Acer has gotten back into the Windows Phone market with the unveiling of Liquid M220 at MWC. The smartphone is placed in the entry-level segment, which means it will neither set any benchmark tests on fire, and at $88 (Rs 5,420 approximately) it won’t burn a hole in your pockets.
As far as specifications are concerned, the Liquid M220 features a 4-inch WVGA (480 x 800 pixels) display, and is powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core processor paired with a disappoint 512MB of RAM. Also included is 4GB internal storage, which can be further expanded using a microSD card.
The smartphone also features a 5-megapixel rear camera, 1,300mAh battery, and the usual bevy of connectivity options like dual-SIM card slot, 3G support, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth. On the software front, the smartphone runs on Windows Phone 8.1, and interestingly despite the 512MB of RAM, the company has promised an upgrade to Windows 10.
At this range, the Liquid M220 will be an alternative to Microsoft’s Lumia 435. The latter was recently launched in India with a price tag of Rs 5,999. It features a 4-inch WVGA display, 1.2GHz Snapdragon 200 dual-core processor and 1GB of RAM.
Also included is 8GB internal storage, microSD card slot, 2-megapixel rear camera, VGA front-facing camera, and a 1,560mAh battery.