Ten Archos 101 reviewers who purchased it said that it was thin. Expert review site Pcadvisor.co.uk said five years ago “Between the tablet's two halves is a slim aluminium st” in their review of the Archos 101 however gave the Archos 101 a score of 3 stars. In May last year Digitalversus.com and mentioned on expert website Digital Versus “This tablet is pretty classic-looking, although its sides, without actually changing in thickness by one iota, seem to be thinner on one end than the other”. Onlinenotebook.com said “It is light, thin and priced very affordably at $299 for the eight gigabyte model” in their review of the Archos 101.
A number of Archos 101 reviewers who reviewed the product reckoned that it was good structurally. Computershopper.com mentioned in their review “Its poor camera recording, cheap construction”. Five years ago expert review site Cnet.co.uk gave the Archos 101 a score of 4 stars and mentioned in their Archos 101 review “The Archos 101 G9 sacrifices construction quality for a good screen, excellent expansion options”. Expert website Hardwareheaven.com gave the Archos 101 a score of 90 out of 100 and wrote in their review “It has a solid construction which, through the use of metal backplates, high tensile st”.
Several people said in their reviews that it was lightweight. Whattabletpc.com said “It's lightweight and nippy with good versatility due to the large range of ports” in their review. Whattabletpc.com also said “Solid, lightweight design”.