Most of the other similar spec tablet computers that have been available for around the same time as the 101 XS only have between two and three processor cores, however the Archos 101 XS has four processor cores.
Very Large Screen Size
With a screen size of 10.1 inches, the Archos 101 XS has a very large screen size compared to most of the other tablet computers that were released around the same time as the 101 XS. The screen sizes of similar spec tablets that were released more than two years ago range from 8.9" to 11".
Quite Large Maximum Memory Card Size
Similar spec tablet computers that have been available for more than two years have maximum memory card sizes of between 16GB and 2TB, and the average maximum memory card size is 69GB. When compared to other similar spec tablet computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 101 XS that we have assessed, the Archos 101 XS's maximum memory card size of 128 gigabytes is one of the largest.
4 Bluetooth Version
This tablet computer supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on tablets of this age and spec.
7 Reasons Against
Archos Tablets Only Have Unexceptional Reviews
We checked the reviews from experts and owners of hundreds of tablets to determine an average rating for each tablet manufacturer. On average tablets made by Archos have unexceptional reviews from users and experts.
Not 3G Compatible
The Archos 101 XS is not 3G compatible. Most of the other tablet computers of this type and age are also not 3G compatible.
Not 4G Compatible
The Archos 101 XS is not 4G compatible. Most of the other tablet computers that have been around for around the same time as the 101 XS are also not 4G compatible.
Very Small Internal Memory
With an internal memory of only 1 gigabyte, the Archos 101 XS has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other tablet computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the 101 XS. The average internal memory of tablet computers that are a similar age to the 101 XS is 2.1GB.
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Very Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency
The average maximum turbo frequency of comparable spec tablets that came out around the same time as the 101 XS is 2.4GHz, and the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.3GHz to 3.3GHz. The Archos 101 XS has one of the slower maximum turbo frequencies (only 1.8 gigahertz) amongst tablets of this age.
When compared to other tablet computers of this age and type, the Archos 101 XS's width of 273 millimeters is one of the widest. The narrowest tablet computer of a comparable type and age to the 101 XS is 160mm wide and the widest is 280mm.
Across all the tablet computers that have been on the market for more than two years the weights range from 510g to 800g, and the average weight is 610g. With a weight of 800 grams, the Archos 101 XS is one of the heaviest OMAP4470 processor tablets that are a comparable age to the 101 XS amongst OMAP4470 processor tablets of this age.
3 Other reasons to consider the Archos 101 XS
Released Over Three Years Ago
It was over three years ago when this OMAP4470 processor tablet was released.
Average Processor Clock Speed
At 1.5 gigahertz, the Archos 101 XS has a relatively average processor clock speed compared to most of the other tablet computers that were launched more than two years ago.
Average Internal Storage Capacity
At 16 gigabytes, the Archos 101 XS has a fairly average internal storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec tablet computers that are a comparable age to the 101 XS.
Tablet computers with a larger internal storage capacity that might be worth considering include the Amazon Kindle Fire HD (£409.04) (32GB).
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