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Acer Liquid Z5

Announced
Jan 3, 2014
Market status
Released
Release date
Jan 22, 2014

Pros

  • Big display (5.0 inches)

Cons

  • Low pixel density screen (196 ppi)
  • Too little RAM memory (1024 MB RAM)
  • Low-resolution camera (5 megapixels)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • No front-facing camera

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Description

The Acer Liquid Z5 is an affordable 5-inch Android smartphone. The Z5 runs Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean and features a 5-inch display, Wi-Fi, GPS, DTS sound technology, a dual-core 1.3GHz processor, and 4GB of internal memory. It also offers a 5MP camera with f2.4 lens.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • Android (4.2.2)
  • Dimensions:
    • 5.73 x 2.89 x 0.35 inches (145.5 x 73.5 x 8.8 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 5.19 oz (147 g)
      the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 5.0 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 480 x 854 pixels
  • Pixel density:

    Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

    • 196 ppi
  • Screen-to-body ratio:
    • 64.48 %
  • Touchscreen:
      • Multi-touch
  • Features:
    • Light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 5 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • LED
    • Aperture size:

      Aperture size - The aperture of a camera is the opening through which light travels before it reaches the camera sensor. The smaller the number is, the bigger this opening is, allowing for more light to pass.

      • F2.4
    • Features:
      • Back-illuminated sensor (BSI), High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
  • Camcorder:
      • Yes

Hardware

  • Processor:

    Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

    • Dual core, 1300 MHz
  • Graphics processor:
      • Yes
  • System memory:

    System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

    • 1024 MB RAM
  • Built-in storage:
    • 4 GB
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD, microSDHC

Multimedia

  • Music player:
    • Filter by:
      • Album, Artist, Playlists
    • Features:
      • Album art cover, Background playback
  • Speakers:
    • Earpiece, Loudspeaker, Stereo speakers
  • YouTube player:
    • Yes

Internet browsing

  • Built-in online services support:
    • YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+

Technology

  • Micro SIM:
    • Yes
  • Positioning:

    Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

    • GPS, A-GPS
  • Navigation:
    • Yes

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • Yes
  • Wi-Fi:
      • Yes
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
    • Features:
      • Mass storage device, USB charging
  • Other:
    • Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
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Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer, Compass
    • Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 03 Jan 2014

Shopping information

  • MSRP price:
    • $ 230

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Alternative variants

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Acer Liquid Z5 Duo

(Z150)
Differences:
  • Multiple SIM cards:
      • 2 slots

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