Acer Liquidmini colourful Froyo handset

It's amazing how quickly the tech world evolves. Just a couple of months ago, we would all get super excited if we spotted a new Froyo touting handset, but nowadays (we call it post-CES 2011 syndrome) if a device isn't rocking at least Android 2.3, then it's going to struggle to make us sit up and take notice.

But if you release a Froyo handset in al the colours of the rainbow then it's going to make it stand out, and that's what it looks like Acer has done with the Acer Liquidmini.

We've been impressed with the gorgeous looks of the Acer Liquid range in the past (especially the cool-looking Acer Liquid Metal) and the Liquidmini looks like adding to that alluring group - albeit within a compact, curvy frame.

The Liquidmini measures in at 110.4 x 57.5 x 13 mm, with a 3.2-inch HVGA display, and weighs just 109g, so is more than pocket-friendly. It might also be budget-friendly too as the hardware isn't all that high end. It does have a Qualcomm chip, but it's the 7227, 600Mhz one.

However, it does pack DNLA compatibility, a 5-megapixel camera, 480p video recording, an FM radio as well as connectivity options including Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.1 and A-GPS.

Coming in a wide range of colours including jet silver, royal blue, piano black, lime green and light pink, and with a raft of social networking apps sitting on top with the Acer UI this phone is clearly aimed at the teen-market, with one-click sharing allowing easy updates of pictures and movies to Facebook, YouTube and Flickr.

Pricing is yet to be confirmed, but we do know that the Acer Liquidmini will hit UK shops in April.

 

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