Velocity Micro Cruz E-Reader, Black (R101) - £75 @ - HotUKDeals
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The next generation of eReaders. "Cruz" through books, magazines, and newspapers on this revolutionary device's crystal-clear, full-color, 7-inch display. Use the built-in Borders bookstore app to download and read over 2 million eBooks in a light and convenient package. At just under one pound, the 0.6-inch-thick Cruz Reader goes everywhere you do and fits perfectly in one hand. Staying up-to-date with email and social networks is just a Wi-Fi hotspot away, thanks to the Cruz Reader's 802.11 b/g Wi-Fi and full browser support. You can even load your Cruz Reader up with all your favorite music and movies, using the included 4GB SD card.

An affordable touchscreen color eReader.

USB and SD slots for memory expansion.

Download remarkable content, astonishing applications, and amazing games.

Full-Color Touchscreen Display
The Cruz Reader features a seven-inch (diagonal) touchscreen with 800 x 600 pixel resolution, ideal for viewing eBooks and eMagazines, Web pages, and movies. The built-in, tilt-activated accelerometer will flip the page display from portrait to landscape and back when you turn the device.

Android-Based OS
The Cruz Reader and Cruz Tablet are built using the Android OS, an easy-to-use, powerful, and reliable operating system from the team at Google. Designed for touchscreen devices like the Cruz, Android helps you easily manage your programs with a vastly intuitive interface.

eBook Reader
Pack dozens of books for a weeklong getaway without weighing down your suitcase. The Cruz Reader offers access to over 2 million eBooks via the included Borders eBook library portal application. Velocity's own Cruz Market also provides eBook content, and is a one-stop shop for downloading apps and videos from a broad array of content and providers, all in one market. Support is provided for ePub, PDF, TXT, PDB, and HTML reader files.

Enjoy Your Other Media
Bring your favorite movies on a plane without the hassle of a portable DVD player or laptop, with support for MPEG-4 and H.264 video formats. Listen to your favorite tunes in MP3, WMA, AAC, or WAV formats. Or share pictures from your last vacation with JPEG, GIF, PNG, and BMP support.

Stay Connected with 802.11 b/g Wi-Fi and Full Browser Support
Put the power of the Internet right in your hands. Stay connected with email and social networks even while on the road. Download remarkable content, astonishing applications, and amazing games.

Slim and Stylish
Velocity has designed and refined the Cruz Reader to be as stylish as it is functional. Get ready to attract attention with the sleek, slim, and stylish Cruz Reader.

Add Storage Capacity
The Cruz Reader offers 256 MB internal storage, expandable via both USB and SD card slots. A 4 GB micro SD card is included with the device.

Built-in Applications
The Cruz Reader includes a built-in dictionary, notepad, calendar, alarm clock, contacts, games, and other useful apps.

User-Replaceable Battery
An extended life, user-replaceable lithium-ion battery is included, offering up to 10+ hours of life on a single charge (24+ hours on standby).

Product Support
Each Cruz is backed by Velocity Micro's expert US-based support, for extra peace of mind.

What's in the Box
Cruz Reader, docking station, AC adapter, carrying pouch, user's guide, and 4 GB SD card.
Product Description
The Velocity Micro Cruz Reader - the world’s first affordable touch screen color ereader. Cruz through books, magazines, and newspapers on this revolutionary device’s crystal clear 7” display. Plays video, music, and browses the web in full color. Backed by Velocity Micro’s expert US-based support. The Cruz Reader to be as stylish as it is functional. At just under one pound, he .6” thick Cruz Reader goes everywhere you do and fits perfectly in one hand. Get ready to attract attention with the sleek, slim, and stylish Cruz Reader.
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This is Amazon's US site. It is not available in the UK. This should be expired.
But they ship to the UK, like Deal Extreme - unless someone knows that these goods are excluded from UK shipping?
They do ship to the UK but for instance with this item the cost is:

Product: £77.22
Shipping & Handling: £8.07
Import Fees Deposit: £17.07
Total: £102.38

AND this also does not take into account on whether you pay any extra to UK customs for tax as tax is not applied to this purchase by Amazon.

So although you can order from Amazon US (DVD's are a safe bet to remain the same price but remember the extra for delivery) higher price products can end up costing more than their face value.
I don't want to put you off posting though. Keep up the good work :-)
thanks for the encouragement. I was hoping someone knew where in the UK to get this item - I've tried on the Velocity website but it only shows US retailers. Shame, as it looks like a decent piece of kit

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