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VN:F [1.6.1_878]please wait…Rating: 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)The Acer Liquid A1 smartphone went on sale just a few days ago in several European countries. UK retailer Clove was  among the first retailers worldwide to offer the new Acer Liquid A1 smartphone to phone enthusiasts in the UK.
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The Acer Liquid A1 smartphone went on sale just a few days ago in several European countries. UK retailer Clove was  among the first retailers worldwide to offer the new Acer Liquid A1 smartphone to phone enthusiasts in the UK.

Now the wait for Indians is over, Finally Acer has unveiled its Smart Phone in India also. Acer Liquid comes with a 1GHz Snapdragon Processor, Android 1.6 Operating System, 3.5 inches TFT capacitive touchscreen, 480 x 800 pixels resolution, 5 megapixel camera, 3G connectivity, GPRS/EDGE, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.

Other features includes a Acer Homebrew UI, 3.5 mm audio jack, 256MB RAM, 512MB ROM, VGA video recording, 32 GB expandable memory, 1350 mAh battery and upto 5 hours of talktime.

It can even integrate Facebook, Twitter and Flickr contacts in the address book. The device has three homescreen that allows you customize it with different widgets. It also comes with Microsoft Outlook application and Exchange server support. This handset is available in three colors – red, white and black. Acer Liquid is priced at Rs. 24990 and includes a 2GB microSD card. You can also check out the live pics and hands-on video of Acer Liquid.

Acer Liquid review Compiled from various web resources.

Design

The Acer Liquid is a recent launched device, whose display type is TFT, capacitive touchscreen, which is supportive for 65K colors. The size of the phone is of 3.5 inches capable of capturing a decent amount of pixellete area up to 480 x 800 pixels. The device also has a handful of advanced features such as Acer UI 3.0, Accelerometer sensor for auto-rotate and Proximity sensor for auto turn-off. The weight of the handset is 135 g which makes it a heavy, abundant handset while the dimensions of the phone which are in the figures of 115 x 62.5 x 12.5 mm making it a over-sized handset which might create some problem specially amongst female segment to carry this highly priced gimmick. The Acer Liquid is available in three vibrant colors viz Black, White and Red. The best part about the design of the device is that it is not complicated and above all the sheen which it shows of to people is a good one to attract people and the huge, large display screen that the device has really fetch people to at least give it a try.

Music

This gadget with a heavy price tag does not live upto the expectations of people in context of music as it does not have FM Radio which creates a feeling of disappointment specially in the youth. The device has a Mp3 player to enable people to lend an ear to their favorite stored songs the moment they want. Mp4 player is another addition to it. The supportive formats for former are WAV/WMA/eAAC+ player and for later the supportive formats are WMV/H.264/H.263 player.

Camera

The Acer Liquid comprises of an amazing elementary camera of 5MP which is pretty good. It has the capacity to cover a medium ranged pixellete area of 2560 x 1920 pixels. Availability of autofocus and LED flash are like “glitters to the gold”, on which the responsibility of giving a fine output lean on. Another addition is a features called geo – tagging. The device also has the facility of video recording which allows people to capture actions as well which is known as QVGA.

Memory

The Acer Liquid has a pretty well phonebook memory which allows an user to store practically unlimited entries and fields, Photocall. The call details can also be retrieved by people as it will be kept in records for upto unlimited extent. The internal memory is 256MB RAM, 512MB ROM and the card slot is provided is microSD up to 32GB. It shows that ample of space is given to people to store their data.

Battery LifeTime

The Acer Liquid has Standard battery, Li-Po 1530 mAh which gives the performance for stand by time up to 400 h and the performance for talk time is just 5 h. However, the life span of battery depends entirely upon its usage and availability of network.

Audio

The Acer Liquid gives a superb sound quality as it comprises of speaker phones. The device also comes with an audio jack sized 3.5mm. The Acer Liquid alerts people in the form of Vibration; Downloadable polyphonic, MP3 and WAV ringtones giving a real good sound quality.

Connectivity

The Acer Liquid has local connectivity of Blue tooth which is in the configuration of v2.1 with A2DP. The availability of USB is another added feature in the form of miniUSB. GPRS is of Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 – 48 kbps and EDGE is of class Class 10, 236.8 kbps. The miniUSB provided, enables user to transfer data from PC to mobile and vice versa at a fast speed. The 3G is better known as HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 2.0 Mbps.

Messaging

The Acer Liquid supports SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Instant Messaging which enables user to keep in touch with their loved ones just in one go from anywhere any time. The availability of instant messaging enables people to chat on the move.

Browsing

The Acer Liquid has a browser which is known as HTML. The java features gives the facility like MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+ player, MP4/WMV/H.264/H.263 player, Facebook and Flickr integration, Pocket Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, PDF viewer) and Voice memo making the device to stand next to a mini computer. The WLAN is in the configuration of Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g. The Acer Liquid is the best device for those who access their mails and files all the time.

Network

The Acer Liquid supports two forms of network that is the 2G network and 3G network. The 2G network is in the configuration of GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 and the 3G network is better known as HSDPA 1900 / 2100. However, one has to keep this in mind that availability of network is operand friendly.

Games

The Acer Liquid is well equipped with games claiming to give full entertainment to people.

Navigation

The Acer Liquid comes complete with a A-GPS navigation support that makes it easy for the user to get the information about the desired location easily on their handset.

Performance

The Acer Liquid comprising of all those features which are good enough to satisfy people be it in context of technology or design or what not.

Pros

The Acer Liquid will be one of the fastest phone available in the market these days. The battery life is also very nice and does not disappoint people.

Cons

The overall size is a bit trouble some for people to carry. The phone is a bit expensive and is not meant for masses The phone does not have a flash and secondary front camera.

Overall

The Acer Liquid is a great Android mobile phone with fabulous interface.

Reviews from MyGuideIndia