High resolution display.
The camera's autofocus is fiddly.
Music player needs lots of work.
Streaming music or video with AcerCloud can be tricky.
By 5FWD on April 04, 2013
The Acer CloudMobile proves that the company has come a long way since its first tepid attempts at Android smartphones. It’s certainly one of the best smartphones to be had for under £200 SIM-free. But if you can stretch to just a little bit...60
By DigitalVersus on January 17, 2013
The Acer CloudMobile is a great smartphone that's part-mid-range and part-high-end, all at an affordable price. With its excellent display, high responsiveness and good video and audio performances, it's nearly flawless. The only major drawback...80
By Trusted Reviews on December 19, 2012
Acer is now the fourth largest PC maker in the world, but it hasn’t managed to recreate that kind of success in the world of mobiles. Sure, it has launched some decent phones in the past such as the Liquid Mini and Liquid Metal, but it's been...70
By 3G UK on November 28, 2012
The Acer S500 CloudMobile is a good handset, aimed at business users; It has great dual-core power, a bright and colourful HD display and impressive sound quality. But the Acer Cloud offering falls short of the mark. Acer S500 CloudMobile...70
By GSMArena on November 26, 2012
We first heard of the Acer CloudMobile S500 a couple of weeks before the Mobile World Congress in February. Back then it was supposed to be a cream of the crop, flagship device with a dual-core Krait chip, 720p screen and the latest Android on board...-
By Pocket-lint on November 20, 2012
If this phone shipped with Jelly Bean, it would basically be a no-brainer. It's a good, mid-range handset that's truly a pleasure to use. It's perhaps a little outclassed by the more powerful Nexus 4 which, while lacking in upgrade for...80
By theregister.co.uk on November 19, 2012
If you are considering buying a smartphone outright then the Acer is certainly worth a look. The superb screen boasts one the highest pixel densities I’ve come across. It’s light too and comfortable in use. Underneath the Qualcomm Krait...85
By itproportal.com on November 19, 2012
In the end, the AcerCloud service isn’t enough of a draw to pull me toward the CloudMobile S500 and away from other well specified phones at a similar price. That’s a shame given that Acer has decided to advertise its cloud service in the...70
By Engadget on November 10, 2012
If it feels like we've kept the the lid on our enthusiasm throughout this review, well, we have. It's no surprise that a phone we first saw back in February isn't offering swoon-inducing specifications in November. However, there are a few...-
By CoolSmartphone on October 29, 2012
I’ve been using the Acer S500 Cloud Mobile as my main phone for a few weeks now and it’s time to bring you the full review. My initial conclusion was that the Cloud Mobile was a great phone that seemed like it was going to be let down by the...-