Liquid Z4 (Z160) - £130
Why this smartphone is built for you
The Acer Liquid Z4
The Liquid E4 is a mid-range smartphone that runs on Android Jelly Bean.
This phone has a 4 inch touchscreen that displays in 233PPI (Pixels Per Inch). The average PPI for a modern smartphone is 255.
The Liquid Z4 has a 5MP camera and can record video in up to 640VGA. This phone does not have a front facing camera.
Performance is provided by a 1.3GHz dual core processor and 0.5GB RAM. Based upon its processor speed and memory, this phone receives an unmudlr performance rating of 30 out of 100.
The Liquid Z4 has an estimated battery life of around 6 hours. The average smartphone battery life is around 10 hours. It has a battery capacity of 1630mAh (MilliAmp hours). The average battery capacity is 1950mAh. The battery on this phone is removable.
1GB (Gigabyte) is equal to roughly 500 pictures or 250 songs. The Liquid Z4 comes with 4GB internal storage and an expandable memory card slot which makes it possible for you to add a further 32GB external storage. It also comes with Google Drive installed which gives you an additional 15GB of free cloud storage.
The Liquid Z4 has Bluetooth which enables it to communicate with other Bluetooth devices (such as a Bluetooth handsfree kit). It also has Wi-Fi which means that it can connect to your home network or public Wi-Fi hotspots such as those available in many coffee shops, cafes or hotels.
This phone comes in a dual SIM version (called the Acer Liquid Z4 Duo) that enables you to pop in two SIM cards at once and choose the one you want to use. This comes in handy if you are planning to use your phone abroad extensively or want to keep your business and personal calls separate.
The Liquid Z4 has an FM radio and an MP3 player. It is able to integrate with social media via designated Facebook and Twitter Apps and it comes preloaded with Google Maps, Gmail, Chrome, Google+ and YouTube. Other apps, such as Instagram, WhatsApp, Snapchat and Spotify are available to download from the Google Play Store, along with the latest music, films, TV shows and games.
The Liquid E4 is a competent affordable smartphone. It offers all of the functionality that one would expect from a device in this price range.