The Acer Predator, Acer Nitro and Acer Aspire laptop series receive the latest Intel and AMD processors, as well as the latest Nvidia GPUs. The Acer Predator series includes the Predator Triton 300 SE and Predator Helios 300, and the Nitro series includes the Acer Nitro 5. The Acer Aspire 7 and Aspire 5 laptops are part of the refreshed Acer Aspire series. Nitro 5 laptop models come with AMD and Intel processors, while both Acer Aspire laptop models come with the latest AMD processors. The Predator series gets 11th Gen Intel processing without an AMD model, at least for now.
Acer Predator Triton 300 SE, Predator Helios 300, Acer Nitro 5, Acer Aspire 7, Aspire 5: Price, availability
Acer Predator Triton 300 SE (PT314-51s) starts at $ 1,399.99 (approx Rs. 1.02 lakh) and will be available in North America from March. Acer Predator Helios 300 (PH315-53) starts at $ 1,249.99 (around Rs 91,300) and will be available in North America from February. The 15 inch model Acer Nitro 5 (AN515-56) powered by Intel and 17 inch Acer Nitro 5 (AN517-53) from 999 EUR will be available in EMEA from March. The 17-inch AMD-powered Acer Nitro 5 (AN515-45) and Acer Nitro 5 (AN517-41) will be available in North America from February starting at $ 749.99 (around Rs 54,800) and 849 , $ 99 (around Rs 62,000) respectively.
Acer Aspire 7 (A715-42G) starts at $ 749.99 (around Rs 54,800) while the Acer Aspire 5 (A515-45) starts at $ 549.99 (around Rs 40,200), and these two models will be available in North America from March.
Acer has yet to share details on availability in other regions.
Specifications of the Acer Predator Triton 300 SE
The Acer Predator Triton 300 SE features a 14-inch Full HD display with a 144Hz refresh rate. It is powered by the 11th generation Intel Core i7 H35-series Special Edition processor and the Nvidia laptop GPU GeForce RTX 3060. It has an advertised battery life of 10 hours and a 3-zone RGB backlit keyboard. Connectivity options include Intel Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650, Thunderbolt 4, USB 3.2 Gen 2, HDMI port, among others. The Predator Triton 300 SE also uses Acer’s 5th generation AeroBlade fan and Vortex Flow technology to keep components cool.
Specifications of the Acer Predator Helios 300
Acer’s Predator Helios 300 has also been updated with an 11th generation Intel Core H35-series Special Edition processor and Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 laptop GPU. It comes with up to 32GB of DDR4 RAM. The IPS display has a refresh rate of 240Hz and a response time of 3ms. The gaming laptop also comes with DTS: X Ultra audio and simulated 3D surround sound. Two fans work with Acer’s CoolBoost technology to manage the thermals.
Acer Nitro 5 Specifications
Acer Nitro 5 (AN515-56) features a 15-inch display with an 80% screen-to-body ratio, 144Hz refresh rate, and 3ms response time. It also has a maximum brightness of 300 nits. This model is powered by 11th generation Intel Core H35 processors, Nvidia GeForce GTX GPUs, and up to 32GB of DDR4 RAM. Connectivity options include USB Type-C Thunderbolt 4 and Intel Wi-Fi 6 (Gig +) support, among other ports. It also has two fans and comes with Acer CoolBoost technology. There is also a 17-inch model with the Acer Nitro model number 5 (AN517-53).
On the other hand, the 15 inch Acer Nitro 5 (AN515-45) and 17 inch Nitro 5 (AN517-41) are powered by an AMD Ryzen 9 5900 HX processor and an Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 laptop GPU. It comes with two slots for an M.2 PCIe and / or SATA SSD, up to 32 GB of DDR4 RAM, support for Killer E2600 and Wi-Fi 6. The 15 inch and 17 inch models come with QHD displays with a 165Hz refresh rate or Full HD display with a refresh rate of up to 360Hz. You get a response time of 3ms on a panel that has a maximum brightness of 300 nits, an sRGB color gamut of 100% and a screen-to-body ratio of 80%.
Acer Aspire 7 Specifications
The Acer Aspire 7 has a 15.6-inch Full HD display and is powered by an AMD Ryzen 5000 series processor paired with the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 GPU. It comes with up to 32GB of DDR4 RAM and up to to a 1TB PCIe SSD for storage. Connectivity options include USB-C and Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax), among other ports.
Acer Aspire 5 Specifications
The Aspire 5 is powered by AMD Ryzen 5000 series processors, an AMD Radeon RX 640 GPU, 24GB RAM and up to 1TB M.2 PCIe SSD NVMe and / or up to 2TB hard drive. It has a 15.6-inch Full HD IPS screen with Acer BlueLightShield technologies. It also has a USB-C port and dual-band Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax), among other connectivity options. The laptop is only 17.95mm thick.
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