Ten people who reviewed the product concluded that it was heavy and bulky. Digitalversus.com wrote in their review of this digital camera on Digital Versus “It's also very heavy— surprisingly so, given its size”. Mark the Spot mentioned on Bhphotovideo.com “It feels about 15-20% larger and heavier than film M's” in his review of this digital camera. Papastats mentioned in their Leica M Monochrom review on Bhphotovideo.com “It is heavier than my Vario X.”.
Four owners who reviewed it thought it was compact. Pc Mag wrote “Compact for a full-frame camera” and gave it a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Bhphotovideo.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Small Compact”. Francesco mentioned on Bhphotovideo.com “Compact, silent, discrete” in his review of this digital camera.
Three customers who reviewed it considered that it was good structurally. Mark wrote on Bhphotovideo.com “CONS - The smooth construction of the body made it difficult to grip, always thought I was going to drop it”. Mark also mentioned “The camera is a small brick, solid construction as one would expect for this price” in his review.
Three customers considered that it was a good body shape. Five years ago Digital-Photography-School.com said in their review of this digital camera “It is the new Leica M-Monochrom camera – worth a cool $7990 USD (body only”. Ben S, wrote “The physical design and construction of the camera body have been improved, making for a solid, weather resistant body that feels like a (slightly) larger version of my MP” in his review of this digital camera.
One customer who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was lightweight. Ciman said “Leica is in rescue - giving an absolute capable lightweight small camera without getting noticed much or better only get noticed by knowledgeable folks” in their review of this digital camera and rated it 80 out of 100.