Acer has also introduced an Android-based smartphone with a 4.8-inch display, which the maker dubs as "100% smartphone, 100% tablet." While this one is going to fall more in the smartphone category, that LED-backlit screen is nothing to joke about. There are a lot of smartphones (i.e. HTC Droid Incredible, iPhone 4, etc.) advertised as being good for streaming movies when on-the-go. But with a 21:9 aspect ratio and 1,024 x 480 resolution, this one is surely to be the best option if that's what you're interested in.
Powered by a 1GHz Snapdragon processor, this unnamed Acer sports a number of other impressive features, including:
- Multi-touch display
- Bluetooth 3.0
- DLNA support
- Dolby Mobile sound technology
- Adobe Flash Player 10.1 support
- 6-axis motion-sensing Gyroscope and accelerometer
- 8-megapixel rear camera and LED flash
- 2-megapixel front camera for high-quality IP video calling
- Google Apps suite (i.e Contacts, Google Maps, Email, Gchat, etc.)
However, the version of Android OS hasn't been specified (presumably Froyo?) nor has the price. But it will be available in April 2011, so stay tuned.
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- Acer unveils Android-based 7-inch and 10.1-inch tablets
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