Acer F1 – Snapdragon that will fit your pocket both literally and figuratively


18, 2009

Author Surur // in News

Online smartphone retailer Clove has let the cat out of the bad, revealing the Acer F1, the snapdragon-powered Windows Mobile 6.5 slate, will be arriving on shelves on the 6th October with a contingent of other Windows Mobile 6.5 devices.

The Acer F1 is reminiscent of the HTC Touch HD, and features the same massive 3.8 inch WVGA screen, but, unlike the Touch HD, has the latest generation of Snapdragon processor humming along at 1Ghz and of course Windows Mobile 6.5.

The cherry on the top is that it will be priced incredibly low at £295 + VAT ($480), much less than the £400 + often seen with high end Windows Mobile devices.

acerf1-2The full specs for the Acer F1 are:

  • Qualcomm 8250 1GHz processor
  • Windows Mobile 6.5 with Internet Explorer 6
  • 3.8” WVGA Touchscreen Display
  • Quad-band GSM / Tri-band HSPA
  • 512MB ROM / 256MB RAM
  • 5 MegaPixel Autofocus with LED flash
  • microSD slot (support up to 32GB)
  • WiFi 802.11 b/g & Bluetooth 2.1
  • Quad-band GSM/EDGE 850, 900, 1800, 1900
  • HSPA 900, 1900, 2100 (download 7.2 Mbps / upload 5.76 Mbps)
  • Motion Accelerometer
  • Ambient Light Sensor
  • Proximity Sensor
  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • 118.6 x 63 x 12mm
  • Social Networking: Facebook, Flickr & Blogger, Cloud Sync
  • So anyone ready to take the gamble on a non-HTC Windows Mobile smartphone?  Let us know in the comments.


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