Acer has officially announced its new generation Liquid Smartphone in India called Acer STREAM Smartphone that runs latest Android 2.1 mobie OS and is Powered by the powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon processor.
Combining cutting-edge technologies, and an all new ultra-fluid user interface that creates an all-new mobile experience, the new Acer STREAM (also knows as Acer Liquid Stream in other markets) is build on the processing and graphical capabilities of the Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and its high definition screen that delivers the state-of-the-art multimedia, web browsing, and social media experience.
Acer STREAM is a high-end multimedia smartphone, optimized for watching movies, listening to music and enjoying web browsing like at home. Perfect for most demanding users who look for the best in entertainment.
Elegant and minimalist in design, the new Acer STREAM Smartphone is made from highly resistant materials and offers truly outstanding user interface and technical features, all in just 11.2 mm, ensuring users a unique and unrepeatable experience.
Featuring the latest Google Android 2.1 Mobile Operating System dubbed as ‘Eclair’, the Acer STREAM Smartphone is a appealing high definition smartphone that is ideal solution for users demanding the best from their devices and in particular for high-definition video playback or streaming, gaming and browsing smoothly rich-content internet sites.
The Android Eclair 2.1 powered Acer STREAM Smartphone offers a host of new features as compared to previously launched Acer Liquid phone, that includes a new Home screens that now handles five home screens by default, allowing users to easily install more applications from the rich selection available on the Android Market website as well as shortcuts and widgets.
A new Quick Contacts feature in Acer (Liquid) STREAM Smartphone allows users easy switching between the address book and the social network applications in addition to offering Live wallpapers feature to customize the new phone.
In addition, the Acer STREAM also feature a all new keyboard layout with newly added extended dictionary support for predictive input and smartphone now features an latest updated version of the Android browser which fully supports HTML5 offering double-tap zooming, video tagging support and geo-location API support.
The Android 2.1 powered new Acer STREAM Smartphone is armed with 1-GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon QSD8250 Processor and features 512 MB RAM and 512 MB FLASH ROM with 2-GB Flash memory quite enough for downloading hundreds of applications and 3D games and there is microSD memory card support of upto 32-GB storage (8-GB card free bundled). In addition, the Acer STREAM phone also features a proximity sensor, ambient light sensor and an accelerometer for auto-rotation.
The Acer STREAM Smartphone sports four capacitive buttons for Home, Search, Back, and Menu options and it features several hardware buttons including Volume Up, Volume Down, Camera, and Power / Standby. The handset is capable of providing instant access to web pages, smooth streaming of videos or music , and instant response from popular mail, maps and search applications.
The new Acer STREAM smartphone features 3.7-inch AMOLED 800 × 480 pixels resolution TFT Capacitive Touchscreen and is powered by Google’s latest Android 2.1 dubbed ‘Eclair’ mobile operating system running Acer’s custom Spinlets user interface skin on top with easy access to entertainment and web bookmarks.
The Acer STREAM Smartphone also features Acer’s exclusive Spinlets applications that allows free streaming of worldwide music and video from Internet on to the handset, and offers smart integration of popular social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Picasa and Flickr etc in the address book, with realtime notification of status or content updates.
GSM: Quad-band 850/900/1800/1900 MHz network and HSDPA 900/1900/2100 MHz network ready Acer STREAM Smartphone offers exhaustive connectivity options that includes GPRS class 10, EDGE: Class 10, 3G HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps, HSUPA, 2.0 Mbps connection, WiFi 802.11b/g/N(draft) Wi-Fi network connection, and Bluetooth 2.1 EDR + A2DP. In addition, the smartphone comes equipped with built-in GPS with A-GPS support and Google maps 4.1.
Being powered by Android OS allows the Acer STREAM smartphone offer great integration with Google’s popular apps including email, calendar, contacts and Google Maps and many other Google Apps in addition to rapidly growing collection of applications from the Android Marketplace.
Measuring 119.5 x 63 x 11.2 mm and weighing 150 gms, Acer STREAM handset features powerful 5.0 Megapixel camera with maximum still picture resolution of 2560 x 1920 pixels, that offers exciting features like Geo-tagging, ISO, self-timer options and accelerated auto-focus in addition to feature Accelerometer and light sensor technologies.
The digital camera in Acer STREAM Smartphone is also capable of recording 720p HD video and it can also play back content at the same resolution with support for Xvid, WMV HD, and many other popular video formats. The phone also offers Dolby Mobile quality, with powerful bass and crystal-clear clarity for an unparalleled purity of sound.
It also includes an HDMI port on-board to allowing enjoying contents on to the large size home HD TV screen, and also offers DLNA support with UPnP streamer on WiFi network.
The handset also features Dedicated search key for Google search, and includes applications such as Google Search, Maps, Gmail, YouTube, Google Talk, Picasa integration, Facebook and Flickr integration and offers document viewer for MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and PDF document.
All the most popular applications are pre-installed on Acer STREAM Smartphone, that includes Nemo player to enjoy multimedia content to the fullest, Acer UrFooz to create your virtual “look-a-like”, add user’s profile and bookmarks and post it to social networks, Facebook and Twidroid perfectly integrated into the address book.
Offering 3.5 mm audio out port, and 3D graphics support, the Slim and stylish Acer STREAMsmartphone comes with 1400 mAh Li-ion rechargeable battery that allows upto 5 hours of talktime on 2G network and upto 400 hours of standby time on 2G network and would be available in Red, White and Black primary colors.
There is no word about Acer STREAM Smartphone’s price and availability in India market as yet.