Several customers who bought the product said that it was compact. Expert review site Computershopper.com wrote “Budget-friendly, compact Android tablets certainly haven’t been in short supply over the last year or so” and gave this tablet a score of 70 out of 100. Computershopper.com also mentioned “This entry-level compact Android tablet performs”. Expert review site Alphr.com wrote “In the cutthroat world of budget compact tablets, manufacturers are jostling to dish out ever-more capable tablets at rock-bottom prices” in their review of this tablet.
A few people said in their reviews that the product was thin. Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned on expert review site Expert Reviews “It's actually just as slim, at 9mm, as the Nexus 7” in their DELL 3840 review and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Androidheadlines.com said in their review “Wellbuilt, yet slim”.
One DELL 3840 reviewer said in their reviews that the DELL 3840 was good structurally. Androidheadlines.com said “Good looks and construction” . One DELL 3840 owner who bought this tablet thought it was lightweight. In January last year Androidheadlines.com mentioned “Comfortable and lightweight design” in their DELL 3840 review.