Acer Expands its Smartphone and Wearable Businesses to the Bahamas

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Acer America is broadening its smartphone and wearable businesses by bringing the award-winning Liquid Jade Z and 4.5-inch Liquid Z410 smartphones and Liquid Leap+ fitness tracker to the Bahamas. The smartphones and fitness tracker offer a host of handy features for communicating via voice, text and data and are available through Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) Ltd. outlets.

The Liquid Jade Z is beautiful in form and function with a stylish curved design.

We’re confident that customers in the Bahamas will be pleased with the value and convenience our Liquid smartphones and Leap+ fitness tracker will provide them.

Editor’s Summary

  •     Currently sold in 56 countries, Acer’s smartphones are now coming to the Bahamas, along with its wearable fitness tracker
  •     Liquid Jade Z features durable 5-inch HD Gorilla® Glass® display and a 13MP camera; weighs only 3.8 ounces
  •     Liquid Z410 supports customizable one-touch actions and voice commands at an entry- level price
  •     Comfortable and stylish Liquid Leap+ fitness tracker is IPX7 water-proof(1) up to one meter of water and has an OLED touch display with exchangeable bands
  •     A Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) Ltd. pre-paid plan for Liquid Jade Z starts at $139, at $69 for the Liquid Z410 and $80 for the Liquid Leap + wearable

Acer America is broadening its smartphone and wearable businesses by bringing the award-winning Liquid Jade Z and 4.5-inch Liquid Z410 smartphones and Liquid Leap+ fitness tracker to the Bahamas. The smartphones and fitness tracker offer a host of handy features for communicating via voice, text and data and are available through Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) Ltd. outlets.

“We’re excited to work with BTC to bring our affordable and practical Liquid smartphones and wearables to their customers,” said Hugo Hernandez, vice president, Acer America Smartphone Business Group. “Our success working with more than 20 telecommunications providers in 56 countries has given us a proven track record in delivering mobile devices that resonate with today’s consumers. We’re confident that customers in the Bahamas will be pleased with the value and convenience our Liquid smartphones and Leap+ fitness tracker will provide them.”

Liquid Jade Z l Beautiful in Form and Function

Acer’s Liquid Jade Z is powered by Android 4.4 4G LTE and provides 64-bit 1.5GHz quad-core processing for fast browsing, streaming and downloading. Thanks to a stylish curved design that’s just .31 inches slim and weighs only 3.8 ounces, it’s comfortable to hold and use with just one hand. Boasting an IPS panel, the 5-inch HD display is viewable from almost any angle and readable in most circumstances with Zero Air Gap technology, which decreases reflections. It’s protected under a beautiful, yet strong Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3 panel and features a special read mode to protect the eyes from blue-light emissions.

Featuring a voice-activated 13MP rear camera with a F1.8 aperture, the Liquid Jade Z creates beautiful pictures in almost any environment, even with little light. A front camera with a 5MP F2.2 aperture makes shooting selfies a cinch, while Bright Magic integrates multiple pictures into one image. The Jade Z also enables exposure control with one finger to adjust focus and exposure independently for clear shots.

This practical smartphone comes with 24Bit, 192KHz high resolution audio and an HD speaker with DTS Sound for enjoying HD music on the go. Its 2300 mAh battery provides up to 5 hours of talk time or 400 hours in standby.(2) Furthering multitasking, AcerEXTEND allows customers to control the Liquid Jade Z via a cable or wirelessly using their Windows-based PC, typing with their keyboard, using drag and drop and sharing.

Liquid Z410 – Practical Ease and Value

The Liquid Z410 is powered by Android 4.4 4G LTE and 64-bit 1.3Ghz quad-core processing. It delivers vibrant visuals and solid graphics performance in an affordable 5.1-ounce design boasting a 4.5-inch FWVGA (854x480) display.

An AcerRAPID key allows customers to program frequently used actions to be activated with just one touch, while Acer QuickTouch enables the phone to be controlled with a simple one-finger gesture. For example, swiping with a Z shape on the locked display launches the music player, swiping left or right commands previous and next songs, while a C shape opens the camera and a V shape enables dialer functions.

A 2MP 80 degree wide-angle front camera captures high-quality selfies and the rear camera features a 5MP autofocus snapper, LED flash and several pre-installed modes simplifying image capture. For example, presentation mode optimizes note-taking by converting pictures of a sheet of paper or a screen into .jpg, .pdf or .ppt files, while Dual Shot lets customers make collages of simultaneous shots or videos from the front or rear cameras for Picture-in-Picture and Video-in-Video. The camera is also voice commanded, so customers can focus on their subjects rather than logistics.

The Liquid Z410 comes with a 2000 mAh replaceable Li-polymer battery that lasts up to 5.5 hours of talk time or 400 hours in standby.(2) It also has a dual SIM option enabling customers to leverage two different phone numbers.

Acer Liquid Leap+ | Sleek and Functional

The innovative Acer Liquid Leap+ wearable fitness tracker provides features aimed at keeping track of many aspects of health in a small 1-inch package. The Liquid Leap+ has an understated elegance with a modern, minimalistic, button-free design and an ultra-slim 1-inch OLED touch-screen that looks and feels great on anyone. Plus, it comes with three different colored rubber wrist bands – black, pink and green. The bands are extremely durable and easily changed.

The Acer Liquid Leap+ is the ideal smart wearable device for active digital users who want to track steps, distance traveled and calories burned. Thanks to its waterproof certification and IPX7 rating, it can be worn in the water up to a meter deep.(1)

Bluetooth 4.0 low energy controls allow the Liquid Leap+ to be paired with a nearby smartphone for syncing. The connection also gives customers with Android and iOS devices a convenient way to control their music with functions such as play, pause, previous, and next song. Customers can set custom notifications so the Liquid Leap+ alerts them to incoming calls, emails, texts, alarms and calendar events. The device also displays the time and date.

The Liquid Leap + charges by micro USB and has a long battery life that will last 5-7 days.(2) With a band attached, the Liquid Leap+ weighs just 0.63 ounces (18 grams).

Warranty, Pricing and Images

The two smartphones and Liquid Leap + wearable device come with a limited one year parts and labor warranty.(3) The Liquid Jade Z is available in charcoal gray with 1GB RAM/8GB ROM for a pre-paid plan of $139 and the Liquid Z410 is offered in dark brown with 1GB RAM/8GB ROM for a pre-paid plan of $69. The Liquid Leap + has a pre-paid plan of $80. All three products and pre-paid plans are available at BTC outlets.

About Acer
Established in 1976, Acer is a hardware + software + services company dedicated to the research, design, marketing, sale, and support of innovative products that enhance people's lives. Acer's product offerings include PCs, displays, projectors, servers, tablets, smartphones, and wearables. The company is also developing cloud solutions to bring together the Internet of Things. Acer employs 7,000 people and ranks No. 4 for total PCs globally (IDC 2014). Revenues for 2014 reached US$10.39 billion. Please visit http://www.acer.com for more information.

© 2015 Acer America Corp. All rights reserved. Acer and the Acer logo are registered trademarks of Acer Inc. Other trademarks, registered trademarks, and/or service marks, indicated or otherwise, are the property of their respective owners. All offers subject to change without notice or obligation and may not be available through all sales channels. Prices listed are manufacturer suggested retail prices and may vary by location. Plan prices are set by BTC. Applicable sales tax extra.

1.    Can be submerged in up to 1 meter of water for up to 30 minutes.
2.    Battery life may vary depending on usage. Actual battery life varies depending on product specifications, settings and applications or features launched. All batteries’ maximum capacity diminishes with time and use.
3.    Limited warranty agreement applies. For a copy, write to Acer Customer Service, P.O. Box 6137, Temple, TX 76503.

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