Some people who bought the product wrote that it was thin. Dharminder Singh said 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 said “If it was thinner (actually just lighter) then it would be the best android tablet”. Product Reviewer said “Display has thin black lines running horizontal only visible under direct sun light” but they only gave it a rating of 3 stars.
Several customers wrote in their reviews that it was a good weight. Chris wrote on Amazon two years ago “Is a nice weight and size” in his review of the Nvidia Shield. Eusebius scored it 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “The size and weight are good, not brilliant” in their review of this tablet.
A few Nvidia Shield reviewers reckoned that the Nvidia Shield was heavy. Lanoc.org wrote in their review of this tablet “As someone who has invested fairly heavily into android based gaming over the past two years (bot in time”.
Some Nvidia Shield owners concluded that the Nvidia Shield was heavy and bulky. Steve said on Amazon “Games are amazing! Nice bit of weight to it, not to heavy, feel like a well made product” and scored it very highly. T. Webb said in their Nvidia Shield review “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 reviewer who reviewed the product thought it was compact. Eusebius mentioned on Amazon three years ago “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”.