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Acer Liquid E1 vs Acer Liquid Metal

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Acer Liquid E1 Remove phone

Posted: 25 Jan 2013
Market Status: Released
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Acer Liquid Metal Remove phone

Posted: 29 Oct 2010
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (4.1.1)Android (2.2) 
Dimensions5.20 x 2.70 x 0.39 inches (132 x 68.5 x 9.9 mm)4.53 x 2.48 x 0.53 inches (115 x 63 x 13.5mm) 
Weight4.59 oz (130 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
4.76 oz (135 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
 
Display
Physical size4.5 inches3.6 inches 
Resolution540 x 960 pixels480 x 800 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.

245 ppi259 ppi 
Technology

Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

IPS LCDTFT 
Colors16 777 21616 777 216 
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensorLight sensor, Proximity sensor 
Camera
Camera5 megapixels5 megapixels 
FlashLEDLED 
FeaturesAutofocusAutofocus, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Smile detection, Geo tagging 
Camcorder1280x720 (720p HD)1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps) 
FeaturesVideo calling  
Front-facing camera0.3 megapixels VGA  
Hardware
System chip

System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

 Qualcomm Snapdragon S2 MSM7230 
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, 1000 MHzSingle core, 800 MHz, Scorpion 
Graphics processorYesAdreno 205 
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 RAM512 MB RAM / 512 MB ROM 
Built-in storage4 GB  
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHCmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time8.00 hours
the average is 12 h (740 min)
11.00 hours
the average is 12 h (740 min)
 
Stand-by time16.7 days (400 hours)
the average is 20 days (492 h)
18.8 days (450 hours)
the average is 20 days (492 h)
 
Talk time (3G) 8.00 hours
the average is 14 h (863 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G) 22.9 days (550 hours)
the average is 22 days (520 h)
 
Capacity1760 mAh1500 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, Playlists  
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playback  
RadioFM  
SpeakersEarpiece, Stereo speakers  
YouTube playerYesYes 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportYouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+Facebook, YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+, Twitter 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS900, 2100 MHz900, 1900, 2100 MHz 
DataHSUPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRSHSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 2 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE 
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-GPSGPS, A-GPS 
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigationYes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth3.0, EDR2.1, EDR 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 b, g, n 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB charging  
OtherTethering, Computer sync, OTA syncUPnP, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneService lights, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, CompassAccelerometer, Compass 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice recording 
Availability
Officially announced24 Jan 201329 Oct 2010 

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