Acer Liquid Mini review

The Acer Liquid Mini is a mid-range Android 2.2 handset with nothing really new on offer

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Acer Liquid Mini review: Internet

The Acer Liquid Mini has a 3G connection with HSDPA offering 7.2Mbps downloads. Add that to the Wi-Fi that supports 802.11 b and g connections, and you shouldn't have any trouble accessing the internet.

As usual, the web browser offers full page views of sites, though the 3.2-inch 480 x 320-pixel (HVGA) screen is obviously a bit limited in terms of how much detail it shows, and if you look at a fullscreen page you probably won't be able to read much.

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The browser sports a familiar double-tap to zoom feature, and if you zoom into pages there's good text reflowing so that you don't have to pan around too much to read text.

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The browser supports multiple windows and opening a new one is as easy as hitting the menu button and choosing 'New window'. Bookmarks are similarly easy to use. Each one is saved as a tiny thumbnail, and you can add one by tapping an icon on the main viewing page.

Drop into bookmarks view and as well as seeing bookmarks themselves you can see a list of your most visited websites and your browsing history.

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Unfortunately for fans of embedded video, the Acer Liquid Mini has dodgy Flash support. We weren't able to stream video from the BBC website, for example. But at least there is a YouTube client and that worked fine.

Tech Specs

Product TypeSmartphone
Network BandQuad Band
Input MethodTouchscreen
TouchscreenYes
BluetoothYes
Wireless LANYes
USBYes
Contract TypeSIM-free
Maximum Memory Card Size Supported32 GB
Built-in Memory512 MB
Built-in FlashNo
Memory Card SlotYes
Cellular Data Connectivity TechnologyGPRS, EDGE, HSDPA, HSUPA
SAR Value0.47 W/kg
GPS ReceiverYes
Multi-SIM SupportedNo
Near Field CommunicationNo
Integrated TV TunerNo
Cellular Generation3.5G
Cellular Network SupportedGSM 850, GSM 900, GSM 1800, GSM 1900, WCDMA 900, WCDMA 2100
Multi-touch ScreenYes
Rear Camera Resolution5 Megapixel
Number of SIM Card Supported1
Front CameraNo
Memory Card SupportedmicroSD
Phone StyleBar
ColourWhite
Operating SystemAndroid
Brand NameAcer
Battery Talk Time8 Hour
Product ModelE310 Liquid mini
Screen Size8.1 cm (3.2")
Screen Resolution480 x 320
Touchscreen TypeCapacitive
Weight (Approximate)108 g
Green CompliantYes
Green Compliance Certificate/AuthorityRoHS, WEEE
Maximum Video Resolution720 x 480
Processor ManufacturerQualcomm
Bluetooth StandardBluetooth 2.1
Operating System VersionAndroid 2.2 Froyo
Messaging TypeMMS (Multi-media Messaging Service), Instant Messaging, Email, SMS (Short Message Service)
USB StandardUSB 2.0
Height110.4 mm
Width57.5 mm
Depth13 mm
Radio TunerYes
Battery Standby Time400 Hour
ManufacturerAcer, Inc
Product NameE310 Liquid mini Smartphone
Processor Speed600 MHz
Screen TypeLCD
Sensor TypeAccelerometer
Manufacturer Part NumberXP.H86EN.007
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.acer.co.uk
Marketing Information

Mini in size, maxi in performance

The subtle curves meet the beautiful chrome edges, wrapped in a soft touch casing formed to fit in your hand perfectly. You will be just as amazed that we managed to pack so many features into this charming Android smartphone running on Google's Android 2.2 operating system, this phone is nothing short of remarkable.

Five different flavors

Your smartphone isn't just a communication device; it reflects a part of your personality, which is why the liquid mini is offered in five color options. Pick between Royal Blue, Jet Silver, Light Pink, Lime Green and Piano Black colors. You're spoilt for choice when picking out your Liquid Mini.

Package Contents
  • E310 Liquid mini Smartphone
  • AC Adapter
  • 2GB microSD Card
  • Battery
  • Quick Guide
  • USB Cable
  • Headset