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Acer Liquid Z500 / Acer Liquid Z500 Plus

alaTest has collected and analyzed 80 reviews of Acer Liquid Z500 / Acer Liquid Z500 Plus. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People really like the design and screen. The usability and performance are also mentioned favorably, but many are less positive about the portability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Acer Liquid Z500 / Acer Liquid Z500 Plus is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : GSMArena team (

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Sep, 2014

Expert review by : Ilse Jurriën (

Acer Liquid Z500


Acer Liquid Z500 smartphone : Listening to music, streaming movies or taking photos, the Acer Liquid Z500 is stocked with the whole world of entertainment. We are on the move every day. Our lives are fast and full of surprises. Of course, our...

Meeting old friends, the next big family event or just the perfect sunset - There are lots of situations for your smartphone’s camera to be ready. And Acer Liquid Z500 definitely is: A bright camera and a brilliant 5 inch HD IPS screen with 900:1 high...

Oct, 2014

Product Specifications


Battery Capacity:2000
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Standby time (2G):250 / 500 / 550
Standby time (3G):250 / 500
Talk time (2G):6 / 9
Talk time (3G):6 / 9

Call management

Caller ID: Yes
Speakerphone: Yes
Vibrating Alert: Yes


Auto Focus:Y / Yes
Built-in Flash:Y / Yes
Camera resolution:3624 x 2448
Flash type:LED
Front Camera:No / Yes
Front camera resolution (numeric):2
Front camera type:Single camera
Geotagging: Yes
Main camera resolution (numeric):8
Maximum frame rate:30
Rear Camera Resolution:3624 x 2448
Rear camera resolution (numeric):8
Second Camera:No / Y / Yes
Second camera resolution:2
Video recording:Y / Yes
Video recording modes:1080p / 720p


Specific absorption rate (SAR) value (EU):0.51 / 0.62


Colour of product:Black / Grey / Silver
Curved Design:N
Form factor:Bar
Standard colour:Black


Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display diagonal:12.7 / 127
Display number of colours:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1024 x 768 / 1280 x 720
Display Type:IPS
Orientation sensor:Y / Yes
Pixel density:294
Touch screen:Y
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen: Yes
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive


Accelerometer: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Proximity sensor: Yes


Internal RAM:1 / 2


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


Audio formats supported:AAC, MP3, WAV, WMA / Yes
FM radio: Yes
Video formats supported:H.263, H.264, MP4


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


2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:Edge / EDGE, GPRS / EDGE, GPRS, GSM / EDGE, GSM
3G:No / Y / Yes
3G bands supported:900,2100
3G standards:HSPA / HSPA+
4G:N / No
Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Bluetooth profiles:A2DP
Bluetooth version:3.0 / 4.0 / 4.0 EDR
Near Field Communication (NFC): No
SIM card capability:Dual SIM
SIM card type:MicroSIM
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Packaging Content

Bundled software:Polaris Office\nYoutube\nGmail\nAcer Cloud
Cables included:USB
Headset included:Y / Yes
Quick start guide: Yes


Accelerometer:Y / Yes
Ambient light sensor:Y / Yes
Flight mode: Yes
Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:4.4 / 4.4 KitKat / 4.4.2 / 4.4.2 KitKat / Android 4.4.2 KitKat
Personal info management (PIM):Calculator
Proximity sensor:Y / Yes
Subscription type:No subscription / Sim-lock free

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB connector type:MICRO-USB
USB port:N / Y / Yes
USB version:2.0


Processor architecture:ARM Cortex-A7
Processor Cores:4
Processor family:MEDIATEK
Processor frequency:1.3
Processor Model:MT6582


Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:4.4 / 4.4 KitKat / 4.4.2 / 4.4.2 KitKat / Android 4.4.2 KitKat


Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal RAM:1024 / 2048
Internal ROM:4096
Internal storage capacity:2 / 4 / 4096
Maximum memory card size:32
RAM capacity:1 / 2
ROM capacity:4096


Subscription type:No subscription

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:8.7 / 8.8
Height :14.5 / 14.6 / 145.9
Weight:147 / 150
Width:7.3 / 73
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