MWC 2015: Acer launches Liquid M220 smartphone

Acer has kicked off its campaign at the Mobile World Congress (MWC 2015) with the launch of Liquid M220 smartphone.

The Liquid M220 is company’s first Windows phone. The device will hit the Europe, Middle East and Africa markets by April this year with a price tag of EUR 79.

The company also unveiled a smart wearable, Liquid Leap+ alongside Liquid M220. The Liquid Leap+ is the upgraded version of the Liquid Leap launched in 2014.

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Acer said that the new smartphone will also be upgradeable to Windows 10 OS in the future.

The Liquid M220 comes with a 4 inch WVGA display with 480*800 pixel resolution. It is powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core processor paired with 512MB.

It runs on Windows Phone 8.1 OS and has 3G connectivity. The device will also have a dual SIM variant.

The Liquid M220 boasts a 5MP rear camera with autofocus and LED flash and a 2MP front facing camera. The rear camera also features an 89-degree wide angle lens.

The device has 4GB onboard memory and microSD card support for external memory. It is juiced by a 1300mAh battery.

The phone has some pre-embedded Microsoft productivity apps such as OneDrive, Skype, Office, and Cortana.

The Liquid Leap+ on the other hand, is a smart wearable that will be available starting March at a same price tag of EUR 79.

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The device is compatible with Android and iOS devices and comes with interchangeable bands.

It features a 1-inch OLED (128×32 pixels) resolution touch display shows a black and white colour interface and is claims to offer backup of 5-7 days on a single charge.

The device is IPX7 certified water resistant and offers features such as music controls, email, calendar, and SMS notifications.

Users can keep track of their physical activities with the Liquid Leap+. The band alsomonitor’s user’s sleep patterns.

The Liquid Leap+ connects with smartphone via Bluetooth 4.0 and will be available in Charcoal Black, Fuchsia Pink and Lime Green colour variants.

Vishal Kawadkar


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