: The Acer beTouch line is intended for style-conscious, “trendy” users, while the Acer neoTouch line are more serious, high-end devices. Four models have been announced, the beTouch E100, E101 and E200, and the neoTouch S200 (aka the Acer F1).
The Acer beTouch E100 and E101 both have 3.2-inch WQVGA touchscreens, 12mm thick casings and the same Qualcomm 7225 528MHz processor. There’s also a 2-megapixel camera, Windows Mobile 6.5 with IE Mobile 6, and Bluetooth 2.0+EDR. The differentiating factor is 3G: the E100 has quadband GSM and dualband HSDPA support, while the E101 makes do with quadband GSM and EDGE. They’re already available in the UK, priced at £210 ($335) and £159 ($253) respectively (plus VAT).
Meanwhile the Acer beTouch E200 has largely the same specifications as the E100, but adds in a slide-down numeric keypad. It keeps the HSDPA support, but boosts the camera to 3-megapixels, adds GPS and Bluetooth 2.1+EDR support. It’s available for £225 ($358) in the UK (plus VAT).
Finally, the Acer neoTouch S200 gets Qualcomm’s 1GHz Snapdragon processor, a 3.8-inch WVGA touchscreen, quadband GSM and triband HSPA. There’s a 5-megapixel autofocus camera with LED flash, WiFi b/g and Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, together with GPS, an accelerometer and 3.5mm headphone jack. It’s on sale in the UK for £295 ($470) plus VAT.