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Acer Liquid Leap wearable range gets three new additions

Acer has announced three new additions to its wearable line-up, including one fashion-focused device.

Speaking at an event in New York, the Taiwan-based company showed off the Liquid Leap Curve, the Liquid Leap Fit, and the Liquid Leap Active.

The Liquid Leap Fit was first up, and boasts a 1-inch touch-screen. Acer poised this as its primary fitness-tracking devices.

It’s got a heart-rate sensor and, perhaps more excitingly, a stress sensor with two gold-plated sensor pads that detect galvanic skin response.

The bands on the device are interchangeable, and it’s waterproof – although we’re not sure how waterproof just yet.

The Leap Curve is the most attractive of the bunch; Acer says a good wearable has “gotta be beautiful, it’s gotta be like jewellery.”

It’s got a curved touch screen, and looks fairly swanky; it’s certainly looking to muscle in on Apple Watch territory.

The device offers interchangeable bands and materials, a heart-rate and steess sensor, and waterproofing.

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Finally came the Liquid Leap Active. Acer didn’t wax lyrical on this too much, but it’s a more basic tracker than the Leap Fit.

It’s got a 1-inch touch screen, and can track activity metrics like calories burned and distance travelled.

The device is also good for general wearable goodness like notifications and music control. It’s waterproof, too.

Acer also said it’s working with several partners to produce a host of custom band designs, which is good news for design geeks.

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