Cheap smartphones to be the desire of the audience of mobile technology, especially novice users who want to migrate from feature phones (feature phones) to a smart phone. The vendor was looking at this as a great opportunity, since almost 70% of mobile phone users in Indonesia is a feature phone users.One fairly consistent global vendors playing in the lower segment of the Acer Liquid product line through its Z series. And, this Taiwanese manufacturer released the latest mobile phones, Liquid Z200. Cheap tag of Rp 800 thousand and the latest Android platform - KitKat, become charmers charm.
Size: 126x65x10,3mm; weight of 130 grams; Dual SIM GSM
|Review: Acer Liquid Z200, Operating System Android, V4.4.2 KitKat|
The dimensions are quite slim, with a thickness of 10,3mm not strong enough to make the user comfortable when holding it. As a result, the corners rounded body contrived. The back was created wider physical size of the upper, with a unique texture for grip strength of the body. So it is not slippery when held.
Single camera device attached to the rear body, without flash. Under the lens entrenched AcerRAPID button, quick access to the features of the camera or other applications as desired. Batteries and two GSM card slot, a mini-SIM and a micro-SIM, alongside a microSD slot can be found behind the rear body cover.
For musical needs, available 3.5mm audio jack port. Also, utilizing the funnel loudspeaker earpiece above the display. Panel volume and power are allocated on the right side adjacent to the microUSB port for charging power. Unfortunately, the navigation pane (multi, home and back) at the bottom of the screen backlight is not supported. A bit of a hassle when access Acer Liquid Z200 in darkness.
TFT capacitive touchscreen; 4.0-inch, 480x800 pixel, multitouch
The touch screen Acer Liquid Z200 good record, capable of processing instructions responsive in its fingers. For those who previously used was believed to be a physical keypad will not experience significant problems in this capacitive TFT screen.
4-inch diagonal screen is similar display size Asus ZenFone 4. Resolution 480x800 pixels (WVGA) on the density of 233ppi. The quality zoom looks pretty solid, unsightly when describing the menus. Even when used to enjoy YouTube videos and video / film clips crammed into it.
Only indeed, for those who have big fingers sometimes like one while typing (typo) on the virtual keypad. It would be a different story if the screen is made larger, eg, 5 inches.
OS and User Interface
Acer Liquid Z200 running the latest Android operating system, v4.4.2 KitKat. This means cheap Acer smartphones has been able to enjoy a variety of advantages presented by Google on the latest platforms. So, this phone is not inferior to Android smartphones in the higher grade, which is actually priced much more expensive.
To display interface Liquid Z200 looks interesting, with the UI (user interface) Acer's attractive style. Icons option, more alive than Google's default Android menu icons.
Hardware & Benchmark
1GHz dual-core CPU (MediaTek MT6572), 512MB RAM, 4GB ROM, Mali-400MP GPU
Strength kitchen runway Acer Liquid Z200 carrying 'normal'. Naturally, when you see an offer price. MediaTek chipset, MT6572, with a dual-core processor speed of 1 GHz.
Memory capacity also his minimum standards for Android KitKat, 512MB. Impact can not be invited to speeding for multitasking. Luckily there is a graphics engine (GPU) quite powerful, Mali-400 MP, reliable support action graphical applications such as gaming. Medium game like Subway Surfers can dijabani well, although trekadang lag due to limited RAM.
When tested via application AnTuTu benchmark, the achievement scores of Liquid Z200 is 9970. And to test the value 3378 Standard Quadrant. Quite far adrift from the Samsung Galaxy Grand Neo, which respectively 13 105 and posted a score of 3,784. Interestingly, the number of its Quadrant score is still above the Galaxy Nexus and Nexus S. So on paper is pretty good performance for the smartphone class.
Resolution 3 MP, no flash, no front camera
Devices Acer Liquid Z200 pengabadi picture only 3 megapixel camera on the back, no front camera. Can quickly access the camera feature uses AcerRAPID button, by pressing longer.
For the quality of his portrait (1344x2240 pixels) arguably less satisfactory, both indoors and outdoors. Catches color is not quite natural, too much noise encountered. Especially indoors, too dark considering the phone is not equipped with flash lights to help light shooting.
Even so there are some facilities that can be optimized settings to gain maximum shots. There are ISO settings, photos ratios (4: 3 or 16: 9). Panorama photo mode, photo effects and scene modes are also available. Not much different from the portrait camera, video releases were relatively normal. Standards, the quality of the SD 480p.
Music-video player, FM radio
For entry-level users, features music and video player and FM radio became mandatory entertainment features on their phone. Acer Liquid Z200 has been prepared in full.
The music player using Google Play Music app, which is supported DTS Studio Sound technology that can be activated in the Settings menu. Also for the video player, where the sound output is very pronounced when enjoyed via the default headset sales package.
The FM radio feature so alternative entertainment. Here the user is possible to record radio broadcasts that took place, or the latest songs being diputa by your favorite radio station is.
In order to accommodate the music files / songs, Acer Liquid Z200 provides 4GB of internal memory, which can be expanded via a microSD slot up to 32GB capacity. Openings satisfied ?
Connectivity and Internet
Network Quad-band, HSDPA, WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, WiFi hotspot, microUSB slot
Roaming access to virtual nature on this Acer phone can be overcome with good, no problems. In addition to WiFi use can also use an HSDPA mobile network operators. In fact, users can divide his internet with other devices, via a WiFi hotspot (WiFi thetering).
Open a web page (mobile and full) with flash content can work well. Including the performance of all devices existing connection, good and smooth. Backing up data can be automated, using Acer Cloud applications.
Armed with a tiny body, the Acer Liquid Z200 is only capable of holding a small capacity battery, 1300mAh. Its useful life is not quite durable. In a single charge can not last more than half a day. Impact this smartphone will be closely related to POWERBANK, when the condition of the mobile activity.
- Cheap Price
- Body elegant
- Android OS KitKat
- Features a fairly complete entertainment
- The quality of the camera is very standard
- There is no front camera
- The battery capacity is small
- Handset / unit
- Charger + data cable
- Manual + Warranty card
- Jelly Case
Cheap price attractive factor decoy for Acer Liquid Z200. Moreover, the latest Android operating system supported Kitkat, the most current update. Plus support other supporting features that are complete in terms of performance despite a mediocre aka standard.
From the above, it can be inferred that the Android phone is pretty decent so the taster selection of smartphones, which will leave the phone features (Editing Admin)