Acer smartphone launch confirmed

"Are you ready to join Acer’s launch into the world of mobile communications?"

So asks an invite that's just dropped into Pocket-lint's inbox this morning, confirming rumours the company are to launch a smartphone.

Due to be unveiled on 16 February at the Mobile World Congress event the invite promises "smartphones launch - Acer press conference" with Gianfranco Lanci, Acer's president and CEO, due to speak.

Pocket-lint will be attending the Barcelona event and will bring you all the Acer news as it is announced.