After Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 and 6.3 announcement, every smartphone vendor is back to have atleast one large screen phone added to their portfolio. Recently Acer added Liquid S1 to their portfolio sporting 5.7 inches large screen display. Acer Liquid S1

At Computex, Taipei Acer Liquid S1 with massive 5.7 inches display is announced with mid-range specifications on the board. Axed between tablet PC and mobile phone, it can appeal to niche customers and could well be a perfect Galaxy Mega 5.8 competitor.Acer Liquid S1

On to 720p HD display screen, it’s powered with budget-oriented Mediatek quad core chipset clocked at 1.5 Ghz supported with 1 GB RAM and no LTE support. Acer Technologies adds dual SIM card slot to this it as it’s quite important in some markets. Backed up with 2400 mAh battery, it’s a big worrisome considering it has large 5.7 inch LCD display but it’s removable. It boards 8 GB maximum inbuilt storage (7 GB is user available) and backed up with a micro SD card slot supporting 32 GB of maximum storage capacity.

There is Float Caller Notification, a mini-window to take calls, dismiss it and reply with a quick message. It has front facing camera with 88-degree wide viewing angle and 24 mm lens with say cheese and take a snap feature. Furthermore, Acer Liquid S1 can be used in real time for group sharing & live interaction using 2-way Live Screen app and DTS Studio Sound brings the cinema experience on to a bigger 720p HD display.

To sum it up, Acer Liquid S1 consists of following specifications –

  • 5.7 inches LCD 1280 x 720p display
  • 1.5 GHz MediaTek quad core processor
  • 1 GB RAM
  • Android 4.2 Jelly Bean OS
  • 8 GB internal memory
  • Micro SD card slot, 32 GB support
  • Dual SIM Support
  • DTS Studio Sound, Acer 2-Way Live Screen app

Liquid S1 according to Acer will be available in France, Netherlands, Spain, Italy, Belgium, Ukraine, UK, Austria, Germany and Russia in Q3, 2013 at a price of €349.