Velocity Micro is launching a new range of eReader tablets which are based on Google’s Android OS, the tablets are designed to be affordable and prices start at $149 for the base model up to $299 for the top end model.
There are three models in the range a 7 inch Cruz Reader, a 16:9 Cruz Tablet and one designed for children the Cruz StoryPad.
The Cruz Reader features a 800 x 600 pixel color touchscreen display, integrated 802.11 b/g WiFi, a built in dictionary, notepad, calendar, alarm clock, contacts, games and accelerometer.
There is also an SD card slot, and it comes with a 2GB SD card, plus you will get around 10 hours of usage from the built in battery.
Next up is the Cruz Tablet which also features a 7 inch display, although this one has a 16:9 aspect ration and an 800 x 480 capacitive display, it comes with a built in microphone and 4GB of storage, plus it also comes bundled with an 8GB SD card.
Finally we have the Cruz StoryPad which features a 7 inch color touch screen display with a 4:3 aspect ratio and an 800 x 600 pixel resolution.
The Velocity Micro Cruz tablets will be available from September 2010. Have a look and our article on Android vs iPhone to see which smartphone and mobile platform is best for you.