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Acer Liquid Z4

alaTest has collected and analyzed 74 reviews of Acer Liquid Z4. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the durability and reliability. The price and usability are also mentioned favorably, but many are critical about the performance. There are mixed opinions on the sound and screen.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Acer Liquid Z4 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Hugh Langley (techradar.com)

Acer Liquid Z4 review

 

The E3 gets a smaller sibling

Compact design ; Reasonable camera ; Rear button will appease some

Poor screen ; Keyboard cramp

It's not going to win any spec battles, but the Z4 could prove to be pretty popular with its low price point. And with screen sizes getting bigger and bigger, it's interesting to see Acer putting out something that goes against the tide.

Feb, 2014

Expert review by: Andrew Williams (trustedreviews.com)

Acer Liquid Z4

 

Hands-on at MWC 2014: A cheap and cheerful budget Android phone

Acer has improved the looks of its budget Android phones a bit. The Liquid Z4 isn't a bad-looking phone, and the rear custom button is a feature you don't see often. However, the limited screen quality, low RAM and missing front camera might be hard to...

Feb, 2014

Expert review by: Ashleigh Allsopp (pcadvisor.co.uk)

Acer Liquid Z4 hands-on review

 

The Liquid Z4 is a compact smartphone made with the pocket in mind, sporting a 4in display with a pretty dismal resolution of 800 by 480. We found the quality of the display to be quite poor, and the colours seemed a little dull. It's not uncommon for...

Overall, for such a small price-tag, the Liquid Z4 is a good little smartphone for carrying out basic tasks such as emails, social networking or browsing the web. It's a good little snapper, too, so those who enjoy taking photos to share on Instagram...

Feb, 2014

Expert review by: (expertreviews.co.uk)

Acer Liquid Z4 review

 

HANDS ON REVIEW: Acer is looking to take on the might of the Moto G with its budget Liquid Z4 smartphone, which matches it in some areas but trounces it in the most important one: price

It might have a smaller screen than the Moto G, but the Liquid Z4 otherwise feels very similar. The biggest difference is price; Acer expects the L4 to cost €99 when it goes on sale in April across Europe. That could equate to £80 here in the UK...

Expert review by: (notebookcheck.net)

Acer Liquid Z4 Duo Smartphone Review

 

Z3 on the rack. Acer has refreshed its entry-level devices and placed a dual-SIM, four-inch smartphone between its Z3 Duo and Z5. Their specs are very similar. The most interesting innovation is surely the Custom Profiles, which make the smartphone...

Rear-sided function button, Decent speakers, Good build, Affordable, Dual-SIM, Expandable storage, The Custom Profiles could really make use easier for newcomers. Besides that, the Z4 features a good build, and is agreeably small

Humming power supply, Older Android version, Moderate performance, Little working memory, More working memory, and a more up-to-date Android version would have been good for the smartphone

May, 2014

Product Specifications

Battery

Battery Capacity:1580 / 1630
Battery technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo)

Call management

Call blocking: Yes
Call divert: Yes
Call hold: Yes
Call timer: Yes
Call waiting: Yes
Caller ID: Yes
Conference call: Yes
Speakerphone: Yes
Speed dialing: Yes
Vibrating Alert: Yes

Camera

Auto Focus: Yes
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash type:LED
Front Camera: No
Main camera resolution (numeric):5
Maximum frame rate:30
Rear camera resolution (numeric):5
Second Camera: No
Video recording: Yes

Certificates

Specific absorption rate (SAR) value (EU):0.716 / 0.76

Design

Colour of product:Black / White
Curved Design: No
Form factor:Bar

Display

Display diagonal:10.2
Display number of colours:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:480 x 800 / 800 x 480
Orientation sensor: Yes
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen: Yes
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive

Ergonomics

Accelerometer: Yes
Proximity sensor: Yes

Memory

Internal RAM:0.5

Messaging

Chat: Yes
E-mail: Yes
Instant messaging (IM): Yes
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service): Yes
Short Message Service (SMS): Yes

Multimedia

Audio formats supported:AAC, MP3, WAV / Yes
FM radio: Yes
Video formats supported:H.263, H.264, MPEG4

Navigation

Assisted GPS (A-GPS): Yes
GPS: Yes
GPS (satellite):No / Yes
Position location: Yes

Networking

2G bands (primary SIM):800,850,1800,1900
2G standards:Edge / EDGE, GPRS, GSM / EDGE, GSM
3G: Yes
3G bands supported:900,2100
3G standards:HSDPA, HSPA+ / HSDPA, HSUPA / HSPA / HSPA+ / HSPA, HSUPA
4G: No
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0 / 4.0 EDR / 4.0 LE
SIM card capability:Dual SIM / Single SIM
SIM card type:MicroSIM
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Packaging Content

Cables included:USB
Headset included: Yes

Performance

Accelerometer: Yes
Flight mode: Yes
Microphone mute: Yes
Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:4.2 Jelly Bean / 4.2.2
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Games, Notes, To-do list
Personalization:Themes, Widgets
Proximity sensor: Yes
Subscription type:No subscription
Themes:Wallpapers
vCard: Yes
Video call: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB connector type:MICRO-USB / Micro-USB B
USB port: Yes
USB version:2.0

Processor

Processor architecture:ARM Cortex-A7
Processor Cores:2
Processor family:MEDIATEK
Processor frequency:1.2 / 1.3
Processor Model:MT6572 / MT6572M

Software

Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:4.2 Jelly Bean / 4.2.2
vCard: Yes

Storage

Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal RAM:512
Internal ROM:4096
Internal storage capacity:4
Maximum memory card size:32

Subscription

Subscription type:No subscription

Video

Video call: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:9.7
Height :12.4
Weight:122 / 130
Width:6.4
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