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Archos 101 MTK8127 1.3GHz 64GB 10.1" Tablet

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MTK8127 1.3GHz Android 64GB Apr 2015
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Big storage, affordable priceLittle brother in the Magnus range, the ARCHOS 101 Magnus features 64 GB of internal storage. Powered by a quad-core processor and running Android 4.4 KitKat on its... More
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2 Reasons For

Very Large Internal Storage Capacity

The smallest internal storage capacity of tablet computers of this type and age is 8GB and the largest is 64GB. When compared to other tablets of a similar spec and age to the 101, the internal storage capacity of the Archos 101 of 64 gigabytes is one of the largest.

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Very Large Maximum Memory Card Size

The smallest maximum memory card size of MTK8127 processor tablets that have been around for more than a year is 32GB, the largest is 130GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 49GB. When compared to other similar spec tablet computers that have been around for around the same time as the 101, the maximum memory card size of the Archos 101 of 128 gigabytes is one of the largest.

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3 Reasons Against

Archos Only Has Unexceptional Tablet Reviews

We checked 905 user and expert reviews for Archos tablet computers and found that on average Archos has unexceptional ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Archos has unexceptional ratings specifically within its MTK8127 processor tablets range.

Not 4G Compatible

Like most of the other tablets of this spec and age, the Archos 101 is not 4G compatible.

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Not 3G Compatible

The Archos 101 is not 3G compatible. Most of the other similar spec tablets that are a comparable age to the 101 are also not 3G compatible.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Archos 101

Released Over a Year Ago

This MTK8127 processor tablet has been on the market for over a year.

Four Processor Cores

Compared to the other 12 tablets of this spec and age that we have assessed the number of processor cores of, the number of processor cores on the Archos 101 is four which is average.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.3 gigahertz, the Archos 101 has a relatively typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other MTK8127 processor tablets that were released around the same time as the 101.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 10.1 inches, the Archos 101 has a relatively average screen size compared to most of the other similar spec tablets that have been available for around the same time as the 101.

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Average Rear Camera Resolution

With a rear camera resolution of 2 megapixels, the Archos 101 has a fairly standard rear camera resolution compared to most of the other MTK8127 processor tablets that were released more than a year ago.

If this Archos tablet rear camera resolution is not high enough for you then you might want to consider the Kurio Tab 2 (£69.99) (2.1MP).

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10 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(147)
1 October 2015

On paper, the Archos 101 Magnus Plus had it all, bringing together a multimedia tablet with loads of storage and a high definition screen. However, the hit-and-miss optimization, the mediocre...

Large storage capacity
Fusion Storage with a microSD card (quick insertion of large files possible)
Full HD resolution
Many connections
Quality video player
Poor screen brightness reflection
Glass too far from the touchscreen panel
Yellowish tinge on screen
Battery life too short for a socalled multimedia powerhouse
Wall charger too limiting

Overall I'd say the Archos Oxygen 101 was a good ?all rounder?. A mix of good speakers, a decent screen, a suite of nice multimedia apps, a flexible array of ports and a software trick that will...

29 April 2014

The Archos 101 Internet Tablet is a great value tablet at the price. It's lightweight and nippy with good versatility due to the large range of ports. The battery life, audio and visual... Read more…

Respectable manufacturing
Archos media players support a wide range of file formats
Lots of connectivity
One of few Android 2.2 tablets with 10.1-inch screen
Mini-HDMI output
Overall performance Bugs, lags
Low battery life
Barely acceptable sound quality
Bad cameras
Only 8 GB of onboard storage
8 January 2014

The market is crying out for a more affordable full-sized tablet alternative to the iPad, of that there's no doubt. But the Archos 101 Platinum simply makes too many compromises to be that device....

5 December 2013

Archos 101 XS 2 has a 10.1 inch display. Its google certified tablet includes a quad core 1.6 GHz processor & runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. It has 2 GB RAM, an HD IPS screen, front facing stereo... Read more…

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User Reviews

(236)
Reviewed 15 November 2013 by Goldroversix

Ok this tablet gets a bad press, and it does not deserve it. The fact is people see the price tag and screen size(10)and think yes i'll have it.Its only when they compare it to an Ipad or a... Read more…

Reviewed 11 November 2011 by D. G. Thomas

I have an iPad, an Asus Transformer, a Hannspad, an Advent Vega, a 7inch witstech and a archos. I have to say that by far the Archos is the best value for money The iPad may be slicker, but mainly... Read more…

Reviewed 18 February 2013 by Johnyfish

I picked one of these up a couple of days ago. i needed a cheap tablet. In this case cheap it is, cheap and nasty it is not. HD screen great sound very reactive. Archos have upped the ante and... Read more…

Reviewed 8 December 2011 by Bill Hoy
(Verified Purchase)

Fantastic piece of kit but remember, this is not an iPad. It does exactly what it says it does and fast enough to really enjoy using it. Internet access is fast and page flipping really good.... Read more…

Reviewed 7 April 2012 by Jon Williams
(Verified Purchase)

This was one of the best "lower priced" Android tablets I have used, fast and responsive, brilliant media sharing (both in and out), very flexible with expandable memory (MiniSD up to 32GB), USB... Read more…

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