Acer announces the Liquid Z3; Budget Smartphone with 3.5-inch display, dual-core processor and Android 4.2

Considering that flagship devices are launched consistently, varying from one manufacturer to other; the amount of attention that is focussed on these revelations proves to produce an insightful glimpseas to how these devices will fare in the market.

Traditionally, Acer has been known for the laptops or tablets; however the company has launched a few Smartphones previously. And at present Acer has unveiled yet another handset which will arrive as a successor to the Liquid Z2 which was launched this year.

Acer has officially announced the Liquid Z3, thereby making an addition into its Liquid-series recently. The Acer Liquid Z3 will feature a 3.5-inch (480 x 320 pixels) display and will be powered by a dual-core 1GHz processor. The device will run on Android 4.2 and will have 512MB of RAM, 4GB of internal storage, and 1500 mAh battery.Additionally, it will arrive with the dual SIM option based on the respective regions. But the Acer Liquid Z3 will be available in both single-SIM as well as dual-SIM options.

The device will arrive with the facilitation of Quick Mode profiles that offer four different profiles for various types of users. The Basic Mode will cater to the younger lot and this mode will emphasize more on calls and text messages. Senior Mode profile will provide easy Messages, radio, weather, magnify, clock, quick call contacts. The last profile called Classic Mode and Keypad mode will be catered to individuals who need a keypad everytime they want to make calls. The device will come loaded with the AcerCloud app.

Technical Specifications of the Acer Liquid Z3:

  • Dimensions: 109 x 60 x 10.4 mm
  • 3.5-inch (480 x 320 pixels) capacitive touch screen display
  • 1 GHz dual-core processor
  • Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
  • 10.4mm thick and weighs 120g
  • 3MP rear  camera
  • 3G (HSPA+ 21 Mbps), Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 3.0 + EDR and aGPS
  • Dual SIM (optional)
  • 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
  • 512MB RAM, 4GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 32GB
  • 1500mAh battery

This device is brought into the market as a Budget Smartphone and it is primarily dedicated at entry-level smartphone users. This is further proved by the pricing of the device. Presently the device will be available in Belgium, Netherlands, Ukraine, France, Spain, UK, Italy, Germany and Russia beginning from mid-August. It is priced at 99 euros which amounts to approximately Rs. 8,030($132). At present no information has been revealed for the India launch, release date or price. The Acer Liquid Z3 will come in Rock Black and Classic White colors.Acer-Liquid-Z3

The arrival of additional optional flip-covers and replaceable back-covers, accessories will be help  in providing a variety of color options because these will be available in Rock Black, Classic White, Sakura Pink, Pop Yellow and Lagoon Turquoise colors.