The new Acer flagship handset announced for Q3 (!) 2012 is an NFC enabled smartphone.
A 4.3 inch, 1280 x 720 pixel IPS HD “zero air gap design” screen, with an incredible 178 degree viewing angle.
“far one of the best we’ve ever seen on a smartphone to date” source; engadget.com
“very sharp” and “amazing“, others say.
Acer; The CloudMobile smartphone has received the iF design award 2012, in recognition of outstanding achievement in design.
“The stainless steel receiver on the front, and the Dolby speaker plate on the back, have tiny perforation that exude style and high-quality craftsmanship. Tactile details on the volume button and rear side of the phone further enhance the exquisite look and feel. A narrow bezel slims Acer CloudMobile down”
Constructed with an aluminum chassis and a steel band around the tops and its sharp edges. The battery cover is made of grippy anti slip “plastic”. MWC visitors called the look and feel; very slim, nice and cool!
Qualcomm 8260A, Snapdragon S4, 1,5 Ghz dual-core processor
4.3 inch, IPS HD screen
1 GB RAM
Wi-Fi b / g / n
weight 125g, 4.4oz
8 Mp camera with continuous shot-to-shot capabilities, zero shutter lag, HDR, live zoom, continuous focus and Panorama HD
Dolby Mobile 3
VRHP (equalizes volume level of microphone when using the handset)
Android ICS, 4.1 ? source; Digitimes
About the Acer customized UI layer, this time we should not expect too many modifications
The first handset to offer AcerCloud technology.
– “enhances mobile productivity by providing seamless document management. Users can access and browse all recent files from CloudMobile™ and print wirelessly with Acer Print.”
– “is your personal cloud. It shares your music, photos, videos and documents on your PC with all your devices. If your PC is in sleep mode, no worries, AcerCloud wakes it up for you. AcerCloud also pushes photos taken on your phone or tablet to all your other devices. To top it off, AcerCloud is free for all your Android devices with every new Acer PC.”
Acer Cloudmobile announced for third quarter 2012.
update august ’12; pre-order open in Europe.