IFA 2016 | Acer Liquid Z6 and Z6 Plus affordable smartphones coming Q4 2016

Acer Liquid Z6 and Z6 Plus affordable smartphones coming Q4 2016
Acer Liquid Z6 and Z6 Plus affordable smartphones coming Q4 2016
The 5-inch Liquid Z6 will retail for just 119 Euros and the 5.5-inch Liquid Z6 Plus for 249 Euros by the end of this year in EMEA regions.

The Taiwanese manufacturer is starting IFA 2016 with a bang and a string of announcements that really shouldn't be missed. However, look through the all the new headline-grabbing devices and there are some down-to-Earth announcements related to Acer's budget smartphones. The manufacturer will be updating its Liquid series to the Liquid Z6 and Z6 Plus with 2.5D displays, Android 6.0 Marshmallow, and improved cameras.

Core specifications for the Liquid Z6 include:

  • 5-inch FHD IPS display
  • Quad-core MediaTek MT6737 SoC
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 8 GB eMMC
  • 8 MP rear + 2 MP front cameras
  • 145.5 x 72.5 x 8.5 mm
  • 126 g

Meanwhile, the larger and higher-end Liquid Z6 Plus features:

  • 5.5-inch FHD IPS display
  • Octa-core MediaTek MT6753 SoC
  • 3 GB RAM
  • 32 GB eMMC
  • 13 MP rear + 5 MP front cameras
  • 153.6 x 75.4 x 8.5 mm
  • 4080 mAh battery
  • 168 g

Other differences between the Liquid Z6 and the Z6 Plus include a brushed metal chassis and fingerprint reader on the latter model.

The Liquid Z6 and Z6 Plus are coming to EMEA this November and December for 119 Euros and 249 Euros, respectively. A launch in additional regions have not yet been announced. See our reviews on the existing Acer Liquid Z630 and Z630S smartphones for more information on the series.

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Allen Ngo, 2016-09- 1 (Update: 2016-09- 1)
Allen Ngo
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After graduating with a B.S. in environmental hydrodynamics from the University of California, I studied reactor physics to become licensed by the U.S. NRC to operate nuclear reactors. There's a striking level of appreciation you gain for everyday consumer electronics after working with modern nuclear reactivity systems astonishingly powered by computers from the 80s. When I'm not managing day-to-day activities and US review articles on Notebookcheck, you can catch me following the eSports scene and the latest gaming news.