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MWC 2009: Acer launches 'Tempo' device series

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At an event in Barcelona this evening, Acer have launched their new 'Tempo' range of devices, their first release since coming under the Acer brand (they were formerly known as Eten / Glofiish).

The range, detailed here at the Acer site, includes 4 devices...

  • Acer X960
  • Acer F900
  • Acer M900
  • Acer DX900


    More info about the devices follows... sign me up for a M900 please! :(

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    X960
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    "No compromises. Acer Tempo X960 has everything you’ve ever dreamt of in a smartphone: GPS, PDA, camera, MP3 player and a widget-based friendly interface for instant access to the web, email and your life online

    Who says you need more than one device to organize your life on the go? Meet the Acer Tempo X960. Browse the web, read and reply to emails, socialize online and of course make phone calls: the Acer Tempo X960 was designed for adventure. And with GPS software pre-installed, you’ll always know how to get there."
    • Pre-installed GPS software (Navigon try-and-buy, for Europe market)
    • 2.8" VGA touch screen
    • High speed HSPA connectivity
    • New easy-to-use virtual keyboard
    • Access directly to key applications via widget-based home screen
    • 3.2MP Auto-focused camera

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      "Add freedom to your life. Acer Tempo F900 lets you browse and interact with the web as easily as you do in your office or at home.

      The style of a large 3.8” WVGA touch screen, with an easy to use virtual keyboard and a widget-based home screen; the simplicity of browsing the web and interacting online anytime, anywhere as if from your office or home."

      • Pre-installed GPS software (Navigon try-and-buy, for Europe market)
      • 2.8" VGA touch screen
      • High speed HSPA connectivity
      • New easy-to-use virtual keyboard
      • Access directly to key applications via widget-based home screen
      • 3.2MP Auto-focused camera
      • M900

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        "Efficient. Practical. Productive. Keep pace with your emails wherever you are. The Acer Tempo M900 with a sliding physical keyboard makes mobile business effortless.

        The Acer Tempo M900 features a large 3.8” WVGA touch screen, Windows Mobile 6.1, Outlook Mobile and a sliding physical keyboard that – quite literally – puts your office in your hands. And don’t worry about data security – the embedded fingerprint reader makes sure only you can access your smartphone and the data you move with it."

          [*]Physical Qwerty keyboard

          [*]3.8“ WVGA touch screen

          [*]Fingerprint reader

          [*]5 Megapixel autofocus camera

          [*]HSPA, WiFi, BT

          [*]Windows Mobile 6.1, Outlook, Office

          DX900

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          "Two SIMs, two numbers, two sides of your life: Acer Tempo DX900 is the world’s first dual-sim smartphone to support both 3G and 2G SIMs.

          Double your flexibility

          Imagine a phone that lets you manage two numbers and gives you fast access to the web. The Acer Tempo DX900 is that phone.

          As the world’s first dual-sim phone to support 3G and 2G SIMs, the Acer Tempo DX900 brings you all the advantages of flexible mobile connectivity and fast access to the web on the same phone."

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So how big is the F900's screen them?

The style of a large 3.8” WVGA touch screen, with an easy to use virtual keyboard and a widget-based home screen; the simplicity of browsing the web and interacting online anytime, anywhere as if from your office or home."

* Pre-installed GPS software (Navigon try-and-buy, for Europe market)

* 2.8" VGA touch screen

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Sorry about my next dumb question:

You say "hsdpa/Wi-Fi/BT"... What is BT? Bluetooth maybe?

Thanks!!

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Sorry about my next dumb question:

You say "hsdpa/Wi-Fi/BT"... What is BT? Bluetooth maybe?

Thanks!!

Yep....

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The M900 is definitely a much better replacement for Touch Pro 2, Touch HD, Tilt, and derivations because of its proven, time-worn parts, Samsung cpu never given to lag, low-power super-star SiRF III GPS, new 3D support (besides previous FPU support) in the Samsung S3C6410 cpu, etc. Still lacking a d-pad to be an all-around contender.

The irony is if its quality is good enough still to make it quantity popular.

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The M900 is definitely a much better replacement for Touch Pro 2, Touch HD, Tilt, and derivations because of its proven, time-worn parts, Samsung cpu never given to lag, low-power super-star SiRF III GPS, new 3D support (besides previous FPU support) in the Samsung S3C6410 cpu, etc. Still lacking a d-pad to be an all-around contender.

The irony is if its quality is good enough still to make it quantity popular.

A fingerprint reader is basically a mini scanner, and with the right software it can act as an optical joystick. I don't know if E-Ten have implemented this on the M900, but if they have then there's your d-pad substitute. :(

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