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Archos 101


Archos 101
Archos 101 (101 Series)
Texas Instruments OMAP 3630 1GHz 1 x 1 GHz @ 1 GHz, ARM Cortex A8
Graphics adapter
PowerVR SGX530, Power VR SGX530
256 MB 
10.10 inch 16:9, 1024 x 600 pixel, glossy: yes
8 GB SSD, 8 GB 
1 USB 2.0, 1 HDMI, Audio Connections: Headphones, Card Reader: Mini SD Card / Mini SDHC, Mini USB
802.11 b/g/n (b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4), Bluetooth 2.1
height x width x depth (in mm): 12 x 270 x 150 ( = 0.47 x 10.63 x 5.91 in)
Operating System
Android 2.2
Webcam: VGA
530 g ( = 18.7 oz / 1.17 pounds), Power Supply: 130 g ( = 4.59 oz / 0.29 pounds)
320 Euro



Average Score: 71.67% - average
Average of 6 scores (from 5 reviews)
price: 70%, performance: 38%, features: 66%, display: 75% mobility: 90%, workmanship: 62%, ergonomy: 67%, emissions: 98%

Reviews for the Archos 101

79% Review Archos 101 Tablet/MID | Notebookcheck
Bargain tablet? In addition to a plethora of tablets in various sizes, Archos also offers a model in the popular 10" format with the 101. A light and slim case is just as attractive as the HDMI and USB 2.0 equipment features. We looked into what one can really expect at a current price of 280.- Euros.
60% Archos 101 Internet Tablet review
Source: Tech Advisor English
This is far from an impressive tablet and came as something of a disappointment given Archos' strong legacy in portable entertainment products. The price is a palatable £229, but we think most people will find the BeBook or Creative Ziio better options, while 3G and the Samsung Galaxy Tab or the Linx N700 are not far away, price-wise.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 05/13/2011
Rating: Total score: 60% price: 70% features: 60% workmanship: 60%
70% Archos 101 Internet Tablet Review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The Archos 101 is a little unwieldy for one-handed use, has an average screen and slightly unresponsive touchscreen, for a capacitive model, but with a tweak or two it's a very versatile and useful entertainment device. We'd recommend waiting for the next generation of tablets to arrive before making a buying decision though, especially when the first-gen iPad's price drop shows that prices could tumble significantly.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/21/2011
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 70% performance: 60% features: 80% ergonomy: 60%
60% Archos 101 Internet Tablet review
Source: English
Ultimately, the good battery performance and connectivity features are not enough for us to recommend the device given the lack of business features, poor screen and lack of Flash support. We would urge users to wait for the Motorola Xoom Android 3.0 Honeycomb tablet.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/21/2011
Rating: Total score: 60%
80% Archos 101 Internet Tablet review
Source: Pocket Lint English
Archos has a reasonably priced, well performing and versatile internet tablet on offer with the 101, which despite its faults is ultimately a far more flexible device than the iPad. Apple fans will no doubt exacerbate its weaknesses, and they will have a point if display performance and build quality is a priority, but for those looking to experience the benefits of a lap-based tablet this is one the more compelling devices currently available.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 01/21/2011
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

81% Flachkräfte
Source: Computerbild - 6/11 German
Comparison, , Long, Date: 04/01/2011
Rating: Total score: 81% features: 81% display: 85% mobility: 83% ergonomy: 83%


PowerVR SGX530:

These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

OMAP 3630 1GHz: » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


This is a typical display size for tablets and small convertibles.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

0.53 kg:

This is pretty heavy for a smartphone. Usually, small tablets weigh as much.

Archos: The French manufacturer Archos S.A. was founded in 1988. While they initially produced products such as MP3 players, they have started producing laptops, smartphones, and tablets in 2009.


The world market shares are small, but there are many reviews on Archos smartphones and tablets. While the ratings were below average in the early years, they have become better by 2016.

71.67%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.


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SGX530, OMAP 3622, 7.00", 0.4 kg

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

Archos 133 Oxygen
unknown, unknown, 13.30", 1.17 kg
Archos Hello 10
Mali-400 MP2, Mediatek MT6580M, 10.10", 0 kg
Archos Hello 7
Mali-400 MP2, Mediatek MT6580M, 7.00", 0 kg
Archos 97c Platinum
Mali-T720 MP2, MT8163 V/B 1.3 GHz, 7.70", 0.47 kg
Archos 101 Saphir
Mali-T720 MP2, MT8163 V/B 1.3 GHz, 10.10", 0.6 kg
Archos 101b Oxygen
Mali-T720 MP2, MT8163 V/A 1.5 GHz, 10.10", 0.5 kg
Archos 70 Oxygen
Mali-T720 MP2, MT8163 V/A 1.5 GHz, 7.00", 0.3 kg
Archos 101 Helium Lite
Mali-T720, unknown, 10.10", 0.5 kg
Archos 70b Helium
Mali-T720 MP2, unknown, 7.00", 0.278 kg
Archos 90 Cesium
HD Graphics (Bay Trail), Atom Z3735F, 8.90", 0.816 kg
Archos 101 Magnus Plus
Mali-T760 MP4, RK3288, 10.10", 0.57 kg
Archos 101b Platinum
SGX544MP2, unknown, 10.10", 0.565 kg
Archos 80b Helium 4G
Mali-T760 MP2, Mediatek MT8732, 8.00", 0.43 kg
Archos 101 Oxygen
unknown, unknown, 10.10", 0.57 kg
Archos 80 Cesium
HD Graphics (Bay Trail), Atom Z3735G, 8.00", 0.37 kg
Archos 101 Xenon
SGX544, Mediatek MT8389, 10.10", 0.63 kg
Archos 79 Platinum
Mali-400 MP4, RK3188, 7.90", 0.366 kg
Archos 101 Neon
Mali-400 MP4, RK3188, 10.10", 0.69 kg
Archos 79 Xenon
SGX544, unknown, 7.90", 0.32 kg
Archos 101 Platinum
unknown, unknown, 10.10", 0.7 kg
Archos 80 Xenon
Adreno 203, unknown, 8.00", 0.5 kg
Archos 80b Platinum
Mali-400 MP4, RK3188, 10.10", 0.436 kg
Archos 97b Titanium
Mali-400 MP, unknown, 9.70", 0.7 kg
Archos 80 Titanium
Mali-400 MP4, RK3066, 8.00", 0.44 kg
Archos 97 Titanium HD
Mali-400 MP4, RK3066, 9.70", 0.64 kg
Archos 101 XS
SGX544, OMAP 4470, 10.10", 0.6 kg
Archos 70b
unknown, Cortex A8, 7.00", 0.4 kg
Archos 101 G9
GeForce ULP (Tegra 2), Tegra 2 (250), 10.10", 0.8 kg
Current Prices
Stefan Hinum, 2011-02-26 (Update: 2012-05-26)