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Acer Liquid Z500


Acer Liquid Z500
Acer Liquid Z500 (Liquid Series)
Mediatek MT6582 4 x 1.3 GHz, Cortex-A7
Graphics adapter
1024 MB 
5.00 inch 16:9, 1280 x 720 pixel
147 g ( = 5.19 oz / 0.32 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)



Average Score: 88% - very good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)
price: - %, performance: - %, features: 87%, display: - % mobility: - %, workmanship: 90%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: 85%

Reviews for the Acer Liquid Z500

88% Acer Liquid Z500 im Test: Dual-SIM-Smartphone mit zwei UMTS-Schächten
Source: Mobicroco German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/01/2015
Rating: Total score: 88% features: 87% workmanship: 90% emissions: 85%


Model: The Acer Liquid Z500 is a thin and elegant smartphone with a stunning screen. The beautifully designed device comes in 3 colors; titanium black, sandy silver and aquamarine green. The front panel is kept simple with a black bezel containing the 3 touch sensitive Android buttons. The rear case is finished with slight texturing and holds the circular camera, LED flash and Acer branding.

The gorgeous 5 inch LCD display uses IPS technology. It features a pixel density of 294 ppi and is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 3. Colors are excellent and details are sharp with good contrast. The Android 4.4.2 KitKat device comes with Cortex-A7 quad core processor clocked at 1.3 GHz processor, 2 GB or 1 GB RAM depending on the model and a Mali-400MP2 GPU. Storage is 16 GB or 4 GB again depending on the model with the ability to use a microSD up to 32 GB.

The primary camera on the Acer Liquid Z500 is an 8 MP autofocus sensor with LED flash and there is a 2 MP front facing camera as well. Audio quality is superb with DTS sound technology delivering clear sound with the stereo speakers. Other features include Bluetooth 4.0, A-GPS, FM radio and the Acer Liquid Z500 is powered by a 2000 mAh Li-Ion battery.

ARM Mali-400 MP2: OpenGL ES 2.0 GPU for ARM based SoCs with 2 fragment processors and 1 vertex processor.

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.

MT6582: Quad-core SoC (Cortex-A7) for tablets and smartphones.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


This is a typical smartphone diagonal.

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

0.147 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.

88%: This is a good rating above average. Nevertheless you should not forget, that 10-15% of all notebook-models get a better rating.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.


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Stefan Hinum, 2015-02- 7 (Update: 2015-02- 7)