Days after releasing an upgraded version of Liquid Jade in the Indian market, Acer has unveiled the new Jade S in Taiwan. While most of the specifications of Jade S are similar to the Jade-variant launched in India, the phone packs a brand-new processor in the form of octa-core 1.5 GHz MediaTek MT6752M.
Other specifications of the Liquid Jade S include 2300 mAh battery, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage and microSD card slot. In addition, the phone sports a 5-inch HD display and comes with dual-SIM support, 13MP rear camera and 5MP front shooter.
The smartphone runs on Android 4.4, however there is no official word on the Android 5.0 update roll-out.
Pricing and availability
According to Acer, Liquid Jade S will go on sale in Taiwan on December 18 for NT$6990 ($225) via Chunghwa Telecom. There is no word on the release of the phone in other markets at this point
Acer hopes that Liquid Jade S will help join the top five smartphone makers in the country. It is currently on the 15th spot, so it will need a lot of effort. The company is aiming for 100,000 smartphones shipments this year in Taiwan, up from 60,000 unit shipments last year.