Android™: the Quintessence of Mobility

(October 14, 2009) Mobility is the key. The key to understanding the Acer Group comprehensive range of mobile products offering users anytime, anywhere connectivity to be online all the time and socialize around the clock. But anytime, anywhere connectivity is no longer enough: users demand fast and easy Internet access.
Acer Group decision to develop different solutions featuring also Android™ operating system brings users simple usability and instant Internet access, for greater efficiency on the go.

Building a better mobile ecosystem would enrich the lives of countless people the world across: enabling a greater openness in the mobile environment, allows everyone in the industry to innovate more rapidly and respond better to user’s demands. This is why Android™ winks to the future: it is open source; it can be extended to incorporate new cutting-edge technologies as they come along and is the best answer for all the people that use Internet as a window open to the world, helping them to keep up with their social and business Internet centric life.

Acer Group goal is to respond to user’s demand faster and with the finest solutions. Acer Group is the first to offer a mixed range of products based on Android™, a platform specifically created for mobile device: this means giving users a richer and more integrated experience, for a truly rewarding Internet and online experience on the go.

The dual-boot netbook brings along a true revolution as it gives the best of two worlds. It offers the immediacy, the ultrafast connectivity and speed of Android™ for instant access to web browsing, emails and social interaction together the full and reliable productivity of the Windows® environment, simply by clicking to switch OS.

Boot up the Acer Aspire One with Android™ in a matter of seconds for ultrafast connectivity. When you need top productivity, just switch OS to take advantage of Windows® 7 functionalities. There is not even need to reboot. Plus, all Internet connections established on Android™ platform remain up and running even if you reboot the netbook or suspend the session.

With the new Aspire One with Android™ OS, instant access to Internet and emails is not a dream any longer. Only 18 seconds to be able to chat, send emails or search the Internet and if you are in a hurry to go, it takes just 3 seconds to shut down.

Acer Android™ smartphone brings the latest technologies and innovation to create consumer excitement, in a reliable and easy to use mobile device. A fast and attractive user interface combines intuitive usability and unique applications. Building on the processing and graphical capabilities of Qualcomm Snapdragon™ and WVGA resolution, it is ideal for multimedia entertainment (music, videos, pictures, games) and enjoying location based applications.



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Since its founding in 1976, Acer has constantly pursued the goal of breaking the barriers between people and technology. Focused on marketing its brand-name IT products around the globe, Acer ranks as the world's No. 3  vendor for total PCs and No. 2 for notebooks, with the fastest growth among the top-five players. A profitable and sustainable Channel Business Model is instrumental to Acer's continued growth, while the successful mergers of Gateway and Packard Bell complete the company's global footprint by strengthening its presence in the U.S., and enhancing its strong position in Europe. The Acer Group. employs more than 6,000 people worldwide. 2008 revenues reached US$16.65 billion.

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