Back in March we attended a very special event by Acer which introduced their intentions of entering the mobile phone market. Even at this event they were not adverse to Android and since then we’ve seen why. The Acer Lquid A1 has recently gone on sale through online retailers Expansys and Clove, selling at £339.99 ($556) and £328.99 ($538) respectively. The A1 is the first Android smartphone to be powered by the credible 1 GHz Qualcomm’s Snapdragon processor, although Acer have opted to under-clock this device, most likely in order to conserve battery power. After all, the battery is only 1,350mAh.
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The folks over at Electric Pig got the scoop today that the Motorola Milestone, known stateside as the DROID for Verizon, will launch on December 7th in the UK. The Android 2.0 handset will be exclusive to the online retailer Expansys for the remainder of 2009. With a carrier subsidized version not expected until 2010, Britons in the market for the Milestone will have to shell out a rather hefty £449.99 ($742 USD) for arguably one of the top Android handsets on the market. If you just have to have it first, Expansys is currently taking pre-orders for the Milestone with shipment expected in 8 business days.
Somebody is probably going to catch a lot of heat for this, but online retailer Expansys has put up a pre-order page for the Sony Ericsson Xperia X3, a device formerly known by its code name of Rachel.
No price or estimated ship date has been given for the X3 as of yet.
Here are the specs as they appear on the Expansys page:
Forget Amazon UK, eXpansys have wacked up an offering of the HTC Hero, SIM free and unlocked, for a bargain price of £400. In their own words, “eXpansys have a stunning exclusive offer available to UK”. We wouldn’t disagree.
Not only is this offer nearly £30 cheaper than the Amazon deal, but they are also throwing in a few vounchers as well. According to the website, “order your HTC Hero between June 29 and 31 July 2009 and we will send you £30 of eXpansys vouchers* to spend on accessories at eXpansys.com!”. The full terms and conditions of their offer can be inspected here.
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