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Velocity Micro Cruz


$300.00 Released July, 2010

Product Shot 1 The Pros:Affordable price point. Runs the open-source, lightweight and touch friendly Android operating system. 4GB of internal flash storage.

The Cons:Unknown display type - probably an inferior TN-based display next to the iPad's IPS. No android market support. Mips cpu means no updates to android.

The Velocity Micro Cruz is an Android 2.1-based tablet PC released in July 2010. It retails in two models, the Cruz Reader and the Cruz Tablet, both of which feature a 7” display, with the Tablet offering capacitive multi-touch touchscreen functionality as well.

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Product Shot 2 Included on both models is an 800MHz processor, a full-fledged web browser with Flash 10.1, and microSD memory expansion. In addition, both models offer access to applications available on the ‘Cruz Market.’

Features

  • Android 2.1 Tablet
  • Reader/Tablet Models
  • 7” Display
  • Capacitive Multitouch (Tablet)
  • Web Browser
  • Adobe Flash
  • microSD
  • Cruz Market

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Pros
  • 4

    affordable price point

  • 2

    runs the open-source, lightweight and touch friendly Android operating system

  • 2

    4GB of internal flash storage

  • 2

    SD card slot for storage expansion (an 8GB card is included with the device)

  • 1

    7" multi-touch display

  • 1

    cheap (for a tablet)

  • -1

    Flash 10.1 support

Cons
  • 1

    unknown display type - probably an inferior TN-based display next to the iPad's IPS

  • 1

    no android market support

  • 1

    mips cpu means no updates to android

  • 0

    16:9 aspect ratio - somewhat too wide for a tablet, especially next to the iPad's near 4:3 display

  • 0

    small startup device - much like with FusionGarage they do not have the size to scale and provide a competitive product

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Anonymous: #velocity_micro_cruz does anyone no how to change the laungage back to english on a cruz reader Jan 30, 12
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