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Acer Liquid Android Smartphone (White)

  • Discontinued product - as an alternative, please look at the Motorola Milestone

  • Discontinued
  • SKU: 188512
  • , EAN: 4717276018245
  • , Mfr: XP.H480Q.003
  • , Brand: Acer

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Acer Liquid Android Smartphone Features

Acer have taken Google's Android OS, paired it with a large hi-res display and a fast processor and and call it Acer Liquid. The result is a phone that lets you access all the Google services and apps, a screen thats great for web browsing and video with a processor that powers through it all with no slowdown.

For:

  • Better priced then other similar spec'd phones
  • Large finger friendly touch screen
  • Compact size for the feature set

Against:

  • Original Android interface, you'll either love or hate
  • Older version of Android
  • Low resolution video recording

What the press say:

Cnet: Acer's first attempt at an Android handset, the Liquid is a good smart phone, thanks to its large screen and great connectivity.

19 December 2009

See all Acer Liquid reviews



Features:

Operating System Android 1.6 (Donut)
Dimensions 115mm (L) x 62.5mm (W) x 12.5mm (T) / 135g (Weight)
Screen Size
3.3-inch
Camera 5 Megapixel
Memory Type microsdhc Card

The future, now.
Lightening fast response, the new Acer Liquid A1 features the rapid Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and Android for a powerful combination. It is the ideal solution for those demanding the best from their devices, in particular outstanding multimedia, web browsing, social media integration and video streaming.

Different.
The Acer Liquid A1 is the first Wide-VGA smart phone in the market with the latest release of the Android OS bringing unrivalled flexibility and power. The high definition touch screen (capacitive) lets you see your pictures and videos in unbelievable clarity. Powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon processor running, the Acer Liquid A1 provides instant access to web pages, smooth streaming of videos or music and instant response from popular mail, maps and search applications

Unique.

Designed to be unique, the Acer Liquid A1 features a unique software suit designed to let you make the most of your phone. Improved power management boosts your battery life, while a dedicated entertainment interface brings your media and internet seamlessly to your hand.

Media.
More then a phone, a camera in your pocket too. The 5 mega-pixel camera lets you take stunning print quality photographs at a moments notice. Built in support for geo-tagging and accelerated auto-focus not only ensures stunning photo's, but lets you see when and where they were taken.

Spinlets.
Exclusive to the Acer Liquid A1 the Spinlet application brings free streaming music and video from around the world to you. Instant sharing lets you share  all your media,  photo's, movies or sounds with family and friends though email or web sites.

Connected.
Always be in touch and in the know. Smart integration of Facebook™, Twitter™, Youtube™, Picasa™ and Flickr™ in the address book, with real time notification of status or content updates.

Fluid.
Fluid design themes, with tapering ellipse curves make the Acer Liquid A1 as good to hold as it looks. The slim profile and smooth finish lets you slip it in and out of your pocket easily.

Package Contents
- Acer Liquid A1
- Battery
- Mains Charger
- Data Cable
- Software CD
- Quick Start Guide
  • Release Date: Tuesday 8th December 2009
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25kg

Technical Details

  • Processor: Qualcomm 8250/SnapDragon 768MHz
  • Dimensions:
    - 115x 62.5 x 12.5mm
  • Weight: 135g
  • Battery:
    - Talk Time: 5 hrs
    - Standby Time: 400 hrs
    - Capacity: 1350 mAh
  • Display:
    - 480 x 800 pixels/3.5"
    - Touch Sensitive(Capacitive)
  • Network:
    - 2G: 850/900/1800/1900 (Quad-Band)
    - 3G: 900/1900/2100 (Tri-Band)
    - HSDPA (7.2 Mbps)
    - HSUPA (2 Mbps)
  • Camera:
    - 5 mega-pixels (auto-focus)
    - Digital Zoom
  • Video:
    - Video Recording (QVGA)
    - Supported formats: MP4, 3GP
    - Video Streaming
  • Music:
    - Supported formats: MP3, AAC, eAAC+ , eAAC
  • Ringtones:
    - Monophonic
    - Polyphonic
    - MP3
    - AAC
  • Messaging:
    - SMS
    - MMS (with video)
    - E-mail (POP3, SMTP, IMAP4, Gmail)
    - Instant Messaging (Google Talk)
  • Memory:
    - Phone Book (unlimited)
    - Dialled Calls
    - Missed Calls
    - Received Calls
    - 256MB (internal)
    - microSDHC (external)
  • Call Features:
    - Hands Free
    - Caller ID
  • Connectivity:
    - miniUSB
    - 3.5mm Audio Connector
    - Bluetooth (2.0)
    - Wi-Fi (IEEE 802.11g)
  • Navigation:
    - AGPS
    - Google Maps

User Reviews

  • by Android Fan
  • 19 September 2010

Acer Liquid is 100% Fantastic

Recently purchased from Expansys (great customer service by the way) and wasted no time in upgrading to Android 2.1 from the Acer.fr website. It was a doddle to install. This handset with 2.1 installed is now exactly the same as the Acer Liquid E but over £100 cheaper. I've used many Android handsets such as HTC Hero, Desire, Motorlola flip out, milestone, Samsung Galaxy. Without a shadow of this Acer Liquid wins hands down. I cannot find a single thing to fault. After having a HTC Hero on contract with running the network provided 2.1 update I thought this was the norm and couldn't see what the all the Android 2.1 fuss was about. Now I know after having this Acer Liquid sim free the fuss was about. The network do not release the full update, they tweak it and leve out many features. With the full 2.1 OS on the Liquid it's like a completely new phone. There are even some rumours that Android 2.2 will be released (these are from the same people who were right about the Acer Liquid 2.1 update) for the Acer Liquid

  • by Jim
  • 17 September 2010

New Owner Notes

This phone can be immediately upgraded to Eclair, but the pathway isn't quite as straightforward as one might wish! it IS official, and it DOES work perfectly well, but you need to download from the acer france website (the OS is in English though!) as the ROM that this handset comes with is not GEN1 (Europe) but CUS1 (american). The other one is AAP (Asia Pacific and arabic). Anyway, the french Acer site has the correct ROM, and then follow the normal instructions as per the user guide that downloads and it works. 1.6 was pleasant enough, 2.1 adds multi-touch, alters the layout, adds two extra home screens, and a few other under the hood tweaks. Fingers crossed that 2.2 is released officially, as if it is, the handset, and Acer themselves, will cement a place in Android world as a manufacturer willing to support their customers and their products. Take note Samsung and HTC! yes, it's plastic, and compromises are made to hit the price point, but for comparable money (motorola flipout or htc wildfire) larger compromises are made in terms of screen!

  • by Anonymous2
  • 05 September 2010

Liquid

Great value and easily flashed to 2.1

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