Acer launches Intel Lexington-powered Liquid C1 with Android 4.0

Acer has announced the launch of Liquid C1 smartphone powered by Intel's Atom Z2420 chipset (codenamed Lexington). Powering the phone is a 1.2GHz single-core processor, but the amount of RAM isn't known yet.

The Acer Liquid C1 comes with a 4.3-inch 960x540 display and 4GB internal storage, expandable of another 32GB via microSD card. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS, Bluetooth, Micro-USB. The phone comes with a 8-megapixel rear shooter with auto-focus and LED flash capable of burst-mode shooting of 5 frames per second. A 0.3-megapixel front camera is included as well.

The phone runs on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, with no upgrade roadmap shared. It comes with a 2,000mAh battery. The phone has been launched in Thailand as of now with Black and White colour options, and is expected to go on sale for a price of 9,990 Thai Baht or around 18,000 rupees.

India's Lava had earlier launched the Atom Z2420-based Xolo X500. It is a dual-SIM smartphone, which runs on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The device has a 3.5-inch display with a resolution of 480X320. It comes with 512MB RAM, 4GB of internal storage, 5-megapixel rear camera capable of shooting 6 frames per second in burst mode. The phone is available for Rs. 8,999.

Acer Liquid C1 technical specifications

  • 4.3-inch 960x540 display
  • 1.2GHz processor, Intel's Atom Z2420 chipset
  • 4GB internal storage, expandable by 32GB via microSD card
  • 802.11 b/g/n, GPS, Bluetooth, Micro-USB
  • 8-megapixel rear shooter, 0.3-megapixel front camera
  • Android 4.0
  • 2,000mAh battery
  • 127.3 x 65.5 x 9.95 mm, 140g

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