Six owners wrote in their reviews that it was heavy and bulky. Norfolkbooks mentioned in their review of this digital camera “The first thing to strike me in taking the camera body out of the box is that it is quite heavy” and scored the Pentax K-S1 4 stars out of 5. They also said “I did wonder if this would render it prone to be imbalanced when being carried around the neck with the right hand side being heavier.” in their review. Two years ago Jb wrote on expert website Bhphotovideo.com “It's rather heavy for its size”.
Six people mentioned in their reviews that it was compact. Website Pentaxforums.com gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5 and mentioned “Light and compact”. Expert website Dxomark.com wrote three years ago “The K-S1 boasts a compact design, flashing LED lights, illumi” in their review of this digital camera. Norfolkbooks said in their review of this digital camera in the same month “I know this is common with compact cameras” and rated the product 80 out of 100.
Four owners who bought it thought it was a good body shape. Ephotozine scored it 5 stars out of 5 and wrote “In body shake reduction”. Bob said on expert website Amazon “I compared it to my Cannon SX30 which has exactly the same size body (ignore the lens)” and gave it a score of 80 out of 100. Lance Edwards wrote in his review of this digital camera in April last year “It was £100 cheaper for the camera body and I already had 3 non-waterproof lenses” and gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5.
Two people said in their reviews that it was lightweight. Amazon Customer mentioned on expert review site Amazon “Who cares? It's lightweight, compact and portable” in their review of this digital camera. Icewalker wrote last year “Bought this as a lightweight holiday camera” in their review of this digital camera and rated it 5 stars out of 5.