in March last year,
announced the acquisition of E-Ten which was well known for its
Windows Mobile smartphones. While E-Ten was continuing to market its devices
under the Glofiish brand, it was clear that sooner or later the whole thing is
going to be rebranded to Acer which finally happened during the Mobile World
Congress. At a press event on Monday evening, Acer, the third largest vendor in
the global PC market introduced a new line of smartphones with a broad range of
features and innovations. These first devices are mainly targeted at consumers
who want to make use of excellent technology both for their personal and their
Acer M900: For those who need to have access to E-Mail and files at
all times, the M900 is an ideal smart handheld device. It allows you to keep
track of your activities and access your contacts and files through
synchronization with your notebook or desktop computer. With a full keyboard, it
is ideal for E-Mailing and editing documents. Preinstalled with Windows Mobile
6.1 Professional, Outlook Mobile E-Mail and Office Mobile (Word, Excel and
PowerPoint) users will maintain efficiency on the go. HSDPA connectivity enables
fast data transfer and the large 3.8" WVGA touchscreen dramatically improves
your web browsing experience. An embedded fingerprint sensor secures the
smartphone and simplifies password maintenance.
The M900 comes equipped with GPS, FM Radio, voice recorder and voice-command, as
well as expandable memory, and a 5 megapixel autofocus camera with flash.
Acer F900: The F900 was developed to give total control over web
browsing on the go. With a 3.8" WVGA touch screen and new easy-to-use touch
keyboard, the F900 is able to display more information on screen while offering
an excellent mobile browsing experience. The new user-interface makes navigating
through the device a pleasure, providing quick links to contacts, E-Mail
messages, bookmarks, calendars, date and time, world weather and music. The F900
comes also with an integrated 3.2 megapixel auto-focus camera with flash, GPS,
FM Radio, voice recorder, voice command, and expandable memory.
With direct access to key applications via the widget-based home screen, The
F900 features easy one-hand navigation with the new Internet Explorer 6
clients and a suite of must-have internet applications. With high-speed 3.75G
HSDPA/HSUPA and WiFi connectivity, users will enjoy excellent data connections.
Acer X960: The X960 is an all-purpose tool designed for those who want
multiple features without having to carry several devices. A high-resolution
2.8" VGA touchscreen and five-way navigation button allow easy maneuvering. The
intuitive widget-based user interface provides quick access to all your
contacts, E-Mails and messages, browser and bookmarks, calendar and events, date
and time, world weather and music player. Windows Outlook and Office mobile
allow for quick E-Mail access and easy reading of attachments.
The embedded GPS functionality provides reliable positioning and easy navigation
with software available through retailers. The X960 comes with a VGA 3.2
megapixel autofocus camera with flash as well as a front-side camera for video
calls and a classy black and silver design.
Acer DX900: Already known was the
DX900 which was
already announced by Glofiish. It's the world's first dual-SIM Windows
Mobile smartphone to support both 3.5G (HSDPA) and 2.75G (EDGE) SIM cards
allowing you to keep track of both personal and business communications. The
touch screen allows effortless one-hand navigation while the ultra-sharp 2.8
inch VGA display improves the web browsing experience. The DX900 has a new
interface designed for easy navigation with large finger-friendly buttons for a
smooth browsing experience. It also features 3D animated icons and transition
effects with all your most important information displayed on one screen. The
speed dial panel features photo contacts for most frequently used numbers.
With Outlook Mobile E-Mail client you can access your business E-Mail and easily
read attachments. For easy management of two phone lines and multiple wireless
connections, the DX900 is equipped with an intuitive communication manager
including a Flight Mode button to instantly turn off all wireless connections
while each individual function can also be activated or disabled with the press
of a button. The DX900 features a front-side VGA camera for video calls, voice
recorder, voice-command, 3.2 megapixel autofocus camera with flash and
Combining 2 phones in one, the DX900 is dually perfect for your professional and
Acer said that the new line of Acer Tempo Windows Phones should hit the
market in the 1st half of 2009. Prices weren't given during the press event.
Cheers ~ Arne