A number of Toshiba Encore owners said in their reviews that the product was compact. Computershopper.com said “Here in early 2014, compact Windows tablets—models with 8-inch screens—continue to chip away at a niche for themselves in the already-nichey field of Windows 8 tablets” in their Toshiba Encore review although they scored the product 60 out of 100. Laptopmag.com said in their Toshiba Encore review “More ports than other compact Windows 8.1 tablets.”. Laptopmag.com also said “This svelte slate sports a quad-core Intel Atom processor, Windows 8.1”.
Some Toshiba Encore owners concluded that the Toshiba Encore was lightweight. Cnet.co.uk mentioned on expert website CNET.co.uk “Advances in mobile processors means that Windows 8 runs well on small, lightweight tablets that are much easier to slide into a bag” but even so they gave it a score of 3 stars. Geekdad.com wrote “Lightweight design”.
One Toshiba Encore reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the product was thin. One Toshiba Encore reviewer who reviewed this tablet wrote that it was heavy and bulky.
One customer said in their reviews that the Toshiba Encore was easy to carry around. Cnet.co.uk wrote in their review of this tablet on CNET.co.uk “While its small screen size makes it easy to carry”.
One customer who reviewed it reckoned that it was heavy. Windowscentral.com said “While a stylus is the old way, companies are now focusing more heavily on quality pen inputs, thanks in part to the Surface Pro 3”.