Latest Acer phone reviews

Acer Liquid Jade Z hands-on: Slim, slender and textured

Acer Liquid Jade Z hands-on: Slim, slender and textured

By Britta O'Boyle

Acer announced a flurry of new products at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, including the successor to the mid-range Liquid Jade smartphone.The Liquid Jade took the position of the company's best looking smartphone when it arrived and the Liquid Jade... Read more

Acer Liquid Jade review: Functional but not fantastic
3.5 stars

Acer Liquid Jade review: Functional but not fantastic

By Britta O'Boyle

The sub-£250 end of the smartphone market is a like a big apple pie that every manufacturer wants a slice of. But you can only carve that pie up so many ways.The Motorola Moto G has been the model most greedily consumed for a while but there are forkfuls... Read more

Acer Liquid Z5 review
3.5 stars

Acer Liquid Z5 review

By Britta O'Boyle

The lower end of the smartphone market is booming at the moment, with new budget phones offering decent specs for a fair price. Acer's push in this market is the Liquid Z5, a sub-£100 smartphone with a large 5-inch screen, making its rivals seem small... Read more

Acer Liquid E700, E600, Jade, and Z200 turn up at Computex for a hands-on

Acer Liquid E700, E600, Jade, and Z200 turn up at Computex for a hands-on

By Cat Thomas

Acer’s new mobile phone range effortlessly spans a range of different customers with some neat new features and improvements that apply across the spectrum.From the highly anticipated Liquid Jade and the heavy-user friendly E700 to the kid and senior... Read more

Hands on: Acer Liquid E3 review

Hands on: Acer Liquid E3 review

By Britta O'Boyle

Acer announced the Liquid E3 smartphone at Mobile World Congress 2014, featuring a 4.7-inch display and quad-core processor under the hood. We got our hands on the new device at the show to see what it brings to the table.Good designThe Liquid E3 features... Read more

Hands on: Acer Liquid Z4 review

Hands on: Acer Liquid Z4 review

By Britta O'Boyle

Acer announced a duo of new smartphones at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, the Acer Liquid E3 and the Acer Liquid Z4 that we're looking at here.The Acer Liquid Z4 is a 4-inch smartphone that will arrive in April 2014 for €100. But sitting at the... Read more

Hands-on: Acer Liquid Z5 review

Hands-on: Acer Liquid Z5 review

By Mike Lowe

Acer has used the Consumer Electronics Show 2014 to position itself in the budget smartphone wars. Its unveiling of the Liquid Z5, priced at €169 (£140), sounds like a hot contender for the Motorola Moto G in terms of price. But can the Acer's relatively... Read more

Acer Liquid S2 pictures and hands on

Acer Liquid S2 pictures and hands on

By Britta O'Boyle

Our first date with Acer's brand new Liquid S2 has left us impressed. The screen is sharp and the colours bright, like the company's Iconia A3 tablet, but with the 6-inch Full HD IPS display delivering more of a punch.It was comfortable to hold and sat... Read more

Acer Liquid S1 pictures and hands-on

Acer Liquid S1 pictures and hands-on

By Cat Thomas

Acer has thrown its hat into the phablet ring with the launch of the Liquid S1 at Computex on Monday. With a 5.7-inch 1280x 720 screen it joins the ranks of similar devices with a couple of extra touches and we caught up with the device to see whether... Read more

Acer Liquid E1 pictures and hands-on

Acer Liquid E1 pictures and hands-on

By Mike Lowe

In the sea of phones that is Mobile World Congress, Pocket-lint picked out Acer's latest mid-ranger, the Liquid E1, to have a play around with.The Android 4.1-touting Liquid E1 handset is from a company that, by and large, isn't seen as one of the front-runners... Read more

Acer CloudMobile S500
4.0 stars

Acer CloudMobile S500

By Ian Morris

Reasonably priced Android phones are a mixed bag. At £100 you have the bargain-basement, but still very likeable phones that are popular on pay as you go - think Orange San Francisco 2 and T-Mobile Vivacity. Then there are the £200 phones, like the... Read more

Acer Liquid Gallant (Duo) pictures and hands-on

Acer Liquid Gallant (Duo) pictures and hands-on

By Mike Lowe

We'd already heard the news about Acer's Liquid Gallant mobile phone, and at IFA 2012 Pocket-lint had the opportunity to play with this new phone.There are two phones here, the Liquid Gallant and the Liquid Gallant Duo - the latter has a dual SIM option.The... Read more

Acer Liquid Glow pictures and hands-on

Acer Liquid Glow pictures and hands-on

By Paul Lamkin

Acer may not be making a big song and dance about the couple of new devices that it has on show in Barcelona at Mobile World Congress 2012, but it certainly has a duo that are making a few ripples among the industry types at the show.Pocket-lint has already... Read more

Acer CloudMobile pictures and hands-on

Acer CloudMobile pictures and hands-on

By Paul Lamkin

Pocket-lint got word tis month from Acer that the Acer CloudMobile smartphone had received the iF design award 2012, in recognition of outstanding achievement in design.Bravo indeed, we thought - especially as we'd never even heard of it. So we were surprised... Read more

Acer Allegro Windows Phone 7 smartphone pictures and hands-on

Acer Allegro Windows Phone 7 smartphone pictures and hands-on

By Dan Sung

Acer launched the Acer Allegro Windows Phone 7 smartphone in France in October 2011. That made it the company's first foray into the the world of the popular Microsoft mobile OS and now there seems to be a decent chance that it will be arriving elsewhere... Read more

Acer Liquid Mini E310
3.5 stars

Acer Liquid Mini E310

By Libby Plummer

Acer has expanded its Liquid series of smartphones to include this pint-sized entry-level model, known as the Acer Liquid Mini E310. The fact that it's available in a range of colours (blue, pink, black, silver and green) suggests that it's aimed at younger... Read more

Acer Liquid Metal
3.5 stars

Acer Liquid Metal

By Chris Hall

The Acer Liquid Metal continues the work of the Acer Liquid and the Acer Stream that we’ve seen previously. Both handsets have impressed, but lacked the overall wow factor that strong rivals from HTC or Samsung have. With the Liquid Metal, have Acer... Read more

Acer Iconia Smart hands-on

Acer Iconia Smart hands-on

By Paul Lamkin

The Acer Iconia Smart phone has finally been confirmed, after a few months of whispers of its existence.And it was worth the wait - this is a 4.8-inch, Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) machine that has a 21:9 cinema-style aspect ratio on board that Philips would... Read more

Acer Stream
3.5 stars

Acer Stream

By Chris Hall

The Acer Stream is the company's latest flagship handset, following on from the Liquid and Liquid E before it. Acer isn't a company with a great history in mobile devices and so far has enjoyed limited success. It's clear that Acer is committed to this... Read more

Acer beTouch E400
3.0 stars

Acer beTouch E400

By Chris Hall

Acer's smartphone onslaught continues, this time with a budget offering in the form of the beTouch E400. This is the Android version of the Acer neoTouch P400 we reviewed last month: the same hardware but with a different operating system.It comes rocking... Read more

Acer neoTouch P400
2.5 stars

Acer neoTouch P400

By Chris Hall

The Acer neoTouch P400 shares the hardware and design with the beTouch E400, the Android equivalent of this Windows Mobile device. The Acer neoTouch P400 arrives with us at an awkward time. It comes with Windows Mobile 6.5.3 in a relatively raw form... Read more

Acer Liquid S100
4.0 stars

Acer Liquid S100

By Chris Hall

The Acer Liquid brings with it some impressive hardware specs as well as the Android operating system, freeing you from Windows Mobile, which Acer has been pushing thus far, in their quest for smartphone glory. Our hands-on with the Liquid certainly went... Read more

Acer X960
2.5 stars

Acer X960

By Chris Hall

When Acer announced their intention to take the smartphone world by storm, the response was rather muted. Little information, too many handsets and not much outside of offerings already available from other manufacturers. The X960 is a full-touch Windows... Read more

Acer Bluetooth headset
3.5 stars

Acer Bluetooth headset

By Stuart Miles

When you’re banned from using your mobile phone while driving in the UK, it’s unsurprising to see more and more manufacturers entering the Bluetooth headset market. Acer is the latest in a long line of players. The unit has unremarkable design with... Read more