Acer Liquid Jade 2 and Liquid Zest smartphones were today launched at the Mobile World Congress. These new phones from Acer run on Android with a custom skin on top. The Liquid Jade 2 is the flagship smartphone, whereas the Liquid Zest series consists of two new phones.
The Taiwanese manufacturer has been relatively quiet in the Android world, but these new smartphones will help the company increase consumer interest. The Liquid Jade 2 comes with mid-range specs, while the Liquid Zest series comes with budget segment specs.
Acer at Mobile World Congress 2016
Acer Liquid Jade 2
The Acer Liquid Jade 2 comes with a 5.5 inch AMOLED display with a Full HD screen resolution. At 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution, you get a very good pixel density of ~401 PPI. The display comes with a 176 degree viewing angle and infinite contrast, thanks to the AMOLED technology.
Acer has used the Snapdragon 808 processor in the Liquid Jade 2. This hexa-core processor is assisted by the Adreno 418 GPU. In terms of memory, the Liquid Jade 2 comes with 3 GB RAM, and 32 GB internal storage. Acer is offering One TB of cloud storage free with the Liquid Jade 2. The phone comes with a 21 MP camera on the back, with dual LED flash and support for video recording up to 4K. The front side houses an 8 MP camera for selfies and video calling.
The Liquid Jade 2 also comes with the new USB Type C port, so it is very likely that it runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. This is because Google has added support for USB Type C ports in Marshmallow.
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Acer Liquid Zest and Liquid Zest 4G
The Liquid Zest and Liquid Zest 4G are Acer’s entry-level options. The Liquid Zest comes with a 5 inch HD display, an unnamed 1.3 GHz Quad Core processor and runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. It comes with an 8 MP main camera and 5 MP front camera. Acer has been short on other details when it comes to the Liquid Zest series, unfortunately.