Acer X960

Acer X960
Manufacturer Acer
Compatible networks HSDPA (3.5G), UMTS, Quad band GSM / GPRS / EDGE GSM 850, GSM 900, GSM 1800, GSM 1900,
Availability by country Q2 2009
Form factor Candybar
Dimensions 106.4 (l) x 59 (w) x 13.7 (h) mm
Weight 131.5 g
Operating system Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional
CPU 533MHz Samsung S3C 6400
Memory 128 MB SDRAM, 256 MB flash ROM
Removable storage MicroSD
Battery Li-Ion (1530 mAh)
Data inputs Touch Screen
Display 640 x 480 pixel, 2.8 in, TFT LCD, Touch Screen
Rear camera 3.2 Megapixels with autofocus and flash (back)
Front camera VGA (front)
Connectivity USB 2.0, Bluetooth 2.0 +EDR, Wi-Fi b/g, GPS SiRFstarIII

Announced at the Mobile World Congress during February 2009, the X960 is one of Acer’s first five mobile phones, labelled the Acer Tempo Smartphone Series.[1]

The X960 is a 3.5G quad-band Windows Mobile device with a 2.8-inch, 640 x 480 touch screen, which is operated via a stylus, and a five-way navigation button.[2] It uses Acer’s Easy Keyboard to enable messaging, while more generally the interface uses the Acer 2.0 software

The device has a 3.2MP autofocus rear mounted camera with flash, and a front-facing VGA camera for video calls.[3] Location-based services are provided by SiRFstarIII GPS.[4] Talk time is up to six hours, while standby is up to 275 hours. The Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional software suite includes access to the Outlook Mobile email client, as well as mobile versions of Internet Explorer, MSN Messenger, Windows Live and Windows Media Player 10.

The X960 launched at around £300/€350 (excluding tax) in Europe, the Middle East, and Asia.[5]


  1. ^ SlashGear: Acer Tempo DX900, F900, M900 and X960 WM smartphones announced SlashGear
  2. ^ Pocket Picks: Acer moves into smartphones...
  3. ^ Mobile Burn: Acer's Tempo X960 smartphone features widget-based Windows Mobile OS
  4. ^ Pocket Picks: Acer sneaks out another Tempo smartphone: the X960
  5. ^ Clove: Acer X960

External links

  • Acer's smartphone website
  • Official X960 website
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