Acer has launched the latest gaming laptop Acer Predator Helios 500, which is the successor to the Helios 300 launched back in August 2018. The new gaming machine is powered by 8th Gen Intel Core i9 processor. The Predator Helios 500 gaming notebook is available in India at exclusive Acer malls and with exclusive e-tail partners. The Intel Core i9 variant is available starting from INR 2,49,999 and the Core i7 variant will be available soon with a tentative pricing of INR 1, 99,999. It features a VR-Ready performance and advanced thermal technologies.
The Acer Predator Helios 500 comes with a huge 17.3-inch vibrant 4K UHD or Full-HD display with 144Hz refresh rates for the blur- and tear-free gameplay. NVIDIA G-SYNC technology is supported on both the built-in display and external G-Sync Capable monitors, allowing for buttery-smooth imagery without tearing or stuttering. The laptop is powered by Windows 10. It features up to overclockable 8th generation Intel Core i9 8950HK + Nvidia GTX1070 8GB Graphics or AMD Ryzen 7 2700 + AMD Vega 56 Graphics. Intel Optane memory increases responsiveness and load times, while ultra-fast NVMePCIe SSDs, and up to 64GB of RAM support. It comes with dual Thunderbolt 3 ports, and display and HDMI 2.0 ports support up to three external monitors. It features two speakers, a subwoofer, along with Acer TrueHarmony and Waves MAXXAudio technology and hyper-realistic 3D audio using Waves Nx. Acer’s proprietary AeroBlade 3D metal fans, and five heat pipes that distribute cool air to the machine’s key components while simultaneously releasing hot air and keep the machine cool. Fan speed can be controlled and customized through the PredatorSense app. The backlit RGB keyboard offers four lighting zones with support for up to 16.8 million colors. Acer’s PredatorSense app can be used to control and monitor the notebook’s vitals from one central interface, including overclocking, lighting, hotkeys, temperature, and fan control.
“The demand for our Predator series has been phenomenal, hence we have expanded the Helios gaming notebook line to provide our gamers with extreme performance on the go. With top of the line processors, graphics card and advanced cooling with custom control for ultimate gaming the Predator Helios 500 represents the epitome of laptop gaming”, said, Mr. Chandrahas Panigrahi, CMO & Consumer Business Head, Acer India.
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