The GSMA announced nominees for the 17th annual Global Mobile Awards. The winners will be presented on Tuesday, 28th February at the GSMA Mobile World Congress, For 2012, the GSMA introduced 18 new awards. In total, 158 nominees have been shortlistedRead more
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According to the recent Canalys Smartphone Analysis, the smart phone market continues to increase as a proportion of the overall mobile phone market in the US.
Despite a drop in market growth to 6% in Q3 2009, down from 37% in Q2 2009, smart phones represented 26% of all mobile phones shipped in Q3 2009. This is up from 24% in Q2 2009 and will continue to rise in coming quarters.Read more
Acer is to announce its entrance into the mobile phone market with the launch of at least one smartphone at next month’s Mobile World Congress expo in Barcelona.
The company confirmed the move through press invitation that announced a "smartphones launch" – suggesting there could be more than one device released.
The first Acer-branded smartphone is to go on sale in the first quarter of 2009.
While no details have been released – handset info or precise regions where it will be sold – it does at least firm up what have until now been speculative reports.
It’s done a good job in conquering the PC, laptop and netbook markets, now the Taiwanese electronics giant seems intent on entering the smartphone realm.
Gianfranco Lanci, Acer’s CEO, said the company plans to launch a smartphone under its own brand in the beginning of 2009.