Intel and Acer announces Liquid C1, an Atom powered smartphone at decent price
Acer and Intel recently revealed their latest Android smartphone. It is called Acer Liquid C1 and has Intel Atom Z2420 latest mobile chipset inside. This chip was announced at CES earlier.
Acer Liquid C1 isn’t high end smartphone but still has decent power. There is 4.3 inches IPS display having qHD 960×540 pixels resolution. On the back, there is eight megapixels camera with auto focus.
Intel Atom Z2420m is also known by its codename Lexington and it has x86 main processor which is clocked at 1.2 GHz. It is single core processor with Hyper-Threading support. The performance is decent and reasonable. This phone is priced affordably for luring younger audiences who are new to smartphones.
Chipset of Acer Liquid C1 has 1080p hardware accelerated decoding and encoding and it lets the camera capture five stills in one second.
However, the downside of Acer Liquid C1 is that it comes preinstalled with just Android ICS. The manufacturer hasn’t given any promises to upgrade and Acer hasn’t released any press release about it either.
Acer Liquid C1 is expected to be launched in this month. It will be launched in Thailand initially and other markets in South Asia will get it soon. The price is USD $335. Indian release date isn’t known yet.