CES 2023: Acer Predator Helios 16, Predator Helios 18 and new Nitro series laptops announced
Acer has announced new Predator Helios gaming laptops with 16-inch and 18-inch screens. They come with the latest 13th Gen Intel Core mobile processors and Nvidia GeForce RTX 4000 series dedicated graphics cards. There’s up to 32GB of DDR5 RAM and up to 2TB of NVMe SSD storage. The company also unveiled the Nitro 16 and Nitro 17 laptops. The new Nitro series laptops feature a four-zone RGB backlit keyboard. Acer also offers a one-month subscription to Xbox Game Pass or PC Game Pass with these laptops.
Acer Predator Helios 16, Predator Helios 18 price, availability
The Acer Predator Helios 16 starts at $1,649.99 (roughly Rs. 1,37,000) and will be available in North America in March. Meanwhile, the Predator Helios 18 starts at $1,699 (about Rs 1,41,000) and will be available in North America in April.
Acer Nitro 16, Nitro 17 price, availability
The Acer Nitro 16 and Nitro 17 will start at $1,199.99 (roughly Rs. 1,00,000). They will be available in North America in May.
Acer Predator Helios 16, Predator Helios 18 specs features
The Acer Predator Helios 16 has a WQXGA (2560×1600 pixel) display with either a 165Hz or 240Hz refresh rate. This display also has a peak brightness of 1,000 nits. On the other hand, the Predator Helios 18 offers the choice between a WUXGA display (1920×1200 pixels) with a refresh rate of 165Hz, or a WQXGA display (2560×1600 pixels) with a refresh rate of 165Hz or 240Hz. These gaming laptops are powered by 13th Gen Intel Core i9 processor, paired with up to Nvidia GeForce RTX 4080 laptop GPU.
These new Acer Predator gaming laptops get up to 32GB of DDR5 RAM and up to 2TB of NVMe SSD storage. There are two custom-designed 5th Gen AeroBlade 3D metal fans and vector heat pipes for better heat dissipation. They feature a per-key RGB backlit keyboard with 1.8mm key travel. They are equipped with the Intel Killer E2600 Ethernet controller and offer the Intel Killer Wi-Fi 6E AX1675 frequency band.
Acer Nitro 16, Nitro 17 specs, features
The Acer Nitro 16 gets a 16-inch WUXGA or WQXGA display with a 165Hz refresh rate that supports NVIDIA Advanced Optimus. Meanwhile, the Acer Nitro 17 gets a 17.3-inch display with Full HD resolution with 144Hz or 165Hz refresh rate, or a QHD display with 165Hz refresh rate. These laptops games are equipped with 13th generation Intel Core processors, combined with dedicated Nvidia RTX 4000 series graphics cards.
There’s 32GB of DDR5 RAM and up to 2TB of NVMe SSD storage. For cooling, they have two fans, four air outlets and a top air intake. These Nitro series laptops also get liquid metal thermal grease to aid in cooling during intense gaming sessions. Both models feature Intel Killer Wi-Fi 6 1650i support and Intel Killer DoubleShot Pro technology. They sport an HD camera, two microphones and two speakers with DTS:X Ultra audio technology.
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