Sixteen customers said in their reviews that it was heavy and bulky. Amazon.co.uk wrote in their Sony FDR-AX100 review “It is not That heavy like other customers say” but they only gave it a score of 20 out of 100. Dsaffer wrote in their review of this camcorder “The camera has performed well in low light (dawn and heavy overcast”. In April last year Amir38 wrote “I am heavy user (developer)! I use an ubuntu virtual machine inside windows with several testing applications”.
Eleven owners wrote in their reviews that it was thin. Two years ago Toothy77 said in their review of this camcorder “The slim design works great, especially for someone athletic”. Dhenke1690 said on Bestbuy.com “It's super light and super thin and does everything I want! I would choose this over any android wear or the apple watch! Battery life is king!” in their review of this camcorder. Houman said in their Sony FDR-AX100 review on Bestbuy.com “Try that with others! Very slim line and dosen't have the bulk like the others” and gave the product a rating of 8 stars.
Ten customers who bought it concluded that it was lightweight. Homerc67 mentioned “This combo is saving my back for sure, very lightweight cameras” in their review of this camcorder. Watermonkey wrote “This is a great lightweight camera that takes stunning video” . Joriley gave this camcorder a score of 8 stars and mentioned on Walmart.com “Very lightweight, excellent for travel” in their review of this camcorder.
Seven owners agreed that it was compact. Dsaffer said in their Sony FDR-AX100 review “Most camera shoe brackets defeat the purpose of having a compact camera” and gave it a rating of 7 stars. Suspendedmoments wrote “It's a grab and go for me, compact and inconspicuous in low key situations such as theatre performances or chamber music performances”. Chris D scored it 6 stars and he wrote in his review of this camcorder on Johnlewis.com “Camera is compact, getting video to work on the software required a call to Sony helpdesk which they resolved”.
Three people who purchased it agreed that it was a good body shape. Globe Media wrote three years ago “Since DSLRs are nowhere closer in body design as a video camera”. Rickbennette said on Walmart.com “Every major function like focus, iris, white balance, shutter speed and gain has its own dedicated button on the camera body and is totally independent in its function” in their review of this camcorder and rated the product 6 stars.