Excerpt: Archos 101 XS is a super-thin tablet, part of Archos eXtra Slim series. It sports a 1.5GHz dual-core processor, 10.1-inch 1280x800 pixels touchscreen, Wi-Fi connectivity, GPS, Bluetooth 4.0, 16GB of built-in storage and a memory card slot.
Pros: Verizon 4G LTE network is incredibly fast, 32GB microSD card included, Integrated kickstand works in portrait and landscape
Cons: Battery life is among the worst we�ve ever seen, No 4G LTE power toggle option, Kickstand in landscape orientation blocks microUSB port
Conclusion: For $399, what you are getting is a tablet that does not promise you the moon while still being capable enough to not to leave you stranded and frustrated. It can be considered the best tablet you can buy for less than $400, with equal measure of style and substance to add to its appeal.
The Archos 101 XS Review: Prettier, Faster, So Much Better
29 January 2013
Conclusion: The Archos G9 Turbos weren’t the easiest things to recommend. What made it somewhat easier were three factors: the software, the kickstand and the price. With the 101 G9 Turbo starting at just $329 MSRP, a stock and frequently updated Android build that provided more codec support than anything else...
Conclusion: 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 the 101 Archos have kitted this device out with they best specs they could pack for the money, combined...
Summary: The Archos 101 XS offers good bang for the buck and does not sacrifice the look for the price.In fact, it is the most stylish 10-inch tablet under $400 we have seen. The tablet+keyboard combo offers one of the best solution for mobile productivity in an Android tablet.
Excerpt: When we reviewed the Archos G9 tablet last year we were quite impressed, giving it a Silver Award. Now the follow-up is in our hands, in the form of the Archos 101 XS. The Android tablet comes complete with a keyboard dock and is available for £275.
Conclusion: This device presents a rather interesting - and certainly unique - offering to the Android tablet universe. Compared to the ASUS Transformer Prime with keyboard dock , this device doesn't quite seem as high quality a final product - but it's a lot less expensive at the same time at $399, dock...
Archos 101 XS – Transformer Prime rival arrives but can it compete?
23 November 2012
Excerpt: Archos knew it needed to do something a little different with the Archos 101 XS – the company’s latest 10.1 Android 4.0-toting tablet. The tablet game has changed so much in the last year that to get yourself noticed and sway users away from purchasing an iPad you need to offer something a little...
Archos 101 XS Review: Too Many Compromises In A Suddenly Competitive Budget Market
6 September 2012
Excerpt: "Unique" is the name of the game with the Archos 101 XS. Just about every design decision goes against the status quo. Most tablets are made out of aluminum or plastic, but Archos went with stainless steel and a plastic rim.