This year MWC has seen
the launch of some of the most wonderful and innovative smartphones and now it’s time to say hello to Acer’s Liquid Glow, a decent yet good-looking sleek smartphone powered by Android 4.0 ICS. This is not the first time that we have heard about this handset. Talks were in and a couple of reports had stated that the smartphone is soon going to get unveiled by Acer at the 2012 MWC. Well now it’s official and will soon be available in the global market in the days to come.
There is no exact ETA as to when this smartphone will be launched commercially but it is expected to be shipped by early summer that is somewhere around June. Talks are also in stating that Acer Liquid Glow won’t get released in the US and only time will tell whether they come true or just stay as rumors. Let’s proceed to check out the specifications and features of this curiously-named smartphone aimed at the Gen-next fun loving youth.
FEATURES & SPECIFICATIONS:
The handset will be layered with a user-friendly interface that will complement its 3.7 inch capacitive touchscreen with 16M colors support and a full screen resolution of 800 x 400 pixels.. It looks real trendy as it portrays a dimension of 117*58.5*11.5mm and you can actually notice its four virtual keys. Liquid Glow is quiet easy to handle as it weighs just a mere 125gm with touch sensitive controls. The casing of the smartphone features a soft-touch material for quality feel and to provide better grip.
OS & Memory:
Acer Liquid Glow runs on Ice Cream Sandwich Android 4.0 version operating system and is powered by 1GHz Qualcomm 7227A single-core processor to increase the processing speed of the smartphone. It has a storage capacity of 16GB, 512MB RAM, 1 GB of internal memory and the memory can be extended as per our requirement via SD card slot.
Camera & Connectivity:
Liquid Glow comes with 5 MP camera having 2592*1944 pixels resolution with LED Flash for low light, as well as panoramic image capture and touch focus to improve the picture quality. It has the ability to record videos at a faster rate and quality of video recording is also better. It has its own music and video player that supports multiple formats of MP3 for music and MP4 for videos. For videos it supports MP4, H.263, H.264, DviX, XviD and WMV formats. For music it supports MP3, WAV, WMV, eAAC+ formats. It has connectivity options for Bluetooth with A2DP, Micro USB 2.0, GPS, Wireless LAN Wi-Fi and Quad Band GSM. It boasts of built-in NFC that utilizes the advantages of Android 4.0′s Beam function. SNS integration,Voice memo, Geo Tagging, FM Radio with Recording and Predictive Text input features are also included. Apart from these it also includes various sensors like Proximity, Accelerometer and Gyro and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
Acer Liquid Glow sports a standard battery that provides good backup power.
Acer Liquid Glow is bound to attract the youngster’s attention and can be considered as a flashy device. It will be offered in three colors: Alpine White, Sakura Pink and Cat’s-eye Black and the theme of user interface will match the color of the smartphone itself. It is most likely to be sold for a decent price of 250 Euro that is approximately equivalent to $336 or Rs 20,000 as per Indian currency. It seems to be an perfect smartphone choice for those relying on monthly allowances.