Could a device that needed eight months (!) to get from unveiling to launch still be attractive? Probably not, but we know at least one company that hopes some of you will answer “yes” to that question. That’s Acer, who first introduced the CloudMobile phone back in February at MWC 2012 only to make it available today, almost 240 days later.
Although nothing seems to be certain at this point, Acer is finally getting ready for the CloudMobile launch (hopefully for real this time). Moreover, we now have the phone’s full spec sheet, from a user guide posted on the company’s official website.
Well, look who’s back from the dead! It’s Acer’s CloudMobile smartphone, unveiled way back in February. Doesn’t ring any bell? It’s no wonder, as the 4.3-incher had a short appearance in a June report hinting at its price, and then disappeared from the spotlight altogether. This time around, we get word that the Acer CloudMobile is already available for pre-order and will hit the UK market starting September 5 at £285 contract-free.
With Samsung, HTC, LG and even Huawei announcing and/or releasing some great high-end Android smartphones lately, we almost completely forgot about Acer. The Taiwanese don’t currently have any kind of “hero” handheld released, but fortunately things are set to change soon. The CloudMobile is set to be Acer’s hero over the next few months and, while it won’t come with better tech specs and features than HTC’s One X or Samsung’s Galaxy S3, it might draw some attention with its quality-price ratio. Acer is looking towards the lower end of the market as well. It appears as if it will…
At the end of this month will be Mobile World Congress, the largest mobile technology dedicated trade show in the world. It will take place between February 27th and 1st of March in Barcelona. Year by year, this event has provided us with product launches and news from the growing world of mobile technology. Among the innumerable lot of rumors and official announcements, we have picked the most anticipated debuts for this big event. For better organization, we’ve put them into different categories. Read on! Smartphones: HTC The HTC Ville, set to be named the HTC One S, is the thinnest phone set to come from HTC. Rumors suggest that the new gadget from the Taiwanese company will be no more than 8 mm thin, whereas their thinnest phones currently measure 10 mm thick….