Acer India has launched today Predator gaming series comprising of Notebook, Desktop, Projector and Gaming monitor, which work in tandem with each other providing a seamless immersive experience to the gaming aficionados.
Acer Predator 15 and 17
The Predator gaming notebook are packed with 6th Gen Intel Core i7 processors with high-performance NVIDIA GeForce graphics, Ultra-fast DDR4 memory, PCIe solid state drives, Advanced Cooling and Stellar Audio Capabilities to deliver the ultimate gaming experience. The sporty red accents compliment the black chassis with symmetric lines and soft texture coating for extra grip and gaming ergonomics.
With the fast rendering graphic components bundled within the notebook, a user can explore seamless Hi-Def content without the issue of any lag. The notebook also features ‘Killer DoubleShot Pro’, a new technology that enables Ethernet and Wi-Fi connections to work together for the ultimate high-speed attack. The ‘Killer Network Manager’ determines the attributes of each link and dedicates connections to each and every app.
The Predator 15 notebook line includes models with 15.6-inch Full HD or 4K (3840×2160) Ultra HD panels. The Predator 17 notebooks feature 17.3-inch Full HD displays. Both lines support up to three displays including one NVIDIA G-SYNC monitor for the ultimate in-gaming visuals and realism.
These notebooks come with a swappable Cooler Master fan module, exclusive to Acer, which can be inserted into the notebook’s optical disk drive bay to cool down intense gaming sessions. Acer’s dust protection system, Predator DustDefender, uses dual high-speed fans with reverse rotation to remove dust build-up which improves heat dissipation and minimizes noise.
The new notebooks also feature the PredatorSense gaming control panel, which provides customization and control of gaming features, including macro programmable keys for up to 15 in-game shortcuts and adjustable lighting controls. The Predator ProZone backlit keyboard is divided into four lighting zones which can be lit or dimmed individually along with a programmable key. In addition, a dedicated physical key allows gamers to lock both the Windows key and touchpad quickly to prevent accidental invoking.
Predator 17 models feature SoundPound 4.2, which includes four built-in speakers and two subwoofers, delivering 12 watts of sound, while Predator 15 models feature SoundPound 2.1, which includes two speakers and one subwoofer, for six watts of sound. In addition, Dolby® Audio™ surround sound enhances the overall sound quality.
For these notebooks there are essential accessories such as Predator Mouse, Predator Mousepad, Predator headset and utility backpack.
Predator G6 and G3 Desktop
These are powered by the latest 6th Generation Intel Core i7-6700K processors, the latest Windows 10 OS, and 64GB of DDR4 dual-channel memory. The “One-Punch” CPU over clocking capability is combined with the IceTunnel cooling system to keep the system chilled at excess speeds, giving players an overwhelming power boost to take them through any tricky in-game situation.
The G6 runs on NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 980 with UHD 4K2K (3840 x 2160) display capabilities. Paired with a matching high resolution monitor, such as the curved Predator Z35 with G-SYNC technology, even the most demanding gamer can enjoy incredible visuals, free from stuttering.
The G6 comes with Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi MB5 (with Environmental Audio Extensions (EAX) 5.0 and 5.1 channel audio support) with new UI and customizable personal sound profile so users can tune the system to a new level of audio immersion.
These desktops’s casing allows for a bi-directional inflow of air to enable the IceTunnel cooling, and also houses the expansion slots (1 x PCI-E X16 slot, 2 x PCI-E X1 slots, 2 x M.2 slots), letting the beast support up to 4TB of storage (expandable by a further 512GB with SSD). Outfitted with the included SteelSeries APEX RAW keyboard, SteelSeries Sensei RAW gaming mouse and lavish USB port provision (6 x USB 3.0/ 2 x USB 2.0), there’s ample room to add in any extra peripherals a gamer would love to get their hands on.
Predator Z650 Projector
Predator Z650 puts users in command of any gaming event. Predator Z650’s short-throw technology lets you display a huge image almost anywhere, to an extent that the user will be able to project a 100” image from just 1.5 meters. High resolution gaming is facilitated by its 1080p Full HD projection. 20,000:1 contrast ratio delivers the most vivid image, such that black and white create the highest contrast possible. Games will look crisp and clear, even when you blow them up to massive screen sizes. With DTS Sound 10W x 2 stereo speakers built in, users are free to take the Z650 anywhere without bringing a sound system.
World’s First Curved 34-Inch Acer Predator X34 Gsync Gaming Monitor
The new 34-inch curved 21:9 ultra-wide Gsync Predator X34 monitor, the world’s first curved monitor with NVIDIA G-SYNC, provides an immersive gaming experience with minimal stutters and screen tears. DTS sound, 2x7W speakers, a zero-frame design with a futuristic aluminum base and ambient lighting options, all these create an exciting entertainment experience with style.
The monitor features IPS display panel with a 178-degree viewing angle, giving a wider field of view and increased perceived area of peripheral vision compared to a flat display of the same size. The curved screen puts every corner of the screen at the same distance from the customer’s eyes, making the broadcast uniform.
The monitor can be tilted from -5° to 35° and adjusted vertically up to 130 mm, allowing the user to adjust the monitor to the most comfortable viewing angle. It also features flicker-less technology to lessen eye fatigue for a more comfortable gaming or working experience. It supports DisplayPort and HDMI inputs, and has a built-in USB 3.0 hub which supports high-speed charging of smartphones and other devices.
Acer Predator Z35 G Sync Gaming
The Acer Predator Z35 is a 35-inch curved ultra-widescreen G-Sync display with a VA panel, aimed at gamers looking for ultimate performance. Its standard refresh rate is a significant 144Hz, and can be raised all the way to 200Hz, in what is one of the highest refresh rates in a consumer gaming display. Display inputs include DisplayPort 1.2 and HDMI 1.4a. Other features include 9W stereo speakers with Dolby HD audio, and a 4-port USB 3.0 hub.
The futuristic Acer Predator Z35 monitor is powered by an advanced 35” AMVA 8-bit RGB panel with 2560X1080 resolution and 178°/178° horizontal/vertical viewing angles. The panel has 3000:1 contrast ratio, and 4ms grey-to-grey response time. Other key specs include 2560 x 1080 pixels native resolution, viewing angles of 178°/178°and 300 cd/m² maximum brightness.
The new Predator Z35 monitor fully supports Nvidia G-Sync technology, which matches monitor’s refresh rate with a GPU’s rendering rate on a frame-by-frame basis to provide smooth gaming experience, as well as the company’s new ultra-low motion blur (ULMB) backlight strobing technology. It supports DisplayPort 1.2 and HDMI interfaces and comes with two DTS Sound 9W speakers. Designed with ergonomics in mind, the monitor can be tilted from -5° to 25° and adjusted vertically up to 130 mm.
The Acer Predator 15 and Predator 17 notebook with Windows 10, will be available in India in April with an MRP of Rs 1,79,000/-
The Acer Predator G series desktop PC will be available in India from May with prices starting at Rs. Rs 1,20,000.
The Acer Predator range of monitors starts from Rs 39,000 and goes upto Rs 1,10,000 for the top of the line Z35 Curved Gaming Monitor. It will be available from April onwards
The Acer Predator Z650 Projector will be available in India at a price of Rs 1,29,000.