Acer Nitro 5 with 17.3 / 15.6-inch FHD up to 144Hz display, 10th Gen Core i5/i7, up to RTX 2060 GPU launched in India starting at Rs. 72990

Acer today launched its new Nitro 5 gaming laptop with 10th Gen Intel Core i5 / i7 processor with up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 graphics, a 17.3-inch narrow bezel display or 15.6-inch display with up to 144Hz refresh rate, and a low-latency response time of 3ms. It combines dual M.2 Supporting PCIe SSD Support in RAID 0 technology, and up to 32 GB using two soDIMM modules for superior gaming performance.

It has Intel Wi-Fi 6 with 2×2 MU-MIMO Technology, HDMI 2.0, USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 2, and more, 5 features twin fans, Acer CoolBoost technology, and quad exhaust port design. CoolBoost increases fan speed by 10% and CPU/GPU cooling by 9% compared to auto mode. Users can monitor and manage the Nitro 5 with NitroSense, accessible with one touch of the NitroSense hotkey, covering temperatures, fan speeds, and more.

It offers you to spice things up with the 4-zone RGB keyboard and the dedicated NitroSense Key. WASD and arrow keys are also highlighted for quick location while the key response is immediate with a 1.6mm travel distance. It has  dual speakers with DTS:X Ultra for 3D spatial soundscape.

Acer Nitro 5 (2020) specifications

  •  17.3-inch  / 15.6-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) IPS display with up to 144Hz refresh rate, 3ms response time
  • Up to 10th Gen Intel Core i5-10300H / i7-10750H processor; NVIDIA GeForce RTX 1650 / 1650Ti / 2060 GPU
  • Windows 10
  • 8GB DDR4 RAM (upgradable to 32 GB using two soDIMM modules); 256GB/512GB SSD, 1 TB 2.5-inch 7200 RPM HDD
  • Dual-fan cooling system
  • Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201 (802.11ax), Bluetooth 5.0, Killer Ethernet E2600.
  • 1 x HDMI, 3 x USB Type-A, 1 x USB Type-C, Mini Display port, 3.5mm headphone jack DTS X:Ultra Audio, featuring optimized Bass, Loudness, Speaker Protection with up to 6 custom content modes by smart amplifier
  • 57.5 Wh 4-cell Li-ion battery with up to 10h battery life

The Acer Nitro 5 starts at Rs. 72990 and is available on Acer E-store and authorized e-commerce and retail outlets.

Commenting on the launch, Chandrahas Panigrahi, CMO & Consumer Business Head, Acer India said:

In order to stay ahead with the increasing demand for gaming PC’s in India, Acer is excited to introduce our first 10th Gen Intel Core gaming laptop designed for both core and casual Indian gaming enthusiasts. The new range is built with an emphasis on strong performance, responsiveness, and intelligent design. We are confident to continuing to offer the best experience with innovation and outstanding features for gaming fanatics.

Roshni Das, Director — Marketing, Intel India said:

Performance and mobility are both top of mind for gamers today and Intel is committed to delivering the best PC gaming experiences on laptops. Our 10th Gen Intel Core H-series mobile platform is optimized for enthusiasts, pushing the frequency envelope and delivering amazing game play in mobile form factors. The Nitro 5 is Acer’s first 10th Gen Intel Core powered gaming laptop in the Indian market, offering high-performance, immersive gaming experiences with the flexibility to game from anywhere.

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