Acer to Rekindle its Smartphone Business in India With New Liquid E700 and Liquid Jade
Acer has always been known for making affordable, yet good devices, and this has been true in the smartphone field, as well. However, it seems that the company has been pretty much absent from the emerging low-entry mobile market in India.
But now the company tries to fix this with the launch of the new Liquid Jade and Liquid E700 Android smartphones. The new handsets are priced at Rs. 11,999 and Rs. 16,999 respectively, and will be available via Snapdeal from tomorrow across India.
The Acer Liquid Jade is a dual-SIM smartphone that runs on Android 4.4 KitKat. The handset a 5-inch IPS ‘Zero Air Gap’ display with an HD (720×1280 pixel) resolution and a Gorilla Glass 3 screen.
The Indian version is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6582 processor with a Mali 400 GPU along with 2GB of RAM. There’s 16GB of built-in storage that is expandable by microSD card up to 32GB.
It also features a 13-megapixel rear camera with an f/1.8 aperture, 0.3 second autofocus, and 1080p HD video recording along with a 2-megapixel front-facing camera. The connectivity options include 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, Micro-USB, A-GPS, and a 3.5mm audio jack. The smartphone is backed by a 2100mAh battery.
The Acer Liquid E700 also runs on Android 4.4 KitKat and can support up to three SIM cards. The handset sports a 5-inch IPS display with a HD (720×1280 pixel) resolution and is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6582 SoC coupled with Mali 400 GPU, and 2GB of RAM. A e 8-megapixel autofocus camera with LED flash, and a 2-megapixel front-facing camera with flash are present, as well.
There’s 16GB of built-in storage, with microSD card expandability via microSD card. Connectivity options on the Acer Liquid E700 include 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, Micro-USB, GPS, and 3.5mm audio jack. The device is powered by a large 3500mAh battery and weighs in at 155 grams.