Acer has announced refreshes to their Predator Triton and Predator Helios gaming line of laptops, namely the Triton 500 SE and the Predator Helios 500. These two laptops feature the latest 11th Intel processors paired with GeForce RTX 30 Series Laptop GPUs, high-refresh rate displays and more.
The Predator Triton 500 SE features up to an 11th Gen Intel Core i9 Processor, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU and up to 64 GB of 3200 MHz DDR4. For the display, Acer offers three options – 165 Hz WQXGA LCD display, a 165 Hz WQXGA Mini LED panel with 1,250 peak nits and 240 Hz WQXGA IPS PolarBlack panel with a 3 ms response time.
It supports NVIDIA Advanced Optimus technology, which can dynamically adjust power and giving it a rated battery life of 12 hours. Other features include Intel Killer E3100 Ethernet Controller, Intel Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650, dual Thunderbolt 4 Type-C ports, SD 7.0 card reader and USB 3.2 Gen 2 ports.
The Predator Helios 500 is a 17.3-inch laptop that can be configured with up to an 11th Gen Intel Core i9 processor that is unlocked, up to a NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU and 64 GB of DDR4 3200 MHz memory. For the display, it offers a 4K Mini LED 120 Hz display or AUO’s FHD 360 Hz display with a 3 ms response time.
For cooling, Acer has outfitted the Predator Helios 500 with their Vortex Flow technology and 5th Gen AeroBlade 3D Fan. It has per-key RGB lighting and it offers users with the option of MagTek mechanical switches for the WASD keys to give them an analog feel. Ports wise, it one HDMI 2.1, one mini-DP 1.4, two USB Type-C Thunderbolt 4, three USB 3.2 Gen2 ports and one RJ45 port.
The Predator Triton 500 SE will be available in North America in June starting at $1,749.99 (Approx. Rs. 1,26,928) and the Predator Helios 500 (PH517-52) will be available in North America in August starting at $2,499.99 (Approx. Rs. 1,81,326).