Hands on with a Acer M220 Windows phone
After some years away, Acer is holding a second hurl of a bones on a Windows Phone OS with a various of a entry-level Z220 handset.
The initial Windows 8.1 phone from Acer embraces a Windows ecosystem usually forward of a Windows 10 roll-out. Being an entry-level handset, re-entering a Windows overlay during this vicious duration could infer to be a correct pierce for a association and assistance it to attract a new audience. It’s positively irritated a curiosity.
Acer Liquid M220 Release Date and Pricing
The Acer Liquid Jade Z will be accessible to squeeze from Apr by comparison EMEA retailers in Mystic Black and Pure White, starting during €79.
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Sporting a 4-inch WVGA (480 x 800 pixels) display, a compress M220 facilities a textured body, desirous by Thai Silk. In a palm a hardness adds some acquire hold and, along with a angled china trim that wraps around a phone’s edges, it looks and feels some-more costly than it is.
The Liquid M220 has a 5-megapixel categorical camera with an 89-degree lens and a 2-megapixel front-facing camera. For a money, there’s tiny to protest about and for simple snapshots, both cameras should perform good adequate in good light.
Windows 8.1 looks good on a Liquid M220, even yet it’s a smallest device I’ve seen it regulating on. In terms of power, a phone runs on a 1.2GHz dual-core processor with 512MB RAM that isn’t much, though for customary phone apps and usage, it seemed to run smoothly. The inner memory is usually 4GB, though this can be extended regulating a microSD container adult to 32GB.
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The phone’s 1,300mAh battery isn’t quite big, though it’s usually powering a tiny device, so we should still get good over a day’s unchanging use from it.
Of march being a Windows phone, a Liquid M220 has entrance to collection such as OneDrive and comes with 15GB of cloud storage. Acer has also reliable that a phone will be upgradeable to Windows 10 towards a finish of 2015, that is good to know.
This phone, in hardware terms, isn’t a large deal, nonetheless it does offer some good functionality during an affordable cost point. The Acer Liquid M220 is another decent device that offers entry-level users a approach into a Windows ecosystem.
The engaging thing is a inclusion of a Windows Phone device in Acer’s line-up. Acer is removing prepared for Windows 10 and vouchsafing us confirm that height suits a needs. You could contend Acer’s hedging a bets, though it’ll be a one shouting if Win 10 takes off.
When Windows 10 launches, we wish to see a high-end Acer phone regulating it.