Android netbooks unveiled

June 4, 2009
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Acer officially confirmed this week that it would be launching Android-powered netbooks in Q3 2009. That official launch window is still months away, but the top netbook maker on the planet was showing the machine off at Computex.

The Acer Aspire One D250 was spied at the show running Android as its operating system. Acer was fast to point out that the rig seen wasn't the actual product but merely a test bed system. Another Android-powered machine has popped up as well.

The rig is the Compal Qualcomm-powered smartbook. Specs on the machine are unknown aside from it runs Android and you can peep a video of the machine blazing through web pages here. Asus is also has an Android netbook lurking somewhere.

[via UMS Portal and TechVideoBlog]


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