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Archos 101 XS

alaTest has collected and analyzed 255 reviews of Archos 101 XS. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Tablets for all reviews. Reviews about the touch screen and usability are on the whole positive. The portability and design also get good reviews. Some have doubts about the camera and size, and there are mixed comments on the storage and price.

design, portability, usability, touch screen

durability, screen, battery, size, camera

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Tablets the Archos 101 XS is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Archos 101 XS

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Archos 101 XS from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 1.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Tablets on Amazon.co.uk. Many are less positive about the screen.

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0% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Archos 101 XS Tablet 25,6cm 16GB WiFi (inkl. Coverboard)

Apr, 2015

Expert review by: Eliane Fiolet (ubergizmo.com)

Archos 101 XS Review

 

We were glad to see that the Archos 101 XS did live up to our expectations of being thin and affordable and was pretty much exactly how it looked in the video presentation I saw during the press conference held [...]

The Archos 101 XS offers good bang for the buck and does not sacrifice the look for the price.In fact, it is the most stylish 10-inch tablet under $400 we have seen. The tablet+keyboard combo offers one of the best solution for mobile productivity in...

Aug, 2012

Expert review by: CNET (cnet.com)

The Archos 101 XS prices itself out despite a full keyboard and good performance

 

The Archos 101 XS makes performance improvements from the previous generation and includes a full keyboard, but doesn't offer enough to warrant its high price.

The Archos 101 XS includes a full QWERTY keyboard, memory expansion, Mini-HDMI, and great games performance

The tablet never feels like it's safely attached to the keyboard, and unless you have small hands, typing on the keyboard feels cramped. The tablet also features shoddy build quality and at $400 is too expensive for what's offered

Aug, 2012
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Expert review by: David Pierce (theverge.com)

Archos 101 XS review

 

Let's just call it like it is: Archos doesn't have a history of making good tablets. I have fond memories of my Jukebox MP3 player from years ago, but more recently the company's produced a slew of tablets that just didn't measure up.

Good-looking design ; Coverboard is handy, and included ; Price is right

Significant build quality issues ; Gets really dirty and scuffed ; Strange software and performance quirks

Archos pulls out all the stops to rekindle its reputation

Aug, 2012

Expert review by: LAPTOP Magazine (laptopmag.com)

Archos 101 XS Review

 

At $399, it's nice that Archos is essentially adding a keyboard for the same price as a 10-inch Android tablet alone. This device also offers good performance and a sleeker design than previous Archos tablets. However, this slate has some issues that...

Good overall performance, Display has wide viewing angles, Keyboard included, HDMI and microSD ports

Awkward docking mechanism, Poorly placed webcam, Tinny audio, Cramped keyboard layout

Aug, 2012

Expert review by: Sarah Silbert (engadget.com)

Archos 101 XS review: a tablet that puts the keyboard center stage

 

More Info Archos outs G10 xs tablet line, readies Transformer Prime contenders Archos teases G10 xs with first press shot, vows launch in

Innovative design ; Keyboard included at $400

Cramped keyboard ; Short battery life ; Cheap build quality

The $400 Archos 101 XS includes a keyboard dock built into the tablet's cover, but this innovative feature doesn't amount to a good typing experience.

Aug, 2012

Expert review by: Chris Burns (slashgear.com)

Archos 101 XS Review

 

This week we've got our hands on the Archos 101 XS tablet (part of the G10 series) with included keyboard dock, featuring a dual-core OMAP 4470 processor and a 10.1-inch display as well as Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. This tablet brings on a nearly...

This device presents a rather interesting - and certainly unique - offering to the Android tablet universe. Compared to the ASUS Transformer Prime with keyboard dock , this device doesn't quite seem as high quality a final product - but it's a lot less...

Aug, 2012

Expert review by: intomobile.com (intomobile.com)

Archos 101 XS

 

Archos 101 XS is a super-thin tablet, part of Archos eXtra Slim series. It sports a 1.5GHz dual-core processor, 10.1-inch 1280x800 pixels touchscreen, Wi-Fi connectivity, GPS, Bluetooth 4.0, 16GB of built-in storage and a memory card slot. In addition,...

Verizon 4G LTE network is incredibly fast, 32GB microSD card included, Integrated kickstand works in portrait and landscape

Battery life is among the worst we�ve ever seen, No 4G LTE power toggle option, Kickstand in landscape orientation blocks microUSB port

May, 2013

Expert review by: cellphones.ca (cellphones.ca)

Archos 101 XS

 

Designed to be good not just for entertainment but also for productivity, the Archos 101 XS brings several interesting hardware and software features to the table. For something so sleek, it offers a decent list of hardware specs. And its usefulness...

Dec, 2012

Expert review by: Android Police (androidpolice.com)

Archos 101 XS Review: Too Many Compromises In A Suddenly Competitive Budget Market

 

"Unique" is the name of the game with the Archos 101 XS. Just about every design decision goes against the status quo. Most tablets are made out of aluminum or plastic, but Archos went with stainless steel and a plastic rim. It's a tablet-laptop...

Sep, 2012

Expert review by: Stuart Davidson (hardwareheaven.com)

Archos 101 XS Android Tablet Review

 

With their new tablet Archos aim to take a chunk of the productivity tablet market with a device aimed very much at those interested in the Transformer Pad... so with several generations of tablet development behind them and a lower RRP than ASUS, can...

The Archos 101 XS is a solid though not exceptional tablet which does benefit from a stock Android experience. It has decent media capabilities and can offer gaming performance up there with some of the best however a multitude of minor design/quality...

Aug, 2012

Product Specifications

Built-in Camera: Yes

Configuration

Embedded 3G/4G: No
Fingerprint Reader: No
GPS Receiver:Built-in
Integrated TV Tuner: No
Keyboard: Yes
Phone Function: No
Web Cam: Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth: Yes
USB:USB 2.0
WiFi Connectivity: Yes
WiFi Data Exchange: Yes

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:10
Display Technology:TFT Display
LED Backlight: No
LED Technology: No
Number of Displays:1
Touchscreen:5 POINT TOUCH / 5-Point Touch

General Features

Built-in Camera: Yes
Convertible: No
Operating System:Android
Operating System Version:Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich

Graphic

GPU TYPE:OnBoard Graphic

Processor

Processor:CORTEX / OMAP 4
Processor Brand:ARM / Texas Instruments
Processor Number:CORTEX-A9 / OMAP4470
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