Acer launches its first Windows 8.1 smartphone, the Liquid M220

Acer's new Liquid M220 smartphone is powered by Windows 8.1, upgradeable to Windows 10 when it's released.

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Published Sun, Mar 1 2015 10:24 AM CST   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:09 PM CST

MWC 2015 - Acer just unveiled its new Liquid Leap+ smartband, but the company has also unveiled its new Windows 8.1-powered smartphone, the Liquid M220.

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The new Liquid M220 is powered by Windows 8.1, but it will be upgradeable to Windows 10 when it's released later this year. Acer has a 4-inch display with 233 pixels per inch (PPI), the full suite of Microsoft applications like OneDrive, Skype, Office and more. We have a 5-megapixel rear-facing camera backed up by a 2-megapixel front-facing camera.

The Liquid M220 is a cheap handset coming in at under $90, and will be made available through select EMEA retailers in April.

Anthony joined the TweakTown team in 2010 and has since reviewed 100s of graphics cards. Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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