Liquid Gallant Solo leak heads triple play of Acer news

Liquid Gallant Solo leak heads triple play of Acer newsA triple dose of Acer news to lighten up your Thursday evening: first there's the Liquid Gallant Solo, or the E350, which has just popped up on an Acer support site.

Second up is the Acer Liquid Glow, which has just gone on sale here in the UK, and last up is the Acer Cloud Mobile, which we're being led to believe will be with us in just three weeks' time.

It says a lot about Acer's place in the local smartphone pecking order that it needs a triple play of product news to get our attention in a serious way – then again, keeping the new products coming can go a long way to changing that.

Acer Liquid Gallant Solo

So let's kick off: the Liquid Gallant Solo is a single-SIM version of the double-barrel Liquid Gallant Duo that popped up (briefly) for pre-order on Expansys recently. Spec-wise, Gallantry has an everyman feel in Acer's world, and this is likely to be a seriously affordable campaigner.

There's a single-core 1GHz MediaTek processor, a 4.3in qHD display, 1GB of RAM, 4GB of internal storage, a 5-megapixel camera and a 1,500mAh battery. Android comes with Ice Cream Sandwich flavouring.

There's nothing yet on price or availability, but it should be less than the £149 being asked for the dual-SIM version, which doesn't sound half bad. In true gallant fashion, though, the handset has said its piece and disappeared – the page on the Acer support site revealing its credentials to the world has now been taken down.

Acer Liquid Glow

Next is the Liquid Glow, which was announced all the way back at Mobile World Congress, but can now be had SIM-free for £147.99. It's fairly similar to the E350, with the same headline processor and camera figures, but it has a smaller 3.7in 480×800 display and just 512MB of RAM.

Acer Cloud Mobile

Last up is the Cloud Mobile, which is another one that comes to us via Expansys, where it has been listed for £284.99 SIM-free with a claimed on-sale date of September 5.

This one first came to our attention before MWC – Acer's clearly in no rush to get its new handsets out – and as the price suggests it's a much higher spec: a 4.3in 720p display, a dual-core processor running at 1.5GHz, 1GB of RAM, 16GB of on-board storage, an 8MP camera and Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.

A bit of a mixed bag, then, and clearly there'll be some kind of adjustment to those claimed prices once Acer's full range comes together. Anyone interested? Anyone still reading? Tell us your thoughts...

Via TechRadar and Unwired View

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Pondlife  Aug. 16, 2012 at 22:11

Last one could be interesting at right price but not seen great things about their build quality.

CTPAHHIK  Aug. 17, 2012 at 08:06

It looks like HTC One X is quickly getting to £300 mark. While One X is far from perfect phone it is more appealing than Acer @ £284.99

JanSt / MOD  Aug. 17, 2012 at 08:55

It looks like HTC One X is quickly getting to £300 mark. While One X is far from perfect phone it is more appealing than Acer @ £284.99
Acer's budget phones are rather good-is, but I wouldn't spend more than £120...

Pondlife  Aug. 17, 2012 at 11:10

Yeah but the £285 is an expansys price so broadly irrelevant once the phone launches. Where is the One X approaching £300 only times I've seen it near that is used?
Think we are a way off seeing a dual core 1.5ghz 4.3" 720p phone for £120 though


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