Acer Intros Android-Based Smartphone with 4.8-Inch Display
At a media event in New York City, Acer introduced several new products, including a smartphone running Google's Android operating system. The phone, which doesn't have a name, sports a 4.8-inch LED backlit display with a 21:9 aspect ratio configuration and 1024 x 480 pixels. Acer says the device has a 1GHz processor and offers Bluetooth 3.0, 802.11n Wi-Fi, and HSDPA at 14.4Mbps radios. Other features include an 8 megapixel camera with flash, 2 megapixel secondary camera, HDMI with DLNA sharing, and Dolby Mobile. Acer doesn't have distribution deals with U.S. carriers yet, but said it is talking to them. The new smartphone is expected to reach the market by April 2011.
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Full Acer Press Release
100% Smartphone, 100% Tablet:
New York, November 23rd 2010 - The new Acer smartphone with the soul of a tablet perfectly combines the capabilities of a smartphone with a tablet-like format: a huge 4.8" widescreen with a 21:9 aspect ratio and a super cool chassis.
Its revolutionary design , characterized by a stretched out, thin and slightly curved shape, makes it a fascinating device that will not go unnoticed. Its full metal body, enriched by subtle wavy patterns, conveys a sense of timeless elegance. What's more, it offers a perfect fit in your hand thanks to its smoothly curved back and minimal width (64mm).
The front is entirely dominated by the extraordinary, multi-touch, high resolution 4.8" s...
There is no way I am going to supplement my 55" flatscreen with this. I would be the talk of the town if I watched a movie on the 4.8...
It says HSDPA 14.4, so it would be interesting if it was like the 2nd or 4th hspa phone from t-mobile.
So perhaps this beastly smatphone will end up with AT&T.
Android 1.6 icons
Wishing for Pentaband 3G
hope it' not heavy like dell garbage!
Dell venus pro weights 195grams!
try holding 2 cellphones and see how comfortable is that!
No 4g Radio - LTE or WiMax? Not for me