Acer India, today stepped into the growing smartphone market with the launch of its latest range of two smartphones models under the Acer Liquid Z Series. Dubbed as Liquid Z630s and Liquid Z530, these two 4G enabled smartphone will be available exclusively on the e-retailer Flipkart.
With the launch of these smartphones, Acer joins the ‘Make-in-India' club with both smartphones set to be manufactured at their new facility in Pondicherry. The pre-order for both these smartphones starts from today and will go on sale on November 12th.
Acer Liquid Z630s - Key Specifications
Acer Liquid Z630s, sports a 5.5-inch IPS OGS display with a resolution of 1280 × 720 pixels. It is powered by a 1.3 GHz Octa-Core MediaTek MT6753 64-bit processor with Mali-T720 GPU besides 3GB RAM under the hood.
On the storage department, this device is equipped with 32GB of inbuilt memory, with an expansion option via microSD card slot. Talking about the software, the Z630s is shipped with Android 5.1 Lollipop out of the box.
Moving on, this Z630s flaunts an 8MP auto focus camera with LED Flash, 1080p video recording, 8MP front-facing camera with wide-angle lens under the board.
The connectivity options include 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS. The above hardware is powered by a huge 4000mAh battery under the board. The Acer Liquid Z630s comes at a price of Rs. 10,999 and will be exclusively on Flipkart starting from November 12th.
Acer Liquid Z530 - Key Specifications
On the other hand, the Acer Liquid Z530 features a 5-inch IPS OGS display with 1280×720 pixels. It is clocked at 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6735 processor with Mali-T720 GPU besides 2GB RAM under the hood.
This Z350 device comes with 16GB of internal storage, with an expansion option via microSD card slot. In terms of software, this device runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop out of the box.
Further, the camera package is taken care of 8MP camera's on both front and back. Moreover, the connectivity option include 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS. The above hardware is juiced by a 2420mAh battery. The Acer Liquid Z530 carries a price tag of Rs. 6,999 and will available on the e-commerce store Flipkart.
Commenting on the launch, S.T. Liew, President, Smart Products Business Group, Acer Inc said, "At Acer we are conscious of the world getting faster and demanding more from life in every way. Their dependence on technology is growing and so we want to make their lives simpler and enriching."
He added, "Therefore, while the Liquid Z630s appeals to the elegant, beauty conscious and highly social user, the Liquid Z530 is more suited to the youth who demands to remain connected round the clock. Its ‘Always Ready Everywhere' capability helps users to multi-task between work and entertainment. All this comes sealed with the promise of quality from the Acer brand name."
He continued, "Keeping in par with the Indian government's Make-in-India initiative, we are excited to announce that these smartphones will be manufactured locally in India. The plant will be operational by December 2015 and will have production capacity of over 1 lakh phones per month. As the demand for the smartphones increase, the investment and production capacity of the plant will also be scaled up appropriately."
Sandeep Karwa, Director Retail, Flipkart.com said, "Smartphones are one of the fastest growing segments for Flipkart.com with customers becoming more feature and value conscious. Acer is globally known for its performance and smart computing systems, they are now entering the Indian smartphone market and we are happy to partner with them in this journey."
He added, "At Flipkart.com, we are constantly on the lookout for offering our customers great value buys and Acer smartphones are a valuable addition to our smartphone category."