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Acer A1 Overview
May 4, 2010, 5:52 am
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The A1 was Acer’s first Android powered handset and notedly the first Android phone to be powered by a 1GHz snapdragon processor! With this kind of power onboard it caused a lot of buzz and somewhat setting a standard for other “higher level” phones which we have today.

Months before Acer even joined the Open Handset Alliance, rumors swirled that they would launch an Android Phone before the end of the 2009. Looks like the rumors were right! The phone was officially announced in October of 09 to be the Acer A1! A name that makes complete sense. (A for Acer, 1 for first, relation to G1). The Handset was then uniquely only available to be purchased Sim-free & unlocked in Europe – no carrier has of yet decided to stock it and sell it on contract however in December the A1 did go through the FCC with AT&T bands…Read Full Story