Summary: Affordable mid-range. Acer's Liquid Z5 jumps on the bandwagon of 5-inch smartphones and catches attention at first glance with a price of 170 Euros (~$234). But what does it have to offer?
Pros: Slim casing, Solid build, Decent application performance, Real stereo speakers, Rapid button as control expansion, Two SIM slots..., ...in different formats, Float UI as Android extension, A few smart ideas, like the Rapid button and the differently sized SIM slots.
Cons: Pressure-sensitive screen, Flip cover might interfere with use, GPS feature only limited functionality, Camera's middling image quality, Screen's bluish cast, High black level, Apps sometimes unstable, Only satisfactory battery runtime, Practical components: better screen, camera, GPS module.
Summary: First announced to the world at CES 2014 earlier this year , the brand new Acer Liquid Z5 has arrived in Malaysia. Looking at its specification, the Liquid Z5 might looked like any other lower mid-range Android smartphone that are abundant in our market.
Conclusion: The Acer Liquid Z5 is great value for money, offering a plenty of tech alongside a big display for under £100. It brings some brilliant features with it too, including decent battery life, a great Float interface for multi-tasking, as well as the Quick Mode profiles which make it a fantastic device...
Pros: Value for money, bigger display than many rivals, generally good design, great multi-tasking interface, different modes for variety of abilities, good battery life
Cons: Low resolution display, poor viewing angles, speaker volume not great, slow camera, will be too large for some, card cover flaps look ugly, doesn't stand out in busy market
Summary: The Acer Liquid Z5 can be found on several online retailers for just over the £100 mark. This puts it in the same category as the universally liked Moto G (a device I’ve yet to get my hands on) and for this reason the two handsets will be compared to each other.
Pros: Good feel in the hand, Almost stock Android, Price, SD Card slot
Cons: Only running Android 4.2, Laggy/unresponsive at times, Internal memory allocation, Camera performance, Sealed battery
Excerpt: The Acer Liquid Z5 will arrive in Europe later this month priced at €169, and this mid-range price is reflected in the handset's middling specifications. With devices such as the Google Nexus 5 and Moto G fetching not much more with higher-end specificatons, we took the Liquid Z5 for a spin to see...
Excerpt: Acer has used the Consumer Electronics Show 2014 to position itself in the budget smartphone wars. Its unveiling of the Liquid Z5, priced at €169 (£140), sounds like a hot contender for the Motorola Moto G in terms of price. But can the Acer's relatively low spec deliver?
Excerpt: Acer Liquid Z5 è uno smartphone entry level dalle forme compatte provvisto di un display touchscreen da 5 pollici con risoluzione 854x480 pixel. Quanto al resto delle specifiche, il telefono dispone di processore dual-core MediaTek da 1,3 Ghz, memoria RAM da 512 MB, memoria interna di 4 GB...
Test de l’Acer Liquid Z5 (Z150) : un 5 pouces raisonnable
19 November 2014
Conclusion: L’Acer Liquid Z5 est donc un mobile sympathique raisonnable, avec des spécifications cependant un peu trop justes (sans doute la faute au processeur graphique un peu daté). On notera donc que ce mobile propose un design agréable et innovant, notamment avec un bouton sur son dos, un système...
Test à chaud du Smartphone Double Sim, l’Acer Liquid Z5 Duo
19 November 2014
Excerpt: Intéressant dans la mesure où il sera commercialisé à 169 euros, l’ Acer Liquid Z5 Duo peut etre une bonne solution pour ceux qui cherchent un Smartphone à moins de 200 euros. Mais quand on sait que le Motorola Moto G est déjà bien installé dans ce créneau, il est tout à fait légitime de se demander...