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The web browser on any Android phone is always good, and the Liquid is no exception. The excellent capacitive screen, while not multi-touch to offer pinch and zoom, is tip top for navigation around the mobile and full web, which is once again delivered speedily on the Acer Liquid.
We're still massively confused as to why the Liquid hasn't beefed up its processor to the full 1GHz capability, but at least when browsing the internet it doesn't show.
Instead, pages are generally loaded very quickly with minimal lag and few incomplete sections, and the mobile web pages, such as those from the BBC, are an absolute breeze.
As with all Android phones, we like the way Google has put this browsing experience together - being able to share the page you're looking at directly to Twitter (through the excellent Twidroid) is a great example of how to interweave APIs, and the ability to see your history and bookmarks visually is a nice touch.
We also like the fact the web browser on the Acer Liquid remembers your most visited pages, meaning you don't have to go trawling back through the history to find that page you forgot to bookmark.
And while there's no Flash player on this phone (boo) it means you're less likely to visit those sites that you might not want your partner to find you've been trawling through when she has a play with your shiny new phone - every cloud...
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Gareth has been part of the consumer technology world in a career spanning three decades. He started life as a staff writer on the fledgling TechRadar, and has grown with the site (primarily as phones, tablets and wearables editor) until becoming Global Editor in Chief in 2018. Gareth has written over 4,000 articles for TechRadar, has contributed expert insight to a number of other publications, chaired panels on zeitgeist technologies, presented at the Gadget Show Live as well as representing the brand on TV and radio for multiple channels including Sky, BBC, ITV and Al-Jazeera. Passionate about fitness, he can bore anyone rigid about stress management, sleep tracking, heart rate variance as well as bemoaning something about the latest iPhone, Galaxy or OLED TV.
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