Acer has launched its new gaming laptop Acer Predator Helios 300 which is powered by 7th Gen Intel Core i7 processor in India. It was announced at Acer’s next@acer global press conference in New York sometime back. And it is finally available in India, exclusively on Flipkart for a starting price of INR 1,29,999.
These gaming machines are available with 15.6-inch or 17.3-inch displays. It comes in matte black chassis with red accents. These laptops will be shipping with Windows 10, and come with Skype for Business Certification and Cortana. At the heart of the Predator Helios 300 is an overclockable NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 or 1050Ti GPU combined with a 7th Gen Intel Core i7 or i5 processor for better performance. All of this processing power is supported with up to 16GB of DDR4 RAM, which is further upgradable to 32GB. It comes with speedy SATA SSD and a 1TB HDD. There is an access compartment door on the bottom of the notebooks which makes it easy to upgrade memory and storage components.
These machines also have Dolby Audio Premium support and Acer TrueHarmony that delivers immersive audio with crisp, rich acoustics. For better gameplay on the machine, it comes with a dual fan system featuring an AeroBlade 3D Fan with ultra-thin metal blades that keeps the notebook running at optimal temperatures. The preloaded PredatorSense software provides real-time system information and overclocking settings, so gamers can monitor and control the system’s vitals from one central interface.
The connectivity options on the Predator Helios 300 includes a USB 3.1 Type-C port, a USB 3.0 port (featuring power-off USB charging), two USB 2.0 ports, and an HDMI 2.0 connection. It connects wirelessly through fast 2×2 802.11ac technology and also includes a Gigabit Ethernet port for those preferring a hard-wired connection.
Commenting on the launch, Mr. Chandrahas Panigrahi, CMO and Consumer Business Head, Acer India said, “We are thrilled to bring in the new generation of Predator series to India. Predator Helios 300 combines innovative design and unbeatable features that are sure to delight the gaming enthusiasts. Predator will be a brand to beat in the Indian gaming market.”
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