Archos 101 Internet tablet

  • Archos 101 Internet tablet
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Based on 28 scores, 37 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    2
  • Good:
    6
  • Average:
    5
  • Bad:
    15

Pros:

  • One of few Android 2.2 tablets with 10.1-inch screen; Mini-HDMI output; USB host and sync ports; Low price.
  • Inexpensive, a kick stand, thin and light, good connectivity.
  • Solid, Good selection of apps in AppsLib store.

Cons:

  • Charging requires wall adapter; Screen quality and responsiveness are mediocre; Onscreen keyboard is awkward; Not fully compatible with Adobe Flash; Lacks support for Android Market and Google Mobile apps.
  • Display pixilation, no rear camera, only 8GB or 16GB storage.

Expert reviews and ratings

By DigitalVersus on 40

The 101 Titanium is Archos' mid-range tablet, but with these specs it's more of an entry-level product. It's a recipe for disaster with too few advantages to make up for its shortcomings. Buyers...

By theregister.co.uk on 75

After a week with the Archos 101 XS I find myself rather fond of it. This is thanks mainly to the clever and well executed coverboard design and the keyboard which is impressive for something so thin and light. The tablet part won’t keep the...

By PC Mag on -

A 10.1-inch tablet running Android 2.2 inside, the Archos 101 offers 8GB of internal memory expandable through its Micro SD slot and a 1GHz ARM Cortex A8 processor among other features. The Froyo tablet also comes with 3D OpenGL graphics, an...

By CNET Asia on 60

The Archos 101 tablet's price is right and the screen is ample, but the experience is outdated and performance is sluggish....

By TechRadar on 70

While we didn't get along with Archos' 9-inch Windows tablet, released last year, the Archos 101 thankfully addresses many of our chief concerns. The result is a highly usable and well built mobile tablet computer.Although boasting a 10.1-inch...

By Computeractive on 40

A poor screen, missing applications and frequent crashes make this tablet hard to recommend...

By V3.co.uk on 60

The 101 Internet Tablet is a good effort from Archos, but despite the reasonable price the device fails to deliver in key areas including display and video playback. We recommend that users wait for the next version of the Archos device, or opt for...

By The Inquirer on 60

The tablet is fairly nice looking in dark grey and has a black brushed aluminium border around the screen and on the rear. It's both thinner and lighter than the Ipad at 12mm and 480g, compared to the Ipad's 13.4mm and 680g for the lighter WiFi...

By eTech Reviews on -

Archos 101 could give a tough competition to the iPad, both the devices have similar dimensions and the specs too are about the same. I got the Archos 101 in my labs for review and aws frustrated to see that there wasn’t full Adobe Flash 10...

By Online Notebook on -

Archos 101 is a ten inch Android tablet that is one of the many, many tablet PCs coming out for 2010. It is light, thin and priced very affordably at $299 for the eight gigabyte model and $399 for the 16 gigabyte model. This is the first time that I...

By Expert Reviews on 60

The Archos 101 has impressive battery life and supports external storage, but it doesn’t feel as tough as its rivals and doesn't come with the standard Google apps and account support....

By 5FWD on 60

Although it's an affordable device, the Archos 101 Android tablet struggles to compete in this market. There are much better options out there – such as the Apple iPad at the high-end, or even the Advent Vega as a cheaper option. Archos 101...

By HardwareHeaven on 90

Starting off with the build quality of the Archos A101IT we have a device which is of noticeably better quality than the majority of Android tablets on the market. It has a solid construction which, through the use of metal backplates, high tensile...

By ElectricPig.co.uk on 60

The Archos 101 comes at a difficult time, with Honeycomb and the iPad 2 around the cornerProvided Flash supported comes along in good order, the Archos 101 Android tablet makes for an enjoyable device for media streaming and surfing the interwebs. But...

By theregister.co.uk on 85

For 270 quid, the 101 is a lot of tablet for the money, and for many people it will be a better investment than a similarly priced netbook, especially if watching video on the hoof is likely to be its main purpose. The full-size USB port is a very...

By Pocket-lint on 80

Archos addresses all of the iPad’s biggest faults with the 101 and if you’re not an Apple fan this is one of the best all-round tablets available at present...

By itreviews.com on -

The Archos 101 is slim, light, offers an excellent range of support and connectivity and comes at a very reasonable price. Though it drops points to some rivals when it comes to display response and clarity, this isn't serious enough to undermine it...

By NotebookCheck on 79

In terms of its features alone, the Archos Internet tablet 101 offers a lot for the money. USB and HDMI open up flexible application fields and Android 2.2 is a solid basis for the target group its aiming for. The mobile characteristics are very good...

By LaptopMag on 60

A low price and sleek design make this Android tablet a tempting iPad alternative for those on a...

By Tracy and Matt's Blog on -

I have been a big fan or Archos for a few years now. I have watched their product line closely and always given them the benefit of the doubt. Their Archos 5 Internet Tablet was a disaster for a short period of time but I stuck with it and was...