Acer has announced its Liquid Jade smartphone and Liquid Leap fitness band ahead of Computex 2014. The company teased these devices New York, now the company has revealed few more details of these devices. The Liquid Leap is a smart band that lets you track your fitness such as steps, running distance, calories burnt and sleeping cycle. It connects to your smartphone through Bluetooth (4.0) so that it can show incoming call and SMS notifications on a 1-inch always on touch screen display. It also shows time and weather and lets you control music.
It is waterproof with IPX7 ratings and comes in Moonstone White, Mineral Black, Aquamarine, Fragrant Pink, and Vivid Orange colors. Acer promises about 5-7 days of battery life.
Acer has also announced the Liquid Jade smartphone that would come bundled with the Liquid Leap smart band in select markets. It has a 5-inch HD IPS display based on Zero Air Gap technology with Corning Gorilla Glass protection, powered by a quad-core processor. It has a 13-megapixel rear camera with 0.3s focus time, F1.8 aperture and LED flash and a 2-megapixel front-facing camera.
Acer Liquid Jade specifications
- 5-inch (1280 × 720 pixels) capacitive touchscreen IPS display
- 1.3 GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6582 processor
- Android 4.4 (KitKat)
- Dual SIM
- Dimensions: 140.5 x 69 x 7.5 mm
- 13MP auto focus camera with LED Flash, 1080p HD video recording
- 2MP front-facing camera
- 1GB RAM, 8GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 32GB
- 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth and aGPS
- 2100 mAh battery
Both the Acer Liquid Jade smartphone and Liquid Leap fitness band would go on sale later this year. No word on pricing yet. We will bring more details from the Computex event in Taiwan next week.