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Acer Launches New Lineup of Predator Triton and Helios Gaming Laptops

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If the recent developments are anything to go by, Acer seems to be working on expanding their gaming laptop lineup, if the new launches are anything to go by. Recent news report that Acer has added two new additions to their Predator Triton and Helios gaming laptop series.

Aside from the two new gaming notebooks, Acer has also introduced a new gaming mouse and 5G CPE router to the list of new products.

As for initial reports, the new Predator Triton 500 SE Gaming Notebook and Predator Helios 500 Gaming Notebook are both powered by the latest 11th Gen. Intel core i9 processors with NVIDIA GeForce RTX 30 series GPU alongside other premium features, including the audio and thermal solutions.

Predator Triton 500 SE Gaming Notebook

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Starting the list of with the new addition to the Predator Triton series. This special edition gaming notebook is designed for gaming and professional use, especially for the users who want to get through the heavy AAA games but also want to sort out their work on the side.

The device is powered by a combination of the latest 11th Gen Intel Core i9 Processor with NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 GPU for heightened gaming power without any kinds of glitch or delay. The notebook is extremely thin and lightweight and measures 19.9 mm in thickness, allowing you to carry it on the go.

The sleek and clean appearance of the device is where the popularity starts. Also, pair all the design and hardware with 64GB DDR4 RAM and 4TB SSD of storage and you have a device for the win. Not only does it enable professionals to enjoy their favorite games, it also enables them to store their desired offline games, data and associated footage.

The processor supports up to 5GHz frequency for seamless graphics storage and faster access. Thanks to the Wifi 6 connectivity, you wouldn’t have to worry about delayed wireless connections anymore.

Also, the Predator Triton 500 SE gaming notebook is equipped with a 16-inch WQXGA LCD display with 87% screen to body ratio and 165Hz refresh rate like no other. Also, the mini LED panel in the display supports up to 1250 nits brightness with 3ms overdrive response time for superior gameplay.

The Triton 500 SE is also programmed with Acer’s Vortex Flow cooling design that comes with custom engineering Aeroblade 3D fan for superior cooling and thermal management for unmatched user experience and performance.

Predator Helios 500 Gaming Notebook

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The next device in the lineup is the Helios 500. Like the Triton 500 SE, even this one is powered by the latest 11th Gen. Intel core i9 processors with NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU that provide players with enough power to blaze through their online and offline games.

The device is also integrated with 64GB DDR4 RAM with availability of SSD and HDD storage slots for superior and extended storage options for the next-generation gamers.

The Helios 500 is equipped with a larger 17.3” 4K mini-LED equipped display with 120Hz refresh rate. The display is also backed with AUO AmLED technology that supports full-array local dimming functions. Alternatively, there is a choice for another display panel with a faster 360Hz refresh rate and 3ms overdrive response for smoothest graphical experience.

Aside from the display and performance, the Helios 500 is also backed with a range of cooling technologies, including Acer PowerGem that involves custom-engineered technology made with metal-polymer alloy for superior and faster cooling by uniform distribution of the heat throughout the device.

That aside, the Helios 500 is also integrated with Acer’s Vortex Flow that is designed with the 5th Gen. Aeroblade fans for superior airflow to the critical elements in the device. The device is also equipped with a wide range of the latest I/O ports along with wireless connectivity options.

Pricing and Availability

The Predator Triton 500 SE will be available at a starting price of USD 1,749.99, EUR, 1,999.00 and RMB 14,999 in North America, EMEA and China respectively.

The Predator Helios 500 will be available at a starting price of USD 2.499.00, EUR 2,499 and RMB 39,999 in North America, EMEA and China respectively.

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