Seven owners who reviewed this camcorder reckoned that it was compact. Mr. I. A. Macpherson said in their review of this camcorder on Amazon two years ago “If you do want a compact, high performance dedicated camcorder then this has to be a good option worthy of consideration”. Tangerine wrote in their review of this camcorder on Amazon “A compact camcorder that offers good performance at a budget price”. Mr. I. A. Macpherson also said “This Canon camcorder is a compact unit, fitting comfortably into the palm of one hand” in their review.
Five owners wrote in their reviews that it was lightweight. Wabrit gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and mentioned on Amazon “It's lightweight”. Monty scored it 80 out of 100 and he mentioned on Amazon “It does warn you on screen Very lightweight and fits in the palm of your hand” in his review of this camcorder.
One owner reckoned that the Canon Legria HF R606 was good structurally. One person wrote in their reviews that it was a good body shape. Tangerine wrote on Amazon “Has a predominately plastic body” in their review of this camcorder.