Thirty-six customers agreed that it was compact. Digitaltrends.com mentioned in their review of the Nikon 1 J5 “Compact stylish body” however despite that they scored it 60 out of 100. Two years ago Good Gear Guide.com.au wrote in their review of this digital camera “Compact size with manual controls” and scored it 4 stars out of 5. Photographyblog.com mentioned on expert review site PhotographyBlog.com “The Nikon 1 J5 is a new compact system camera featuring a 20-megapixel 1”-type CX sensor format sensor with no low-pass filter”.
Seven customers mentioned in their reviews that it was lightweight. Digitaltrends.com said in their review of this digital camera three years ago “Compact, lightweight” but in spite of that they only scored the product 3 stars out of 5. Last year Newegg.com mentioned “Small and lightweight with all of the features of the larger DSLR cameras”. Jacee wrote in their review of this digital camera “Lightweight and great for travel”.
Five people who bought it mentioned that it was heavy and bulky. Jon wrote in his review of this digital camera on Bhphotovideo.com “A little heavy with the zoom lens.”. Temogyn said “Excellent, albeit heavy I needed light weight without any pejorative impact” in their review of this digital camera. Dat Maaad [*] said in their review of this digital camera “Obviously, compared to a pocket or phone cam, even the tiny little J5 feels bulky anyway”.
Three customers said in their reviews that this digital camera was easy to carry around. Bhphotovideo.com wrote “Easy to carry around” and gave the product a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Two years ago Husain Alfraid wrote on Bhphotovideo.com “Its small, easy to carry anywhere”. A Murray wrote in their review of this digital camera on Amazon in April last year “I really love this camera it is so compact and easy to carry, not like the bulkier DSLR's” and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars.
One person said in their reviews that this digital camera was a good body shape. Digitaltrends.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Compacte en lichte body, filmen 1080p tot 60 bps, snelle burstmode 20 bps, continu AF, snelle hybride AF” .