In its global press event held in New York yesterday, Acer has updated its gaming notebook lineup with its new Predator Helios 300 and Predator Triton 700 with Acer’s new advancements such as AeroBlade 3D and other advancements in notebook technology.
Acer Predator Helios 300
The Predator Helios 300 comes in 15.6-inch and 17.3-inch options with Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) resolution. This gaming notebook is powered by 7th Gen Intel Core i7 (7700HQ) or i5 processor (7300HQ) along with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 or 1050Ti GPU which is also overclockable. The device boasts 16GB of DDR4 RAM (upgradable to 32GB) along with an SATA SSD and 1TB of Hard Drive. All the hard drives and RAM can be easily upgraded through a compartment door on the bottom of the notebooks.
For the connectivity, the Helios 300 comes with USB 3.1 Type-C port, a USB 3.0 port (featuring power-off USB charging), two USB 2.0 ports, and an HDMI 2.0 port. Further, it supports Wi-Fi 802.11ac and also includes a Gigabit Ethernet port for those preferring a hard-wired connection.
Apart from the Full HD display, Acer has also focused on audio by providing Dolby Audio Premium and Acer True Harmony technology. Acer’s latest AeroBlade 3D fan with ultra-thin metal blades keeps the notebook running at optimal temperatures. Moreover, you get PredatorSense software which gives real-time system information and overclocking to monitor and control the system’s vitals from one place.
Coming to the price, the 15.6-inch model will be available in North America in July starting at $1,299 (approx. Rs 83,400) available starting June. While the 17.3-inch will cost you USD 1,399 (approx. Rs 89,900) and will be available starting July.
Acer Predator Triton 700
With the Predator Triton 700, Acer has focused more on the ultrathin design without compromising on the power. The Predator Triton 700, for instance, also comes with Acer’s new AeroBlade 3D fans that increase airflow by 35% yet take up less space within the device.This gaming laptop comes with a standard-voltage 7th Generation Intel Core processors and latest NVIDIA GeForce GTX 10-Series graphics in a shell which is just 18mm thick. Apart from this, we get 32GB of DDR4 2400MHz RAM and two NVMe PCIe SSDs.
The Predator Triton 700 bring a top model in the Predator series from Acer will cost you $2,999 (Rs Rs 1,92,000).
Windows Mixed Reality
In collaboration with Microsoft, Acer announced that it delivered world’s first Windows Mixed Reality development kits in March which would help developers realise the potential of Windows Mixed Reality. Following this, developers are already at it which would soon help Acer enhance the experience Windows Mixed Reality headsets for both consumers and commercial use.
LiquidLoop Cooling System – Acer Switch 5 and Aspire U27
Another technology which was recently introduced by Acer is LiquidLoop which is basically a cooling system. Adding a new member with this technology, Acer introduced its Acer Switch 5 which is a 2-in-1 notebook powered by 7th generation Intel Core i7 and i5 processors with no fans which are where LiquidLoop technology comes in handy.
Apart from this, Acer also introduced its Aspire U27 which comes with a 27-inch Full HD wide viewing angle display, and a specially designed subwoofer that offers powerfully deep bass, this all-in-one provides entertainment with a punch.Further, the All-In-One comes with an ultrathin design of 12mm (0.5 inch) with a diamond cut v-shaped metal stand.
Lastly, Acer also upgraded its Professional Monitors and HDR-Compatible Projectors. The company announced the new H7850 and V7850 4K projectors for home as well as the new ProDesigner PE320QK 4K LED monitor for creative professionals. Both the H7850 and V7850 projectors feature 4K Ultra High-Definition (UHD) resolution and are also HDR compatibility to deliver commendable audio video experience. Whereas, the ProDesigner PE320QK monitor comes with Acer HDR Xpert technology for enhanced contrast along with an attractive ZeroFrame design.