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Acer Liquid M220 is a budget Windows Phone (pictures)

The Acer Liquid M220 has a bit of character in its design, but it's a shame about that screen.

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Acer Liquid M220

This is the Acer Liquid M220, a budget Windows Phone.

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Acer Liquid M220

The phone runs the latest Windows 8.1 software.

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Acer Liquid M220

The back has a dash of personality in this textured case.

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Acer Liquid M220

And around the sides are these raised squares, adding detail to the design.

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Acer Liquid M220

Here's the headphone jack and Micro-USB socket.

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Acer Liquid M220

The textured back makes a funny noise when you scratch it with your fingernail.

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Acer Liquid M220

This is Acer's very first Windows Phone device, and it will be on sale in Europe this April.

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Acer Liquid M220

Inside that very light frame is a 1.2GHz dual-core processor with a measly 512MB of RAM.

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Acer Liquid M220

Sadly, the screen can be hard to see when you tip the phone slightly, and it's a bit lost in that vast expanse of black surrounding the display.

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