Acer introduced its two new gaming laptops at the Next@Acer 2018 event in New York City. The two laptops namely Acer Predator Helios 300 and Acer Predator Helios 500 mainly targeted towards pro gamers. These laptops offer powerful hardware and take the concept of portable PC gaming to new horizons. So here’s everything you need to know about these gaming laptops.
Acer Predator Helios 300: Specs And Features
Acer Helios 300 boasts a metal chassis and a well-spaced backlit keyboard and an advanced cooling mechanism. The design ergonomics and the 15.6-inch Full-HD display of Helios 300 may attract the attention of any gamer. The Acer Helios 300 is a budget-oriented gaming laptop. This gaming laptop can easily outperform many competitors in the similar price range.
Acer Predator Helios 300 Specifications
- 15.6-inch Full HD IPS display with a 144Hz refresh rate
- 2.8-GHz Intel Core i7-7700HQ CPU
- Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 GPU|6GB
- 16GB RAM which is upgradeable to 32GB
- 512GB PCIe SSD and up to 2TB HDD
- Windows 10 Home
- Gigabit Ethernet, Intel Wireless-AC 9560
Further, Acer Helios 300 is a special edition laptop, consequently its available in an all-white aluminum chassis. All in all, you can rely on this laptop for high-end games and even VR applications.
Acer Predator Helios 500: Specs And Features
Acer Helios 500 offers top-notch specs coupled with able design ergonomics. Well, the laptop is cooled by Acer’s proprietary AeroBlade 3D metal fans coupled with by five heat pipes. Helios 500 won’t disappoint anyone in terms of performance and provides fluid gaming experience. The laptop has an attractive RGB backlit keyboard with laptop’s impressive design department.
Acer Predator Helios 500 Specifications
- 17.3-inch Full HD/4K UHD with 144Hz refresh rate and support to Nvidia G-SYNC
- 8th generation Intel Core i9 processor (Overclockable)
- Nvidia GTX 1070 GPU
- Up to 64GB RAM
- 1TB SSD or 2TB HDD
- Intel Optane memory, supports NVMePCIe SSDs.
- Dual Thunderbolt 3.0 and HDMI 2.0 port
- Weighs less than 1Kgs
Acer Helios 500 is a powerful laptop, that can easily handle all sort of gaming and productive tasks, you through at it. The laptop is priced for $1999 which roughly translates into Rs. 1,37,000. It is also scheduled to be available in markets like EMEA and China.