A range of new products were just announced Thursday morning at Acer’s Global Press Conference. Here is a quick recap of all products and announcements related to the GLYFE Nation.
Acer Group joins the RE100 initiative
- Pledged to achieve 100% renewable energy use by the year 2035.
- Declared its mission to help tackle environmental challenges with its “Earthion” sustainability platform
- Unveiled the Aspire Vero notebook, Acer’s first sustainability-focused product within the Earthion platform, which has post-consumer recycled (PCR) plastic throughout the chassis and keyboard caps.
New Predator Triton and Helios Series gaming notebooks and peripherals
The Predator Triton 500 SE (PT516-51s) is a “special edition” notebook powered by up to an 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 Processor, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU, and up to 64 GB of 3200 MHz DDR4 memory. It delivers up to 12 hours of battery life thanks to NVIDIA Advanced Optimus technology. Its sleek clean appearance means it can double as a work laptop for professionals that enjoy gaming. It also includes a 16-inch 16:10 display with three-panel options, including a 165 Hz WQXGA LCD display; 165 Hz WQXGA Mini LED panel with 1250 peak nits, and 100% coverage of the sRGB color gamut or a 240 Hz WQXGA IPS PolarBlack panel with a 3 ms response time and 100% coverage of the DCI-P3 color gamut. The Predator Triton 500 SE (PT516-51s) will be available in North America in June starting at USD $1,749.99.
The Predator Helios 500 (PH517-52) boasts up to an overclockable 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 processor, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU, and 64 GB of DDR4 3200 MHz memory. Depending on their preferences, users can equip the 17.3-inch Helios 500 with a 4K Mini LED 120 Hz display powered by AUO AmLED technology that supports full-array local dimming and is comparable to VESA Display HDR™ 1000, allowing for top-of-the-line color saturation and contrast, or AUO’s superfast FHD 360 Hz display rocking a 3 ms response time for the smoothest image possible. The Predator Helios 500 (PH517-52) will be available in North America in August starting at USD $2,499.99.
The Predator Connect D5 5G Dongle accessory unleashes the potential of a computer’s built-in Intel® Killer™ Network Solution via a USB 3.1 Type-C port. On top of providing blazing fast 5G speeds and enabling a computer to be used as a 5G Wi-Fi hotspot, the dongle prioritizes bandwidth allocation and reduces latency in order to improve a user’s overall gaming experience.
The Predator Cestus 335 ergonomic gaming mouse includes a PixArt 3370 sensor and 2,000 Hz polling rate, allowing every movement, shot or heal to be placed with pinpoint precision. It features five color-coded DPI levels, capping out at 19,000 DPI, allowing placers to easily set and cycle between sensitivity thresholds. It includes 10 programmable buttons that can be configured into five profiles. A hyper-fast scroll button allows users to browse the web and scroll through forums at super speeds.
New Swift X thin-and-light with NVIDIA GeForce RTX 30 Series graphics, AMD 5000 processors
The new Swift X (SFX14-41G) leverages the latest AMD Ryzen™ 5000 Series Mobile Processors and an NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3050 Ti Laptop GPU combined with an 100% sRGB display to offer mobile creative professionals powerful performance on the go, plus up to 17 hours of battery life. It will be available in N. America in June starting at USD $899.99.
The Predator CG437K S is a massive 42.5-inch UHD gaming monitor that supports HDMI 2.1 and can be used for both PC or console gaming. It will be available in N. America in November with prices starting at USD $1,799.99.
The Predator X38 S is an esports-oriented 37.5-inch monitor with a UWQHD+ 175Hz (overclocked) display and a 0.3 G to G response time, curved to offer more immersive gameplay. It will be available in N. America in September with prices starting at USD $1,999.99.
The Predator X28 is a 28-inch TÜV Rheinland Eyesafe®-certified gaming monitor with a 155Hz display (overclocked) and Delta E<1 color accuracy. It will be available in N. America in August with prices starting at USD $1,299.99.
Acer gaming desktops refreshed with new processors and graphics
The new Predator Orion 3000 series features an 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 processor, NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX™ 3070 GPU, and up to 64GB of 3200MHz DDR4 memory. It will be available in N. America in July with prices starting at USD $1,199.
The new Nitro 50 N50-620 comes with up to an 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 processor, NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX™ 3060 Ti series graphics, and up to 64GB of 3200MHz DDR4 memory. It will be available in N. America in July with prices starting at USD $949.