Acer Liquid Z630, analysis of the new input range phablet Acer

Acer Liquid Z630

The Taiwanese manufacturer Acer still betting everything on low cost mobiles to try to gain a foothold in this already saturated device input range, and its new gambling market you are the Acer Liquid Z630 .

Acer Liquid Z630 is phablet new Taiwanese manufacturer that we could try for a few days. Presented in the past IFA 2015 found a large screen mobile that boasts long battery life and power smoothly for about 200 euros


Acer Liquid Z630, design

Acer Liquid Z630

Acer Liquid Z630 found a mobile input range of 5, 5 inches that has not risked too much in design, is in line with other low-cost devices. His body made of plastic it does highlight in brushing your back cover that makes aluminum and pretend to be trying to appear to be more upscale with a chrome trim paint on the sides of the phone that connects the front cover with the back. As more has risked handset manufacturer is the front chrome circular device that draws much attention, which I personally do not like because it makes you take notice much of it.

The dimensions are 156.3 x 77.5 x 8.9 mm with a weight of 165 grams. Acer Liquid Z630 has not risked in thickness , still above the average. With its rounded lines and finishes is well attached to the size it is. In general terms the build quality is acceptable, although the unit I tested the volume knob squeaks when you slide your finger over it.


Acer Liquid Z630 has on its front only the receiver and front camera on the top frame, lacking physical buttons, ranking brand logo in the bottom frame. On the right side are the volume controls and power button. on the left side we found nothing. On the top side only taking 3.5 mm audio jack. And on the lower side only we found the microUSB connector. The back cover is removable and there find its removable DTS speaker and within battery , the microSD reader and slots to put Two microSIM .


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Acer Liquid Z630, specifications and performance

Acer Liquid Z630, specifications
Physical dimensions 156.3 x 77.5 x 8.9 mm, 165 grams
Display 5.5 inch IPS
Resolution 1280 x 720 (267 dpi)
Processor MediaTek MT6735 Quad Core 1.3 GHz Cortex A53 until
GPU ARM Mali-T720 MP2
Report + 16 GB microSD up to 32 GB
Version Android 5.1 Acer Liquid Lollipop with UI
Connectivity 4G LTE, Wireless 802.11 b / g / n, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS
Connections Dual-SIM, MicroUSB and MicroSD
Sensors Brightness Sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, eCompass
Cameras Rear:
8MP with autofocus, LED flash and video recording FullHD (1080p) Front

8MP with autofocus and video recording FullHD (1080p)

Battery 4000 mAh Battery
Further details LED notification sound technology DTS ®
Price $ 199

Acer Liquid Z630 not fall short in performance thanks to its balanced technical specifications, although its 5.5-inch HD screen (1280 x 720 pixels) falls short definition, only gets 267 dpi, so the pixels will be .

The device features midrange processor MediaTek MT6735 quad-core 64-bit Cortex A53 up to 1.3 GHz, accompanied by an ARM Mali-T720 GPU MP2, 2 GB of RAM and an internal memory 16GB on paper, on which we will less than 10GB free users that can be expanded with microSD cards up to 32 GB.

In the area of ​​connectivity We find 4G LTE Wireless 802.11 b / g / n, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS. We found that features Dual-SIM, MicroUSB and MicroSD. And finally we found the brightness sensors, proximity sensor, accelerometer and compass. No gyro or NFC , which unfortunately is very common in the input range.

Acer Liquid Z630, Performance
AnTuTu 31 329 points
Quadrant 12,150 points
Vellamo Multicore:
Metal 1,371 points: 1,005 points
Chrome Browser: 2,685 points
3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited: 4,967
PCMark 3,743 points
Epic Citadel Ultra high quality: 39 fps
BenchmarkPi 105 milliseconds Ranked # 814
Geekbench 3 Single-Core: 611 points
Multi-Core: 1,792 points


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The Liquid Z630 performance is very good, everything is fluid and moves with more fluency most powerful games, as Real Racing 3, Unkilled, Rayman Adventures or Limbo. Currently FIFA 16 is not supported with this device so that I could test its performance.

With a resolution of 720 pixels achieves similar yields terminals high-end two years or HTC One Samsung Galaxy S4 M7 ago. Your score AnTuTu is 31,329 points, scoring average which currently gets most devices that are between the low and mid range

Benchmarks Acer Liquid Z630
(Mediatek MT6735)
Wiko Fever
(Mediatek MT6753)
Elephone P8000
(Mediatek MT6753)
Alcatel Idol 3
(Snapdragon 615)
AnTuTu 6.0 64bit 31,329 33,910 33.451 29,123
Vellamo Chrome Browser : 2,685
Multicore : 1,371
Metal 1,005
Chrome Browser : 2,644
Multicore : 1,522
Metal : 1.060
Chrome Browser : 2,152
Multicore : 1,553
Metal 1,103
Chrome Browser : 2,184
Multicore : 1,274
Metal 880
3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited 4,967 Unlimited 6,886 Unlimited 6,168 Unlimited 7,223
PCMark – Work Performance 3,743 3.994 3683 3370
Epic Citadel High Performance 60.2 fps
Ultra High Quality 39 fps
High Performance 55.3 fps
Ultra High Quality 27.7 fps
High Performance 55 fps
Ultra High Quality 24.4 fps
High Performance 49.8 fps
Ultra High Quality 29.1 fps
Geekbench Single Core :
611 Multicore : 1792
Single Core :
614 Multicore : 2,863
Single Core : ND
Multicore : ND
Single Core : ND
Multicore : ND



Your battery 4,000 mAh ensures we reach full day without problems in normal use, and two days with moderate use. Exceeds 4 hours of screen smoothly. In my tests, I play several games for an hour, I have reproduced videos for over an hour and I used applications during two and battery still had more than 10% to exceed 24 hours .


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As for cameras, where more sins Liquid Z630, only approves an afterthought when the lighting conditions are optimal . The two chambers are 8MP with autofocus and full HD recording, has only flash back.

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Their cameras abuse overexposure and not achieve a good definition. Indoors and in low light conditions appear grainy photos and anything sharp . Just get acceptable results when there is good light and when we help your HDR mode for more vivid colors.


Photo 100% of its original resolution


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The camera application is very complete including , full of options and voice control to activate the trigger keyword. Includes various capture modes (Normal, HDR, Panoramic, Embellishment, magical Brightness, Shutter with Smile, Sound Picture, MAV, Presentation, Gourmet), various scene modes (Landscape, Night, Night Portrait, Portrait) and various effects.


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Acer Liquid Z630, software


Acer Liquid Z630 comes standard with Android Lollipop 5.1 Custom Acer Liquid UI , a small layer slightly tweaked interface, presented a common launcher on the desktop to have improved by adding on the desk left a feed social and news.


The device comes charged boatware games third-party applications can uninstall without problems. Google applications and Acer only be disabled



Have you changed the system icons, have been added Quick settings bar itself fully customizable and new options like gestures on the screen off to unlock the screen, launch the camera, play music or launch the dialer, or the option to program a complete and on off the device.


Acer Liquid Z630 comes with a Quick mode which simplifies the launcher in a more basic, although this option on my device does not work well, because once activated will not let you disable much you tell him you want thereby leaving a ruling that forces me to factory reset the device to return to normal launcher.



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Opinion of Engadget Android

Acer Liquid Z630 is a phablet input range that despite offering good performance is driven by its software, but above all for your camera photos and price, not good value. It’s basically that, a phablet input range aimed at people who just want a phone with big screen and power to move freely applications and most games and just take pictures and selfies with good light conditions.


Design 6.0
Display 7.0
Performance 6.0
House 5.0
Software 5.0
Autonomy 9.0


  • Hardware offset
  • to expand capacity MicroSD
  • Dual-SIM
  • Battery


  • Price little tight
  • Camera
  • No gyroscope
  • No NFC

The phone has been given for testing by Acer . You can see our relationships with companies policy

News Acer Liquid Z630, analysis of the new input range phablet Acer was originally published in Engadget Android by Cosmos .

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Acer Liquid Z630, analysis of the new input range phablet Acer
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December 23, 2015

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