A few Toshiba Encore reviewers who purchased it considered that it was compact. Computershopper.com said “Here in early 2014, compact Windows tablets—models with 8-inch screens—continue to chip away at a niche for themselves in the already-nichey field of Windows 8 tablets” in their review but gave it a score of 3 stars. Expert review site V3.co.uk said “Toshiba's Encore tablet is a compact, relatively low-cost device that runs the full-blown Windows 8.1 platform despite its 8in screen format”. expert review site Laptopmag.com scored the product 70 out of 100 and said in their review “More ports than other compact Windows 8.1 tablets.”.
One Toshiba Encore reviewer who purchased it reckoned that it was heavy. expert website Windowscentral.com said “While a stylus is the old way, companies are now focusing more heavily on quality pen inputs, thanks in part to the Surface Pro 3”.
One customer mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to carry around. Cnet.co.uk wrote three years ago “While its small screen size makes it easy to carry”.
One Toshiba Encore owner who bought this tablets thought it was lightweight. Expert website Cnet.co.uk mentioned “Advances in mobile processors means that Windows 8 runs well on small, lightweight tablets that are much easier to slide into a bag” in their review.
One Toshiba Encore owner wrote that the Toshiba Encore was thin. Joan Richards scored the product 4 stars and he wrote on Amazon “Very nice like it slim and stylish”.