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Acer Liquid S2 outed in leaked roadmap

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.

Acer Liquid S1 unveiled as a 5.7-inch phablet

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.

Acer Liquid Mini Passes FCC Approval, Coming to AT&T

We first saw the Acer Liquid budget smartphone last week at CES. Now the device has hit the FCC complete with bands ready for the AT&T network. The phone will sport a 2.3-inch HVGA display, 600MHz CPU, 512MB of RAM and will ship with stock Android 2.2. It passed the FCC with the proper 3G bands for use on AT&T's network, but this doesn't mean the carrier will sell the phone directly, and the phone may be soon sold unlocked. > Being advertised as a budget phone, it's specs are impressive when compared to other entry-level phones and the Liquid will be a decent options for anyone looking for a cheap vanilla Android device. [Via PocketNow]

Acer Liquid E Ferrari edition debuts

Acer have outed a new version of their Liquid E Android smartphone, a special-edition Ferrari themed handset that comes preloaded with various car-themed content.  Most obvious is the new, red finish - complete with a microphone hole redesigned to look like an air intake inlet - but there's also a special five-pane Ferrari wallpaper too. Beyond that it's the same Acer Liquid E as we've seen before, which means a 3.5-inch capacitive touchscreen and 5-megapixel autofocus camera.  Acer have also developed a matching Bluetooth headset, just in case you want to make sure you're Ferrari branded at all times.  No word on pricing or specific availability, but Acer say press samples will be out in July so we're guessing retail won't be long after that. Press Release: Acer moves up a gear with the Liquid E Ferrari special edition smartphone Acer Liquid E Ferrari special edition is the most exclusive smartphone in the world, dedicated to those who refuse to settle for mere perfection and demand something extra from their technological devices: passion, cutting-edge technology, performance, and above all, exclusive features! Passionate, like the red of its livery, Sophistication, expression of the utmost perfection, High performance, like the finnest race cars, Exclusive, like a tailor-made suit, and Fully-equipped, like a luxurious object: these ingredients make the Acer Liquid E Ferrari special edition utterly unique and in a class of its own. Created from a pure racing soul, the Acer Liquid E Ferrari special edition combines powerful performance with design excellence. It is not merely a luxurious smartphone or status symbol; it is an object with nothing was left to chance, where obsessive attention to detail ensures its owner a uniquely rare experience. Above all, it flaunts a bold yet elegant design: the glossy red casing with chrome trim makes it a true pleasure for the eyes. The front is dominated by a spacious 3.5", hi-resolution capacitive touchscreen, while the back sports the legendary “Scuderia Ferrari” shield with details in carbon fibre, while the redesigned microphone recalls the “air intake inlet”, lending it a powerful look to keep it in pole position. Acer has completely personalised the user interface, thereby allowing fans of the Rossa to have the thrill of the Gran Premio always at their fingertips: _The Ferrari wallpaper brightens up the 5-page home page for total immersion into the roaring world of Formula 1. _Stunning images and videos are always at your fingertips. _A special set of ringtones allows you to personalise your phone with the inimitable sweet music of the Ferrari engine. Do you always want to flaunt the best? Here is the coolest headset ever to be produced. Bearing the Ferrari brand name, it is small and compact to fit any ear perfectly. In just a few centimetres this object concentrates advanced technologies for perfect reception anywhere, anytime. In fact, it was designed to eliminate outside noise and ensure incomparable clarity. Moreover, it features technology that cancels echos and automatically regulates volume for perfect communications - always. Protect your Acer Ferrari Liquid E special edition with the ultra chic Ferrari case and safeguard it from shocks and dust. The high-quality material makes this luxury accessory a pleasure for the eye and touch. “A Ferrari is not just about speed. It is an expression of beauty, power, excitement, pleasure and natural excellence” comments Gianpiero Morbello, Acer Vice President, Marketing and Brand. “From the original concept to the finished product the new smartphone was conceived down to the finest details with the idea of giving a stronger sense of belonging to all Ferrari fans.”

Compal 7 inch Android Tablet Running NVIDIA Tegra 2 – Video

The Compal 7 is an Android tablet that features the famed Tegra 2 chips, it was recently handled at the Netbook Summit here in San Francisco. Is it just me or is the wait for these NVIDIA Tegra 2 tablets following in the footsteps of Flash 10 for Android. It seems like we’ve been waiting on these to arrive for a year now. There have been many prototypes demonstrated with this awesome technology ad yet none of them has hit the streets yet.

Froyo Ported To The HTC Desire

The Froyo that is floating around may not be the final build but that isn’t stopping Android modders from porting it over to different devices. Yesterday we showed you all 2.2 on an Acer Liquid and today it’s the Desire’s turn. Ahmgsk from the XDA is the mastermind behind this port.

Android 2.2 Running on Acer Liquid

Since Android 2.2 was released to developer’s phones recently, modders around the world has been working hard to port it to other Android devices. Froyo may be making its way to the Acer Liquid soon. A video posted by Josselin Cornou shows Android 2.2 running on the Liquid.

Acer Liquid E to be Priced at $49.99 from Rogers

This June, the Acer Liquid E will be launching for $49.99 on Rogers Wireless. All you have to do to get this get deal is sign away 3 years of your life.   Off-contract, the phone will be costing customers $349.99, and that’s not a bad deal. I would opt for the full price rather than being stuck with the same phone for 3 years. As fast as technology moves, this phone will be dated by the time you’re a third of the way done with your contract.
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