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Acer Liquid MT review

6.4/10 AVG.

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The Acer Liquid MT currently has an Informr score of 6.4 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 6 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

With a stainless steel back cover and a chrome finish, the Acer Liquid Metal S120 is a handsome smartphone featuring a large, 3.6 inch display generating 480 x 800 pixel resolution. This Android-powered device uses Acer's new Breeze UI and a Qualcomm 800 MHz processor.

The Acer Liquid Metal S120 offers a 5MP camera with LED flash, Hi-Def video record, native YouTube player and full HTML internet browser.

Rounding out the feature set is GPS, Bluetooth 2.1, WiFi, 3.5mm headset jack and memory expansion up to 32GB.

With a talk time up to 8 hours and a standby time up to 450 hours, the Acer Liquid Metal S120 offers is a good-looking phone packing many popular features.

Operating system
800 MHz
Screen Size
5+ MP

What the Critics Are Saying...


We didn't have huge expectations for the Acer Liquid mt, so we can't really say we were disappointed by it. The phone performs about as well as you'd expect for a mid-range Android device, and it even manages to punch a bit above its weight when it comes to design and construction. Unfortunately for...

- Donald Melanson , Engadget
Mobile Syrup

Overall, the Liquid Metal is an affordable and durable smartphone, which will be able to attract beginner users looking to make the jump to an Android smartphone.

- Joseph Rizzuto , Mobile Syrup

So overall the Acer Liquid Metal is a good device. We’re impressed with the level of customisation that Acer have undertaken - it makes it distinctive with the added addition that if you want to revert back to standard Android you can in a flash.There are a few quirks, a few areas where we&rsq...

- Chris Hall, Pocket-lint

To wrap it all up, we have to say that with the Acer Liquid Metal is the best handset the Taiwanese have made so far. We really wanted to give it a higher score because of its curved ergonomic design, which makes it comfortable to operate, the slick metallic battery cover, the cool LED notification...

- PhoneArena Team, PhoneArena
Digital Versus

The Liquid Metal is a very good value mid-range Android smartphone. We preferred its impressive battery life and its practical interface to its design which, quite frankly, is more plasticky than the phone's name suggests!

- Florence Legrand , Digital Versus

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Common Questions

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Acer backs up the Liquid MT with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.

If your Liquid MT has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact Acer support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find Acer's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.

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Screen Size

The Acer Liquid MT's screen size is 3.6 inches with x pixels resolution.

800 MHz

There is a Qualcomm MSM 7230 800 MHz processor (CPU).


The phone runs on proprietary operating system firmware.

5+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 5+ megapixel camera.

There's no secondary front camera.


Internal memory is No. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 32 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.


The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 1500 mAh battery. Acer's performance ratings are 19 days standby time, 660 minutes.

Liquid MT Specs

Release date November 30, 2010
Regions available USA
Mobile / Cellular Data
SIM card size
Dual SIM No
Operating System No

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Processor Qualcomm MSM 7230 800 MHz
Internal Storage No
RAM 512 MB
ROM 512 MB
Hearing Aid Compatible No
Noise Cancellation No
SAR Head: 0.768 W/kg
Body: 1.33 W/kg
Languages No
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Data Cable, Headset, Manual, Standard Battery
Power & battery
Battery Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 1500 mAh
Removable Battery Yes
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time Unknown
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Talk Time Up to: 660 minutes
Standby Time Up to: 19 days
Physical Characteristics
Design type Bar
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA Yes
Colors Brown, Aluminum Silver
Dimensions [H x W x D] 11.5 x 6.3 x 1.4 cm (4.5 x 2.5 x 0.6 in)
Weight 135 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (TFT)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution x pixels
Pixel density Unknown
Size 3.6 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer
Graphics Yes
Themes Yes
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification No
Screen Orientation Lock No
Multi-Touch No
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Acer UI 4.0 Breeze
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key No
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Input Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
Predictive Text Entry No
Physical keyboard No
Voicemail Key Yes
Any Key Answer No
Voice Commands No
Keypad/Screen Lock No
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor No
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling No
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) No
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups No
Auto Answer No
Voice Activated Dialing No
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
Additional Email Features -
Messaging SMS, MMS
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
USB Micro-USB 2.0
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth 2.1
Bluetooth Profiles No
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
WiFi Encryption WPA2
Mobile Hotspot No
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 32 GB)
PC Synchronization Yes
TV Out No
DLNA Support No
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications Yes
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet No
Main Camera
5+ megapixels
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Face detection, Geotagging, Image stabilization, Smile detection
Video Recording Formats
3GP / 3GPP, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, XviD
Video Recording Parameters
HD (1280 x 720 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera
Additional Front Camera Info
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MP3, eAAC+, WAV, QCP
Radio No
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, XviD
Streaming Video No
External Speakers Yes
Headset Jack 3.5mm
Custom Ringtones No
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration Yes
Speakerphone Yes
To-Do / Task List No
Calendar Yes
World Clock Yes
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch No
Timer No
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter No
Viewable document types No
Weather Yes
Stocks No
Maps Yes
NotePad Yes
Voice Memos / Recorder No
Games Yes
Apps Downloadable, Pre-installed ()
Included Software / Apps -
Additional comments Other Names (AKA): Acer Liquid Metal S120

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