Acer Releases the Liquid Zest Plus Smartphone with the Power to Explore

Editors’ Summary
  • The Liquid Zest Plus features a camera with an ultra-fast hybrid tri-focusing system which intelligently focuses various scenes in 0.03 seconds
  • “Pause N Shoot” selfie mode takes photos through automatic face detection, while a shake of the phone sets the timer for easy one-handed selfies with friends
  • A high-capacity 5,000 mAh battery with up to 3 days’ usage provides extra convenience and freedom, and quick-charges to 50 percent capacity in less than one hour
  • DTS-HD Premium Sound™ delivers a refined listening experience complete with deep bass and 3D audio for a truly immersive soundstage

TAIPEI, TAIWAN (May 27, 2016) Today Acer released its new LTE-enabled Liquid Zest Plus smartphone designed for avid explorers seeking to get the most out of their daily adventures. The 5.5-inch Android 6.0 device expands Acer’s mainstream smartphone range, furthering the company’s commitment to making advanced technology accessible to the everyday user.

Superior Battery Life and Features

The Liquid Zest Plus features a high-capacity 5,000 mAh battery that offers up to 3 days’ usage1 to provide extra convenience and freedom, removing the frustrating late-afternoon recharge that many smartphone users have become accustomed to, while also lightening the backpack since a portable power bank is no longer needed. When it is finally time to plug-in the Zest Plus, it quick-charges[1] to 50 percent capacity in less than one hour for over a day's worth[2] of power; in addition, USB OTG (On-The-Go) technology is supported which lets the Zest Plus share its power with a friend so they can charge their phone when they’re running low.

Ultra-Fast Tri-Focusing System and Selfie Smiles

The Liquid Zest Plus includes a 13-megapixel camera with an ultra-fast hybrid tri-focusing system to capture beautiful moments precisely as they happen. The camera intelligently focuses various scenes: phase detection auto-focusing (PDAF) for bright daylight scenes, laser focusing for dark scenes at short distances (such as restaurants), and contrast detection auto-focusing (CDAF) to capture subjects in low light. In addition to extremely fast focusing, the Zest Plus features a front-facing 5-megapixel camera that takes 85-degree wide angle selfies to make sure everyone in the group is in the photo. The camera app also features a “Pause N Shoot” selfie mode with automatic face detection, while a shake of the phone sets the timer for easy one-handed selfies with friends.

Premium Sound and Much More

The Liquid Zest Plus also features DTS-HD Premium Sound™ for users who enjoy listening to music while traveling. Best-in-class technology delivers a refined listening experience complete with deep bass and 3D audio for a truly immersive soundstage. The Zest Plus includes other travel-friendly features like dual-SIM[3] technology, FM Radio for immersion in the local culture, an expandable Micro SD slot, and BluelightShield™ to reduce blue light emissions when users are finally ready to wind down after an exciting day of exploring the wonders of the world. With an optional flip case, the Liquid Zest Plus features a Flip UI which lets users quickly access tools such as weather, messages, calendar, and camera.

Pricing and Availability

The Liquid Zest Plus will be available in Moroccan Blue and Andes White colors in North America in July starting at $199, and in EMEA in July with prices starting at €199.

Exact specifications, prices, and availability will vary by region. To find out about availability, product specifications and prices in specific markets, please contact your nearest Acer office or retailer via

The new products will be showcased at Acer’s booth #M0420 at 4F, Nangang Exhibition Hall during Computex Taipei 2016 (May 31 to June 4).

[1] With bundled charger

[2] The claim of "a day's worth of power" is based on a 50% charge and tests conducted in controlled laboratory conditions. Actual battery life will vary depending on the individual user behavior and other factors.

[3] Specifications may vary depending on model and region

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