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Acer Liquid Jade Z

Specifications

Acer Liquid Jade Z
Acer Liquid Jade Z (Liquid Series)
Graphics adapter
Memory
1024 MB 
Display
5 inch 16:9, 1280 x 720 pixel, capacitive touchscreen, IPS, glossy: yes
Storage
16 GB eMMC Flash, 16 GB 
, 11 GB free
Connections
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm combo audio jack, Card Reader: microSD max. 32GB, Sensors: motion sensor, light sensor, proximity sensor, compass, GPS
Networking
802.11 b/g/n (b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.0, GSM quad-band (850/900/1800/1900), UMTS, LTE Cat. 4 (150 Mbps Download, 50MBps Upload), SAR rates: head 0.547 W/kg, body 0.447 W/kg
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 7.9 x 143.5 x 69.8 ( = 0.31 x 5.65 x 2.75 in)
Battery
9 Wh Lithium-Ion, 2300mAh, non-removable, Talk time 3G (according to manufacturer): 7 h
Operating System
Android 4.4 KitKat
Camera
Webcam: 5.0MP (front); 13.0MP, AF, LED flash, videos @1080p/30fps (rear)
Additional features
Speakers: rear-sided speaker, Keyboard: virtual keyboard, headset, USB cable, power supply, Acer Extend, Acer Portal, Acer Snap Note, ab-Suite, Acer Nav, 24 Months Warranty, FM radio, dual-SIM
Weight
110 g ( = 3.88 oz / 0.24 pounds), Power Supply: 57 g ( = 2.01 oz / 0.13 pounds)
Price
200 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 67% - average
Average of 8 scores (from 7 reviews)
price: 88%, performance: 54%, features: 44%, display: 82% mobility: 77%, workmanship: 78%, ergonomy: 80%, emissions: 94%

Reviews for the Acer Liquid Jade Z

85% Acer Liquid Jade Z Smartphone Review | Notebookcheck
Liquid Jade. Acer's Liquid Jade Z is a very lightweight dual-SIM smartphone with many curves. This report reveals whether the device is convincing overall.
50% Acer Liquid Jade Z Review: Blah Budget Android
Source: Tom's Guide English
Casting your lot with the Liquid Jade Z means accepting an awful lot of sacrifices in exchange for a $250 price tag, including compromised battery life and a 720p display. If you don't mind angling for an invite, the OnePlus X delivers a better design and a full-HD display. The Alcatel Onetouch Idol 3 is another better option than the Acer, because of its longer endurance. The Liquid Jade Z wants to get by with features that are just good enough. The problem is, "good enough" adds up to a budget phone that simply isn't worth it.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 12/10/2015
Rating: Total score: 50%
70% Acer Liquid Jade Z smartphone review
Source: Kitguru English
The Jade Z is helped by a decent camera unit, though – colours are very rich and the detail in the images is high. Battery life also is in the Jade Z’s favour, too. It will last a day of real-world usage with a room to spare – but do not expect a two-day battery life from the 2300 mAh unit. Overall, given that the Jade Z costs around the £150 mark, it is hard to recommend ahead of the Vodafone Smart ultra 6 – which costs less at £125 while having a better display and a faster processor.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/24/2015
Rating: Total score: 70%
60% Acer Liquid Jade Z review
Source: Techradar English
The Acer Liquid Jade Z is an odd little beast. Though on the one hand it boasts good performance and is mostly acceptable in day-to-day use, on other fronts it fails entirely. And with the competition really heating up at the budget end of the market, with the likes of the Honor Holly and the Moto G 2014 helping to set the bar, it doesn't quite do enough to compete.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/07/2015
Rating: Total score: 60%
60% Acer Liquid Jade Z review
Source: Expert Reviews English
Camera issues aside, though, the Liquid Jade Z is definitely one of the best Acer phones we've seen in recent years. Its snappy processor is just as fast as the Vodafone Smart Ultra 6 and its 5in screen looks just as good. However, when the Smart Ultra 6 is £5 cheaper (albeit on Vodafone's PAYG service) and throws in a lot more phone for your money, including a 5.5in Full HD display, more storage, a better GPU, better battery life and a more versatile camera, the Liquid Jade Z just isn't as good value.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/06/2015
Rating: Total score: 60%
81% Acer Liquid Jade Z Review
Source: Cool Smartphone English
I’ve got to admit. The styling on this, the lightness, the slimness and the pretty rapid operation of the phone and the memory handling was very good indeed. It comes with a fairly chunky batch of additional apps which are actually quite helpful and useful, adding value to the experience. Considering the relatively low price-point, that’s very good indeed.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/02/2015
Rating: Total score: 81% price: 88% workmanship: 86%
60% Acer Liquid Jade Z review
Source: Stuff TV English
Look at the Acer Liquid Jade Z’s spec list against its price and it starts to look like the bargain of the year. Top specs and a slim, light body make it seem like one of the best budget phones around. However, the reality is a little different. Its performance is all over the place despite having a pretty peppy CPU, making it a pain to use at time.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/17/2015
Rating: Total score: 60% performance: 60% display: 80% mobility: 60% workmanship: 70%
70% Acer Liquid Jade Z Review: In Depth
Source: Recombu English
Priced the same as the Motorola Moto G, Acer’s Liquid Jade Z is a solid mid-range mobile that matches the mighty Moto for visual prowess but packs 4G support, making it a worthy consideration for anyone who wants to stream video on the go. Sadly the battery life means you'll struggle to make it through a full day, while the occasional camera or performance funny also detracts from the overall experience.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 04/28/2015
Rating: Total score: 70%

Comment

Model: With more and more consumers purchasing affordable mid-range smartphones, it is not surprising that most manufacturers are building successors to their cost friendly, mid-range devices. Acer's mid range smartphone line-up includes the Liquid Jade Z. The biggest selling point of the Acer Liquid Jade Z is no doubt its price performance ratio. It has a 5-inch screen with HD (720x1280 pixels) resolution. Its unibody construction looks like the Acer Liquid Jade S'. However, the plastic exterior and the oddly shaped rear speakers gives it a slightly cheaper look unlike other brands which can make a budget phone look premium.

As for the hardware, the Acer Liquid Jade Z come with a 1.5 GHz Mediatek Cortex-A53 quad core CPU, 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage. The storage capacity is expandable via microSD. The microSD and nano SIM slot sit on a tray at the side. Apart from that, it comes with a 13 MP rear camera capable of recording FullHD videos and a 5 MP front camera for selfies. The Liquid Jade Z has a non-replaceable 2300 mAh battery and comes in black or white color. It is a well equipped smartphone for a low price putting it the Motorola G territory, but it fails to look more than its price thus it only suits persons considering specs more important than look and design.

ARM Mali-T760 MP2: The ARM Mali-T760 MP2 offers two cores (hence the name MP2) clocked with up to 700 MHz (resulting in 48 GFLOPS). These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
MT6732: A 64-bit quad-core SoC (4x ARM Cortex-A53) clocked at up to 1.5 GHz and designed for inexpensive tablets and smartphones.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
5":

This is a typical smartphone diagonal.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
0.11 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


Acer: The company was founded under the name of Multitech in Taiwan in 1976 and renamed to Acer or Acer Group in 1987. The product range includes, for example, laptops, tablets, smartphones, desktops, monitors and televisions. Gateway Inc. and Packard Bell also belong to the Group and sell their own laptops.

While Acer still had the third largest global market share in the notebook segment in 2008, it ranked 6th in 2016 with a market share of 6% after they had continuously lost market shares.

There are dozens of Acer laptop reviews per month, the ratings are average (as of 2016). Gateway, which has an own laptop line-up, has also belonged to the Acer Group since 2007.


67%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Stefan Hinum, 2015-05-23 (Update: 2015-05-23)