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Velocity Micro Cruz r103 Tablet Review

Micro Cruz Tablet r103's bad touch interface and slow processor makes for an infuriating experience indeed.

May 24, 2011
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Email

Despite there being apps in the app store for email clients, your best bet is probably to either use the browser, or native utility for browsing email. Don't let our wording fool you, however, as this is far from good; it's just the least bad.

It's an unfortunate fact of life that for tablets, the user interface defines the experience almost totally, and the Cruz Tablet r103 (4 GB) is just terrible in every way imaginable here. Don't expect to be able to type out emails with any sort of respectable speed or accuracy, and passwords will be an even bigger pain in the neck as you're likely to accidentally hit the wrong keys often because the screen is so bad.

Web Browsing

Web browsing is slightly less infuriating, but that's only because it's possible to use the keyboard less. Still, it takes a good amount of time for pages to load, and even then, the low resolution and the slow processor makes for a less-than-ideal experience, but it's still better than the Kindle DX's horrible web browser.

Web Browsing Image
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Sections

  1. Introduction
  2. Product Tour
  3. Screen
  4. Battery & Controls
  5. eReader
  6. Music & Audio
  7. Movies & Video
  8. Email & Web Browsing
  9. Internet Apps
  10. Velocity Micro Cruz Tablet T301 Comparison
  11. Motorola Xoom Comparison
  12. Amazon Kindle Keyboard Wi-Fi Comparison
  13. Conclusion
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