A number of customers wrote that this digital camera was compact. Four years ago expert review site Whatdigitalcamera.com scored it 5 stars and said in their review of this digital camera “Panasonic's line of LX series has proved to be a popular choice for photographers looking for a pocket-sized compact to travel with when they couldn't take their DSLR.”. Expert review site Ephotozine.com mentioned “The LX7 is Panasonic's update to the popular serious compact camera, the”. Ephotozine.com also mentioned “The camera is compact a”.
A few Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7 reviewers who purchased the product agreed that it was lightweight. Expert website Expertreviews.co.uk wrote in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7 “The Panasonic LX7 is a pocket-sized camera for keen photographers, perhaps as a lightweight alternative to an SLR”. Dp Review said in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7 review three years ago “Relatively lightweight and compact dimensions for a metal build enthusiasts camera, bright aperture lens, built-in visual effects, hotshoe” .
Some Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7 reviewers agreed that it was a good body shape. Expert review site Whatdigitalcamera.com said “The metal-finish body produces a classy, high-end feel that doesn't disappoint, while the ability to add an EVF is bound to appeal to the more discerning shooter” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7. Hereshow.ca said in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7 review “This tiny full-featured 10.1MP camera, with a mostly metal body, boasts several benefits over Panasonic's highly-rated Lumix DMC-LX5, which it replaces”.
One person concluded that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7 was good physically. Dp Review mentioned on DP Review “1.4 2.3 wide aperture, great layout including physical aperture ring, small”.