Acer Liquid Metal Hands-on and Impressions [MWC] [VIDEO]


The Acer Liquid Metal doesn’t really do anything special software wise, but it’s the hardware that its name is derived from. The phone is constructed of mostly aluminum, but a unibody design it isn’t. Still, all of the materials come together to make a nice looking phone that anyone would want to carry around.

Perhaps the most interesting thing about the Acer Liquid Metal was its LED notification system – three backlit icons on the top of the device will notify you for three different things. One is there for messages, one for battery life indicator, and the other is for missed calls. I believe there’s a general one on the face of the device for everything else .

The specs don’t make it sound like the most amazing of devices – it has a 3.6 inch display, Qualcomm’s 7230 800MHz processor, Android 2.2, 720p HD video recording, a 5 megapixel autofocus camera, plus more. Not bad, but not exciting. Solid is what it is. Take a look at it in the video above.

Quentyn Kennemer
The "Google Phone" sounded too awesome to pass up, so I bought a G1. The rest is history. And yes, I know my name isn't Wilson.

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  1. Sucks the specs are so low. Its a good looking phone and I like the LED notifications. Oh well. On to the next phone.

  2. Specs are low? It is the same specs as a G2. This phone has been out since late 2010 and everybody I know who has one absolutely loves it. Easily the best bang for buck on the market and it looks sexy.

  3. These LEDs are also available on the first iteration of the Liquid and they are highly useful. Also, Acer UI sucks but the good thing is that it can easily be turned off.

  4. Experienced an ACER computer…for this reason…I WILL PASS!!!

  5. Not sure where the screen caps come from but dis anyone else notice the tweet bubbles at the bottom? #AbortionClinicPlaylist and #GhettoCollegeCourses?!? I am not saying I am for or against either… But really? Surprises me a pic like that would get released these days! Maybe I am the only one…

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