Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Acer Liquid Z2 announced: 3.5" 1GHz Android phone at Jellybean

Taiwanese electronics company Acer has just announced a new entry-level smartphone in lieu with the upcoming Mobile World Congress, the Acer Liquid Z2. It packs a 3.5" screen and is powered by a 1GHz processor. More specs after the jump.

The Acer Liquid Z2 has the following specs:
  • 3.5" TFT HVGA capacitive touchscreen
    • 320 x 480 pixels, 165 ppi 
  •  Qualcomm MSM7227A Snapdragon 1GHz
  •  4GB internal memory 
    • expandable up to 32GB with a microSD card
  • 512MB RAM
  • 3MP/5MP camera
  • accelerometer/proximity sensors
  • 3G/Bluetooth/WiFi connectivity
  • micro-USB 2.0
  • FM Radio
  • Android 4.1.1 Jellybean
  • Dimensions: 110 x 62.5 x 12.25mm
  • Weight: 110g
  • 1300 mAh battery
    • 450h standby
    • 4h talktime 
The Acer Liquid Z2 may be perfect for first time Android users who want a phone with decent specs and performance.

There will be a dual-sim version of this phone, as well as a 3MP and 5MP version.  It will cost between 100 and 130 euros (PHP 5,000 - 7000 approximately). Unfortunately, no news yet if it will be ever available here.