Acer teases a new Android smartphone with something interesting on its back

Ahead of MWC 2014, which officially starts next week, Acer teased a new Android smartphone on its Google+ page. The unannounced model will be a part of the Taiwanese maker's Liquid series of phones. The image isn't especially revealing, but the device features a interesting sensor on its back panel. It could be an infrared blaster, a fingerprint sensor, or some kind of hardware button. Only Acer knows at this point. configurable function button on its back. The user can assign a shortcut to it - to open the camera app, for example.



From the little we can see, this phone will look sleek. The buttons on its left side seem especially thin. Of course, it could turn out that the photo simply depicts the phone's most attractive angle, and our eyes are deceived. Regardless, the picture is promising.



We will see this and more from Acer at this year's MWC. Tune in for our live coverage of the event next week.



source: Acer via Android Central

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6 Comments

1. tedkord

Posts: 17303; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

It's a pencil sharpener.

2. tedkord

Posts: 17303; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

It's a pencil sharpener.

3. dratomic

Posts: 483; Member since: Oct 09, 2013

infrared on the back is great. its more usefull than putting it on the edge imo

4. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

If the phone is anything like their S7 ultra book, I might actually buy it.

5. stijnvbrummelen

Posts: 41; Member since: Dec 20, 2013

Liquid s5 had the same, it is a rapid key. You can make a short cut from it or something like a dedicated camera key

6. luis.d

Posts: 354; Member since: Dec 04, 2013

Aha-a, well that must be it.

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