You don’t need to pay big bucks for a smartphone-the Acer Liquid Z2 is 12.3mm thick, weighs a mere 110g, and has a 3.5-inch touchscreen at 320×480 resolution for a 165ppi pixel density. It has a 1 GHz single-core CPU in its Qualcomm MSM7227 A Snapdragon chipset along with 512MB of RAM. It has 4GB of internal storage, expandable to 32GB with a microSD card. The phone comes with Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) out of the box. The phone also has a 5-megapixel rear camera and a VGA front camera. The 1300mAh Li-lon battery allows up to four hours of talk time and 450 hours of standby. Have friends and relatives on other networks? You’ll be pleased to know that the phone is also dual SIM.
First Published in Gadgets Magazine, May 2013