Acer: We would like to continue to build Windows Phones, but …




Acer: We would like to continue to build Windows Phones, but …

Only recently was heard from Taiwan that companies like ASUS and Acer While certainly interested in Windows Phone 8 operating system for its smartphones have, but have similar plans for various reasons, abandoned or postponed. Now Acer has officially expressed and even called a lack of market share as a reason for a temporary waiver on Windows Phone eighth
Acer: We would like to continue to build Windows Phones, but …

Acer provides the Acer Allegro is currently only a smartphone with Windows Mobile 7.5 on the but came on the market as early as 2011. The reason is, according to Allen Burnes, who is responsible for the smartphone segment in Europe, Acer, is that no one knows the Microsoft operating system. You have Windows Phone 8 is constantly in view and also think it is a good OS. So the Xbox integration is well implemented and the enterprise features quite nice, but it knew only a few customers. The members of the teams smartphone from Acer would very much like to offer Windows Phone 8, but this possibility can not be reconciled with the need for the introduction of commercially viable products.

They wanted to learn more from Microsoft about its plans around Windows Phone, as Burnes. MS can not put only on Nokia as a driving force for Windows Phone, because the Finns had their problems in rebuilding their brand itself. Total has decided to to forgo for 2013 to launch a new device with the Microsoft operating system. Depending on how the market develops, you will however offer appropriate devices in the coming year. Currently sell Windows Phone devices is not enough – it would be different if there were in 2013 already a new smartphone with Windows Phone 8 from Acer, Burnes said.

During the Computex Acer had announced at a press conference that you want to introduce devices with Windows Phone 8 in the first half of next year. This will then offer unique features which, in conjunction with PCs and tablets with Windows 8 can be used.


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