Acer Tempo M900 review
By Yvonne
2022-10-14

Acer's third Windows Mobile smart phone has a QWERTY keyboard and 5 megapixel camera

Acer Tempo M900 review

The pros

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    3.8in Touch screen

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    5 megapixel camera

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    Acer Shell User Interface

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    A-GPS

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    HSDPA3G and Wi-Fi

Cons

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    Heavy and chunky

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    Not responsive touch screen

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    The feedback provided by QWERTY keys is not sufficient

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    Processing speed slow

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    There is no sat-nav app.

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    Low quality headphones

After it acquired the Glofiish brand Windows Mobile phones, Acer has announced the Acer M900 as the third handset. It's also the largest of the group thanks to the slide-out QWERTY keyboard.

Its boxy appearance won't win beauty contests but it is still an attractive device at a reasonable price. The quad-band connectivity, 5-megapixel camera, LCD touch screen and Wi-Fi are just a few of the features that make this device stand out.

The Acer Shell interface adds a new dimension to Windows Mobile 6.1 OS. It looks great and can be used without the use of a stylus.

The first Acer phone was the DX900. It had an unusual feature: dual SIM capabilities. And the M900 has a conversation-grabbing piece with its fingerprint sensor. This is the type of fingerprint sensor you might find on laptops and protects the device from anyone who uses the wrong fingerprint.

Design

The M900, like all the Acer phones that we have seen so far is not a beauty queen. The M900 is not a phone that is solely business-oriented. However, phones made by companies like Nokia and HTC are starting to feel dated.

Acer m900

Due to the slide-out QWERTY keyboard and its 119x62x17mm dimensions, the M900 is by far the largest of all the phones. It weighs in at 188g and measures 119x62x17mm. This makes it even more valuable than HTC's Touch Pro2.

Acer includes a belt clip made of leather that will help protect your suits from unnecessary wear.

Acer m900

A power button is located around the sides. There's also a key that defaults to voice control. Hard reset button, shutter button and mini USB socket are all found on the bottom. The slot for stylus is located at the bottom. It is metal and telescopic, of good quality.

The impressively large touch screen measures 3.8 inches. It has a speaker and VGA camera to make video calls. A light sensor is above the display. Under the touch screen are call stop and back buttons and shortcut keys for GPS services.

The sides are covered in a thick flash of chrome-look trim. A metallic backplate allows for easy access to the SIM card and battery. The large, protruding circularel at the rear contains the 5-megapixel camera lens and LED flash as well as the loudspeaker.

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