The budget smartphone Acer Liquid Z5 released in Taiwan and Europe
Acer Liquid Z5 smartphone hits the markets in Europe and Taiwan
In the beginning of the month Acer introduced its newest affordable Android-running smartphone Acer Liquid Z5. The handset arrives with 5-inches screen with 480×854 pixels resolution. It is powered by a dual-core processor Cortex-A7, ticking at 1.3GHz with Mali-400 chip and 512MB RAM. The Liquid Z5 is assured with 4GB memory out of the box. There is a microSD slot for cards that can expand the storage to up to 64GB. The operating system pre-installed on the device is Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean. Liquid Z5 features a 5MP camera on the back.
Acer claims that it is one of the best shooters for this category smartphones that can take excellent photos even in twilight environments. On the front panel stands a VGA camera for video calls. The phone supports Wi-Fi, GPS, 3G and Bluetooth. The battery of the handset is with a capacity of 2000mAh. Acer revealed the Liquid Z5 with future plans to introduce it in Europe in the coming weeks. Now, 20 days later we can share the good news that model is officially released in some countries in Europe and Taiwan. In Taiwan, the Liquid Z5 is launched by Chunghwa Telecom. The price of the smartphone is 6990 TWD (equal to €170, $229). The first countries in Europe where the phone can be purchased via Amazon are France, Germany and Italy. The next markets to launch the smartphone are the UK and the Netherlands in the next days.
The Acer Liquid Z5 costs €170 in Europe. One of the main advantages of the affordable smartphone is the UI mode Quick Modes that is a basic and simple user interface. It reminds a bit to the Windows Phone platform. The model is released in two versions – with dual-SIM and with single SIM. It is available in two color versions – Gentle Grey and Essential White.
Source: ePrice (translated)