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2014-05-30

Acer Debuts the Liquid Leap as its First Wearable Device along with Beautifully Curved Liquid Jade Smartphone


TAIPEI, Taiwan

Editor’s Summary:

  • First wearable device from Acer features touch screen, fitness tracking, phone/SMS notification and music control
  • Acer Liquid Leap smartband to bundle with Liquid Jade smartphone in selected markets
  • Acer Liquid Jade smartphone with beautiful aesthetics, smooth touch and curved design

Acer debuts the Acer Liquid Leap at Computex as its first wearable device. The touch-screen smartband with fitness tracking, phone and SMS notification, and music control will be sold together with the Acer Liquid Jade smartphone in selected markets. The new smartphone is ultra-slim with a beautifully curved design featuring an IPS and Zero Air Gap technologies HD display and great camera performance.
With the introduction of the Acer Liquid Leap, Acer now offers a comprehensive range of touch devices from 1 inch to 27 inches in display size for different customer needs.

Acer Liquid Leap smartband
The smallest touch device by Acer, the Liquid Leap emits an understated elegance with its modern linear design. The slim 1-inch touch screen is nestled in a durable rubber wristband for comfortable everyday usage. It’s the ideal smart wearable device for active digital users wanting to maximize their efficiency, and for whom staying connected is absolutely essential.
The Liquid Leap tracks users’ fitness including steps, running distance, calories burned, and sleeping cycle. It’s on 24/7 and features incoming call and SMS notification so users will never miss a call. The music control function lets users access the music library on their smartphone, and play, pause, switch to previous or next songs.
Light weight and stylish, the Liquid Leap comes in a variety of colors: Moonstone White, Mineral Black, Aquamarine, Fragrant Pink, and Vivid Orange. With up to 7 days of battery life, it features Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity, and supports waterproof IPX7 standard(1).


Acer Liquid Jade smartphone
The Liquid Jade smartphone targets users for whom every device or accessory carried is an expression of their style and personality. The simple, elegant design features a curved ergonomic outline all-around, including the Gorilla® Glass 3 display.
Running on Android 4.4, the 5-inch HD screen with IPS and Zero Air Gap technologies offers a bright view, perfect for viewing those precious moments captured on the 13 MP main camera with 0.3 second focus and F1.8 aperture. The ultra-compact Acer Liquid Jade measures 63 cc in volume and measures 7.5 mm thin.

Build Your Own Cloud – BYOC™
The Acer Liquid Jade can be seamlessly integrated with other Acer PCs for accessing data anytime, anywhere through Build Your Own Cloud (BYOC™)(2). BYOC enables users to build their own cloud on their devices, such as music, photos and other types of content on a reliable and secure platform with convenient access to their information and content anytime, anywhere.

Pricing and availability
The Acer Liquid Jade and Liquid Leap start shipping from Q3 2014. To learn more about availability, product specifications and prices in specific markets, please contact your nearest Acer office via www.acer.com.