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Archos 101 XS
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Archos 101 XS 1.6GHz 16GB 10.1" Tablet

1.6GHz Android 16GB 10.1" Aug 2013
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ARCHOS is proud to present the ARCHOS 101 XS 2, the Gen11 tablet. Improving on the success of Gen10, this 10.1 inch Google Certified tablet includes a Quad-Core 1.6 GHz CPU, 2GB RAM, an HD IPS... More
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16 Reasons For

Two Industry Awards

Two expert review sites both endorsed this Archos tablet computer. Hardwareheaven.com gave this tablet computer "" award and wrote it was good and it received a "Recommended" award from Journaldugeek.com, confirming their endorsement.

Good Size

Some Archos 101 XS owners considered that the product was thin. Five years ago Techworld.com mentioned “One of the thinnest we've seen, measuring just 8m” in their Archos 101 XS review. Expert website Computershopper.com said in their review of the Archos 101 XS “The 101 XS is slim and light—but a bit too pricey” and gave this tablet a rating of 4 stars. Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned on expert website Expert Reviews “A slender, capable and cleverly-designed tablet for those who also want a physical keyboard”.

Two Archos 101 XS owners who purchased it considered that it was lightweight. Digitalversus.com mentioned three years ago “A lightweight physical keyboard”. Androidguys.com wrote in their Archos 101 XS review five years ago “Super thin, lightweight” .

One customer who reviewed this tablet considered that it was a good body shape. Expert review site Hardwareheaven.com said in their review of this tablet “The white body is enhanced by the silver trim” and scored the product 70 out of 100.

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Nice Design

Five Archos 101 XS owners who purchased this tablet concluded that it was good looking. Expert review site Hardwareheaven.com wrote in their review of this tablet “Design of the tablet itself the Archos 101 XS is a nice looking device which is a little reminiscent of the HTC One X”. Ubergizmo.com said five years ago “It is the most stylish 10-inch tablet under $400 we have seen” in their review. Expert review site Howtospendit.ft.com said “For as long as I have been reviewing technology, Archos has been bringing out an unpredictable mix of beautiful, sleek, occasionally pioneering products”.

One Archos 101 XS reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the Archos 101 XS was a good design. Expert website Laptopmag.com mentioned “Its design could be better” but they scored the Archos 101 XS 60 out of 100.

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Reasonably Priced

Several customers mentioned in their reviews that the Archos 101 XS was good value for money. Five years ago expert review site Laptopmag.com mentioned in their review of the Archos 101 XS “Comes with a keyboard for an affordable price.” but they only gave it a rating of 3 stars. Also five years ago expert website Stuff.tv said “Its super-thin 8mm form, skinny magnetic keyboard and positively lean price of just £300 a”. Pocket-Lint.com gave it a rating of 70 out of 100 and wrote on Pocket Lint “An innovative tablet from Archos that offers good value for money”.

Good Battery Life

Some customers who reviewed it thought it had a good battery life. Expert website Digitalversus.com wrote three years ago “With a souped-up SoC and a more powerful battery”. Digitalversus.com also wrote “With a decent battery life, versatile performances”.

Good for Games

One person who purchased the Archos 101 XS considered that it was good playing games on. Cnet.co.uk wrote on CNET.co.uk “Performance Conclusion While having a big 10-inch tablet to swipe your finger around is great fun for games and apps, when it comes to getting proper work done” in their review of the Archos 101 XS.

Easy to Use

A few Archos 101 XS reviewers said in their reviews that the product was easy to use. Techradar.com mentioned in their review of the Archos 101 XS on Techradar five years ago “Equally hard to fall in love with it too, despite its nippy performance and its useful hybrid control setup”. Expert review site Wired.co.uk mentioned also five years ago “The Archos 101 XS offers a unique solution to the keyboard conundrum for tablets, instantly transforming it from a media plaything into a practical work tool for all occasions” .

Good Support

One person wrote in their reviews that it had good technical guidance.

Flash Storage Media

This tablet computer supports a Flash storage media, which is typical of many tablets that were launched more than two years ago.

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Robust

Two Archos 101 XS reviewers mentioned in their reviews that this tablet was well made. Cnet.co.uk said on expert review site CNET.co.uk “While the Archos 101 XS's keyboard dock makes writing long documents somewhat easier, its cheap build quality, unpleasant screen” in their review. Expert website Androidguys.com said “The Archos 101XS looks beautiful and feels solid in hand”.

One Archos 101 XS reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it was reliable. Techworld.com mentioned in their review of the Archos 101 XS five years ago “The dock was reliable only when on a d” .

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Four Processor Coress

Most tablets of a comparable spec and age to the 101 XS have between one and seven processor coress, including the Archos 101 XS which has four processor coress.

If this tablet computer has too few processor coress then you might also want to look at the Samsung SM-T9000 Galaxy Tab Pro[plb_2286417_price] (8 processor coress) which is also higher rated.

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Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

Tablet computers that are a similar age to the 101 XS have processor frequencys of between 1GHz and 2.3GHz. With a processor frequency of 1.6 gigahertz, the Archos 101 XS has a quite fast processor frequency compared to most of the other tablet computers of this age and type.

If this tablet computer processor frequency is too slow for you then you might also want to look at the Samsung GT-N8000 Galaxy Note[plb_2342985_price] (2.3GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Fairly High Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

The Archos 101 XS has a quite high front camera resolution (numeric) (2 megapixels) compared to most of the other tablets of this type and age. The lowest front camera resolution (numeric) of tablet computers of a similar age and type to the 101 XS is 0.2MP, the highest is 5MP, and the average front camera resolution (numeric) is 1.1MP.

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Fairly Large Maximum Memory Card Size

With a maximum memory card size of 64 gigabytes, the Archos 101 XS has a quite large maximum memory card size compared to most of the other tablets of this spec and age. Tablet computers of a comparable age and type to the 101 XS have maximum memory card sizes of between 32GB and 2TB, and the average maximum memory card size is 58GB.

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Quite Large Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 2 gigabytes, the Archos 101 XS has a fairly large internal memory compared to most of the other tablet computers that have been around for a comparable time to the 101 XS. The smallest internal memory of tablet computers that were released around the same time as the 101 XS is 0.25GB, the largest is 8GB, and the average internal memory is 1.4GB.

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1280 X 800 Pixels Display Resolution

The biggest display resolution of the Archos 101 XS is 1280 x 800 pixels. That's 67% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels. Across all tablets of a comparable type and age to the 101 XS the display resolution ranges from 800 x 480 pixels (worst) to 2560 x 1600 pixels (best).

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7 Reasons Against

Average Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this Archos tablet computer is 68% based on fourty-three expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews and Techradar.

Archos Tablets Only Have Poor Reviews

We checked 1,227 user and expert reviews for Archos tablets and found that on average Archos has poor ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Archos has poor ratings specifically for its tablet computers.

Poor Product Quality

Several customers wrote in their reviews that this tablet was not good quality. Five years ago expert website Slashgear.com wrote “Compared to the ASUS Transformer Prime with keyboard dock, this device doesn’t quite seem as high quality a final product –” in their review of this tablet. Cnet.com.au mentioned in their review on CNET.com.au also five years ago “The tablet also features shoddy build quality and at 400 is too expensive for what's offered”.

Inferior Technical Features

One Archos 101 XS owner who bought it reckoned that it did not have good features.

Not 3G

Most tablet computers of this age and spec are not 3G. The Archos 101 XS is no exception to this as it too is not 3G.

If you would prefer a tablet that is 3G then you might also want to look at the SM-T211 Galaxy Tab 3[pl_2035029_price], or the GT-N8000 Galaxy Note[pl_2342985_price] both from Samsung which is also higher rated.

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Not 4G

Like most of the other tablets of a similar age and type to the 101 XS, the Archos 101 XS is not 4G.

Tablet computers which are 4G that might be worth considering include the Samsung GT-N8000 Galaxy Note[plb_2342985_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Heavy

The average weight of tablet computers that are a similar age to the 101 XS is 590g, and the weights range from 120g to 8.5kg. At 636 grams, the Archos 101 XS is fairly heavy compared to most of the other tablet computers of a similar spec and age to the 101 XS.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Archos 101 XS

Released Over Three Years Ago

This tablet computer was released over three years ago.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 10.1 inches, the Archos 101 XS has a relatively typical display diagonal compared to most of the other tablet computers of this spec and age.

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

With an internal storage capacity of 16 gigabytes, the Archos 101 XS has a pretty average internal storage capacity compared to most of the other tablets of a comparable age and spec to the 101 XS.

There are a number of alternative 16GB internal storage capacity tablet computers currently available which you might also want to look at including the Apple iPad[plb_829095_price], or the Samsung GT-P3110 Galaxy Tab 2[plb_1608514_price] which has better reviews.

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Average Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)

The Archos 101 XS has a relatively standard rear camera resolution (numeric) (2 megapixels) compared to most of the other tablet computers that have been available for more than two years.

If this Archos tablet computer rear camera resolution (numeric) is not high enough for you then you might want to look at the Samsung GT-P5210 Galaxy Tab 3[plb_2278295_price] (3MP) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

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Memory
Internal Memory
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Version
Platform
Storage
Internal Storage Capacity
Maximum Memory Card Size
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Storage Media
Display
Display Diagonal
Touch Technology
Display Technology
Touchscreen
LED Backlight
Display Resolution
Graphics
Graphics Adapter
Camera
Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Video Recording
Rear Camera
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker(s)
Networking
4G
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone in
Headphone Out
Mini HDMI Ports Quantity
Micro-USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Performance
Subtitle Formats Supported
Video Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
GPS (satellite)
Position Location
Design
Device Type
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Battery
Battery Technology
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Keyboard Supplied
Quick Start Guide
Other Features
Wi-Fi

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00690590524293, 00690590524309, 00690590524323, 06905905242934

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