Acer Working On An Android Smartphone?

by admin April 30, 2009 at 5:08 pm

Acer has confirmed that it is working on “several” different devices that uses Google’s open source Android platform and that includes a smartphone that is set to be launched later this year.

Acer’s president and CEO Gianfranco Lanci commented at an investor’s conference that the entire industry is looking at Android and that Acer was testing Android on a lot of different solutions including a smartphone.

He ruled out the possibility of an Android-based Acer netbook in the near future. He added that Android is very very good for communication and web access, which means that it made more sense to get smartphone running on Android than a Netbook.

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