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Velocity Micro Unveils 3 Tablets at CES; The Cruz L37, P38, and L510

January 7, 2011 - Written By Scott Beard

Computer company Velocity Micro is entering into the fierce CES tablet ring, announcing via press release, not one but THREE new Android OS tablets. The 7-inch Cruz Tablet L37, the 8-inch Cruz Tablet P38 and the 10.1-inch Cruz Tablet L510 are each set to hit the market sometime in the near future. The behemoth of the three, the dual core Cruz L510, seems to be the likely favorite, packing not only the largest screen, but plenty of power to back it. As for which version of Android OS it will run, from the press release it looks like it will be introduced with 2.2 Froyo or 2.3 Gingerbread initially. You can check out the full press release below, featuring specs on each of the new Cruz tablets.

PRESS RELEASE

Velocity Micro Announces New Line-up of Cruz Tablets
Las Vegas, NV – January 5, 2011 – Velocity Micro, the premier builder of ultra performance desktops, notebooks, peripherals, tablets, and ereaders, announces three new devices to join the Cruz family. Built with the same meticulous attention to detail and 100% US support that have made Velocity Micro famous amongst enthusiasts, these 7″, 8″, and 10″ tablet models include features such as 3G, Bluetooth, GPS, HDMI out, and Android 2.2/2.3.

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“Our goal when designing the new generation of Cruz products was to create thin, powerful, and feature rich devices,” said Randy Copeland, President and CEO of Velocity Micro. “With these new Tablets, we’ve done just that. These are remarkable tablets– a true extension of our ongoing philosophy to bring functionality and affordability to the mainstream.”

With a 10.1″ 1366x 768 capacitive touch screen and ultra thin design, the Cruz Tablet L510 is as feature rich as it is sleekly elegant. Key features include:

· NVIDIA Tegra 250 Chipset
· 1GHz dual core CPU
· Front and rear facing cameras
· 3G data options
· Bluetooth 2.1
· GPS and eCompass
· HDMI out
· Android 2.2/2.3
· Amazon Kindle application pre-installed

Featuring an 8″ 1024×768 resolution capacitive screen and packed with tons of extras, the Cruz Tablet P38 is perfect for business travel, as a multimedia hub, or cruising the web from the couch. Features include:

· 802.11n wifi
· 4GB Internal memory
· Front and rear facing cameras
· Bluetooth 2.1
· HDMI out
· Android 2.2/2.3
· Amazon Kindle application pre-installed

With a 7″ 1024×600 capacitive touch screen, the Cruz Tablet L37 fits in the palm of one hand for a unique combination of power and portability in a mobile device. Features include:

· 802.11n wifi
· 4GB Internal memory
· Front and rear facing cameras
· 3G data options
· GPS and ecompass
· Bluetooth 2.1
· micro HDMI out
· Android 2.2/2.3
· Amazon Kindle application pre-installed

Cruz products are available from nearly every electronics retailer in the US, including Best Buy, Sears, Borders Bookstores, Amazon.com, QVC, and many others. For more information on these devices, other Cruz products, or Velocity Micro, visit CruzTablet.com.