CES 2022: Acer launches Predator Triton 500 SE, Predator Helios 300 Nitro 5 gaming laptops

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Acer introduced three new gaming laptops at its CES 2022 event. These are the new laptops – the Predator Triton 500 SE, Predator Helios 300 and Acer Nitro 5, and they join the company’s existing Predator Annie Nitro series of gaming laptops. Interestingly, these launches came a day after the company introduced three new Chromebooks – Chromebook Spin 513, Chromebook 315 and Chromebook 314.

As far as the newly announced gaming laptops from Acer are concerned, they are all powered by Intel’s 12th generation processor and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 30 series laptop GPU. Additionally, they come with a one-month Xbox Game Pass subscription.

Predator Triton 500 SE Price and Specifications

The Predator Triton 500 SE gaming laptop sports a 16-inch WQXGA display with a resolution of 2560×1600 pixels, 240Hz refresh rate, and 3 ms response time. It offers a peak brightness of 500 nits brightness and it offers an aspect ratio of 16:10.

The newly introduced gaming laptop is powered by 12th generation Intel Core i9 processor and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Ti laptop GPU coupled with 32GB 5200 MHz LPDDR5 RAM and up to 2TB of PCIe Gen4 storage. It runs Windows 11 out of the box and has a triple-fan system, consisting of two fifth-gen AeroBlade 3D fans with 89 metal blades each. On the battery front, the Predator Triton 500 SE gaming laptop comes with a 99.98Wh battery.

On the connectivity front, the laptop comes with USB 3.2 Gen 2 port, two Thunderbolt 4 Type-C ports, one HDMI 2.1 port, Intel Killer E3100G 2.5G Ethernet controller, Intel Killer Wi-Fi 6e1675 and Control Center 2.0.
The Acer Predator Triton 500 SE will be available in North America in March for a starting price of $2,299.99 (Rs 1,70,983).

Predator Helios 300 Price and Specifications

The Predator Helios 300 gaming laptop sports a QHD display with a resolution of 2560×1440 pixels and a 165Hz refresh rate. It is powered by 12th generation Intel Core i7 processor and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 laptop GPU or NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti laptop GPU coupled with 32GB of RAM and up to 2TB of PCIe Gen4 SSD RAID 0 storage. It runs Windows 11 OS.

The Acer Predator Helios 300 gaming laptop comes with a dual-fan layout that includes a 5th generation AeroBlade 3D fan. It also has Acer’s CoolBoost technology. For connectivity, it has WiFi 6e, HDMI 2.1 port, Thunderbolt Type-C port and two USB 3.2 Gen 2 ports.

The Acer Predator Helios 300 Gaming Laptop is available in two configurations. The model with 15.6-inch display will be available in North America in May for a starting price of $1,649.99 (roughly Rs. US March at a starting price of $1,749.99 (approximately Rs 1,30,095).

Acer Nitro 5 Price & Specs

Lastly, the Acer Nitro 5 comes in 15.6-inch and 17.3-inch display options. It is powered by 12th generation Intel Core i7 process and up to an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti GPU coupled with up to 32GB of RAM. It is also available with an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti laptop with AMD Ryzen 6000 series processor GPU and up to 32GB of RAM. It runs Windows 11 OS.

For connectivity, it has Killer Ethernet E2600, Intel Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650i, an HDMI 2.1 port, USB 3.2 Gen 1 and Gen 2 ports, and a Thunderbolt 4 Type-C port. AMD-powered models include a USB 4 port.

As far as prices are concerned, the 15.6-inch Acer Nitro 5 gaming laptop with Intel processor will be available in North America in March for a starting price of $1,049.99 (Rs 77,998), while the model with AMD processor will be available in North America. US in April at a starting price of $1,099.99 (approximately Rs 81,712).

Similarly, the 17.3-inch Acer Nitro 5 gaming laptop with Intel processor will be available in North America in April at a starting price of $1,0999.99 (roughly Rs.89,123), while the model with AMD processor will be available in North America in May. Starting price of $1,149.99 (approx Rs 85,410).

After CES 2022: Acer launches Predator Triton 500 SE, Predator Helios 300 Nitro 5 gaming laptop first spotted on BGR India.

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