Acer Formally Announces 8 Smartphones. RIP Eten.

Posted by Chris Leckness on Apr 23, 2009

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The Eten Glofiish brand seems to be over, enter the Acer era. At a launch event in Singapore, Acer showed their eight new smartphone models.

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During the speech, Mr. Roger Yuen mentioned about Acer and its current plan. Plus information of ETEN. Apparently, there will be NO MORE products from ETEN. New handsets will be in the name of ACER. Currently, the Acer Smart Handhelds are designed in Europe, Paris, according to Mr. Yuen.


On the left is the M900 and on the right is the HTC Touch HD along side the F900.

Among the devices announced is the M900 that I have been testing out. The Samsung Propel Pro has preempted my tests, but it’s almost time to get back at it. Read on for specs and make sure to visit Techielobang to check out their great coverage of this launch event.

Specs of the devices shown

DX900

  • 2.8“ WVGA touch screen
  • Samsung SC3 6400 533 MHz Processor
  • 256 MB Flash ROM, 128 MB SDRAM
  • Dual-SIM with SIM 1 supporting HSDPA / UMTS 2100/1900/850 MHz and quad-band GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz, and SIM 2 supporting GSM tri-band 900/1800/1900
  • 1.3 megapixel autofocus camera, VGA front camera
  • Wi-Fi, BT 2.0+EDR, GPS
  • Windows Mobile 6.1 Pocket PC Phone edition with Spb Mobile Shell v2.1

DX650

  • Dual-Face design with touchscreen on one side and keypad on the other
  • 2.8“ QVGA touch screen
  • Samsung SC3 6410 533 MHz Processor
  • 256 MB Flash ROM, 128 MB SDRAM
  • 2 megapixel fixed focus camera
  • GPS, Wi-Fi, BT 2.0+EDR
  • Windows Mobile 6.1 with Spb Mobile Shell v2.1
  • Standby time 150h / Talk time: 4h

X960

  • Samsung SC3 6410 533 MHz Processor
  • 256 MB Flash ROM, 128 MB SDRAM
  • High speed HSPA connectivity
  • 3.2 megapixel auto-focus camera, 0.3 megapixel front-facing camera
  • Wi-Fi, BT 2.0+EDR, GPS
  • Windows Mobile 6.1, Outlook, Office, widget-based Acer Shell v2.0 UI

F900

  • Samsung SC3 6410 533 MHz Processor
  • 256 MB Flash ROM, 128 MB SDRAM
  • 3.8″ WVGA touch screen
  • GSM/EDGE: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
  • HSDPA/HSUPA: 2100/1900/850 Mhz
  • 3.2 megapixel auto-focus camera
  • Wi-Fi, BT 2.0+EDR, GPS
  • Windows Mobile 6.1, Outlook, Office, widget-based Acer Shell v2.0 UI

M900

  • Physical QWERTY keyboard
  • 3.8“ WVGA touch screen
  • GSM/EDGE: Quad-band GSM/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
  • HSDPA/HSUPA: 2100/1900/850 Mhz
  • Fingerprint reader
  • 5 megapixel auto-focus camera
  • Wi-Fi, BT 2.0+EDR, GPS
  • Windows Mobile 6.1, Outlook, Office, widget-based Acer Shell v2.0 UI

Source: Techielobang via BGR

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Chris Leckness is a Microsoft MVP, Mobile Devices and a member of the exclusive focus group, Mobius. Chris has been a big time supporter/user of Windows Mobile since the Dell Axim days when it was Pocket PC 2002. Chris loves Zune, but also owns 3 iPhones too. His personal blog is chris.leckness.com.

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