Fourty-four people mentioned in their reviews that the product was compact. Cnet.com.au rated it 80 out of 100 and said “Light and compact size”. Four years ago Digital Versus mentioned “Incredibly compact design”. Pc Mag mentioned on PC Mag “Sharp, compact kit lens” and scored it 4 stars out of 5.
Five people who bought it concluded that it was lightweight. Three years ago Digitaltrends.com scored the product 4 stars out of 5 and wrote “Extremely compact, lightweight” in their review of this digital camera. Dp Review said four years ago “Extremely small and lightweight camera body” in their review of this digital camera and gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5. Expert review site Amateurphotographer.co.uk mentioned in their review of this digital camera “A mix of lightweight, compact design”.
Three customers who reviewed this digital camera said that it was a good body shape. Expert website Techradar.com/au/ rated it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and wrote four years ago “It's impressive that Panasonic has managed to compress its excellent technology into a body as remarkably small as this”. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon.co.uk “It's so cheap for a camera with a high quality sensor, magnesium body, touch screen” and rated it the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Amazon Customer also said “The Gm1 could be better - a squarer body for more grip” in their review.
Three people thought it was heavy and bulky. Harry Read said in his review of this digital camera three years ago “I found that they were a bit bulky when out for a walk or on the beach” . Maz1 said two years ago “It's bulky”. Hakon Soreide gave it a rating of a maximum of 5 stars and said “Can be brought along in situations when I'd never bring my - in comparison rather bulky - Olympus OM-D E-M5”.
Two people who bought it considered that it was a good size. T3.com mentioned four years ago “Small dimensions”. So8 mentioned on Amazon.co.uk “This is a good size for snaps and I would rather have a sharp 24-64 than a softer 28-80 or larger”.