Acer Liquid Z5 Smartphone: Big 5-inch Screen and Power in a Slim Form
TAIPEI, TAIWAN (2014-01-03)

Editors’ Summary:

  • Ergonomic and compact supersized 5-inch screen, ideal for mobile browsing, social networking and photo taking
  • Premium design and color mix, with Essential White and Gentle Grey. Minimalistic curves and slim design at only 8.8mm thickness
  • AcerFLOAT™apps for real time advanced multitasking
  • Best-in class camera
  • Build Your Own Cloud (BYOC™) for creating reliable, more secure and easy to use self-built clouds 

Acer today unveiled the Acer Liquid Z5, a compact 5-inch smartphone designed for first time adopters or budget conscious users looking for mobile web browsing, photo and video taking and entertainment.

The Acer Liquid Z5 features a 5-inch screen also with a 16:9 aspect ratio to enhance movie and video viewing. Despite the big size screen, the Acer Liquid Z5 is surprisingly thin and easy to carry with its 8.8 mm thin profile and rounded edge.

No compromise on quality and details: the front speaker embeds DTS tuned sound for a richer audio experience and is encased in a sleek and glossy exterior in Essential White or Gentle Grey; enclosed in the back cover, the AcerRAPID™ design acts as a personal control key bringing an enhanced "one-hand" control experience to the user as it allows users to unlock and/or activate the screen, launch the camera, launch apps from the home screen and pickup phone calls with a simple click.

Powered by Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, the Acer Liquid Z5 gives users many features per square centimeter at just 145.5 x 73.5 x 8.8 mm and only 147 grams. It touts a dual-core 1.3 GHz processor, 4 GB of internal user storage, Wi-Fi, integrated GPS, and a 5-megapixel camera.

Best-in class camera

The 5 megapixels auto focus camera on the Acer Liquid Z5 is a bucket of innovations: it supports BSI technology that enables more light than traditional FSI, thus delivering better low-light sensitivity; it comes with 5 lenses instead of the traditional 4 to make photos even sharper; it has a f2.4 aperture providing 25% more light to the sensor while the 1.4umx1.4um pixel size offers a better picture quality and less film grain in low light environments. It is also equipped with an IR filter that reflects infrared light, delivering more realistic photos, and the HDR solution creates high dynamic range images combining a higher contrast and more vivid details in one single shot.
Custom profiles for everyone

The Acer Liquid Z5 features four distinct Quick Mode profiles for different user and age groups.

  • Basic Mode: for youngsters with fixed call and text functions;
  • Classic Mode: all main functions in a simple and organized layout for first time smartphone users;
  • Keypad Mode: for people who primarily use voice and need their keypad right away.
  • Easy Senior Mode: messages, radio, weather, magnifier, clock, quick call contacts for the convenience of elderly users;

Easy Float management

AcerFLOAT™ User Interface allows additional app windows to stay open so users can multitask without having to back out of one app to work on another. AcerFLOAT™ appears on a translucent screen that floats over the function being used. Easy to access or switch, Float Apps include camera, maps, calculator and notes.

Thanks to the Float shortcut, users can also get instant access to their 8 favorite apps and launch them anytime. The unique Float Caller notification ensures that users will not be interrupted by incoming calls or messages by taking over the full screen while using apps or watching videos. Instead, a Float Caller notification window pops up and lets users take calls or reply with quick messages. 

Build Your Own Cloud

Acer PCs can be seamlessly integrated for accessing data anytime, anywhere - through Build Your Own Cloud (BYOC™) (1). It enables users to build their own cloud on their devices, such as music, photos and other types of clouds. These self-built clouds, based on an Acer Open Platform, are reliable, more secure, easy to use and provide users convenient access to their information and content anytime, anywhere.

Availability

A range of optional accessories will be available including flip cases and protection cases. For details about availability, product specifications and prices in specific markets, please contact your nearest Acer office or retailer, or see www.acer.com.

  1. Acer BYOC available on Acer PCs with Windows and Android.