A number of people mentioned in their reviews that this tablet was thin. Dharminder Singh mentioned on Amazon “At a time when things are getting lighter and thinner this is a bit of a step back.2) I experienced some SW”. Dharminder Singh also mentioned “If it was thinner (actually just lighter) then it would be the best android tablet”. Last year Product Reviewer mentioned on Amazon “Display has thin black lines running horizontal only visible under direct sun light”.
Some people said in their reviews that the product was a good weight. Chris said in his review on Amazon “Is a nice weight and size” and gave it a very good review score. Eusebius said in their review of the Nvidia SHIELD “The size and weight are good, not brilliant”.
A few Nvidia SHIELD reviewers considered that the Nvidia SHIELD was heavy. Expert review site Lanoc.org mentioned in their review “As someone who has invested fairly heavily into android based gaming over the past two years (bot in time”.
A few Nvidia SHIELD reviewers who reviewed this tablet agreed that it was heavy and bulky. Steve wrote on Amazon “Games are amazing! Nice bit of weight to it, not to heavy, feel like a well made product”. T. Webb said in their Nvidia SHIELD review last year “Protects the screen, doubles as a stand and is not bulky- Screen is sharp with a nice depth of color- Speakers are surprisingly good, considerably better than your average laptop” .
One Nvidia SHIELD owner who reviewed the product concluded that it was compact. Eusebius wrote on Amazon “Light [Z3 Tablet Compact]; best (non-iPad) battery life there is [Z3 TC]; vivid screen [Tab S 8.4]; tighter budget [Nexus 7]DESIGNI like the tablet's flat sides”.