Acer smartphones receive overwhelming response from consumers as stocks are lapped up in minutes
500 units of Liquid Z630s phones sold per minute on Flipkart
Bangalore, INDIA (November 13, 2015): Acer India, one of the largest PC vendors in the country, has made an instant impact on entering the highly competitive smartphone market. Acer today announced that it has sold out all of its newly launched smartphone Liquid Z630s within a few minutes of going on sale in its first flash sale on e-commerce site Flipkart.com. The Liquid Z630s was available for flash purchase only on 12th November, 2015 for those who pre-registered between 5th November, 2015 and 11th November, 2015. The Liquid Z630s will open again for second flash sale on Tuesday, November 17, 2015. Registrations for the next week’s flash sale are now open and prospective buyers can go ahead and register here.
Expressing happiness on a remarkable beginning, Harish Kohli, Managing Director, Acer India said, “There has been a huge demand of the Liquid Z630s and there has been an unbelievable response for the first flash sale. We are working with Flipkart towards providing higher numbers to the consumers who were not able to buy phone yesterday.” He also said, “We are pretty excited to launch our smartphones in India. It is a moment of extreme delight for Acer and a great start of our partnership with Flipkart. We are hopeful to do even better in the times to come.”
The Liquid Z630s is priced at Rs. 10,999/- and powered by the 64-bit, octa-core 1.3GHz MediaTek MT6735 processor. The 5.5-inch Liquid Z630s (measuring 156.3 x 77.5 8.9 mm) Android 5.1 handset is ideal for those looking to create, share and enjoy digital content on the go, enabled by 3GB RAM and a standard 32GB of internal memory. It packs a 4000 mAh battery ensuring lasting performance from every charge. A HD Zero Air Gap screen with IPS technology extends to house the 8MP wide view angle front lens (capable of 1080p video recording) as well as the 8MP auto-focus rear camera (capable of 1080p video). Connectivity comes through its Cat4 LTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, and Bluetooth 4.0 with LE connectivity.
As a PC vendor and keeping in line with Acer’s larger promise of working towards bringing PC computing capabilities to smartphones, The Liquid Z630s is also equipped with AcerEXTEND which connects wirelessly to a compatible laptop or PC and lets you view the phone’s home screen in a phone-shaped emulator box on the computer.
Acer had also sold out the stocks of Liquid Z530 within 24 hours of going on sale on November 5, 2015. Powered by the 64-bit, quad-core 1.3GHz MediaTek MT6735 processor, the 5-inch Liquid Z530 (measuring 144 x 70.3 x 8.9 mm) Android 5.1 phone is an intelligent device for those serious about their selfies. Focusing on sharp display and quality images and supported by 2GB RAM and 16GB storage, the Vivid Color display; 84 degree wide-angle front facing 8MP selfie lens; Cat4 LTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 EDR connectivity; Acer QuickTouch controls and ergonomic design all contribute to this social media optimized phone. The Liquid Z530 is priced at Rs. 6,999/-
Both phones were launched at an action packed event in Delhi along with Flipkart on November 5, 2015 by S.T. Liew, President, Smart Products Business Group, Acer Inc. The internationally acclaimed phones were first unveiled by Acer at the next@acer press event at IFA Berlin in Germany this year.