Acer today announced the launch of its first Windows Phone in Germany, the Acer Allegro. Recently launched in Acer's home-market Taiwan, the entry-level Allegro runs Windows Phone 7.5/Mango and is powered by a single-core Qualcomm MSM 8255 CPU at 1 GHz. The European version supports quadband GSM/GPRS/EDGE, dualband UMTS/HSDPA+ (14.4 Mbps)/HSUPA (5.75 Mbps) at 900/2100 MHz as well as WiFi b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR and aGPS. The device comes with the Windows Phone typical ambient light, proximity and accelerometer sensors as well as with an FM radio. The capacitive WVGA TFT-LCD touchscreen measures 3.6" while the autofocus camera supports 5 megapixel and allows HD video recordings at 720p.
The Acer Allegro comes with 512 MB SDRAM and 8 GB flash memory which can't be - Windows Phone typically - expanded by the user. The device measures 115,8 x 59 x 12,99 mm and weights - incl. the 1.300 mAh Li-ion battery - 125 g.
Said to be immediately available, the Acer Allegro retails without a contract for 349 Euro.
Cheers ~ Arne