Today, Acer announced a new phone from their beTouch line-up. It has Android 2.2, a 2.8-inch QVGA screen, a 3.2-megapixel camera, 600 MHz processor, WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, HSDPA and a 1300 mAh battery. It's not much to look at, but it's not a high-end phone. Rather it's a mid-end one, being priced at 200 euro unlocked.
Here's the full press release:
SMALL BUT COMPLETE
Acer beTouch E140 the compact smartphone with an appealing design
Have you got a hankering to replace your traditional mobile phone with a smartphone, but don't feel like you want to give up compact size and cool styling?
No problem, the answer is easy: Acer beTouch E140.
The small smartphone of the Acer family was conceived for all those who want a small device that is still capable of integrating all the cutting-edge technologies available on the mobile market.
The operating system is the most recent version of Android called Froyo, which ensures new and interesting functions, like an increase in performance, a new browser to load web pages more quickly, automatic application updates that can be saved directly onto the SD-card, the possibility for the server to send notifications even if the applications are not open, and more immediate access to more than 90,000 applicatons available in the Market.,
The modern look, from the chrome trims and rounded lines, enclose a 2.8"touchscreen boarderless for easy and fun browsing on 5 homepages thanks to the user interface that is intuitive and can be totally personalised with widgets, while the 3 hard keys ensure incomparable usability.
Thanks to the integrated Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter applications, your community will always be in your pocket and at your fingertips. And with the slot for the MicroSD card (up to 32GB), the space you need to archive multimedia content like music, photos, and videos is multiplied, so you never have to give up anything!
Acer beTouch E140 is also equipped with a wide series of pre-installed applications like the free Acer Spinlets streaming service that allows you to listen to the music of the most important recording labels and post it instantaneously on your favourite Social Networks. Furthermore, nemoPlayer is available to guarantee plenty of fun with multimedia contents and Acer UrFooz for creating a "virtual you" to add to your profile on social networks.
To make it the perfect companion, it has been equipped with a 3.2 megapixel digital camera to capture spur-of-the-moment snapshots, an FM radio with RDS so you won't miss your favourite programmes even while travelling, and a 1300 mAh battery for surfing the web, calling friends, and listening to music for as long as you like. Even the technical specifications are all top notch: 3G+, HSDPA (high-speed navigation and download), WiFi, Bluetooth, and GPS are all integrated.
Finally, it is perfect for managing both personal and professional e-mail accounts with readable attachments. And so you can always be updated, it's easy to synchronize contacts with the web (via Google Cloud Sync) or with other PCs at home (via Acer Sync).
Acer beTouch E140 is the perfect combination of pocketability, usability, and ergonomics.