Months after unveiling the Chromebase 24V2 and Chromebase 24I2 Chrome OS-based AiOs, Acer has introduced new Nitro-series gaming notebooks and Predator line of desktops, monitors and peripherals. The new range of Acer’s gaming range includes the Nitro Nitro 7 and Nitro 5 gaming notebooks, Predator Orion 5000 desktop, 43-inch Predator monitor, Predator Cestus 330 mouse, Predator Aethon 300 gaming keyboard, Predator Galea 311 gaming headset and Predator M-Utility Backpack.
Acer Nitro 5 gaming laptop
The Nitro 5 gaming notebook comes with a 17.3-inch FHD IPS display with an 80 percent screen-to-body ratio and 0.28 inches narrow bezels around the edges. The laptop is powered by a 9th Gen Intel Core processor, the latest NVIDIA GPUs, two M.2 Gen 3 x4 PCIe SSD using NVMe technology in RAID 01, and up to 32GB of DDR4 RAM. For connectivity, the Acer laptop comes with HDMI 2.0, USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 1 and Gigabit Wi-Fi 5. The Nitro 5 gaming notebooks will be available for a starting price of $799.99 (approx. Rs 55,500).
Acer Nitro 7 gaming laptop
The Nitro 7 laptop features a 15.6-inch FHD display with a 78 percent screen-to-body ratio, 144Hz refresh rate and 3ms response time. The laptop is powered by a 9th Gen Intel®Core processor, NVIDIA GPUs, 32GB of DDR4 RAM and 256GB SSD. Additionally, the laptop offers dual fans with Acer CoolBoost technology, Hotkey Control with NitroSense, Killer Ethernet E2500, MaxxAudio advanced sound optimisation and Nitro Stream. The Acer Nitro 7 will be available for a starting price of $999.99 (approx. Rs 69,300).
Acer Predator Orion 5000 Desktop
Powered by the latest octa-core 9th Gen Intel Core i9-9900K processor, the Predator Orion 5000 comes with dual-channel DDR4 configurations of up to 64GB RAM and will be able to support NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 GPU with real-time ray tracing. The desktop equips a Cooler Master CPU Liquid Cooler technology to regulate the temperature for maximising performance. The Orion 5000 will also support 2.5Gbps Ethernet, 2.5-inch form factor SSD and HDD drives and two headset cradles on the chassis. The Predator Orion 5000 will be available for a starting price of $1,199.99 (approx. Rs 83,100).
Acer Predator 43-inch LFGD Gaming Monitor
Acer has launched a 43-inch Large format gaming display with the launch of the Predator CG437K-P gaming monitor with an ultra-high resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels and 144Hz refresh rate. The VA display panel features a wide colour gamut of 90 percent of the DCI-P3 colour space for vibrant colours. Connectivity options include three HDMI ports, a Type-C port, a DisplayPort and remote control. The Acer Predator LFGD Gaming monitor will be up for purchase for a starting price of $1,299.00 (approx. Rs 90,000).
Acer Predator Cestus 330 gaming mouse
The Predator Cestus 330 features the Pixart 3335 sensor that provides responsive tracking, 16,000 DPI with seven programmable buttons, on-the-fly DPI switching (5 levels) and 16.8 M RGB backlighting. Users will be able to customize settings with the Predator Quartermaster. The Predator Cestus 330 gaming mouse will be available for an asking price of $69.99 (approx. Rs 4,850).
Acer Predator Aethon 300 gaming keyboard
The Aethon 300 is a gaming keyboard which features Cherry switches (MX Blue), teal blue backlighting, and anti-ghosting on all keys. The Predator Aethon 300 will sell for $119.99 (approx. Rs 8,300).
Acer Predator Galea 311 foldable gaming headset
The Predator Galea 311 is a gaming headset from Acer which equips precision-tuned 50 mm drivers with Acer’s TrueHarmony technology, hard key mutable mic, comfortable foam ear cushions and a 3.5 mm headphone jack connector. The Acer Predator Galea 311 headset will be available for $99.99 (approx. Rs 6,900).
Acer Predator M-Utility Backpack
The Predator M-Utility is water-repellant and offers easy access to its 17-inch laptop compartment through a 180-degree fold-flat opening. It’s designed for gamers, streamers and photographers and can be used as hand luggage through Airport security with pockets for a tripod holder, laptops, accessories with built-in luggage straps and back padding. The Predator M-Utility Backpack can be purchased for $179.99 (approx. Rs 12,500).
Speaking about the latest Nitro-series launch, Acer Notebooks GM, James Lin said “The new Nitro 7 and Nitro 5 gaming notebooks prove that performance gaming doesn’t need to break the bank. Gamers now have more features packed in sleek designs to elevate their gaming experiences”.
Acer Stationary Computing GM, Jeff Lee cemented on the Predator series launch saying “The Predator Orion 5000 series is designed for gamers who prefer to max out their settings in and potentially dive into streaming with little-to-no impact on performance. With the latest gaming technologies like a GeForce RTX GPU and overclockable 9th Gen Intel Core i9-9900K Processor, the new Orion 5000 packs enough power to satisfy even the most demanding gamers”.