Today at MWC, Acer has upgraded its Liquid Leap smartband product with the Acer Liquid Leap+ that connects with all main supported operating systems (Windows, Android, iOS) and features interchangeable bands.
The black and white user interface displayed on a 1-inch (128×32) OLED touch display allows a good estimated battery life of 5 to 7 days. The small display is embedded is a colored rubber wristband, and, according to Acer the “curved surface is designed to lower body temperature by minimizing skin contact”.
The button-less Liquid Leap+ is waterproof (IPX7) and the user interface provides music controls and email, calendar, sms notifications. There is only one sensor listed in the feature list: the accelerometer that tracks users’ daily activity such as the number of steps, the calories burned and the activity in the swimming pool. During the night the Liquid Leap+ monitor the sleep patterns.
Users can connect the device to their Android, Windows, or iOS smartphone via Bluetooth 4.0 low energy and choose from various band’s colors: Charcoal Black, Fuchsia Pink and Lime Green.
The Acer Liquid Leap+ will be available in March in the EMEA market for €79.