LAS VEGAS – Packed with new features for gamers from CES 2023: Acer announces two new laptops Predator Helios and even a couple of gaming monitors. The laptops also come in 18-inch versions, to offer a large screen that is great for gaming on the go.
Acer Predator, the news for gamers at CES 2023 in Las Vegas
The new gaming laptops Predator Helios 16 (PH16-71) e Predator Helios 18 (PH18-71) they are designed for players who do not want to give up the best. A new design, with a new heat dissipation management. Which serves to unleash the maximum power of the processors 13th generation Intel Core i9 or i7 HXmatched with Nvidia GeForce RTX 4080 Laptop GPU (MGP up to 165W).
This power allows you to take advantage of ray-tracing, increase the quality of the frames with DLSS 3 and a very low latency. Also thanks to Up to 32GB DDR5-4800MHz RAM and up to 2TB PCIe Gen4 NVMe SSD storage in RAID 0. There is no game they can’t handle.
Gamer display and power
Predator Helios 16 has a 16-inch WQXGA (2560×1600) display at 165Hz or 240Hz, with also a variant in Mini LED and 250Hz con tecnologia AUO AmLED, for perfect contrast and 1000 nits brightness. Instead, you can choose the 18-inch version with a panel WUXGA (1920×1200) a 165 Hz, WQXGA (2560×1600) a 165 Hz o 240 Hz, or AUO’s super-fast 250Hz Mini LED display.
They also have two fifth generation AeroBlade 3D metallic fans to better manage the heat. And the frame offers a lot of technology to keep temperatures low, but also customization with the customizable RGB bar. The Mini LED backlit keyboard has 1.8mm travel with N-Key, RGB backlit. And with the Mode key you can manage all gaming functions in an instant.
Connectivity they guarantee l’Intel Killer E2600 Ethernet Controller e l’Intel Killer WiFi 6E AX1675. There’s no shortage of ports: USB 3.2 Gen2, HDMI 2.1, two Thunderbolt 4 with power delivery and microSD. Plus, one month of Xbox Game Pass or PC Game Pass is included in the price.
The new Acer Predator monitors at CES 2023
At CES 2023, Acer also presented monitors Predator X45 e X27U: OLED display and outstanding performance. The new Predator X45 is really big: 45-inch UWQHD (3440×1440) display on ultra-wide 800R curved panel. Supports 98.5% DCI-P3 color gamut.
there is a DisplayPort 1.4 e due porte HDMI 2.0 for maximum connectivity. Furthermore, thanks to the TÜV Rheinland EyeSafe certification, you can play on consoles and PCs without risk to the eyes. HDR10 and 1000-nit brightness create optimal contrast for gamers, for perfect detail.
Instead the monitor Predator X27U that Acer announced at CES 2023 has a 27-inch WQHD (2560×1440) panel, with 98.5% coverage of the DCI-P3 gamut. It has a peak brightness of 1000 nits and HDR20 capabilities. The 240Hz refresh rate, 0.0ms response, and AMD FreeSync Premium technology deliver ultra-smooth gameplay.
Prices and availability
The new Predator Helio 16 will arrive in Italy in February starting from 2,399 euroswhile the 18-inch version will debut in March with prices starting from 2.499 euro.
Instead the monitors will arrive in the second quarter in Italy, with the Predator X45 starting from 1799 eurowhile Predator X27U from 1099 euro.