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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 version
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 display is tiny. You will probably see very little on the screen and be able to use mini-resolutions.

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

Acer: In 1976, the company was founded in Taiwan under the name Multitech and was renamed Acer or Acer Group in 1987. The product range includes, for example, laptops, tablets, smartphones, desktops, monitors, TVs and computer peripherals. Since 2007, the group has merged with Gateway Inc. and Packard Bell, which also market their own laptop product lines.

Acer computers are designed for a variety of purposes, including ultrabooks for mobile use, gaming laptops for gamers, affordable options for everyday tasks, and 2-in-1 convertible laptops for versatility. Acer's product portfolio also includes tablets that offer portable computing and multimedia capabilities.

88%: This is an above-average rating. Nevertheless, it should not be forgotten that about one fifth of all tested models receive 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)