Several Nikon Coolpix S9700 reviewers wrote in their reviews that it was compact. Two years ago Barnacle Bill mentioned “I recommend it to anyone looking for a very good, very versatile compact camera”. Chris wrote on Amazon “It succeeded, only compact camera I have ever owned which let me use bit like an slr, bit more fiddly”. Chris also mentioned “You could not ask for more or get better I believe from a compact camera”.
A few customers reckoned that the product was easy to carry around. James Craig said in his review on Amazon “Easy to carry and plenty of features”. Mr. L. A. Remon said on Amazon “I took this on holiday this year as its very easy to carry, looking at the photos on return just as good as the DSLR” and scored the product 5 stars.
Several people who purchased the product thought it was a good body shape. Three years ago The Bookworm mentioned “I have always owned Nikon camera's since they came with a metal body and film” in their review. In the same month expert website Expertreviews.co.uk gave it a score of 5 stars and said “The camera is off to a strong start thanks to a stylish body and an impressive list of features including Wi-Fi, GPS” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S9700.
A few customers who purchased the Nikon Coolpix S9700 concluded that it was thin. One person wrote in their reviews that it was heavy and bulky. Steve said in his review “Love the camera, so easy to use, ideal for a beginner and not too heavy”.