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The Liquid Extend laptop kit for the Acer Liquid Jade Primo due in Q3 2016

Acer is now shipping its Windows 10 Mobile phone, the Liquid Jade Primo, in a number of countries. Now we have more information on an accessory that will use the phone's Continuum feature, the Liquid Extend laptop kit.

According to Liliputing, the Liquid Extend is designed to connect to the Acer Liquid Jade Primo so that owners can use the phone with a laptop shell. In that respect, the Liquid Extend is similar to the NexDock, the upcoming crowd-funding laptop shell that is scheduled to start shipping in June and will be able to support all Continuum-based Windows 10 Mobile phones.

The Acer Liquid Extend, however, has been made specifically for the Liquid Jade Primo. It has an 11.6-inch 720p display and also has a couple of USB ports and a HDMI port, along with its own battery. It does not have its own processor; all of the CPU is on the Liquid Jade Primo. The Liquid Extend is supposed to be very light, but there's no word on how light it will be. It will begin shipping sometime in the third quarter of 2016, though Acer has yet to reveal a price tag. By comparison, the NexDock was priced at $119 before its crowd-funding campaign ended, with early backers getting it for $79 and $99.

11 Comments
  • So it would not run on any other continuum compatible device except the Acer one? Am I right?
  • "and will be able to support all Continuum-based Windows 10 Mobile phones.".
    Its in the article.....
  • "...the Liquid Extend is similar to the NexDock, the upcoming crowd-funding laptop shell that is scheduled to start shipping in June and will be able to support all Continuum-based Windows 10 Mobile phones."
    No, it isn't.
     
  • That's the nexdock.
  • The article says that its made specifically for the Acer Jad Primo so I would assume not.  I'm guessing the phone actually docks into the kit which is actually really cool.  I'm hoping MS does someting similar with an Intel-based phone in the future.
  • NextDock needs to be USB-C or bust.
  • Doesn't look like it docks, it's connected with cable so surely it would work. If it does I would get one
  • Welcome development, hope to see them come to African countries like Nigeria and south Africa Posted from windows central for windows 10 mobile
  • Looks really nice. Will be interesting to see the price and if it runs with all USB-C devices like the 950.
  • Too little, too late, too old
  • Mmm..seems awfully like a laptop with no guts in it. Might as well have a laptop surely?