Some customers agreed that it was compact. Amjr said on Amazon “Very good compact camera with the usual features” in their review of the Olympus VG-180. Three years ago Ann Molloy mentioned on Amazon “Compact and super picture clarity” and scored the product very highly. Margaret Anne mentioned four years ago “Nice and compact” in her review of this digital camera and rated the product 5 stars.
A number of customers who reviewed the Olympus VG-180 concluded that it was thin. Ed mentioned “The operations are perfect without being too complicated which is good for people who don't want too technological type camera's this is small, slim” and rated the product as excellent. Peter rated the Olympus VG-180 5 stars and he mentioned “Very slim & compact thanks to the small re-chargeable Li-ion battery” in his review.
One Olympus VG-180 owner who bought this digital camera concluded that it was lightweight. Pn from Norfolk said on Amazon “My concern is that it is made of rather lightweight plastic and definitely needs the protective case which I bought separately”.