Intel and Acer have announced a new Atom-powered Android smartphone Liquid C1.
Liquid C1 is one of the very few smartphones in the market to run on an Intel-based processor, Atom Z2420 chipset (code-named Lexington). It has a 4.3-inch qHD screen and a resolution of 540 x 960 pixels. An 8-megapixel camera with auto-focus is accompanied by Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. It will support HSPA+ 3G, as well as boasting a battery that lasts for nine hours of 3G talk.
The phone runs on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, with no upgrade roadmap shared. The phone has been launched in Thailand as of now with Black and White color options, and is expected to go on sale for a price of around 18,000 rupees.
Technical Specifications :
CPU : Intel Atom Z2420 (1.2GHz)
Display : IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
540 x 960 pixels, 4.3 inches (~256 ppi pixel density)
OS : Android (Ice Cream Sandwich)
Camera : Rear-side: 8.0-megapixel with LED flash
Storage : microSD, up to 32 GB
4 GB Internal Memory
Wireless support : Wireless LAN 802.11 b/g/n (/n HT20), GPS / Bluetooth 2.1 with EDR
Battery : Li-Ion 2000 mAh battery
Dimensions : 27.3 x 65.5 x 9.95 mm
Weight : 140 gm
Price : Estimated to be around 18, 000 Rupees (9,990 baht, around $335)