A number of Archos 101 owners wrote in their reviews that the Archos 101 was thin. expert review site Techworld.com mentioned “One of the thinnest we've seen, measuring just 8m”. Computershopper.com wrote “The 101 XS is slim and light—but a bit too pricey” in their Archos 101 review and gave it a score of 70 out of 100. Pcadvisor.co.uk mentioned in their review of the Archos 101 “Between the tablet's two halves is a slim aluminium st”.
Four customers who reviewed it considered that it was lightweight. expert website Digitalversus.com said “A lightweight physical keyboard” in their review of the Archos 101 but even so gave the product a rating of 60 out of 100. Expert website Whattabletpc.com wrote “It's lightweight and nippy with good versatility due to the large range of ports” in their Archos 101 review. Whattabletpc.com also mentioned “Solid, lightweight design”.
A number of customers considered that the Archos 101 was good structurally. Computershopper.com mentioned “Its poor camera recording, cheap construction” in their review of the Archos 101. Cnet.co.uk said on CNET.co.uk “The Archos 101 G9 sacrifices construction quality for a good screen, excellent expansion options” in their Archos 101 review and scored the product 70 out of 100. Five years ago expert review site Hardwareheaven.com wrote “It has a solid construction which, through the use of metal backplates, high tensile st” in their review and scored this tablets 5 stars.
One Archos 101 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it was a good body shape. Hardwareheaven.com wrote “The white body is enhanced by the silver trim” in their review of the Archos 101 and scored the product 70 out of 100.