Acer's first phone appears on the Internet, available for preorder
This article contains unofficial information.
After Acer had decided to try its luck on the cell phone market, its first step in this direction was to buy Eten. It’s been completely unclear whether Acer was to release a device, similar to Eten’s products, or something completely new. However, these speculations have begun after we received an invitation from Acer last week, saying that they are going to launch their new smartphone at the MWC 2009.
There’re still a few days ahead of us before the expo begins, but here’s something interesting: the third phone, which we mentioned above, the DX900, has been made available for preorder on Clove Technology at a price of $645 (inc VAT), but this time with the Acer brand, which lets us arrive to the conclusion that Acer is inspired by belief in the phone and will give it a global publicity. The device itself looks exactly the same as the one that Eten had announced back in last year’s June, only that its color is different. Its key features include dual SIM card capability, a 2.8-inch VGA display, Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional operating system, Wi-Fi, GPS and a 3MP camera, which meets what the specifications of the Eten device.
However, Acer’s invitation mentions “smartphones”, which gives us hope that the company isn’t just going to announce something already previously known, but why not a whole new line of phones, which will have the potential to shake the mobile industry? We’ll wait a few days and see what’s going to happen at the MWC.
source: Clove Technology via GSMArena
1. crd22 (Posts: 77; Member since: 15 Apr 2008)
I said this somewhere else: This looks really similar to the HTC Touch, especially in the side angle. Chrome trim, camera button, microSD spot, miniISB placement, and especially the 4 buttons on the front: dpad, send, end, enter.