The Acer Liquid El is the entertainment-optimized phone of the bunch, is only 9.9mm thick and weighs just 130g. The phone sports a 4.5-inch touchscreen with a 540×960 resolution, which comes to a pixel density of 245ppi. The Liquid El comes with a 1 GHz dual-core CPU, 1GB of RAM and 4GB of internal storage (expandable via microSD to 32GB). The Liquid El comes with Android 4.1.1 (Jelly Bean) out of the box. The phone has a 5-megapixel camera that can shoot video in 720p at 30 fps, along with a VGA front-facing camera. Its 1760mAh Li-lon battery provides up to eight hours of talk time and 400 hours of standby. The phone is also dual SIM if you have contacts on different networks.
First Published in Gadgets Magazine, May 2013