Acer Launched Triton 900 along with seven other gaming notebooks in India

August 6, 2019, Mumbai: One of the leading global PC brands, ACER, unveiled a wide array of gaming laptops and accessories aimed at gaming enthusiasts. The grand launch event was held in Mumbai, where Acer became the first ever player in the market to debut such a wide range of products at the same time. The eight new gaming laptops are designed keeping different types of gamers in mind. While some of the laptops are designed for casual gamers, the other ones are extreme gaming machines designed for hardcore gamers, so no matter which type you are, Acer has got your back, there's something for everyone.

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Acer Advanced Technologies 

Inheriting the advanced spirit of its predecessors, these devices are ready to conquer the gaming arena with the latest processor, integrated Pass-Through Feature, cutting edge 3D Technology, 4th Gen AeroBlade™, Waves MaxxAudio® Suite + Waves Nx® 3D Virtual Sound and much more to give the gamers an immersive gaming experience, more powerful devices that combine technical prowess. 

Eight New Gaming Laptops

As we mentioned earlier, Acer launched a total number of eight gaming laptops across different segments with prices starting from Rs. 59,999 and going all the way up to Rs. 4,49,999. All the laptops are distributed across a varied price range. These exciting machines include;

  • Acer Predator Triton 900
  • Acer Predator Triton 500
  • Acer Predator Helios 700
  • Acer Predator Helios 300 (15")
  • Acer Predator Helios 300 (17")
  • Acer Nitro 7
  • Acer Nitro 5 (15")
  • Acer Nitro 5 (17")

The Predator Triton 900 & Triton 500 gaming laptops are the most high-end laptops in this lot. The Triton 900 is the most powerful among all, while the Triton 500 is a beast in a slim profile. The Predator Helios 700 is the next in line, often termed as a desktop in a laptop disguise by the company. The Helios 300 comes in two display sizes, the 17-inch and 15-inch, is the bar setter for midrange gaming laptops. The Acer Nitro series is designed for casual gamers and performance enthusiasts, the Nitro 7 packs the most power in this series while the Nitro 5 comes in 17-inch and 15-inch display size.

Predator Triton Series: High-End Gaming Machines

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Acer Predator Triton 900: The Predator Triton 900 is a gaming notebook in a robust futuristic metal chassis convertible gaming laptop with innovative new design features. It sports a 17.3 inch 4K IPS touchscreen display, NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2080 GPU, 9th generation Intel® Core™ i9 processor, two 512GB 1M.2 PCIe NVMe SSDs in Raid 0, and up to 32GB DDR4 RAM memory, up to 5 GHz 1 Turbo, 8 cores, 16 MB of smart cache and a long lasting battery life. Mechanical keyboard with per-key RGB backlighting, macro keys, and a switchable trackpad/Numpad. Acer’s advanced cooling system includes 4th Gen AeroBlade™ 3D metal fans that increase airflow by 45 percent, and Coolboost™ technology that keeps the notebooks cool during extended gaming sessions. Waves Maxx™ delivers superior sound quality made immersive with Waves Nx™ with head tracking for a 3D audio experience.

The highlight feature of Acer Predator Triton 900 is its movable display which floats above the chassis. Thanks to  a CNC-machined Ezel Aero Hinge™ that flips, extends, or reclines the display. The display can be switched between four usage modes; Display mode for sharing the screen with friends during gaming sessions, Ezel mode for playing games on the touch screen, notebook mode for traditional gaming scenarios, and lastly the stand mode — effectively turning the Triton 900 into a tablet for gaming or using creator tools.

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Acer Predator Triton 500: Predator Triton 500 is a powerful 15.6-inch Full HD gaming notebook. It boasts a thin profile as it sits at a mere 17.9mm in thickness and weighs approximately 2.1 kg, and is aimed for portability. It comes with an all-metal chassis and narrow bezels which helped it achieve an impressive 81 percent body-to-screen ratio. Under the hood you get NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 GPUs with Max-Q design, up to 8th Gen Intel Core i7 processors, NVMe PCIe RAID 0 SSDs, and up to 32GB DDR4 memory. The GPU on Triton 500 is overclockable and VR-Ready. The 15.6-inch Full-HD 300 nits IPS display supports 144Hz refresh rates  in overdrive at 3ms. The laptop delivers up to 8-hours of battery life, making it an ideal choice for mobile gaming sessions. Just like its high-power counterpart Triton 900, the Triton 500 also comes with Acer’s advanced cooling system of 4th Gen AeroBlade™ 3D metal fans and Coolboost™ technology, along with Waves Nx™ audio.

Predator Helios Series: Powerful Midrangers

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Acer Predator Helios 700: Predator Helios 700 notebook comes with a 17-inch 144Hz Full-HD IPS display with 3ms response time and NVIDIA G-SYNC™ technology. 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 processor, overclockable performance, an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 or 2070 GPU, up to 64GB of DDR4 memory, Wi-Fi 6 AX 1650 and E3000 adaptors.  There are five speakers and a subwoofer for immersive and realistic audio. 

Predator Helios 700 features a unique HyperDrift forward-sliding keyboard that helps maximize airflow to keep the system running cool and enable gamers to push the powerful components to their highest potential. By simply sliding the keyboard forward, two additional air intakes are uncovered above the keyboard and below the display, giving the powerful heat-generating components extra airflow for maximum cooling and unleashed overclocking. The glass panel also provides a view of the notebook’s heat pipes. The new Predator Helios 700 consists of two of Acer’s custom-engineered Dual 4th Gen AeroBlade™ 3D Fans, five copper heat pipes, a vapor chamber, and Acer CoolBoost™ Technology.

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Acer Predator Helios 300 (17-Inch & 15-Inch): The Predator Helios 300 gaming notebook comes in two displays sizes -15 inch and 17 inch Full HD IPS display. Both the display features 144Hz refresh rate and 3m response time or a tear-free, seamless gaming experience. Powered by the newest 9th Gen Intel Core i7 processors, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 GPU with Max-Q Design supported by a Turbo key for one-punch overclocking and Killer DoubleShot™ Pro for fast and lag-free networking. With up to 32GB of DDR4 2666MHz memory and up to two PCIe NVMe SSDs in RAID 0 plus a hard drive. The metal chassis now rocks the stylish teal blue accents and keyboard backlighting found on other Predator notebooks. Comes with new keyboard featuring distinctive Predator fonts and 4-zone RGB lighting. Usability and functionality are improved with new PredatorSense and Turbo hotkeys, an enlarged spacebar, and concave shaped, highlighted WASD keys, arrow keys, and hotkeys.

Acer Nitro Series: Casual Gaming & Performance

Acer Nitro 7: Designed for casual gamers looking to boost their gaming performance as they connect with friends online and equip with the tools to dominate the battlefield for the ultimate gaming experience. 

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Nitro 7 comes 15.6 inch high-resolution display, 144Hz1 refresh rate with a 3ms response time, Next-Gen Intel® Core™ processor and the latest NVIDIA GeForce® Graphics, Ample storage with two slots available for M.2 Gen 3x4 PCIe SSDs using NVMe technology in RAID 0, and up to 32GB of DDR4 RAM with up to 2TB of HDD storage. Acer Nitro 7 boasts a sleek, mobile metal design measuring 19.9 mm in thickness, an impressive 78 percent screen-to-body ratio and up to 8 hours of battery life. 

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Acer Nitro 5 (17-Inch & 15-Inch): Acer Nitro 5 laptop comes with a Full HD IPS display, available in either a 17.3-inch narrow bezel display or 15.6-inch display with an impressive 80 percent screen-to-body ratio. Comes with 9th Gen Intel Core processor, the latest NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX graphics, two M.2 Gen 3 x4 PCIe SSDs using NVMe technology in RAID 0, and up to 32GB of DDR4 RAM. It effortlessly streams gameplay with Gigabit Wi-Fi 5 with 2x2 MU-MIMO technology. Multiple ports available, such as HDMI 2.0, USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 1 etc.The Nitro 5 laptops come with NitroSense, It is accessible with one touch of the NitroSense hot key, Its twin fans push air out of the back-right edge of the chassis, covering temperatures, fan speeds and more. It also allows for fan speed monitoring and adjusting in real-time, so gamers can customize their speed or set fans to the max when the heat is on. Additionally, users can set up a power plan to achieve optimal power usage in different scenarios, or access Acer TrueHarmony’s™ six sound modes, turn sticky keys on or off and activate the LCD overdrive to bring the display response time down to 3ms3.

Nitro 7 and Nitro 5 controls network with Killer™ Ethernet E25002 and effortlessly stream with Gigabit Wi-Fi 5 (aka 802.11ac) with 2x2 MU-MIMO technology. The Ethernet controller automatically detects game, video and chat streams to deliver prioritized bandwidth for virtually lag-free user experience.

Acer Accessories

AOPEN Monitor

AOPEN HC1-32-inch Gaming Monitor features a full curved 1800R display. The monitor also boasts a 4ms response time, 144 Hz refresh rate and AMD Radeon FreeSync technology.  The AOPEN monitor also features flicker-free and low blue light technology.

Nitro Stream

Acer’s Nitro Stream is a dedicated, plug-and-play Personal Streaming PC (PSPC) for PC and console game broadcasters. A hassle-free solution for high-quality Full HD streaming, share gameplay, and interact with friends and the gaming community using its integrated hardware and software built especially for live streaming. 

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Users can optimize streaming performance with an 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7/i5 processor, up to 32GB of DDR4 RAM, 256GB SSD, and an integrated capture card. It delivers 4Kp60 gaming experience while streaming at 1080p with the capture card’s Pass-Through feature. The integrated card captures, records, and stream high-quality content with no lag between gaming and streaming displays. Streamers can free up valuable desk space with this single compact device that can even attach to the back of a display with a VESA mount.

Nitro VG0 series- VG240Y IPS Gaming Monitor

The Acer Nitro VGO Series of value-oriented gaming monitors aims to shake up the market with unique specs and affordability. The monitor is an IPS display with a focus on fast-paced gaming. It features 1080p Full HD Display, high refresh rate up to 144HZ and 1ms visual response time. Additionally, the Monitor also features ZeroFrame Design, Radeon FreeSync, Visual Response Boost (VRB) and Acer Ultra-Low Blue Light technology that reduces the amount of harmful blue light emitted by LED panel.

Nitro VG1 series- VG271U IPS Gaming Monitor

With an Eye on gamers, Acer new Nitro VG1 series comes with a fast 144HZ refresh rate to prevent screen tearing. The monitor also comes with UHD 4K IPS panel with a resolution of 2560x1440 WQHD and support for 95 percent of DCI-P3 wide color space. The Monitor also features VESA- compatible mount and has VisionCare technology, Flickerless, BlueLightShield, Comfyview and low dimming technologies to reduce eye strain during long gaming sessions.
“Keeping up with the growing demand for gaming PC’s in India, Acer has always gone the extra mile to ensure that our gaming machines offer the right design and power for the best gaming experience. We are excited to introduce our latest lineup of gaming devices for Indian gaming enthusiasts. The new range is built with an emphasis on strong performance, responsiveness and intelligent design. The innovation and features will please the most discerning gaming aficionados.” - Mr. Harish Kohli, President & Managing Director, Acer India
“We are delighted to introduce an array of gaming machines and accessories. The consumer today has discerning taste and gamers in particular are a knowledgeable lot and know exactly what they want. With this launch, we have our gamers covered in every possible segment. Our new machines are fast, powerful and come loaded with features that are bound to excite the gamers and take their gaming experience to a whole new level." - Chandrahas Panigrahi, CMO and Consumer Business Head, Acer India

Price and Availability

So to sum up all the newly launched products, here are the prices announced by Acer for the new range of gaming laptops and accessories at the launch event in Mumbai. Most of the products from the portfolio are already available at Acer E-store and Acer malls. The Helios 700 gaming laptop and some of the accessories will be available from mid-September 2019.

Acer Predator Triton 900 & Triton 500
Pricing starts at Rs. 1,65,999 INR 

Acer Predator Helios 700 (17-Inch)
Pricing starts at Rs. 2,49,999 INR, will be available from mid-September 2019

Acer Predator Helios 300 (17-Inch) 
Pricing starts at Rs. 1,14,999 INR

Acer Predator Helios 300 (15-Inch) 
Pricing starts at Rs. 99,999 INR

Acer Nitro 7 
Pricing starts at Rs. 84,999 INR

Acer Nitro 5 (15-inch & 17-inch)
Pricing starts at Rs. 59,999 INR

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Jimmie Luthra is a Mariner, Tech enthusiast, Blogger and Gadget reviewer. He is fond of technology and is usually found playing with some piece of tech. He is also a Guitarist, Music lover & fitness freak.
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