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Archos 101 XS Cortex-A9 1.5GHz 16GB 10.1" Tablet

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Cortex-A9 1.5GHz Android 16GB Oct 2012
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7 Reasons For

Quite Large Screen Size

With a screen size of 10.1 inches, the Archos 101 XS has one of the largest screen sizes amongst A9 processor tablet computers of this age. Tablet computers of this age and type have screen sizes of between 7" and 22".

If this Archos tablet screen size is too small for you then you might want to consider the Xoro MegaPAD 2151 (21.51") which also has a higher rating.

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Very Large Internal Storage Capacity

When compared to other tablet computers of this age and type, the internal storage capacity of the Archos 101 XS of 16 gigabytes is one of the largest. The average internal storage capacity of tablets of a comparable type and age to the 101 XS is 9.3GB, and the internal storage capacity range from 4GB to 16GB.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 16GB internal storage capacity tablet computers currently available including the Xoro MegaPAD 2151 which has better reviews.

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Very Large Maximum Memory Card Size

The Archos 101 XS has a very large maximum memory card size (128 gigabytes) compared to most of the other tablet computers of a comparable age and type to the 101 XS. The smallest maximum memory card size of tablet computers of this age and type is 16GB, the largest is 130GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 42GB.

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4 Bluetooth Version

This tablet computer supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many comparable spec tablets that are a similar age to it.

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1280 X 800 Pixels Display Resolution

The Archos 101 XS has a maximum display resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels. That's 67% more display resolution than a 1024 x 600 pixels tablet computer, which is the most common display resolution.

This tablet's display resolution (1280 x 800 pixels) is actually the best display resolution across all comparable spec tablet computers that have been on the market for more than two years.

An 800 x 480 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst similar types of tablet.

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Quite Long Continuous Audio Playback Time

With a continuous audio playback time of 40 hours, the Archos 101 XS has one of the longer continuous audio playback times amongst A9 processor tablet computers of this age. Tablet computers that are a comparable age to the 101 XS have continuous audio playback times of between 4h and 110h.

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Very Thin

At only 8 millimeters, the Archos 101 XS has a quite thin thickness compared to most of the other tablets of this age and spec. A9 processor tablet computers that were released more than two years ago have thicknesses of between 6.3mm and 340mm, and the average thickness is 61mm.

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3 Reasons Against

Archos Tablets Only Have Unexceptional Reviews

We looked at average ratings for each tablet computer manufacturer and found that whilst Archos has unexceptional average ratings across all tablet computers, Archos has ok ratings specifically for its A9 processor tablet computers.

Not 4G Compatible

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

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Not 3G Compatible

The Archos 101 XS is not 3G compatible. Most of the other A9 processor tablet computers that were launched around the same time as the 101 XS are also not 3G compatible.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Archos 101 XS

Released Over Four Years Ago

This tablet computer has been on the market for over four years.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The Archos 101 XS has a fairly standard processor clock speed (1.5 gigahertz) compared to most of the other A9 processor tablet computers that were released around the same time as the 101 XS.

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Specification

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Second Camera
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Built-In Camera
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
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Bluetooth Version
Bluetooth
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Headphone Output
Mini HDMI Port
Micro-USB 2.0 Port
Messaging
E-Mail
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Subtitle Format
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Electronic Compass
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GPS
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Browsing Time
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Weight & Dimensions
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Cable Included
AC Adapter
Keyboard Included
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Docking Connector
Kids Tablet
WiFi
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Expert Reviews

(85)
13 February 2014

With a decent battery life, versatile performances, a lightweight physical keyboard, a good general finish, and with enough oopmh to run Android 4.2.2 relatively glitch-free, the Archos 101 XS 2...

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…

30 March 2013

For as long as I have been reviewing technology, Archos has been bringing out an unpredictable mix of beautiful, sleek, occasionally pioneering products and some complete turkeys. This new Android... Read more…

29 January 2013

Recent announcements have seen Archos add several new devices to their cannon however the Archos 101 XS is the companies flagship device for the moment. Taking tips from the previous two models of... Read more…

23 December 2012

I would argue that Android OS tablets have come an enormous way in the space of one year. Last year, when I was testing the 101 g9, I recall arguing that Archos had a fun concept, but that I felt...

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User Reviews

(5)
Reviewed 14 November 2014 by Legendary Studios

*** What can I do with the iPad? *** With an iPad, you can do pretty much anything you can do on a laptop/Desktop computer. With the added benefit of it being much more portable. You can: ? Shop... Read more…

Reviewed 8 November 2014 by John Ryan

Still undecided which iPad to buy? This might help. The iPad mini is probably the best small tablet computer on the market today - it's certainly the most popular. It's the top selling tablet... Read more…

Reviewed 31 July 2015 by Bong
(Verified Purchase)

Im very happy as i had my purchase on time! I didn't expect that the colour is gold! I like it much. I thought it was silver as shown in the photo but to my surprise! It came out to what i really... Read more…

Read the other reviews for basic info. Had a hard time getting it to turn on, my fault. I wasn't holding the on button long enough. Started to RMA it before I figured it out. Got great response from i
Cost vs. Performance and Features outstanding value
Comes pre-loaded with Windows 8.1 (see "Other Thoughts")
Avoids limitations imposed with a standard tablet
Significantly smaller than a standard laptop
None as it's well worth the low price
Not 802.11ac
Limited to 32GB of internal storage (would like to see options through 128GB of storage
Limited to 2GB of RAM (sufficient for target market, but would like to see 4GB, maybe even 8GB options
Included keyboard tends to detach if surface isn't flat
Reviewed 14 July 2015 by Stacey
(Verified Purchase)

Very happy...

Reviewed 6 July 2015 by Mary Carnegie
(Verified Purchase)

I already have the larger iPad, which has given me good service and continues to do so. I did find the big one rather heavy in my handbag, going to meetings, etc. (I'm hopeless keeping hard copy... Read more…

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