Acer Launches in Asia, Plans Android Phone for 2009
Today Acer launched a series of smartphones for Asian markets and also announced its intent to become a large player in the worldwide phone industry. Aymar de Lencquesaing, Acer's head of mobile-phone products, said that the company wants to be the fifth-largest handset maker in the world by 2012. While no specific devices were announced, de Lencquesaing also noted that Acer will likely ship a phone based on Google's Android platform before the end of 2009. The company believes it can reach its goal if it can attain yearly sales of 20 to 25 million devices.
Acer Says Liquid Zest Plus to Reach US In July
Acer recently revealed that the Liquid Zest Plus smartphone will go on sale in the U.S. for $199 beginning in July.
Acer's Liquid Zest Plus Packs 5,000mAh Battery
Acer today provided a preview of the Liquid Zest Plus, an Android phone that features a 5,000mAh battery with Quick Charge support that provides "days" of uptime. Other than the battery, the Liquid Zest Plus includes an average feature set, including a 5.5-inch HD screen, MediaTek processor, 2 GB of RAM, and 16 GB of storage.
Google Releases Trio of Android One Phones in India
Google and its partners today revealed the first three Android One handsets. Google initially spoke about Android One in June.
Acer Jade Liquid Primo Hits Microsoft Store
Acer's Jade Liquid Primo landed in the Microsoft Store today for $649. The device runs Microsoft's Windows 10 platform with Cortana, OneDrive, and Office.
Very aggressive goal...However,
They will have to implement something more innovative. Possibly more processing power, more memory. More of a PC experience without a PC. If not, they are just delivering another smartphone device.