The Taiwanese company Acer has launched three new Liquid-series Android smartphones – the Liquid Jade Z, Liquid Z220, and Liquid Z520 at MWC 2015.
the Acer Liquid Jade Z will be available starting March at EUR 199 (Rs. 13,750 approximately) while the Acer Liquid Z220 will also start retailing in March at EUR 89 (Rs. 6,150 approximately). The Acer Liquid Z520will be available starting April and will retail at EUR 109 (Rs. 7,500 approximately). Unfortunately, the company has not revealed specific details about availability of the three new smartphones.
Coming to the features of the smartphones,the Acer Liquid Jade Z features LTE (Cat. 4 support) connectivity. It features a 5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) IPS OGS display and also sports Corning Gorilla Glass 3 for protection. It comes with Zero Air Gap technology that Acer claims can reduce unwanted reflections. The handset also features Read Mode that eliminates blue-light emissions from the image processing engine to make it easier on the eyes.
The Liquid Jade Z is powered by a 64-bit quad-core MediaTek (unspecified) processor coupled with 1GB of RAM. There is 8GB of built-in storage, with support for expandable storage via microSD card (unspecified maximum storage). The Liquid Jade Z features DTS Studio Sound and supports 24-bit Hi-res audio. Acer Liquid Jade Z runs on Android 4.4 KitKat and can be upgraded to Android 5.0 Lollipop; though there is no word on rollout of the update. Smartphone sports a 13-megapixel autofocus rear camera with LED flash and f/1.8 aperture while there is also a 5-megapixel front camera. It is backed by a 2300 mAh battery.
The Other smartphones Acer Liquid Z220 and Liquid Z520 are budget handsets featuring new design pattern that has been inspired by Thai silk with silver pyramid mid-frame.
The Acer Liquid Z220 runs Android 5.0 Lollipop out-of-the-box. The Liquid Z220 features a 4-inch WVGA (480×800 pixels) display. The Liquid Z220 is powered by a dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor clocked at 1.2GHz coupled with 1GB of RAM. It sports a 5-megapixel rear camera with 89-degree wide view angle lens and a 2-megapixel front camera. There is 8GB of built-in storage which is expandable via microSD card.
The Liquid Z520 runs Android 4.4 KitKat. It is powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor (unspecified chipset) with 1GB of RAM. The Liquid Z520 sports an 8-megapixel autofocus rear camera which the company touts is “a voice-activated camera.” It also sports a 2-megapixel front-facing camera.
Unfortunately, the company has not revealed battery and SIM (single or dual-SIM) details for the Liquid Z220, and Liquid Z520 smartphones.