Rumour that Acer is to launch a smartphone has been spreading across the net for a while, but it’s just become official. Acer will launch its phone on February 16 at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. It probably won’t look anything like our artists’ impression to the right, complete with PC ports on the side.
What we do know is that Acer designed it with the help of E-TEN – a smartphone company that Acer acquired last year, and that it’ll run Windows Mobile. Which is a shame – it’d be nice to see an Android beast. Pricing, availability, specs and all sorts of other details will likely be announced on Feb 16, and when they are, we’ll tell you them.
Smartphone manufacturer, E-Ten, yesterday launched three new models on the market, aimed at stealing back some of the ground gained by HTC over the last few months.
Running on Windows Mobile 6, the three handsets – Glofiish X600, X800 and M800 are available from eXpansys, and differ slightly in terms of functionality.
The Glofiish X600 allows for GPRS and Wi-Fi connectivity and the ability to use the GPS technology. Running on…
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