Summary: The Acer CloudMobile proves that the company has come a long way since its first tepid attempts at Android smartphones. It’s certainly one of the best smartphones to be had for under £200 SIM-free. But if you can stretch to just a little bit more, the absolutely spectacular, cutting edge Google Nexus 4 is back in stock for £239 on the Google Play website. Unless that extra £60 is a dealbreaker, Acer has no answer to that right now.
Summary: The basics Meet the Acer CloudMobile S500, a budget Android phone with specs that are not to be sniffed at. For just £179.99 SIM-free, you get a 4.3-inch HD screen powered by a speedy dual-core 1.5GHz processor, plus all the apps Android can handle. Is this a match made in wallet-conscious heaven? Let’s take a look. The good For the price, Acer’s hardware is as good as it gets. Period.
Pros: For the price, Acer’s hardware is as good as it gets. Period. The 4.3-inch 720p screen is absolutely superb - you can’t make out the individual pixels. Add to that the ability to output the screen to a telly via HDMI, and you’re onto a winner. The plastic build itself isn’t exactly sexy, but it’s solidly made, and the curved design reminds of us lots of recent Sony Xperia Android phones - no bad thing. Acer’s mild tweaking of Android is a shining example of how to not...
Cons: Unfortunately, said software is also well behind the times at this point - Android 4.0 is now two full versions out of date at this point, and showing its age a bit. If you’ve used a speedier Android 4.1 or 4.2 phone with smart notifications you can pinch to expand, you won’t want to go back. Some of the hardware disappoints meanwhile, though for this price you’d usually excpect a few cut corners. The camera, for instance, is disappointing to say the least, while the ...
Summary: The Acer S500 CloudMobile is a reasonable handset aimed at business users. It has reliable dual-core power, a crisp colourful HD display and impressive sound quality. The Acer Cloud services are not really necessary though.
Pros: Smooth, fast performance • Impressive sound quality; • good-quality HD display; • Great for video;
Cons: • Contacts menu is fiddly; • Cloud service redundant; • Unstylish design;
Summary: Acer's CloudMobile is voor de komende tijd het vlaggenschip van Acer. Het toestel komt uit boven de Liquid-range, maar is met een prijs van €300 nog steeds erg goed geprijsd. En toch heeft het toestel flinke specificaties. In deze review kijken we of hij die mooie specs waar kan maken.
Pros: Mooi design,Prima scherm,Standaard Androidinterface verbetert met subtiele toevoegingen,Krachtige processor
Cons: Accu is te beperkt,Niet stabiel,Belkwaliteit is niet optimaal