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Acer's new Liquid S2 can record in 4K

Written by Andre Yoskowitz @ 02 Sep 2013 8:53

Acer's new Liquid S2 can record in 4K Acer has revealed its new flagship smartphone, the Liquid S2, which is the 'first' phone with 4K-recording capabilities.
The phone has a large 6-inch IPS display with FullHD resolution and 368 PPI. Under the hood is a 2.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800, 2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage and a 3300 mAh battery.

At 13MP, the rear camera has auto-focus, f2.2, 28 mm lens, BSI sensor, LED ring flash and 4K video recording. The front camera is 2MP and has a f2.2, 24 mm lens, 88° wide angle, BSI sensor and 1080p video recording.

For connectivity, the phone has LTE, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC and Wi-Fi 802.11ac/a/b/g/n.

Acer is quick to point out the features of the camera:

• BSI Sensors and LED Ring Flash: Sharper pictures in any environment
• Video Recording: 4K Ultra HD, fast full HD 1080p 60FPS, 4 x slow motion
• Full Panorama Pictures: Up to 27-megapixels in a single picture
• Quick First Shot: Take picture right from unlock the screen with automatic center-focus by tapping any location on the screen
• Smart Best Shot: Automatically detects photo type and takes multiple shots for best selection
• Tag Widget: Convenient photo browsing with scene tag.
• Favorite Mode: Create up to five profiles with customized effects, flash, capture mode and scenes
• Exposure Control: One finger focus and exposure adjustment
• Freehand Capture: Crop out anything on the screen using hand or a digital pen
• Live Screen™: Share ideas and journey through pictures and scribble

The phone is set for release at the end of October but pricing remains unknown.

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