Acer Liquid Jade Primo appears at the Microsoft Store for $649 with its Continuum-ready kit

As of late, we have not heard too much about Acer's Jade Primo phone running Windows 10 Mobile. The phone has soft-launched in a handful of European markets but nothing Stateside until today. We're tipped by 'HeyCori' that the Continuum-powering phone is now available at the Microsoft Store, and sure enough, it is for a pricey $649.

Besides being able to order it online some Microsoft Stores are selling them locally now as well (speaking of, you can finally now check inventory at your local store from the website).

Before you panic the $649 you are tossing down is getting more than just a phone. If you recall, Acer is shipping this as a kit, and indeed you get more than just the Jade Primo in the box:

  • Acer Liquid Jade Primo
  • Dock
  • Keyboard
  • Mouse
  • AC power adapter
  • AC power cord

The only thing missing from this Continuum-ready kit is the display. Still, for many who would just want the phone you are going to have to shell out a bit more money than you would for even a Lumia 950 XL.

Regarding specifications, the Jade Primo holds its own:

Acer Liquid Jade Primo

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CategoryJade Primo
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 808 (MSM8992) Hexa Core Processor
MemoryRAM: 3GB
Mass memory32GB storage
microSD memory slot up to 128GB (SDXC compatible)
Display5.5" AMOLED Full HD 1080P (1920 x 1080)
Battery2870 mAh non-replaceable Li-polymer battery
CameraMain, rear camera: 21MP, auto focus, Dual LED flashlight
Front-facing camera: 8MP, fixed focus
ConnectivityDual SIM
USB 3.1 (Type-C)
Bluetooth 4.0 EDR
802.11ac WiFi featuring MIMO technology (Dual-Band 2.4GHz and 5GHz)
SensorsLight sensor
G sensor
Proximity sensor
Hall sensor
Gyro Sensor
Dimensions6.16 x 2.99 x 0.33 in (156.5 x 75.9 x 8.4 mm) (L x W H)
Weight0.33 lbs. (150 g)

We'll see about picking one up tomorrow to give it a spin, but for now, you can catch our hands-on video from back at CES in January.

See at the Microsoft Store

Daniel Rubino

Daniel Rubino is the Editor-in-chief of Windows Central. He is also the head reviewer, podcast co-host, and analyst. He has been covering Microsoft since 2007, when this site was called WMExperts (and later Windows Phone Central). His interests include Windows, laptops, next-gen computing, and watches. He has been reviewing laptops since 2015 and is particularly fond of 2-in-1 convertibles, ARM processors, new form factors, and thin-and-light PCs. Before all this tech stuff, he worked on a Ph.D. in linguistics, watched people sleep (for medical purposes!), and ran the projectors at movie theaters because it was fun.