Acer introduced its new smartphone “Liquid” series, which is the world’s first Qualcomm Snapdragon 8250 processor based and world’s first Android 1.6 (aka Donut) Wide-VGA high definition smartphone. Acer Liquid claims to provide outstanding experience with multimedia, web browsing, social media integration and video streaming. With ellipse curves, a choice of red, white and black colors, and a slim body shape, Liquid is set to please the style-seeking smartphone consumers.
With its lightweight design of just 135g, unique character and unconventional style, Acer Liquid fits well in the hand, and displays a smooth finish. It delivers real-time ubiquitous communication & location-aware content. Acer Liquid provides longer battery autonomy for intense users with its improved power management.
With its 3.5″ High Definition capacitive touch screen (Wide VGA), Acer Liquid offers today an unparalleled experience when watching pictures or videos. It can provide abundance of new applications on Android Smart Handhelds – games, professional applications and web applets that will enrich the end user experience.
It has an optimized 5MP camera with auto-focus, geo-tagging, ISO, self-timer options and accelerated auto-focus performance. The Exclusive Spinlets application provides free streaming of worldwide music and video, that can be shared with friends and family through web-posting or e-mail.
Acer Liquid Smart integration of Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Picasa and Flickr in the address book, with real-time notification of status or content updates.
Acer Liquid includes nemoPlayer – a simple-to-use application to enjoy music, video clips and pictures on the move. The ‘Fooz Creator’ lets you create a “virtual look-a-like”, or your Fooz Avatar, and share it on Facebook, MySpace and other social networks. You can also email it to your friends.
Acer Liquid provides instant access to web pages, smooth streaming of videos or music, and instant response from popular mail, maps and search applications. The high-speed processing capability and high-speed internet access (HSPA) of Snapdragon brings to life the Android experience: no idle-time, almost instant uploads of web pages and downloads of rich multimedia contents.
Acer Liquid is priced at 24,900 INR (with 2 GB micro SD) and would be available across major retailers in India. It is available in Black, Red and White. via prwire
Supercharged Content: The Acer Liquid is supercharged with spectacular content, great applications and endless possibilities. It’s for those who cannot wait to browse the web, update their social networks and have fun online.
Hi-Definition Fun: The 3.5″ high-definition (WVGA) capacitive touch screen of the Acer Liquid is optimized for streaming of high-resolution movies from wherever you are.
Social Media Made Easy: Prepare yourself for a whole new level of instant communication with Acer connected contacts. Add your friends’ YouTube®, Picasa® and social networking pages to their contact details. Whenever they update anything about themselves, you’ll know almost instantly.
Designed to be Special: The large 3.5″ high-definition (WVGA) capacitive touch screen dominates the front, while an integrated 5MP camera is all you’ll see on the back. But don’t let the simple, ergonomic design fool you. The clean lines of the exterior conceal one of the world’s most sophisticated mobile devices.
Share in Seconds: Point it, shoot it, geotag it, send it or post it wherever you want. The Acer Liquid is perfect for staying in touch with your friends on Facebook®, Twitter®, YouTube®, Picasa® and Flickr®
Fluidity Built In: The Acer Liquid offers quick, icon-based access to many of the frequently used features of your phone and can be personalized by adding or removing icons, shortcuts or widgets. Swipe your finger to the left and right of the home screen and it extends, giving you even more room to add icons, widgets or features.
High-Impact Graphics: Acer Liquid is perfect for playing the biggest, baddest games and apps with graphics so slick and so fast they almost leap out of the screen.
Play and Explore: For the first time on a mobile device, the Acer Liquid introduces Spinlets™, a completely free streaming service that lets you browse and listen to major music labels and record companies for great music and instantly post what you find to your favorite Social Networking sites.
urFooz Your Life: urFooz lets you create a virtual “look-a-like” of you, add your profile and bookmarks, then post it to your social networks. Whenever you update your avatar or profile from your Acer Liquid, it updates everywhere you’ve posted it. It’s simple!
Connected Contacts: Prepare yourself for a whole new level of instant communication with Acer connected contacts. Add your friends’ personal social media pages to their contact details. Whenever they update anything about themselves, you’ll know almost instantly.
Communication Evolves:The Acer Liquid has been designed for ease of use and the home screen can be customized just the way you like it to give you instant access to the applications and activities you use the most. What’s more, the unique LED indicators instantly notify you of any incoming or missed calls, messages and battery levels, without having to take your phone out of your pocket.
Pre-Installed and Ready to Go: The Acer Liquid comes with a complete set of cool applications and fun features pre-loaded so all you have to do is turn it on, log in and you’re ready to play with the world online.
Snapdragon Power: The Acer Liquid is packed with the powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon™ 8250 processor running at 768 MHz so you get smooth, instant access to web pages, media streaming, email, GPS maps and search applications, as well as unrivalled energy efficiency for increased battery life.
Android Donut: The Acer Liquid was designed from the outset to keep you in touch and in control of your mobile communication unlike any other phone out there. To do just that, we’ve equipped it with the highly intuitive Android™ Donut Operating System for a whole new level of interactivity and mobile freedom.
Unique Design: Available in Black, Red and White3.5″ high-definition (WVGA) capacitive screen Unique, lightweight design (just 135g)5MP camera with autofocus and geo-tagging
Camera and Screen: The large 3.5” high-definition capacitive screen dominates the front of the Liquid and is joined by four touch sensitive buttons for Home, Search, Back and Menu while a 5MP camera with geo-tagging, ISO, self-timer options and accelerated auto-focus performance is all you see on the back.
Easy Multi-Tasking: Surfing, chatting, discovering, it’s all so easy with the Acer Liquid you’ll want to be able to it all at the same time. That’s why the Acer Liquid comes with advanced multitasking and task-switching features, showing real-time screenshots of each open application as standard.
Life in Pictures: The Acer Liquid features a 5-megapixel autofocus digital camera mounted on the rear with digital zoom. Not only that, a quick tap on the video icon transforms the Acer Liquid into a super-sharp video camera that can record in 3GP, MPEG-4 and H.263 formats.
Liquid Power Management: The Acer Liquid has a vastly improved power management system for more intense mobile phone users and offers a convenient, all-in-one place for you to adjust commonly-used settings on the fly.
Universal Search: The Acer Liquid includes a great new search function that lets you search for information on the phone across multiple sources like your applications, web bookmarks, browsing history, contacts and the web.
Playback: The Acer Liquid comes with nemoPlayer – a simple-to-use application to enjoy music, video clips and pictures stored on the phone.
nemoPlayer supports the following formats: Audio – MP3, WMA, OGG, AMR; Ringtone – MP3, WMA, OGG, AMR, MID, WAV; Video recording – H.263, MPEG4; Video playback – H.263, H.264, MPEG4
Memory and Storage: The Acer Liquid has a handy slot for microSD cards and can support up to 32GB. With that much memory on tap, there’s almost no limit to the digital media you can take with you.
Easy Business: When you do have to get serious, you’ll be glad you had your Acer Liquid with you as it comes with DataViz Roadsync pre-installed, which enables Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 and 2007 support as well as Documents To Go that allows you to edit and create Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint files as well as view Adobe PDF files wherever you are.
Acer Sync: The Acer Liquid comes preinstalled with Acer Sync, a smart application that allows automatic or manual synchronization with your netbook or notebook so your Google® contacts and calendars are always up to date. Change one and they all change. Brilliant!
The Most Powerful Android Phone : We’ve heard for a while the Acer has been planning to release an Android phone, but the news that the new Liquid will be the most powerful on the market is news to our ears. It carries both a microUSB slot (nice) and a 3.5mm headphone jack (making the Spotify application even more appealing), so Acer has clearly worked out what’s needed on a phone like this.