Acer Liquid Metal finally gets officially announced in the UK, comes with Android 2.2

The Acer Liquid Metal has been leaked a few times before, and now it’s finally official. Acer unveiled it today, and it’s certainly a worthy member of Acer’s Liquid series of Android-powered smartphones.

It will be available in the UK starting mid-November (in brown) and early December (grey) for a recommended retail price of £299. That’s quite an interesting offer considering the device’s specs – especially if one or more operators decide to subsidize it at some point.

The main features of the Acer Liquid Metal are:

  • Android 2.2 Froyo
  • Acer’s Breeze UI overlay with SocialJogger app that integrates Facebook and Twitter
  • 800 MHz Qualcomm MSM7230 processor (same as in the T-Mobile G2 and HTC Desire Z)
  • 3.6-inch capacitive touchscreen
  • 14.4 Mbps HSDPA, Wi-Fi 802.11n
  • DLNA/UPnP support
  • Dolby Surround technology
  • 5 megapixel autofocus camera with LED flash and 720p HD video recording at 30 fps
  • stainless steel battery cover, chrome trims
  • LED notification light above the display

All in all, a very interesting midrange Android device. Not one to turn any tech-addict’s head for sure, but one that may prove to be a success with average users.

Author: Vlad Bobleanta

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