Acer has officially launched its new Android powered Liquid series smartphone in India, the stylish Acer Liquid Mini (E310) Smartphone that is powered by 2nd generation Qualcomm 600 MHz Snapdragon processor and runs on Android 2.2 Froyo operating system with an ultra-fluid user interface to create an all-new mobile experience.
Announced in April 2011, the new Acer Liquid Mini Smartphone is based on previously launched Acer LIQUID high-definition smartphone and Acer Liquid Metal smartphone, running Google’s latest Android 2.2 Froyo operating system and includes Acer’s Breeze version 4.0 touchscreen user interface on top of Android OS.
The Acer Liquid Mini smartphone is designed with chrome edges, wrapped in a soft touch casing shaped to fit in hand perfectly and is available in a wide range of colors — jet silver, royal blue, piano black, lime green and light pink.
Powered by Android Froyo 2.2, the user interface features new home screen design version that now handles five home screens by default, allowing users to easily install more applications from the rich selection available on the Android Market, as well as shortcuts and widgets and also offers an updated version of the Android 2.2 browser that supports HTML5, double-tap zooming, video tagging support and geo-location API support.
In addition, a new Quick Contacts feature lets users easily switch between the address book and the social network applications and Live wallpapers are now available to customize smartphone on the fly. In addition, a new keyboard layout is now offered with an extended dictionary for predictive input.
The new Acer Liquid Mini (E310) Smartphone is powered by 600 MHz Qualcomm MSM 7227 Snapdragon Processor with Adreno 200 graphics chipset and comes with 512 MB RAM and 512 MB FLASH ROM with added support for microSD memory card allowing upto 32-GB storage. In addition, the handset features a proximity sensor, ambient light sensor and an accelerometer for auto-rotation.
Acer LIQUID Mini provides high-speed processing capability and high-speed internet access (HSPA) of Snapdragon brings to life the Google’s Android experience and also features four buttons on the front offering functions such as Send, End, Back and Home.
The Acer Liquid Mini smartphone has 3.2-inch WVGA (360 x 640 pixels ) Capacitive Touchscreen and it runs Google’s Android 2.2 dubbed ‘FroYo’ mobile operating system with Acer’s custom Breeze v4.0 user interface skin on top with easy access to entertainment and web bookmarks. The smartphone has 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 Acer Liquid Mini handset also feature 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.
Acer Liquid Mini is quad-band GSM and dual-band 3G HSDPA 900/2100 MHz network ready device which for data connectivity provides GPRS, EDGE, WiFi 802.11b/g/N wireless LAN network connection, HSDPA 7.2 Mbps connection, Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR/A2DP connection, and has built-in GPS receiver with A-GPS and Google Maps.
In addition, Acer Liquid Mini includes 5.0 Megapixel camera offering LED flash, geo-tagging, ISO, self-timer options and accelerated auto-focus with video recording in 720 x 480p HD @ 30fps. Though there is no secondary front-facing digital camera for video calling the handset also feature Accelerometer and light sensor technologies, 3.5 mm audio out port, and 3D graphics support.
The Acer liquid mini is DLNA certified allowing users to enjoy content from their computer on your phone. Users can even play the part of DJ / cinema-buff by streaming music and video to a DLNA television and browse & play back the multi-media content stored on their Liquid Mini to their TV or PC, through the integrated Acer clear.fi media sharing system.
The audio player in Acer Liquid Mini featuring Dolby surround audio supporting MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC audio files, video player that supports XviD, and MP4 video files and is equipped with active noise cancellation technology for clear voice calls.
Like all other Android powered phones, users can expect great integration with Google’s email, calendar, contacts and Google Maps and many other Google Apps in addition to rapidly growing collection of applications from the Android Marketplace.
The Acer liquid mini comes with the full-featured Google suite of applications including Gmail, Google Maps, Google Navigation and Google Talk. Search on the market for more innovative apps from Google and other developers: there are over 150,000 apps and games in the Android Market!
The Slim and stylish Acer Liquid Mini smartphone come equipped with powerful 1300 mAh Li-ion rechargeable battery that provides upto 8 hours of talktime on 2G and 400 hrs of stand by time on 2G network.
Price and Availability
The new Acer Liquid Mini E310 is now available in India for the price of Rs. 11,990 with one year warranty in wide range of colors – jet silver, royal blue, piano black, lime green and light pink.