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April 20, 2023

Acer announces eco-advances along with new Windows 11 PCs for gamers, creators

Acer today announced major updates to its Windows 11 laptop line-up, with new designs and support for industry-leading technology: 13th Gen Intel Core processors and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 40 Series GPUs. The new Predator Triton 17 X and Predator Helios Neo 16 are made for gamers and creators alike, with powerful new components and premium display options. The thin and powerful Predator Triton 14 is designed for work or play, while its sleek, understated design makes it ideal for any environment. And the Predator Helios 3D 15 SpatialLabs Edition brings glasses-free, stereoscopic 3D to the world of gaming, infusing new life into more than 70 modern and classic titles, with more being continually added. All models include one month of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, providing access to hundreds of high-quality games.

Predator Helios Neo 16Predator Helios Neo 16: Top-line capabilities with mid-range price

The all-new Predator Helios Neo 16 (PHN16-71) with Windows 11 includes powerful components the Helios line is known for but at a more affordable price point. It also adds some fun as it features laser-etched encrypted codes on its abyssal-black anodized cover, inviting gamers to take on the challenge of deciphering the message.

The Predator Helios Neo 16 will offer models with the high-performance 13th Gen Intel Core processors paired with up to an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPU with a maximum graphics power of 140 W. Up to 32 GB of dual-channel DDR5-4800MHz RAM and up to 2 TB PCIe NVMe SSD in RAID 0 deliver lightning-fast load times in the most demanding games. To keep all this power cool, the Helios Neo includes Acer’s advanced cooling system, featuring a custom-engineered all-metal AeroBlade fan technology and liquid metal thermal grease on the CPU to push performance to its maximum potential.

In addition to performance, stunning visuals are at the heart of the Predator Helios Neo 16. The line offers several different panel options including a WQXGA (2560×1600) IPS display at 165 Hz and 3 ms response time and a WUXGA (1920×1200) display with a 165 Hz refresh rate covering 100% of the sRGB color range. Both display options include NVIDIA Advanced Optimus and G-SYNC, ensuring smooth and vivid visuals during fast-moving gameplay scenes.

The Predator Helios Neo 16 will be available in North America in May starting at USD 1,199, in EMEA in May starting at EUR 2,199, and in China in March, starting at RMB 7,999.

Predator Triton 17 X

Predator Triton 17 X: Acer’s most powerful gaming laptop to date

The all-new Predator Triton 17 X (PTX17-71) pairs a minimalist design with game-ready hardware. It offers gamers and professionals a thin – less than an inch thick – mobile workhorse that can handle graphic-intensive AAA games and resource-intensive work apps, all while having enough battery life to use throughout the day. The Triton 17 X includes a polished, sandblasted texture on the solid metal CNC unibody chassis, diamond-cut highlights and strategically placed vents.

Housed inside its sleek metal chassis are powerful components that place the Predator Triton 17 X among the fastest laptops for gamers and creators. It can be configured with up to a 13th Gen Intel Core i9-13900HX processor and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4090 Laptop GPU.

The Predator Triton 17 X includes a clear and bright 17-inch (16:10) display, with two panel configurations available, including a WQXGA mini-LED (AmLED) display that clocks a 250 Hz refresh rate, has a peak brightness of over 1,000 nits to meet DisplayHDR requirements and a 1,000,000:1 high contrast ratio. It also offers a DCI-P3 100% wide color gamut for vibrant, rich colors and is Eyesafe Certified as a low blue light display, reducing 80% of harmful blue light. NVIDIA Advanced Optimus and NVIDIA G-SYNC solidify frames for all-out, tear-free fun.

The Predator Triton 17 X will be available in North America in May starting at USD 3,799, and EMEA in June starting at EUR 4,499, and in China in May starting at RMB 29,999.

Predator Helios 3D 15Predator Helios 3D 15 SpatialLabs Edition: Now more powerful than ever

The next-generation Predator Helios 3D 15 gaming laptop now supports the powerful 13th Gen Intel Core i9-13900HX Processor and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4080 GPU. It also includes up to 32 GB of faster DDR5-5600 MHz memory. A discrete GPU only option, enabled in PredatorSense 4.0, allows gamers to maximize performance. The back vents have also been streamlined and include subtle RGB lighting along the back edge for a soft, ambient glow of lights.

The Predator Helios 3D 15 utilizes the combination of the SpatialLabs eye-tracking solution, stereoscopic 3D display and real-time scene rendering technologies to bring eye-popping 3D scenes, objects and characters to life in its 15.6-inch display. Access to the latest version of the TrueGame application lets gamers experience elevated, glasses-free 3D gaming, with details and game scenes presented in their ultimate 3D forms. It also provides different 3D gaming modes with 3D+ and 3D Ultra settings for over 70 titles, with more being added on a continuous basis.

The Predator Helios 3D 15 SpatialLabs Edition will be available in North America in June starting at USD 3,499 and in EMEA in June starting at EUR 3,999.

Acer also announced the latest offerings in its eco-friendly range of products, including the Acer Aspire Vero 15 laptop and the Acer Vero PL3510ATV laser projector, both of which equip businesses and consumers with high-performing, energy-efficient technology while providing more options to reduce their carbon footprint.

Acer Aspire Vero 15 laptop

Acer Aspire Vero 15 laptop

The Aspire Vero 15 laptop (AV15-53P) is powered by Windows 11 and 13th Gen Intel Core processors with Intel Iris Xe graphics. As an eco-friendly laptop, the multi-awarded Aspire Vero line reduced CO2 emissions through the use of post-consumer recycled plastics in the production of its  chassis, without sacrificing durability. It also features a 15-inch FHD IPS display, AcerVeroSense for battery management, and a 1440p QHD webcam that comes with AcerPurifiedView and AcerPurifiedVoice collaboration technology.

The Aspire Vero 15 combines an eco-conscious design and a range of performance features, catering to the needs of  users who require a powerful and attractive-looking laptop. It sports a 15.6-inch Full HD Display, 16:9 aspect ratio and 100% sRGB to fulfill users’ task-related and entertainment needs within a larger screen space.

In Acer’s quest to create a continuous positive impact on the environment, the Aspire Vero 15 was designed to incorporate more recycled materials and further minimize waste by increasing the device’s lifespan. Compared to the previous generation of the eco-friendly laptops, the Aspire Vero 15 increased the percentage of post-consumer recycled plastic used in the chassis from 30% to 40%, and uses 50% PCF materials on the keycaps and on the adapter casing, while ensuring it could withstand everyday wear and tear. With these efforts, the Aspire Aero 15 was successfully made with 30% fewer CO2 emissions in the production of its chassis material to help address the planet’s needs.

The Acer Aspire Vero 15 will be available in North America in June at USD 699.99, in EMEA in May starting at EUR 899, and in China in May starting at RMB 4,499.

Acer Swift X 16 laptopAcer Swift X 16 laptop

Also announced was the new Acer Swift X 16 (SFX16-61G), designed to bring out one’s creativity through a suite of features for graphic designing, rendering and editing. The creator laptop brings captivating color and clarity with an option for a 16:10 OLED display supporting 100% DCI-P3 and 500 nits peak brightness. The Swift X 16 comes in a refined 17.9 mm thin design with up to the AMD Ryzen 9 7940H processors and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4050 GPUs with NVIDIA Studio Drivers to help take creative projects to the next level. It also comes with a TwinAir cooling system, a larger battery and all the vital connection ports for enhanced productivity.

The newly designed thin and light laptop weighs just 1.9 kg in a sleek 17.9 mm chassis. Its smooth  touchpad comes with 33% more scrolling space as compared to previous models, flaunting the largest touchpad among Acer’s current laptop products.

Assisting the powerful hardware, the creator laptop features redesigned interiors and thermal solutions for improved balance between thermal performance and battery life. Thanks to newly engineered thermal arrangements, the Swift X 16 comes with upgraded TwinAir cooling that boosts air intake by up to 36% from its larger fans and added turbo mode, and an air-inlet keyboard design to help expel heat and maintain cool temperatures from within so users can get more out of their sessions when streaming, playing or creating.

The Acer Swift X 16 will be available in North America in July starting at USD 1,249.99, in EMEA in June starting at EUR 1,566 and in China in May, starting at 7,999.

To find out about all the products announced at Acer’s Global Press Conference and notes about the products above, visit the next@acer press room.