Acer Reveals Liquid S2 Phablet, 10-Inch Iconia Tablet


Today, Acer introduced a new 6-inch smartphone with 4K recording capabilities.

The 6-inch Liquid S2 smartphone features a 6-inch, 1,920-by-1,080 display with 338 pixels per inch. It runs a 2.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor and Android 4.2.2. The phone will come with 16GB of on-board storage, expandable up to 128GB.

There’s a 13-megapixel rear-facing camera and a 2-megapixel front-facing cam. The rear device, Acer said, is capable of capturing 4K video, something that will reportedly also be included in Samsung’s Galaxy Note III phablet.

The 6-inch screen enables Acer’s Float user interface, which allows users to have several apps open at once. Press one key to access the Float Apps shortcut, which overlays a translucent list of available apps atop your screen. That shortcut can be customized with up to seven apps for easy access and multi-tasking. If someone calls you while you’re using Float Apps, a mini window will appear rather than overtaking the entire screen, allowing you to easily answer or dismiss.

In addition to 3G and 4G networks, the Liquid S2 will also support the latest Wi-Fi standard, 802.11ac. The device can act as a mobile Wi-Fi router and share connectivity with up to 68 devices.

The Liquid S2 will be available at the end of October in red or black; pricing and launch countries will be announced later.

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