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Danny Simmons
02-18-2011, 07:00 PM
<div class='os_post_top_link'><a href='http://www.digitimes.com/news/a20110216PD220.html' target='_blank'>http://www.digitimes.com/news/a20110216PD220.html</a><br /><br /></div><p><em>"Acer plans to launch Windows Phone 7 (WP7)-based smartphones in 2011 in addition to Android-based models and projects its total shipments of smartphones to reach several million units for the year, according to Aymar de Lencquesaing, president of Acer's Smart Handheld Business Group (SHBG)."</em></p><p><img src="http://images.thoughtsmedia.com/resizer/thumbs/size/600/wpt/auto/1298001344.usr51221.jpg" style="border: 0;" /></p><p>First Nokia, now Acer.&nbsp; It seems that most hardware manufacturers are starting to see the potential of Windows Phone 7.&nbsp; Hopefully Motorola will see the light at some point as well. While Acer looks to take on Windows Phone 7, they still want to maintain their relationship with Android.&nbsp; They plan to release 7-10 new smarthphones a year.&nbsp; I wonder what the ratio will be WP7:Android.</p>