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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 60 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 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People really like the design and durability. The price and battery also get good reviews, but there are some less positive views about the screen and performance. There are some mixed comments about the portability.

usability, battery, price, durability, design

performance, screen

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Velocity Micro Cruz Reader R101, Android 2.0 OS, 100 Free E Books via Download from Borders is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 72/100 = Good quality.

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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 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

Aug, 2011

Consumer review (

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

Aug, 2011

Consumer review (

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

Aug, 2011

Consumer review (

not bad for an entry level tablet or rea


It takes forever to boot up. sound is very bad. very few instructions come with it . Hard to use controls. Touch screen is not very sensitive. When used as reader A lot of the words seemed to run together. This may be where you get the books from...

Lightweight,Long Battery Life

Complicated Controls,Poor Sound Quality

Aug, 2011

Consumer review (

Not a bad buy


Have had my eReader for about 3 weeks (use daily) and for the most part, I love my eReader. Don't let a name brand like the Nook Color fool you into spending more $$$ for a color graphics eReader. This one is pretty good. Kinda slow and takes a while...

Good Sound Quality,Great graphics,Lightweight,Long Battery Life,Memory,Price,Secure,Size

Complicated Controls,Slow speed,Touch Screen

Aug, 2011

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Not too bad


Have had reader for about 3 weeks (use daily), so far so good. Don't get fooled into spending more $$$ for a color reader simply for the brand name. For the price, this one isn't so bad. Like internet accessibility (can play games, shop, watch...

Color Graphics,Good Sound Quality,Lightweight,Long Battery Life,Price,Secure

Apps,Complicated Controls,Touch Screen

Aug, 2011

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i really like it and would buy another


I would recommend to all who want a reader

Durable,Easy Controls,Good Sound Quality,Lightweight,Long Battery Life,Powerful

Jul, 2011

Consumer review (

How does it work?


I received this item last week and the only thing that I have been able to do is upload a book...still don't know how I did it and find my way to the internet but can't open up Yahoo. As for the next question, I don't know if I will recommend this...


Complicated Controls

Jul, 2011

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Big problem, but easy solution


Beautiful color screen. Screen is hard to respond, but responds. Had to reload kobo update from [...] to get it to download books. Program it came with didn't work.After ironing out a few problems, it works good. Mainly got it to study the bible and...

Durable,Good Sound Quality,Lightweight,Long Battery Life,Powerful

Poor touchscreen response

Jul, 2011

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too slow


I bought this for my mother (76) she enjoys her technology and loves to read. Thought this would be an inexpensive,entry level/simplified reader and beginner tablet. Yes, it is exactly that but it is too slow. The screen has to be pushed down on and...

Bulky","Heavy bulky","Screen unresponsive","Too slow

Jul, 2011

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