BlackBerry, HTC, Acer Smartphones Debut Ahead of MWC

 
 
By Nathan Eddy  |  Posted 2013-02-21
 
 
 

Acer's Liquid E1 Lives Large

The Liquid E1 features a large 4.5-inch quarter-high-definition (qHD) display, dual-core processor and two speakers with DTS sound for volume maximization.

Acer's Liquid E1 Lives Large

Acer's Liquid Z2 at the Entry Level

The entry-level Liquid Z2 features a quick mode navigation tool, a 1GHz processor and runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean with a 3.5-in. display.

Acer's Liquid Z2 at the Entry Level

BlackBerry Z10 Is Pixel-Rich

The Z10 is the first smartphone to run the BlackBerry 10 OS and is dominated by a 4.2-inch touch-screen that's more pixel-rich than the Apple iPhone's Retina display.

BlackBerry Z10 Is Pixel-Rich

BlackBerry Z10 Packs Memory, Processing Power

BlackBerry's Z10 features a 1.5GHz dual-core processor with 2GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage and an expandable memory card slot.

BlackBerry Z10 Packs Memory, Processing Power

BlackBerry Q10 Sports Micro HDMI, NFC

Boasting the physical QWERTY keyboard of which so many BlackBerry fans are enamored, the handset features a micro High Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) out port and advanced sensors such as near-field communication (NFC) to support mobile payments.

BlackBerry Q10 Sports Micro HDMI, NFC

BlackBerry Q10 With Super AMOLED

The global-ready 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) handset boasts a 720 by 720 Super AMOLED (active-matrix organic LED) 3.1-inch display, 1.5GHz dual-core CPU and 2GB of RAM.

BlackBerry Q10 With Super AMOLED

HTC One Features 4.7-Inch Full-HD Display

The handset features a 4.7-inch full-high-definition display, a new version of the HTC Sense user interface and BlinkFeed, a home screen that's a constantly updating media stream.

HTC One Features 4.7-Inch Full-HD Display

LG Optimus G Pro's Full-HD IPS Display

The 4G LTE-equipped Optimus G Pro offers a 5.5-inch full-HD In-Plane Switching (IPS) display, boasts a 1.7GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor and runs Google's Android operating system.

LG Optimus G Pro's Full-HD IPS Display

Vertu TI: A Gem of a Device

Constructed of Grade 5 titanium, black leather and polished black ceramic, the TI carries a retail price of $10,500. A Vertu Key on the device includes a ruby in its design, and the phone's 3.7-inch screen is made of sapphire crystal and said to be both "virtually scratchproof" and four times stronger than the average screen.

Vertu TI: A Gem of a Device

Vertu TI With Titanium Protection

The TI's titanium casing is said to be five times stronger than most smartphone cases, features an 8-megapixel camera on the back, a 1.3-megapixel camera up front, a 1.7GHz processor and a concierge service.

Vertu TI With Titanium Protection

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