Acer Debuts Liquid S2 Smartphone With Gorilla Glass Display
The Android smartphone will operate on 3G and 4G networks and will also support the latest WiFi standard, 802.11ac.Computer maker Acer took the wraps off its Liquid S2 smartphone, which boasts a full HD 6-inch display with IPS technology and 4K recording capabilities. It will show it off at the IFA convention in Berlin later this week. The Android smartphone will operate on 3G and 4G networks and will also support the latest WiFi standard, 802.11ac. The Internet connection can also be shared with QR codes and near-field communications (NFC), and the Easy Hotspot enables the smartphone to act as a mobile WiFi router to share wireless Internet connectivity with up to half a dozen WiFi-enabled devices. The Liquid S2 will be available for purchase at the end of October, and exact pricing and availability will be announced at a later stage, a company release said. The device runs on Qualcomm's Snapdragon 800 2.2GHz processor and features a 13-megapixel rear-facing camera, a 2-megapixel front-facing camera with an 88-degree wide-viewing angle, and red elements for the receiver mesh and metallic ring highlighting the four-LED ring flash for low light and macro capturing.
Available in red or black, the Liquid S2 is 8.99mm thin and has two stereo speakers powered with Dolby Digital Plus, It also uses curved Gorilla Glass 3.0 to boost damage resistance on the screen. Users can store a large library of photos, music and videos on the expandable memory of up to 128GB to complement the standard 16GB on-board storage.