“Touch it, swipe it, love it” say the Mini makers.
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First launched in CES in January, the Liquid Mini got another close-up by the tech community in Barcelona.
The funky entry level smartphone which runs on Android Froyo 2.2 comes in a range of colours including pink, blue and green has a 3.2-inch HVGA touchscreen display and includes support for 3G HSDPA networks, thus compatible on all networks operating here.
“You will be amazed to discover so many features in this charming Android smartphone,” claim the Taiwanese brand.
It is also DLNA enabled allowing online video streaming and its 5 megapixel camera allows users to upload pictures and movies to Facebook, YouTube and Flickr at the click of a button, similar to the HTC Salsa and ChaCha which also premiered in the Barcelona show last week.
The slimmed down version of the Liquid A1 appears to be the attempt of the company that’s best known for its laptops to elbow in on youth phone market with what they call their “charming” device.
It also has 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, and a battery life allowing a claimed 6.5 hours of talk time.
“You can even play the partial of DJ / cinema-buff by streaming song and video to the DLNA television as well as browse and play back multi-media content stored upon your liquidmini to your TV,” says Acer.
A Google suite of applications also come as standard to include Gmail, Google Maps, Google Navigation and Google Talk and contains Microsoft office applications Word, Excel, Powerpoint aas well as PDF.
No word when it will hit Aussie shores just yet although it will be available in the UK from April 11.
Pricing has also yet to be announced.