camera with a very high quality lens”. B also wrote “You can do a lot more than an average compact”.
A number of Olympus XZ-1 owners who bought it concluded that it was thick. Five years ago Hamilton414 scored this digital cameras 80 out of 100 and wrote on Amazon “The good wide angle lens is a real step up from my cheaper compacts”. Kevin O'keefe mentioned “There is a wide variety of shooting modes ranging from 'Auto' (automatic) through to fully customisable ones which allow you to alter shutter speed, aperture, ISO”. M. Gobel said in their review of the Olympus XZ-1 “Great all round lens, lovely wide angle shot whilst still giving a decent zoom, without the added bulk”.
Several Olympus XZ-1 reviewers who reviewed it agreed that it was a good depth. Kevin O'keefe said on Amazon “The ability to adjust focal lengths gives pleasing differences to the depth of the pictures” and scored the product 5 stars. Sam wrote “The XZ-1 takes some beautiful photographs, providing a vast amount of detail and a depth in colour! Would highly recommend this camera to photography newcomers like myself”.
One person said in their reviews that it was good structurally. Tallpete33 wrote in their review of the Olympus XZ-1 on Amazon “The construction is solid” and rated the product 4 stars. One Olympus XZ-1 owner concluded that it was a good body shape. M. N. Akhtar mentioned on Amazon “Olympus XZ-1 is quite good at what it offers in small body and a bright sharp lens” in their review.
One Olympus XZ-1 reviewer who bought it concluded that it was lightweight. Laza said five years ago “Great lens, professional image quality in good light, art filters, lightweight, high build qualityWhat's not so good” and gave it a score of 99 out of 100.