IFA hasn't started yet but the ball seems to have already started rolling with Acer announcing its new 10.1-inch Iconia A3 tablet. The company has also revealed a set of new color options for its Iconia A1 and Iconia B1 tablets.
It has only been about 3 months since the folks at Acer unveiled their Liquid S1 5.7-inch phablet, and now we're already seeing details and signs that the second-gen S2 is coming soon. The Liquid S2 was outed in a leaked roadmap earlier this month, but today we're getting even more details about this flagship smartphone.
UK carrier Three has just announced two new additions to its smartphone lineup. The LG Optimus L1 II is presented as a smartphone for beginners while the Acer Liquid E2 will be the operator's first Acer smartphone offering.
Acer unveiled the 5.7-inch Liquid S1 phablet back in early June and while that handset is still relatively new, it looks like the follow-up is already in the works. Taking that a step further and it looks like some details of that follow-up device have recently leaked. What we are seeing is coming by way of a leaked company roadmap from Acer.
Back in June the popular laptop manufacturer Acer announced their new 5.7-inch Android phablet, the Acer Liquid S1 smartphone. Coming in with a massive 5.7-inch Note style display with a 720p resolution and Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, and now this week it's officially available in Taiwan for just $430.
The latest IDC report has been published and this time around they are talking tablets. The report covers the second quarter of 2013 and while it is showing Apple as sitting on top with a 32.4 percent share of the tablet market, this same report is also showing Apple as dropping year-over-year. More to that point, this same report is showing big year-over-year growth for Samsung and Android as a whole.
Sometimes, in order to differentiate one's self in the market, one has to go the opposite direction from the rest of the players. When the majority is going for phones bigger than what one hand can comfortably hold, a smaller but still powerful option might just stand out from the crowd. And that might exactly be what Acer is aiming for when it unveiled today its fifth smartphone for 2013: the Acer Liquid Z3.
The next wave of true HD is arriving with tablets breaking out past the 1080p HD level and reaching into WQHD, or as some say, Retina display. Today we're seeing some benchmark results that have revealed Acer's upcoming 2560x1440 HD display, complete with NVIDIA's quad-core Tegra 4 processor under the hood. Sounds impressive right?
Acer has officially announced the Liquid S1, a device they are touting as a phablet. This marks the first such device for Acer and it will arrive sporting a 5.7-inch 1280 x 720 display and running Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. Acer is pushing the Liquid S1 as being the "new travel companion for professionals and adventurers alike" and that statement appears to be coming by way of some pre-loaded applications.
We have been seeing a lot of teaser videos lately for the annual Computex 2013 event coming up shortly, and today Acer has joined in on the action. Today they've released a new teaser video for the event that's quite funny, while also hinting at some possible Android/Windows hybrid tablets. Teasing us with tablets covered in an Android-green cloth, and that's all we get.