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Velocity Micro Cruz Reader R101, Android 2.0 OS, 100 Free E Books via Download from Borders

alaTest has collected and analyzed 74 reviews of Velocity Micro Cruz Reader R101, Android 2.0 OS, 100 Free E Books via Download from Borders. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other eReaders for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the price and portability. The screen and battery are also mentioned favorably, whereas the reliability and performance get critical reviews.

usability, battery, screen, portability, price

performance, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other eReaders the Velocity Micro Cruz Reader R101, Android 2.0 OS, 100 Free E Books via Download from Borders is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 76/100 = Good quality.

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Velocity Micro Cruz Reader R101, Android 2.0 OS, 100 Free E Books via Download from Borders

 

I was impressed with all of the features that were available on the Cruz reader. I was not disappointed in fact I was pleasantly surprised by its capabilities. However the instructions were somewhat scant. I still was able to set the reader up the way...

Portability/Size/Weight, Range of Features, design, value for money, easy to use, Display Quality

Manual/Instructions, battery life

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Velocity Micro Cruz Reader R101, Android 2.0 OS, 100 Free E Books via Download from Borders

 

Decent product but very difficult to use for web browsing. Construction could be better.

battery life, value for money

Fragile/Delicate/Scratches Easily, Freezes in Operation, poor display

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Velocity Micro Cruz Reader R101, Android 2.0 OS, 100 Free E Books via Download from Borders

 

battery life, Freezes in Operation

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Velocity Micro Cruz Reader R101, Android 2.0 OS, 100 Free E Books via Download from Borders

 

I bought this shortly after it was released last month. Ease of downloading books was great. I purchased extra memory for book and also my music storage. It took a while to get used to Cruz Market but the Tech Support help I received during my few...

Portability/Size/Weight, Range of Features, design, battery life, value for money, easy to use, sound quality, Display Quality

Manual/Instructions

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Velocity Micro Cruz Reader R101, Android 2.0 OS, 100 Free E Books via Download from Borders

 

This is the first ereader I have purchased and I am totally satisfied with it. I was thinking I was buying a simple ereader for the price but it can do so much more. After reading a few pages of Heart of Darkness i decided to watch a movie,... on my...

Portability/Size/Weight, Range of Features, design, battery life, value for money, easy to use, sound quality, Display Quality

Manual/Instructions

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Velocity Micro Cruz Reader R101, Android 2.0 OS, 100 Free E Books via Download from Borders

 

This product is well worth the price. I wasn't expecting the quality to be much more than fair, however I was surprised a the quality and functionality it exceeded my expectations. If anyone is expecting a device that is equal to the ipad, this item is...

Range of Features, battery life, value for money, easy to use, sound quality, Display Quality

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Velocity Micro Cruz Reader R101, Android 2.0 OS, 100 Free E Books via Download from Borders

 

I'm a college grad but still looking for a job. I wanted a reader but thought they were out of my price range. Couldn't believe this price, but really can't believe it since I got it. If you want enough functionality but no so much that it hinders what...

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All talk No Action

 

Has resistive screen so you have to tap it hard....i had a lot of problems especially wifi...it was slow to boot up....i could download most apps and the cruz market only had about 15 apps and some were useless...i was constantly calling tech support.I...

Durable,Good resolution,Good Sound Quality

Bad Wifi Connectivity,Blurry youtube screen,Complicated Controls,Short Battery Life,Slow,Small App Market,Unresponsive screen

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Basic Tablet

 

If you're looking for a tablet to handle basic items (i.e, emails, surfing the web, etc); then, this is the tablet for you. However, I didn't find it very user friendly initially. I had to call customer support 3 - 4 times - as the tablet doesn't come...

Receives emails easily

No instructions

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Good Product For the Basics

 

I did my homework prior to purchasing and I am happy with the product. It is an ereader with email and internet surfing. I can use it to get books from Kindle, Kobo, my library (Overdrive)and check my emails. It is lightweight and I will use it when...

Easy Controls,Lightweight

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