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Acer has confirmed to The Reg that it plans to launch six new handsets next year including a Windows Phone 8 device. Company president Jim Wong told Taiwanese tech title Digitimes that the six new models would be aimed to appeal to all segments of the market in Europe, south-east Asia and China. The handsets will be Android- …

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Optimistic

So they expect around 12% of the handset market will be win8. I like their optimism.

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FAIL

Pretty lame... x86 or bust

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The handsets will be Android-based, with the exception of the one Windows Phone 8 model

Apple's anti-Android FUD hasn't got through to Acer yet.

On a separate note, I'm glad to see Acer is offering a solitary WinPho8 in its line-up. At least it gives consumers choice - something Apple is not too happy about.

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FAIL

Well I hope Acer improve their UK customer support before embarking on this adventure. Currently it's pathetic ..... premium rate number to be connected to someone in India who doesn't understand a thing.

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Windows 8

Elop has bet Nokia on windows... abandoning the linux phone in the summer. Looks like he would have done better to have let the team churn out an android...

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