Acer Predator 15 and Predator 17 gaming notebooks launched in India

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Acer has launched Predator 15 and Predator 17 gaming notebooks in India. The company has also unveiled desktops, projector, and monitors in the country.

Acer Predator 15 and Acer Predator 17 gaming notebooks come with 6th gen Intel i7 processors and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M graphics, 128 GB PCIe Solid State Drives (SSDs) with optional second 1TB 2.5-inch SSDs that work on 5400 RPM. The Predator 15 sports a 15.6-inch 4K display while the Predator 17 has a 17.3-inch FHD display. Acer Predator series notebooks come with standard 16GB RAM which is expandable up to 64GB.

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They also offer advanced cooling and audio capabilities. The notebooks features Killer DoubleShot Pro technology that allows users to use Ethernet and WiFi connections together for high-speed online gaming experience. Both of them have dust protection fans made of aluminium, as well as CoolBoost technology. The Predator 17 comes with SoundPound technology and has four speakers and two woofers while the Predator 15 has two speakers and one woofer and Dolby Audio surround sound enhancement.

Moreover, the Predator notebooks also sport Predator FrostCore, which allows users to enhance the notebook’s performance as and when required. In addition, they feature the PredatorSense gaming control panel, which lets you customise and control gaming features, including adjusting lighting and macro programmable keys for up to 15 shortcuts.

Acer also launched Predator G6 and G3 desktops powered by 6th Generation Intel Core i7-6700K processors, Windows 10 operating system, and up to 64GB DDR4 dual-channel memory. The desktops run on NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 980 with ultra high-definition 4K2K display capabilities matched with Predator’s curved Z35 monitor with G-SYNC technology for stutter-proof gaming.

Moving on, the company also launched two gaming monitors – Z35 and X34. The Z35 is a 35-inch curved ultra-widescreen G-sync display with VA panel. It has a 144 Hz refresh rate that can be raised to 200Hz for optimized gaming. The X34 has 21:9 ultra-wide curved monitor with NVIDIA G-SYNC technology. It features IPS display panel with a 178-degree viewing angle giving a wider filed of view and increased perceived area of peripheral vision.

Finally, Acer has also launched Predator Z650 projector that comes with integrated short-throw technology allowing users to project a 100-inch image from just 1.5 meters. The projector supports 1080p full HD projection with 20,000:1 contrast ratio.

Pricing and Availability

  • The Acer Predator 15 and Predator 17 notebook lines, shipping 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 120000.
  • 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


Author: Sneha Bokil

Sneha Bokil is a tech enthusiast and is currently using OnePlus 3T but she still treasures her Nokia N70 (M). You can follow her on Twitter @snehabokil and on Google+