Adding to its unique lineup of Gaming notebooks and PCs, Acer last week announced its new Aspire VX 15 gaming notebook, Predator G1 Pro gaming desktop and updated its current lineup of Predator 15 and Predator 17 laptops. The Aspire VX 15 is priced at Rs 87,999 and will be available online on Flipkart and through Acer retail stores while the Predator G1 desktop will be available for Rs 1,19,999 through Acer’s exclusive stores. The upgraded Predator 15 (G9-593), 17 (G9-793) will be available starting from Rs 1,59,999 through Acer stores, leading retails and online stores.
Acer Aspire VX 15
The Aspire VX 15 is powered by Intel’s 7th generation Core i7 processors paired with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 graphics card. On the outside, the laptop boasts an iron red backlit keyboard, dual fans for boosting up the thermal system and speakers which are powered by Dolby Audio premium and Acer’s own TrueHarmony audio technology. For storage, we get 1TB of hard-drive along with 128GB M.2 SSD. All the necessary ports are present on both the sides. Finally, all this with an IPS display which provides viewing angle up to 170 degrees.
Predator G1 Desktop
The new Predator G1 desktop comes with Intel Core i7 processor as well coupled with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 graphic card with 3GB of GDDR5 VRAM. The desktop runs on Windows 10 64-bit operating system, boasts 16GB of Dual-channel DDR4 2133 MHz RAM which is upgradeable up to 64 GB. For storage, the desktop comes with a 2 TB 7200 RPM HDD and 128GB SSD drive. In the audio department, the desktop comes with a Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi MB5 and the built-in Killer Wireless-AC gives optimum internet connectivity. It has three expansion slots PCIe x16 slot, M.2 slot (for SSD) and M.2 slot (for WLAN).
Predator 15 and Predator 17 laptops
The new upgraded Predator (G9-593), 17 (G9-793) are powered by 7th generation Intel Core i7 processors with NVIDIA Pascal GeForce GTX 1060 graphics card. Acer claims that these new notebooks come with FrostCore through which one can inject a swappable fan for bringing the temperature down which in turn boost up the performance. Further, the upgraded predator series of laptops come with IPS Full HD (1920×1080) antiglare G-SYNC VR ready screen. Apart from this, these laptops have Predator ProZone keyboard and PredatorSense with programmable keys and real-time info. In the audio department, the SoundPound4.2 speaker along with Dolby audio takes care of the audio experience and one can connect upto 3 monitors to surround yourself in the game with an immersive super-wide setup. On the connectivity front, the Predator laptop provides HDMI 2.0 connection, USB 3.1 (TypeC) 3 and Thunderbolt as well as DoubleShort Killer Pro for optimum internet connectivity.