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2021 Acer Aspire Vero : Green Laptop With 30% PCR Chassis

2021 Acer Aspire Vero : Green Laptop With 30% PCR Chassis

Acer just launched the Aspire Vero – a new green laptop for environmentally-conscious consumers and companies!

Take a look at the 2021 Acer Aspire Vero, and find out how it differs from other laptops!

 

2021 Acer Aspire Vero : Green Laptop With 30% PCR Chassis

The 2021 Acer Aspire Vero is a new laptop, designed to meet the discerning requirements of environmentally-conscious consumers and companies.

Its chassis is made from 30% post-consumer recycled (PCR) plastic, while its keycaps contain 50% PCR plastic. This allows the Aspire Vero to save about 21% in CO2 emissions.

The Acer Aspire Vero is also designed to eliminate electronic waste by making it easy to disassemble, repair or upgrade – a far cry from some other brands.

The 2021 Acer Aspire Vero also ships in a box made from 80-85% recycled paper pulp, and it swaps plastic bags for paper sleeves instead.

The single piece of plastic in the box – a thin protective sheet between the keyboard and screen – is made from 100% industrial recycled plastic.

All graphics on the box are also printed with soy ink, and Acer did away with any printing on the laptop chassis. On top of that, users can convert the 100% recyclable packaging into a DIY laptop stand!

The laptop comes with a 99% recyclable 15.6-inch Full HD IPS display, and is powered by the 11th Gen Intel Core i7 or Core i5 processor with Intel Iris Xe Graphics.

For greater energy efficiency and longer battery life, you can switch on the Eco+ mode in the Acer VeroSense software.

It features the latest connectivity capabilities – Wi-Fi 6 with Bluetooth 5.1, and even an RJ-45 ethernet port, as well as two USB Type A ports, a USB Type C port, a HDMI port and a 3.5 mm audio jack.

The 2021 Acer Aspire Vero runs on Windows 11, and comes pre-installed with Microsoft Office Home & Student 2021

 

2021 Acer Aspire Vero : Specifications

Acer is offering two variants of the Aspire Vero laptop in 2021. For your convenience, I prepared this table comparing their key specifications :

Specifications Acer Aspire Vero
(Core i5)
Acer Aspire Vero
(Core i7)
Model AV15-51-522W AV15-51-75SA
Display 15.6-inch IPS display
Full HD resolution (1920 x 1080)
OS Microsoft Windows 11 Home
Processor Intel Core i5-1155G7 Intel Core i7-1195G7
Memory 8 GB LPDDR4X 16 GB LPDDR4X
Graphics Intel Iris Xe Graphics
Storage 512 GB PCIe NVMe SSD
Networking Intel Wireless Wi-Fi 6 AX201
Bluetooth 5.1
RJ-45 Ethernet Port
Connectivity 1 x HDMI 2.0 port with HDCP
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type A (with power-off USB charging)
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1
Type C
1 x 3.5 mm audio jack
Webcam Acer HD webcam (1280 x 720)
Battery Life Up to 7 hours
Dimensions 363.4 mm wide
238.5 mm deep
17.9 mm thick
Weight 1.8 kg
Price RM3,399 RM4,299

 

2021 Acer Aspire Vero : Price + Availability

The 2021 Acer Aspire Vero is available for purchase with immediate effect, with these official launch prices :

  • Core i5 variant : RM3,399 (approx. US$816 / £609 / A$1,118 / S$1,101)
  • Core i5 variant : RM4,299 (approx. US$1,031 / £770 / A$1,414 / S$1,393)

From 11 to 19 November 2021, every purchase of an Acer Aspire Vero will be entitled to redeem free gifts worth RM500 :

  • Acer backpack
  • Acer Gateway Pro wireless headset
  • Touch ‘n Go eWallet credit, etc.

Here are some online purchase options in Malaysia :

Here are some online purchase options in Singapore :

Here are other online purchase options (prices accurate as of 11 November 2021) :

 

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2021 Acer Predator Orion 7000 Gaming PC First Look!

Acer just unveiled the 2021 Predator Orion 7000 – an upgradeable liquid-cooled gaming PC!

Here is our first look at the 2021 Acer Predator Orion 7000 gaming PC!

 

2021 Acer Predator Orion 7000 : First Look!

Acer just introduced their new 2021 Predator Orion 7000 gaming PC (P07-640) at their 2021 “Made for Humanity” Global Press Conference.

Here is our first look at this awesome-looking liquid-cooled gaming PC!

 

2021 Acer Predator Orion 7000 : Key Features

Here is a quick overview of its key features :

Performance

The 2021 Predator Orion 7000 is powered by the latest 12th Gen Intel Core processors, paired with up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 graphics card, and up to 64 GB DDR5-4000 RAM!

This makes it one of the most powerful gaming PC in the market today! And it is upgradeable, so you can upgrade to the next best thing that comes along!

Cooling

An AIO CPU liquid cooler, with three Predator FrostBlade 2.0 fans and advanced airflow management keep system components cool, even in the most demanding gaming conditions.

The improved FrostBlade fans’ thin and curved blades are designed to smoothly increase airflow without creating turbulence, while their wear resistant and fully-sealed rifle bearings ensure that they will keep spinning for many years to come.

Design

The 2021 Predator Orion 7000 comes with an EMI-compliant chassis with transparent, tempered glass side panels.

The design showcases two massive 140 mm (5.5-inch) Predator FrostBlade 2.0 fans in the front, and a 120 mm (4.7-inch) Predator FrostBlade 2.0 fan at the back, which can be lit and configured with a dazzling array of ARGB colours.

Accenting the bold lighting and design are an illuminated teal blue Predator logo on the front panel, with an easily-accessible teal prism-refraction power button.

Storage

The rig comes with ample storage bays, with these storage options :

  • 1 x 2.5-inch USB 3.2 Gen2 Type C hot swap drive bay
  • 2 x M.2 PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSD bay (up to 1 TB each)
  • 2 x 3.5-inch SATA 3 hard disk drives (up to 3 TB each)

Connectivity

The 2021 Predator Orion 7000 also comes with lots of wireless and wired connectivity features built-in :

  • Intel Killer 2.5G LAN port
  • Intel Wi-Fi 6E (AX211) with 2×2 MU-MIMO technology

In the front of the chassis, it offers these easy-to-reach ports :

  • 3 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type A ports
  • 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type C port
  • 2 x audio jacks

At the back of the chassis, you will find these additional ports :

  • 3 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type A ports
  • 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type C port
  • 2 x USB 2.0 ports
  • 3 x audio jacks

 

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2021 Acer Predator Triton + Helios Gaming Laptops First Look!

Acer just introduced the 2021 Predator Triton and Predator Helios line of gaming laptops!

Take a look at these brand new gaming laptops and find out what they offer!

 

2021 Predator Triton + Helios Gaming Laptops Are Here!

On 30 September 2021, Acer unveiled the 2021 Predator Triton and Predator Helios line of gaming laptops!

These newly-refreshed gaming laptops now offer a new level of gaming performance, with even better displays!

Let’s start with their official launch briefing video…

 

2021 Predator Triton 500 SE

The 2021 Predator Triton 500 SE (Special Edition) is a discreetly-designed gaming laptop that look like professional business laptops, but will blast the competition out of the water in any game!

The new Predator Triton 500 SE is incredibly powerful, pairing an 11th Gen Intel® Core i9 processor with the NVIDIA® GeForce RTX 3080 GPU, with up to 32 GB of fast DDR4 memory.

Its 16-inch IPS display offers a large work space with a resolution of 2560 x 1600 pixels. No one would possibly guess that this large, high-resolution display is also fantastic for gaming, especially when it supports a 165 Hz refresh rate!

To ensure that it stays cool, even under the most strenuous work or gaming conditions, the Predator Triton 500 SE employs the Acer Vortex Flow cooling design, which features :

  • a triple-fan cooling system
  • 5th Generation AeroBlade 3D fans
  • five dedicated heat pipes
  • strategically-placed intake and exhaust vents

Best of all – it offers up to 12-hours of battery life, in a 19.9 mm thin all-metal chassis that weighs only 2.4 kg! This lets you use the Predator Triton 500 SE for a full day of work or game on-the-go!

Why waste money on two separate laptops – one for work, one for play, when you can use the Predator Triton 500 SE for both? That’s why I’m especially excited about the 2021 Predator Triton 500 SE.

Acer is offering two models, priced at RM12,999 and RM8,999 respectively, with a 2 year on-site warranty with protection against accidental damage and theft!

Specifications Predator Triton 500 SE
Model PT516-51s-91KS PT516-51s-70NF
Display 16-inch IPS Display
2560 x 1600 pixels, 165 Hz refresh rate
Processor Intel Core i9-11900H Intel Core i7-11800H
GPU NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 8GB NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 6GB
Memory 32 GB DDR4-3200 16 GB DDR4-3200
Storage 1 TB PCIe NVMe Gen4 SSD
with 1 extra SSD slot
Connectivity Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650i
Bluetooth 5.1
Killer Ethernet E3100G
Ports 2 x USB Type C ports with one port supporting
– USB 3.2 Gen 2
– DisplayPort over USB-C
– Thunderbolt 4
– USB charging
2 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 ports
– one port supports power-off USB charging
1 x HDMI 2.1 port with HDCP
1 x 3.5 mm audio jack
Card Reader SD Card Reader
Audio DTS X : Ultra
Supports Windows Spatial Sound
Webcam 720p HD webcam
Dimensions 358.5 mm wide
262.4 mm deep
19.9 mm thick
Weight 2.4 kg
Price RM12,999
~ US$3,110
~ £2,306
~ A$4,294
~ S$4,221
RM8,999
~ US$2,153
~ £1,596
~ A$2,972
~ S$2,922

 

2021 Predator Helios 500

For those who want the ultimate desktop-like gaming performance in a laptop, the 2021 Predator Helios 500 is the answer.

The top-of-the-line model pairs up to 11th Gen Intel® Core i9-11980HK processor, with an NVIDIA® GeForce RTX 3080 GPU with 16 GB of GDDR6 memory, together with up to 64 GB of RAM and up to 2 TB of fast SSD storage!

The Intel® Core i9 model comes with a magnificent 17.3-inch Mini LED display, with 4K resolution and support for full-array local dimming!

The Intel® Core i7 model, on the other hand, comes with a super-fast Full HD display with a 360 Hz refresh rate and a 3 ms response time.

The 2021 Predator Helios 500 is kept cool by Predator PowerGem – a custom metal-alloy polymer on the CPU, as well as Acer Vortex Flow technology with two 5th Generation AeroBlade 3D fans.

The RGB-lit keys can also be further customised by the discerning gamer, who can swap them for Acer Racing or MagForce keys (featuring MagTek mechanical switches).

If you really want the best gaming laptop money can buy, definitely look at the Predator Helios 500.

Acer is offering two models priced at RM19,999 and RM13,999 respectively, with a 2 year on-site warranty with protection against accidental damage and theft!

Specifications Predator Helios 500
Model PH517-52-90NY PH517-52-78L6
Display 17.3-inch Mini-LED IPS
3840 x 2160 pixels
120 Hz refresh rate
100% DCI-P3
HDR1000
17.3-inch IPS
1920 x 1080 pixels
360 Hz refresh rate
100% sRGB
Processor Intel Core i9-11980HK Intel Core i7-11800H
GPU NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 16GB NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 8GB
Memory 64 GB DDR4-3200 32 GB DDR4-3200
Storage 2 x 1TB PCIe NVMe Gen4 SSD 1TB PCIe NVMe Gen4 SSD
Connectivity Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650i
Bluetooth 5.1
Killer Ethernet E3100G
Ports 2 x USB Type C ports with one port supporting
– USB 3.2 Gen 2
– DisplayPort over USB-C
– Thunderbolt 4
– USB charging
3 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 ports
– one port supports power-off USB charging
1 x HDMI 2.1 port with HDCP
1 x mini DP 1.4 port
1 x 3.5 mm headphone jack
1 x 3.5 mm microphone jack
Card Reader SD Card Reader
Audio DTS X : Ultra
Supports Windows Spatial Sound
Webcam 720p HD webcam
Dimensions 400.0 mm wide
319.2 mm deep
35.3 mm thick
Weight 3.9 kg
Price RM19,999
~ US$4,785
~ £3,552
~ A$6,614
~ S$6,494
RM13,999
~ US$3,349
~ £2,486
~ A$4,630
~ S$4,546

 

2021 Acer Predator Helios 300 (17.3-inch)

Those on a tighter budget but still want a large gaming laptop, should consider the 2021 Acer Predator Helios 300 (17.3-inch).

Now refreshed with the 11th Gen Intel® Core i7-11800H processor and up to the NVIDIA® GeForce RTX 3070 GPU, it comes with two excellent 17.3-inch display options :

  • a 2560 x 1440 display with a 165 Hz refresh rate, and 100% DCI-P3 colour gamut, or
  • a 1920 x 1080 display with a 360 Hz refresh rate, and 100% sRGB colour gamut

It comes with 16GB of RAM, which can be expanded to 32GB, and up to 1TB of fast SSD storage, which can be expanded with another SSD and even a HDD!

To ensure it stays cool even in the most demanding gaming session, it features dual AeroBlade 3D fans, which can be monitored and controlled by the PredatorSense app.

The 17.3-inch Predator Helios 300 is definitely a great option for those who are looking for a good gaming laptop with a large display at an affordable price point.

Acer is offering two models priced at RM8,999 and RM7,999 respectively, with a 2 year on-site warranty with protection against accidental damage and theft!

Specifications Predator Helios 300 (17-inch)
Model PH317-55-7695 PH317-55-76CR
Display 17.3-inch IPS
2560 x 1440 pixels
165 Hz refresh rate
100% DCI-P3
17.3-inch IPS
1920 x 1080 pixels
360 Hz refresh rate
100% sRGB
Processor Intel Core i7-11800H
GPU NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060
Memory 16 GB DDR4-3200
Storage 1TB PCIe NVMe Gen4 SSD 512GB PCIe NVMe Gen4 SSD
Storage
Expansion
1 extra SSD slot + 1 extra HDD slot
Connectivity Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650i
Bluetooth 5.1
Killer Ethernet E2600
Ports 1 x USB Type C port supporting
– USB 3.2 Gen 2
– DisplayPort over USB-C
– Thunderbolt 4
– USB charging
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 port supporting power-off USB charging
2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports
1 x HDMI 2.1 port with HDCP
1 x mini-DP 1.4 port
1 x 3.5 mm audio jack
Card Reader None
Audio DTS X : Ultra
Supports Windows Spatial Sound
Webcam 720p HD webcam
Dimensions 398.0 mm wide
375.3 mm deep
26.55 mm thick
Weight 2.9 kg
Price RM8,999
~ US$2,153
~ £1,596
~ A$2,972
~ S$2,922
RM7,999
~ US$1,913
~ £1,418
~ A$2,463
~ S$2,599

 

2021 Acer Predator Helios 300 (15.6-inch)

The smaller 2021 Acer Predator Helios 300 offers great gaming performance in a compact, portable laptop for gaming on-the-go.

Now refreshed with the 11th Gen Intel® Core i9 or Core i7 and up to the NVIDIA® GeForce RTX 3070 GPU, it comes with two excellent 15.6-inch display options :

  • a 2560 x 1440 display with a 165 Hz refresh rate, and 100% DCI-P3 colour gamut, or
  • a 1920 x 1080 display with a 360 Hz refresh rate, and 100% sRGB colour gamut

It comes with up to 32GB of RAM, and up to 1TB of fast SSD storage, which can be expanded with another SSD and even a HDD!

To ensure it stays cool even in the most demanding gaming session, it features dual AeroBlade 3D fans, which can be monitored and controlled by the PredatorSense app.

The 15.6-inch Predator Helios 300 is an affordable option for those who are looking for great gaming performance in a more portable form factor for on-the-go gaming.

Acer is offering three models priced at RM9,999, RM7,699 and RM6,299, with a 2 year on-site warranty with protection against accidental damage and theft!

Specifications Predator Helios 300 (15.6-inch)
Model PT315-54-9763 PT315-54-77YR PH315-54-78G9
Display 15.6-inch IPS Display
2560 x 1440 pixels
100% DCI-P3165 Hz refresh rate
15.6-inch IPS Display
1920 x 1080 pixels
100% sRGB
360 Hz refresh rate
Processor Intel Core i9-11900H Intel Core i7-11800H
GPU NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060
Memory 32 GB DDR4-3200 16 GB DDR4-3200 8GB DDR4-3200
Storage 1 TB PCIe NVMe Gen4 SSD 512 GB PCIe NVMe Gen4 SSD
Storage
Expansion
1 extra SSD slot + 1 extra HDD slot
Connectivity Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650i
Bluetooth 5.1
Killer Ethernet E2600
Ports 1 x USB Type C port supporting
– USB 3.2 Gen 2
– DisplayPort over USB-C
– Thunderbolt 4
– USB charging
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 port supporting power-off USB charging
2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports
1 x HDMI 2.1 port with HDCP
1 x mini-DP 1.4 port1 x 3.5 mm audio jack
Card Reader None
Audio DTS X : Ultra
Supports Windows Spatial Sound
Webcam 720p HD webcam
Dimensions 363.0 mm wide
255.0 mm deep
22.9 mm thick
Weight 2.3 kg
Price RM9,999
~ US$2,392
~ £1,774
~ A$3,306
~ S$3,249
RM7,699
~ US$1,842
~ £1,366
~ A$2,546
~ S$2,502
RM6,299
~ US$1,507
~ £1,117
~ A$2,083
~ S$2,047

 

2021 Predator Gaming Laptop Deals!

Acer is offering several deals for the 2021 Predator gaming laptops :

  • Now until 6 October 2021 : Any purchase of the new Predator Helios 300 will be entitled to free gifts worth more than RM1,000 including Predator Gaming Utility Backpack, Predator Galea 350 Headset and limited edition merchandise.
  • Now until 6 October 2021 : Any purchase of the Core i9 variant of Predator Helios 300 (PH315-54-9763) will receive an additional Predator Gaming Chair worth RM1,299 for FREE!
  • From 30 October until 6 November 2021 : Any purchase of Predator Triton 500 SE / Predator Helios 500 will be entitled to free gifts worth more than RM2,000 including Predator Gaming Chair, Predator Gaming Utility Backpack, Predator Galea 350 Headset.

Here are some online purchase options :

 

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Acer Day 2021 Sale : Check Out These Awesome Deals!

The Acer Day 2021 bonanza is here! Check out the awesome deals that Acer Malaysia is offering this month!

 

Acer Day 2021 : Time For Great Deals!

Acer Day is an annual celebration of their success, kicking off a virtual bonanza of deals and giveaways.

Acer Day 2021 is now conducted online, with the theme “Live Your World”, to encourage all of us to make the best of the situation we are in.

 

Acer Day 2021 Sale : Check Out These Awesome Deals!

Special Acer Day 2021 Sale On Shopee

Acer Day will kick off with two days of special sales on Shopee3 and 4 August 2021.

  • Up to 60% or RM500 off for a wide range of Acer products
  • Store vouchers of up to RM200 to collect and apply during checkout.
  • The top 10 spends from select Acer Stores on Shopee (see below) will be able to bring home a Predator Gaming chair worth RM1,299!
  • 100 units of Predator Gaming Chair will be sold at only RM359 once the Acer Malaysia Shopee Store hits 30,000 followers!
  • Standard Chartered Bank and HSBC Bank credit card holders will be able to stack vouchers worth up to RM300 when they checkout Acer products in their shopping cart!

Acer Day 2021 Limited Time Deals

Don’t miss the special Limited Time Deals to grab these selected Acer laptops and products at special prices!

  • Acer Helios 300 (PH315-53-58U0) : Only RM4,399!
  • Acer Nitro 5 (AN515-57-78PJ) : Only RM5,399!
  • Acer Swift 3 (SF314-43-R6WW / R5AD) : Only RM3,099!
  • Acer XC340CKP : Only RM1,529!
  • Acer T272HL : Only RM1,269!
  • Acer XZ270X : Only RM879!

They are only available at three time periods on the 3rd and 4th August, at select Acer Stores on Shopee (see below).

Acer Day 2021 Free Gifts

From 1 August until 30 September 2021, every purchase will entitle you to free gifts such as the Acer Yoga Mat, Predator Mousepad, Gateway Pro Wireless Headset or eWallet vouchers worth up to RM250!

In addition, you will stand a chance to win Acer products worth RM10,000.

Finally, Acer will donate up to RM50 to World Vision, for every purchase of select devices!

Acer Day 2021 Shops On Shopee

To grab these great Acer Day 2021 deals and freebies, please make sure you buy from these authorised Acer stores on Shopee :

 

Acer Day 2021 Contest : #LiveYourWorldWithAcer Challenge!

Acer is offering more than RM10,000 worth of prizes in their #LiveYourWorldWithAcer challenge, including :

  • Grand Prize : Acer Aspire 5 worth RM3,899
  • First Runner-Up : Acer Swift 3 worth RM3,499
  • Bi-Weekly Winners : Touch ‘n Go credit worth RM200, Acer Day Yoga Mat / T-Shirt

For the chance to win those awesome prizes, you have to do is simply record a 30-second video and post it from 7 August until 30 September 2021!

The video should showcase the hidden talents that you developed during this pandemic, with these themes to guide you :

  • Be An Entertainer!
  • Inspire Healthy Lifestyle!
  • Unleash Your Inner Artist!

You don’t even have to purchase an Acer product to participate! So make sure you tell your friends too!

 

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2021 Acer Spin 3 + Spin 5 : What You Need To Know!

Acer just introduced the 2021 Spin 3 and Spin 5 convertible laptop models, with the latest Intel processors!

Take a look at both new Spin 3 and Spin 5 laptops, and find out what they offer!

 

2021 Acer Spin 3 + Spin 5 : What You Need To Know!

The 2020 Red Dot Design Award-winning Acer Spin 5 was just refreshed, and so is its sibling – the Acer Spin 3.

Convertible Design

They are both convertible laptops, with 360-degree hinges that lets them transform into different form factors to suit your requirements.

You can take notes in the tablet mode, watch movies in the tent mode, or use the clamshell mode for a more ergonomic typing experience!

Performance

Both models offer the latest 11th Gen Intel Core i7 processor with Intel Iris Xe Graphics, and come with up to 16 GB of LPDDR4X memory and 512 GB of fast PCIe NVMe SSD storage!

The 2021 Acer Spin 5 models, in particular, come with the latest PCIe Gen 4 SSD, which offers double the transfer speed of PCIe Gen 3 SSDs.

Both models are Intel Evo platform-certified, which means they have designed to deliver better CPU, GPU and Wi-Fi performance, instant wake-up, and longer battery life!

This gives you a desktop-like computing performance, in a slim and light convertible form factor.

High Resolution Touch Display

The 2021 Acer Spin 5 offers a 13.5-inch QHD IPS display, with an impressive 80% screen-to-body ratio, with multi-touch and AES pen support.

The 2021 Acer Spin 3, on the other hand, comes with a 13.3-inch WQXGA IPS display, also with multi-touch and AES pen support.

Both displays support 100% sRGB colour gamut, and DC dimming, which allows for no-flicker image quality in low light conditions!

Acer Active Stylus

Both 2021 Acer Spin laptops come with the Acer Active Stylus in a built-in dock, that gives it a 90 minute battery life with just 15 seconds of charging!

With two configurable buttons, this active stylus supports 4,096 pressure levels, and offers a pen-to-paper like writing experience!

Antimicrobial Coating!

The 2021 Acer Spin 5 laptop is coated with a BPR and EPA-compliant silver-ion coating on the keyboard, fingerprint reader and palm rest, with its touchpad and display are protected by Antimicrobial Corning Gorilla Glass.

Both the antibacterial coating and the antimicrobial glass inhibit and reduce bacterial growth on all surfaces that we may touch.

This is an important feature, because the Acer Spin 5 laptop will actually reduce the amount of bacteria we come into contact!

Embedded Fingerprint Reader

A fingerprint reader is embedded directly into the touchpad, giving you an easy and secure way to verify your identity using Windows Hello, without typing in a password.

This is very useful when you are using the laptop in public, where typing out a password is not recommended.

High-Speed Connectivity

Both 2021 Spin 5 and Spin 3 laptops come with Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650 built-in, for the fastest possible WiFi connectivity with lower latency.

On top of that, it all comes with dual Type-C with Thunderbolt 4 ports. These are ultra-fast ports that offer data and video transfers of up to 40 Gb/s – four times faster than USB 3.2!

Both these Thunderbolt 4 ports also allow you to output up to two 4K external displays for even greater productivity.

Light + Tough

The 2021 Spin laptops are built with an aluminium chassis, offering a slimmer profile and lighter weight.

The Spin 5 is only 14.9 mm thin, and weighs only 1.2 kg, while the Spin 3 is just 15.9 mm thin, and weighs only 1.4 kg.

Not only will they fit comfortably into any tote or laptop bag, you will have no problem carrying them in your hands for hours on end.

Ultra-Long Battery Life

Both 2021 Spin 5 and Spin 3 laptops have a long 15-hour battery life, based on the MobileMark 2014 test.

They also support fast charging technology, to keep you going wherever you are. A quick 30 minute charge will give you 4 hours of use!

 

2021 Acer Spin 3 : Specifications

Specifications Acer Spin 3
(Core i7)
Acer Spin 3
(Core i5)
Model SP313-51N-714D SP313-51N-56CM
Display 13.3-inch IPS
touch display
2560 x 1600 pixels
Supports multi-touch and AES pen
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Home
Processor Intel Core i7-1165G7 Intel Core i5-1135G7
Graphics Intel Iris Xe Graphics
Memory 16 GB LPDDR4X 8 GB LPDDR4X
Storage 512 GB PCIe 3.0 NVMe SSD
Wireless Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX 1650i
Bluetooth 5.1
Ports 1 x HDMI 2.0 port with HDCP support
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 port (Type A)
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 port (Type C)
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 port (Type A)
1 x microSD card reader
1 x 3.5 mm headphone jack
Camera Acer HD webcam (720p)
Stylus Acer Active Stylus Pen
– 4096 pressure levels
– 2 configurable buttons
– up to 100 minutes battery life
Battery Life Up to 15 hours
Warranty 2-year local warranty +
1st year international travellers warranty
Dimensions 302 mm wide
222.5 mm deep
15.9 mm thick
Weight 1.4 kg

 

2021 Acer Spin 5 : Specifications

Specifications Acer Spin 5
(Core i7)
Acer Spin 5
(Core i5)
Model SP513-55N-74VY SP513-55N-53Q7
Display 13.5-inch IPS
touch display
2256 x 1504 pixels
Supports multi-touch and AES pen
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Home
Processor Intel Core i7-1165G7 Intel Core i5-1135G7
Graphics Intel Iris Xe Graphics
Memory 16 GB LPDDR4X 8 GB LPDDR4X
Storage 512 GB PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSD
Wireless Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX 1650i
Bluetooth 5.1
Ports 1 x HDMI 2.0 port with HDCP support
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 port (Type A)
2 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 port (Type C)
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 port (Type A)
1 x microSD card reader
1 x 3.5 mm headphone jack
Camera Acer HD webcam (720p)
Stylus Acer Active Stylus Pen
– 4096 pressure levels
– 2 configurable buttons
– up to 100 minutes battery life
Battery Life Up to 15 hours
Warranty 2-year local warranty +
1st year international travellers warranty
Dimensions 300 mm wide
235 mm deep
14.9 mm thick
Weight 1.2 kg

 

2021 Acer Spin 3 + Spin 5 : Price + Availability

Both the 2021 Acer Spin 3 and Spin 5 convertible laptops are available with immediate effect at these price points :

  • 2021 Spin 3 (Core i5) : RM3,999 (about US$964 / £696 / A$1286 / S$1297)
  • 2021 Spin 3 (Core i7) : RM4,999 (about US$1205 / £871 / A$1608 / S$1621)
  • 2021 Spin 5 (Core i5) : RM4,599 (about US$1108 / £801 / A$1479 / S$1491)
  • 2021 Spin 5 (Core i7) : RM5,599 (about US$1349 / £975 / A$1800 / S$1816)

Here are some online purchase options :

 

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2021 Acer Nitro 5 : Ryzen 9 + RTX 3080 FTW!

Acer just introduced the 2021 Nitro 5 gaming laptop, powered by Ryzen 9 and GeForce RTX 3080!

Here is what you need to know about this new super-fast Acer Nitro 5 gaming laptop!

 

2021 Acer Nitro 5 : Ryzen 9 + RTX 3080 FTW!

The 2021 Acer Nitro 5 just got a MASSIVE upgrade! You can now opt for the AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX mobile processor, and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 graphics!

It even comes with two DDR4-3200 slots with up to 32 GB memory, and two M.2 slots of PCIe NVMe SSDs! On top of that, it comes with Wi-Fi 6 and Killer Ethernet E2600 connectivity built-in.

The 2021 Nitro 5 boasts a 15.6-inch IPS display with a 165 Hz refresh rate with a QHD resolution, or a stupendously fast 360 Hz refresh rate with a FHD resolution. Both options offer a 3 ms response time for minimal ghosting.

To ensure the 2021 Nitro 5 can withstand even the most intense gaming sessions, it features a revamped thermal system with dual fans and four exhaust fans. On top of that, Acer CoolBoost and NitroSense lets you monitor fan speed, and increase it when you need that extra performance.

It also comes with a multitude of ports – a USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type C port, a USB 3.2 Gen 2 port with power off charging capability, two USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports, and HDMI 2.1 port and a 3.5 mm audio jack.

The 2021 Acer Nitro 5 gaming laptop sure looks fantastic, doesn’t it?

 

2021 Acer Nitro 5 : Specification Comparison!

Acer is introducing six variants, in three phases, and here are their key specifications :

 

2021 Acer Nitro 5 : Pre-Order Deals!

As part of their Zero to Nitro campaign, Acer Malaysia is offering these pre-order deals for the 2021 Nitro 5!

27 to 29 April 2021

Get RM 200 TNG e-Wallet top-up, a Predator Hybrid Backpack, a Predator Galea 350 gaming headset and a Predator Mousepad worth RM 967 when you purchase :

  • Acer Nitro 5 with AMD Ryzen R7 and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 [8GB RAM, 512GB PCIe SSD, 15.6” 144Hz FHD] @ RM 4,899

You can pre-order it at the Shopee Official Store and Acer e-store!

10 to 12 May 2021

Get RM 200 TNG e-Wallet top-up, a Predator Utility Backpack, a Predator Galea 350 gaming headset and a Predator Mousepad worth RM 967 when you purchase :

  • Acer Nitro 5 with AMD Ryzen R7 and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 [16GB RAM, 512GB PCIe SSD, 15.6” 144Hz FHD] @ RM 5,799
  • Acer Nitro 5 with AMD Ryzen R7 and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 [16GB RAM, 512GB PCIe SSD, 15.6” 165Hz QHD] @ RM 6,399
  • Acer Nitro 5 with AMD Ryzen R7 and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 [16GB RAM, 1TB PCIe SSD, 15.6” 165Hz QHD] @ RM 8,999

You can pre-order them at the Shopee Official Store, Acer Certified Store – NBP and Acer e-store!

 

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Acer Nitro QG241YP : 165 Hz Gaming Monitor Preview!

Acer just introduced the Nitro QG241YP gaming monitor, which boasts a 165 Hz refresh rate with HDR10 support!

Here is what you need to know about the new Acer Nitro QG241Y gaming monitor!

 

Acer Nitro QG241YP : 165 Hz Gaming Monitor

The Acer Nitro QG241YP is a 23.8-inch gaming monitor, with a VA panel that supports up to 165 Hz refresh rate and 1 ms VRB response time.

It also features AMD FreeSync Premium technology for smooth, tear-free gaming; and HDR10 with Black Boost technology for greater immersion.

In addition, it comes with ComfyView, BlueLightShield and Low Dimming technologies to help reduce eye strain during long gaming sessions.

The Nitro QG241YP has wide vertical and horizontal viewing angles, but can be tilted for a better viewing angle, or attached to monitor arms using its VEGA mount.

Acer Nitro QG241YP : Specifications

Specifications Acer Nitro QG241YP
Display Size 23.8-inch
Panel Type VA
Max. Resolution
+ Refresh Rate
HDMI : 1920 x 1080 @ 144 Hz
DP : 1920 x 1080 @ 165 Hz
Response Time 1 ms VRB
Contrast Ratio 100 million : 1 max (ACM)
Max. Brightness 250 nits (cd/m²)
HDR Support HDR10
Adaptive Sync AMD FreeSync Premium
Viewing Angle 178° horizontal, 178° vertical
Max. Colours 16.7 million (8-bit)
Colour Gamut 72% NTSC
Input Ports 1 x HDMI 2.0
1 x HDMI 1.4
1 x DisplayPort
VESA Mount Yes, 100 x 100 mm
Speaker Optional (2 watt x 2)
Adjustments Tilt : -5° to 20°
Power
Consumption
Off : 0.4 W
Sleep : 0.5 W
On : 20 W

Acer Nitro QG241YP : Price + Launch Deal!

The Nitro QG241YP will retail for just RM 749 (about US$181 / £132 / A$237 / S$243), but Acer is offering it at just RM 699 for two days!

You can get this awesome deal even lower at just RM 653!

Here are purchase options in other countries (prices as of 14 April 2021) :

 

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Acer Predator : New December 2020 Desktop + Monitor!

Acer just released a new pair of Predator gaming desktop and gaming monitor, just in time for Christmas 2020!

Take a look at the new Predator Orion 3000 gaming desktop and Predator XB273U GX gaming monitor!

 

2020 Acer Predator XB273U GX Gaming Monitor

The new Acer Predator XB273U GX is a 27-inch gaming monitor that supports NVIDIA G-SYNC, and is DisplayHDR 400 certified.

Its IPS panel has a WQHD resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels, a 0.5 ms response time, and can be overclocked to a 270 Hz refresh rate.

Gamers who also create content will love its wide 99% AdobeRGB colour gamut, with Delta E<2. And it comes with the ability to deliver 65W power directly from its USB Type C port!

The Acer Predator XB273U GX has a launch price of RM 3,299 (approximately US$813 / £611 / A$1,082 / S$1,086)

Here are some online purchase options :

 

2020 Acer Predator Orion 3000 Gaming Desktop

The 2020 Acer Predator Orion 3000 gaming desktop is built around the 10th Gen Intel Core i7 or Core i5 processor, with the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 SUPERGeForce RTX 2060 SUPER or GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER.

It comes with 8 GB of DDR4-2666 RAM as standard, but can be upgraded to 64 GB. It can also be configured with up to 1 TB of SSD storage.

It also comes with Killer E2600 for fast Gigabit LAN connectivity, as well as Intel Wi-Fi 6 wireless connectivity. To keep things cool inside its compact case, the Predator Orion 3000 has dual FrostBlade fans.

Acer is offering two variants in Malaysia :

  • Core i7 + RTX 2060 SUPER : RM 6,799 (approximately US$1,678 / £1,268 / A$2,228 / S$2,244)
  • Core i5 + GTX 1660 SUPER : RM 4,099 (approximately US$1,012 / £765 / A$1,343 / S$1,353)

Here are some online purchase options :

 

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Acer Day 2020 : Deals + Promotions Revealed!

Acer Day 2020 is just around the corner, with a ton of deals and promotions! Find out what discounts and free gifts you can get from Acer this year!

 

Acer Day 2020 : Deals + Promotions Galore!

With the new normal due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Acer Malaysia is adopting an online celebration on Shopee for Acer Day 2020!

They will continue to offer a wide range of discounts, promotions, lucky draw sessions and even games like the #FeelTheVibeWithAcer challenge.

The Acer Day 2020 virtual event will kick off on the Acer Malaysia Facebook page on 2 August 2020 at 3 PM, with performances by Linora, Pong Pong and Cikidot, as well as lucky draw sessions.

Up for grabs this year are prizes worth over RM 22,000, including a Predator Helios 300 laptop and a Predator Triton 700 laptop.

 

Acer Day 2020 : Deals + Promotions

We created this table to summarise the Acer Day 2020 deals and promotions for your convenience :

Product Model Promo Price 1 August – 30 September 2 – 4 August (Shopee)
Predator
Helios 300
PH315-53-5462 RM 4,499 RM 100 off
+ Predator Urban Backpack
+ Redmi Airdots earbuds
or Predator Cestus 310 mouse
or Acer Slim Wireless Mouse
Additional RM 200 off
+ Predator Mousepad (M)
+ Predator Flask
PH315-53-77CF RM 5,099
Predator
Orion 5000
PO5-610_RGB RM 7,899 RM 900 off
+ Redmi TV Bar
or Predator RGB mousepad
Additional RM 200 off
Swift 5 SF514-54GT-51WA RM 3,679 RM 320 off
+ Acer Entry Urban Backpack
+
Redmi Airdots earbuds
or Predator Cestus 310 mouse
or Acer Slim Wireless Mouse
Additional RM 200 off
SF514-54GT-512N RM 3,679
Aspire 3 A315-57G-541R RM 2,499 RM 100 off
+ Acer Entry Urban Backpack
+
TnG eWallet
or Acer Day T-shirt
or Acer Predator Cap
Additional RM 50 off
+ Acer SuperCare 2
A315-57G-57L2 RM 2,499
Acer
Monitors
CB342CK RM 1,399 RM 300 off Additional RM 20 off
+ Acer E300 earphones
+ DP cable
XV240YP RM 679 RM 20 off Additional RM 8 off
+ Acer Urban Entry Backpack
EK241Y RM 359 RM 30 off Additional RM 8 off
+ Acer Flask
RM 339 (only on 4 Aug)
Acer
Projectors
C250i RM 1,699 RM 8 off
+ Acer EK220Q monitor
RM 1,299 (only on 4 Aug)
Aopen Monitors 22CV1Q RM 279 RM 18 off
+ Acer USB mouse
RM 259 (only on 4 Aug)
24CL1Y RM 369 RM 18 off
RM 339 (only on 4 Aug)

 

Acer Day 2020 : Lucky Draw With Every Purchase

From 1 August until 30 September 2020, every purchase of selected Acer models from authorised online or offline Acer retail shops will entitle the customer to a “Buy and Win Lucky Draw” entry.

You just need to submit your receipt at www.a-redemption.com to claim your gift and participate in the lucky draw, which will give you the chance to win these prizes :

  • Acer Predator gaming laptops
  • Acer Swift 7 laptops
  • Acer monitors
  • Acer gaming headsets

 

Acer Day 2020 : Other Activities

  • Special One-Day Only Promotion : The top voted promotion package will be available as a limited-time offer at the Acer Official Shopee Shop on 3 August 2020.
  • Special 83% Discount : Prices will drop for at midnight at the Acer Official Shopee Shop on 3 August 2020 for selected items like the Predator Gaming Chair, Predator Author 300 gaming keyboard and the Acer EB192Q B monitor.
  • 5 Days Check-In Game : Acer fans can redeem exclusive merchandise just by participating in daily tasks on www.a-redemption.com from 29 July 2020 onwards.
  • #FeelTheVibeWithAcer Challenge : Dance to the “Feel The Vibe” song and upload the video to Facebook or Instagram using the hashtag #FeelTheVibeWithAcer and tag @AcerMalaysia (Facebook) or @my_acer (Instagram) for a chance to win an Acer ConceptD 3 Pro laptop and RM1000 cash prize!
  • August Birthday Gift : If your birthday is in August, you will receive RM50 Touch ‘n Go eWallet credit, with purchase of Acer products worth more than RM 1,800!

 

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Acer Predator XB273U GS : 165Hz HDR Gaming Monitor!

The Acer Predator XB273U GS is a cheaper variant of the XB273U GX, offering HDR gaming with a 165 Hz refresh rate!

Let’s dive into its key features and specifications, as well as its price and availability!

 

Acer Predator XB273U GS : 240Hz HDR Gaming Monitor!

The Acer Predator XB273U GS is a 27-inch gaming monitor, with an IPS panel that is VESA DisplayHDR 400 certified.

It can drive a QHD resolution of 2560 x 2160 pixels at up to 165 Hz, and supports the NVIDIA G-SYNC adaptive sync technology.

On top of that, it has a wide colour gamut of 95% DCI-P3, with an ACM contrast ratio of 100 million to 1. It also comes with these two new features :

  • RGB LightSense lets you choose a variety of lighting effects, including colour, speed, duration and brightness, that can react to gameplay, music or video
  • AdaptiveLight automatically adjusts the display backlights to match the ambient light in the room.

Unlike the XB273U GX, it doesn’t come with speakers built-in, but you can opt for two 2W speakers.

 

Acer Predator XB273U GS : Specifications

Confusingly, there are two XB273U models. To make it easy for you, we compare both models in this table.

Recommended : Acer Predator XB273U GX : 240Hz HDR Gaming Monitor!

Specifications Acer Predator
XB273U GX
Acer Predator
XB273U GS
Display Size 27-inch
Display Resolution 2560 x 1440 pixels
Refresh Rate 240 Hz (maximum) 165 Hz (maximum)
Panel Type IPS
Adaptive Sync Yes, NVIDIA G-SYNC
Response Time 1 ms (Grey to Grey)
Contrast Ratio 100 Million : 1
Brightness 400 nits (HDR400 mode)
Viewing Angle 178° (vertical and horizontal)
Colours Range 16.7 Million
Colour Gamut 99% Adobe RGB 95% DCI-P3
Speakers 2 x 2W speakers 2 x 2 W speakers (optional)
Ports 2 x HDMI 2.0
1 x DisplayPort 1.4
4 x USB 3.0
1 x USB-C (power)
1 x headphone out
2 x HDMI 2.0
1 x DisplayPort 1.2a
2 x USB 3.0
1 x headphone out
Adjustments Height : TBA
Tilt : -5° to +25°
Swivel : -30° to +30°
Pivot : TBA
Height : TBA
Tilt : -5° to +20°
Swivel : -20° to +20°
Pivot : TBA

 

Acer Predator XB273U GS : Price + Availability

The Acer Predator XB273U GS is slated to be available in these regions :

  • North America : September 2020
  • EMEA : August 2020
  • China : July 2020

There is no known price yet. We will update this article when we know more.

 

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Acer Predator XB273U GX : 240Hz HDR Gaming Monitor!

The Acer Predator XB273U GX is a boosted variant of the XB273U GS, offering HDR gaming with a 240 Hz refresh rate!

Let’s dive into its key features and specifications, as well as its price and availability!

 

Acer Predator XB273U GX : 240Hz HDR Gaming Monitor!

The Acer Predator XB273U GX is a 27-inch gaming monitor, with an IPS panel that is VESA DisplayHDR 400 certified.

It can drive a QHD resolution of 2560 x 2160 pixels at up to 240 Hz, and supports the NVIDIA G-SYNC adaptive sync technology.

On top of that, it has a wide colour gamut of 99% Adobe RGB, with an ACM contrast ratio of 100 million to 1, as well as these two new features :

  • RGB LightSense lets you choose a variety of lighting effects, including colour, speed, duration and brightness, that can react to gameplay, music or video
  • AdaptiveLight automatically adjusts the display backlights to match the ambient light in the room.

Unlike the XB273U GS, the GX model comes with two 2W speakers built into the display.

 

Acer Predator XB273U GX : Specifications

Confusingly, there are two XB273U models. To make it easy for you, we compare both models in this table.

Recommended : Acer Predator XB273U GS : 165Hz HDR Gaming Monitor!

Specifications Acer Predator
XB273U GX
Acer Predator
XB273U GS
Display Size 27-inch
Display Resolution 2560 x 1440 pixels
Refresh Rate 240 Hz (maximum) 165 Hz (maximum)
Panel Type IPS
Adaptive Sync Yes, NVIDIA G-SYNC
Response Time 1 ms (Grey to Grey)
Contrast Ratio 100 Million : 1
Brightness 400 nits (HDR400 mode)
Viewing Angle 178° (vertical and horizontal)
Colours Range 16.7 Million
Colour Gamut 99% Adobe RGB 95% DCI-P3
Speakers 2 x 2W speakers 2 x 2 W speakers (optional)
Ports 2 x HDMI 2.0
1 x DisplayPort 1.4
4 x USB 3.0
1 x USB-C (power)
1 x headphone out
2 x HDMI 2.0
1 x DisplayPort 1.2a
2 x USB 3.0
1 x headphone out
Adjustments Height : TBA
Tilt : -5° to +25°
Swivel : -30° to +30°
Pivot : TBA
Height : TBA
Tilt : -5° to +20°
Swivel : -20° to +20°
Pivot : TBA

 

Acer Predator XB273U GX : Price + Availability

The Acer Predator XB273U GX is slated to be available in these regions :

  • North America : September 2020
  • EMEA : August 2020
  • China : July 2020

There is no known price yet. We will update this article when we know more.

 

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Acer Predator XB323QK NV : 4K HDR Gaming Monitor!

The 2020 Predator XB323QK NV is Acer’s next-generation 4K HDR gaming monitor!

Let’s dive into its key features and specifications, as well as its price and availability!

 

Acer Predator XB323QK NV : 4K HDR Gaming Monitor!

The Acer Predator XB323QK NV is a 31.5-inch gaming monitor, with an IPS panel that is VESA DisplayHDR 400 certified.

It can drive a 4H resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels, at up to 144 Hz, and supports the NVIDIA G-SYNC adaptive sync technology.

On top of that, it has a wide colour gamut of 90% DCI-P3, with 32-bit colour support, and an ACM contrast ratio of 100 million to 1.

It comes with two 4W speakers built-in, and these two new features :

  • RGB LightSense lets you choose a variety of lighting effects, including colour, speed, duration and brightness, that can react to gameplay, music or video
  • AdaptiveLight automatically adjusts the display backlights to match the ambient light in the room.

 

Acer Predator XB323QK NV : Specifications

Specifications Acer Predator XB323QK NV
Display Size 31.5-inch
Display Resolution 3840 x 2160 pixels
Refresh Rate 144 Hz (maximum)
Panel Type IPS
Adaptive Sync Yes, NVIDIA G-SYNC
Response Time TBA
Contrast Ratio 100 Million : 1
Brightness 400 nits (HDR400 mode)
Viewing Angle 178° (vertical and horizontal)
Colours Range 1.07 Billion
Colour Gamut 90% DCI-P3
Speakers 2 x 4 watt speakers
Ports 2 x DP
4 x USB 3.0
1 x USB-C (power)
1 x headphone out
Adjustments Height : TBA
Tilt : -5° to +35°
Swivel : -45° to +45°
Pivot : TBA

 

Acer Predator XB323QK NV : Price + Availability

The Acer Predator XB323QK NV is slated to be available in these regions :

  • North America : September 2020
  • EMEA : August 2020
  • China : July 2020

There is no know price yet. We will update this article when we know more.

 

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Acer Predator XB273UG S Gaming Monitor : First Look!

Acer just launched the Predator XB273UG S gaming monitor, a successor to their Predator XB271HU from 2015!

Here is a quick look at this new Predator gaming monitor, including its key specifications, price and availability!

 

Acer Predator XB273UG S Gaming Monitor

Acer finally followed up on their successful Predator XB271HU with a 2020 version – the Predator XB273U GS gaming monitor!

It is a 27-inch gaming monitor with a WQHD resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels, and an overclocked refresh rate of 165 Hz.

This is an NVIDIA G-SYNC display, that is also DisplayHDR 400-certified. In addition, it has a wide colour gamut of 90% of DCI-P3, and comes with two 2W speakers built-in.

 

Acer Predator XB273UG S : Specifications

Specifications Predator XB273U GS
Size 27-inch
Panel IPS
Resolution 2560 x 1440 pixels
Refresh Rate 165 Hz
Response Time 1 ms GtG
Max. Brightness 350 nits (Native)
400 nits (Peak)
Contrast Ratio 1000 : 1 (Native)
Colour Gamut 90% DCI-P3
HDR Support DisplayHDR 400
HDR10
Ports HDMI 2.0 x 2
DisplayPort 1.2a x 1
Audio Out
Speakers 2 W x 2
Other Features NVIDIA G-SYNC
Acer VisionCare
RGB Ambient Light
ZeroFrame

 

Acer Predator XB273UG S : Price + Availability

The Acer Predator XB273U GS is available with immediate effect, with a recommended retail price of RM 2,199 / ~S$737 / ~US$581 / ~£410 / ~A$790.

Here are some online purchase options (prices accurate as of 13 February 2020) :

Malaysia : RM 2199 | RM 2199 | RM 2199 | RM 2199 | RM 2199

Singapore : S$1083.36 | S$1083.36

 

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34-inch Acer CB342CK ProSumer Monitor : First Look!

Acer just launched the 34-inch CB342CK ProSumer Monitor! Here is what you need to know about this new ultra-wide QHD monitor!

 

Acer CB342CK ProSumer Monitor

The Acer CB342CK is an UltraWide QHD resolution monitor that is VESA certified for DisplayHDR 400, and boasts a wide colour gamut of 99% sRGB.

As a prosumer model, its integrated 6-axis colour adjustment lets you fine-tune its colour to best suit your use case.

The Acer CB342CK comes with the Acer ErgoStand, which allows you to adjust the tilt, swivel and height for the ideal viewing position. It even comes with a remote control for easier adjustments!

Users who want to use it in a multi-monitor setup, will appreciate its ZeroFrame design.

 

Acer CB342CK ProSumer Monitor Specifications

Specifications Acer CB342CK
Size 34-inch
Panel IPS
Resolution 3440 x 1440 pixels (UWQHD)
Refresh Rate 75 Hz
Response Time 1 ms VRB
Max. Brightness 250 nits
Contrast Ratio 100 million : 1 max (ACM)
Colour Gamut 99% sRGB
HDR Support DisplayHDR 400 Certified
HDR10 Capable
Ports HDMI 2.0 x 2
DisplayPort 1.4
Audio Out
USB 3.0 (1 input, 2 outputs)
Speakers Yes, 3 W x 2
Other Features AMD Radeon FreeSync
Acer ZeroFrame
Acer VisionCare

 

Acer CB342CK ProSumer Price + Availability

The Acer CB342CK is available with immediate effect, at the recommended retail price of RM 1,699 / S$698 / US$369.99 / ~£317 / ~A$612.

Here are some online purchase options :

 

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2020 Acer Aspire C27 | C24 AIO : First Look!

The recently-announced 2020 Acer Aspire C27 and C24 AIO computers are here!

Get a quick preview of these two new Acer Aspire 27-inch and 24-inch All-in-One PCs!

 

2020 Acer Aspire C27 | C24 AIO : Official Briefing!

Acer just brought in the new 27-inch and 24-inch Aspire C-series All-In-One PCs, with an ultra-thin 6.8 mm form factor!

With a 27-inch Full HD IPS display, the Acer Aspire C27-962 is powered by the 10th Gen Intel Core i5 processor, and comes with 8 GB DDR4 RAM, 512 GB SSD and 1 TB HDD.

The Acer Aspire C24-962, on the other hand, is powered by the 10th Gen Intel Core i3 processor, and comes with a 23.8-inch Full HD IPS display, 8 GB DDR4 RAM, 128 GB SSD and 1 TB HDD.

They both come with a camera shutter and a HDMI-out port for a second display, as well as four USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports. They also feature Acer Vision Care technologies like BlueLightShield and Flickerless.

 

2020 Acer Aspire C27 | C24 AIO : Specifications

Acer is bringing in two models, powered by the Intel Core i5 and Intel Core i3 respectively :

Specifications 2020 Aspire C27 2020 Aspire C24
Model Aspire C27-962 Aspire C24-962
Display 27-inch IPS Anti-Glare 23.8-inch IPS Anti-Glare
Resolution Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)
Processor Intel Core i5-1035G1 Intel Core i3-1005G1
Memory 8 GB DDR4-2666
Graphics NVIDIA GeForce MX130 (2 GB GDDR5)
SSD 512 GB PCIe SSD 128 GB PCIe SSD
HDD 1 TB HDD (5400 RPM)
Launch Price RM 3,499 RM 2,879

 

2020 Acer Aspire C27 | C24 AIO : Price + Availability

Both 2020 Acer Aspire C27 and C24 AIO are available with immediate effect at these launch prices :

  • Acer Aspire C27-962 : RM 3,499 / ~S$1,173 / ~US$844 / ~£655 / ~A$1,263
  • Acer Aspire C24-962 : RM 2,879 / ~S$965 / ~US$695 / ~£539 / ~A$1,039

Here are some online purchase options :

 

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Acer Spin 3 2020 Convertible Laptop : First Look!

The Acer Spin 3 2020, which was recently announced at CES 2020, is here and available for purchase!

Here is EVERYTHING you need to know about the new Acer Spin 3 2020 convertible laptop!

 

Acer Spin 3 2020 Convertible Laptop

The Acer Spin 3 2020 features a slimmer design with a more powerful 10th Gen Intel Core processor, a weight of just 1.5 kg and a thickness of just 16.9 mm.

A convertible laptop, the Acer Spin 3 2020 comes with 360-degree hinges, allowing professionals and students to effortlessly sketch, take notes, create content and share ideas throughout their day, all with one easy flip.

With a 14-inch touchscreen Full HD display, the new Spin 3 has 7.82 mm thin bezels that offer a 78% screen-to-body ratio for maximum screen real estate.

The Acer Spin 3 2020 supports writing and drawing using its fast-charging Acer Active Stylus with Wacom AES (active electrostatic) technology. The stylus has 4,096 pressure levels and is kept in a convenient storage dock where it quick-charges – a 15 second charge gives you 90 minutes of active writing!

 

Acer Spin 3 2020 Specifications

The new Acer Spin 3 comes in two variants – one with a Core i5 processor, and the other with a Core i3 processor :

Specifications Acer Spin 3 2020 (Core i5) Acer Spin 3 2020 (Core i3)
Model SP314-54N-54F SP314-54N-38F9
Display 14-inch Full HD IPS Touch Display
Processor Intel Core i5-1035G1 Intel Core i3-1005G1
Memory 8 GB LPDDR4 4 GB LPDDR4
Graphics Intel Iris Plus Graphics Intel UHD Graphics
Storage 512 GB PCIe NVMe SSD
Connectivity Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201
Launch Price RM 3,199 RM 2,699

 

Acer Spin 3 2020 Price + Availability + Deal

The new Acer Spin 3 will be available for purchase in March 2020, at all Acer Concept Stores, and Acer Official Online Stores at these recommended retail prices :

  • SP314-54N-54F (Core i5) : RM 3,199 / ~S$1,073 / ~US$772 / ~£599 / ~A$1,158
  • SP314-54N-38F9 (Core i3) : RM 2,699 / ~S$906 / ~US$652 / ~£505 / ~A$977

Acer will also give the first 5 purchases of both variants a FREE Urbanista Sydney portable Bluetooth speaker worth RM219!

 

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Acer ConceptD 5 | ConceptD 5 Pro For Graphic Designers!

The Acer ConceptD 5 | ConceptD 5 Pro is a new laptop designed for the discerning graphic designer, offering the power of a desktop computer, in a svelte and light chassis.

Here is our quick primer on Pro and non-Pro variants of this designer laptop!

 

Acer ConceptD 5 | ConceptD 5 Pro For Graphic Designers!

The Acer ConceptD 5 and ConceptD 5 Pro are designed to be a light and thin laptop, weighing just 1.5 kg (3.3 lbs) and just 16.9 mm (0.67 inch) thick. Yet, they pack a lot of professional-grade hardware.

Flip the cover and a PANTONE-validated IPS display with a 4K UHD resolution greets you. To ensure colour accuracy for design work, it displays 100% of the Adobe RGB colour gamut, with Delta E <2.

They are both powered by the 9th Gen Intel Core i7 mobile processor, with up to 16 GB of DDR4 memory, and up to two 512 GB PCIe NVMe SSDs in RAID 0.

They will come with AMD Radeon RX Vega M GL graphics in some regions, and a choice between NVIDIA Quadro and GeForce graphics in other regions.

They come with a full range of ports, including a USB-C Gen 1 port, a DisplayPort and a dedicated USB port that supports offline charging.

There is also has an embedded fingerprint reader that allows for easier login through Windows Hello.

They are both kept cool by a 4th Gen AeroBlade 3D fan. It features very thin 0.1 mm fan blades with a serrated edge, winglets along the top and bottom, as well as a curved fin along the inner portion of each blade. Acer claims this increases airflow by up to 45%!

To keep things quiet though, the AeroBlade 3D fan has a noise reduction mechanism that keeps it down to less than 40 dB – as quiet as a library!

 

Acer ConceptD 5 | ConceptD 5 Pro Specifications

How do the Pro and non-Pro models differ? Only in aspect – the Pro model uses a Quadro RTX 3000 / Quadro T1000, while the non-Pro model uses a GeForce GTX 1660 Ti or Radeon RX Vega M GL.

Specifications ConceptD 5 Pro ConceptD 5
Display 17.3-inch or 15.6-inch IPS Display
– 4K UHD resolution
– 100% Adobe RGB, Delta E<2
15.6-inch IPS Display
– 4K UHD resolution
– 100% Adobe RGB, Delta E<2
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Pro
Processor Intel Core i7-9750H
Memory 16 GB DDR4-2666 (Dual-Channel)
Graphics Quadro RTX 3000 (6 GB)
Quadro T1000 (4 GB)
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (4 GB)
Radeon RX Vega M GL
Storage 2 x 256 GB PCIe NVMe SSDs in RAID 0
Max Thickness 24.7 mm (17.3-inch)
23.0 mm (15.6-inch)
16.9 mm
Weight 2.8 kg (17.3-inch)
2.5 kg (15.6-inch)
1.5 kg

 

Acer ConceptD 5 | ConceptD 5 Pro Price + Availability

Both models will be available in these regions at the following recommended retail prices :

  • North America in July 2019 : Starting at USD 1,699 / ~£ 1,302 / ~€ 1,506 /~RM 6,992
  • EMEA in July 2019 : Starting at EUR 1,699 / ~US$ 1,918 / ~£ 1,469  /~RM 7,923
  • China in May 2019 : Starting at RMB 12,999 / ~US$ 1,937 / ~£ 1,484 / ~€ 1,716 /~RM 8,003

Here in Malaysia, it is available in three variants, with immediate effect :

  • CN517-71P (17.3-inch, Quadro RTX 3000) : RM 8,699
  • CN515-71P (15.6-inch, Quadro RTX 3000) : RM 7,999
  • CN515-71P (15.6-inch, Quadro T1000) : RM 6,999

 

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Acer ConceptD 7 | ConceptD 7 Pro for 6K RED Video Editing!

The Acer ConceptD 7 | ConceptD 7 Pro is an innocuous-looking powerhouse, designed to power real-time 6K RED video editing and rendering, while looking compact and stylish!

Here’s a quick look at the ConceptD 7 | ConceptD 7 Pro creator laptop!

 

Acer ConceptD 7 | ConceptD 7 Pro for 6K RED Video Editing!

The Acer ConceptD 7 and ConceptD 7 Pro boast a 15.6-inch PANTONE-validated IPS display with a 4K UHD resolution. It naturally covers 100% of the Adobe RGB colour gamut, with colour accuracy of Delta E <2.

They are both powered by the new 9th Gen Intel Core i7 mobile processor, and differ only in their graphics processor.

The Pro model is available with either Quadro RTX 5000 or Quadro RTX 3000 graphics. The non-Pro model is available with either GeForce RTX 2080 or GeForce RTX 2060 graphics.

Even with all that computing power, they are both just 17.9 mm (0.7 inch) thick and weigh just 2.1 kg (4.63 lbs)!

Thanks to their Thunderbolt 3 and Mini DP ports, you can hook them up to three external displays. They also boast Killer DoubleShot Pro for strong and reliable WiFi connectivity.

Both Pro and non-Pro models are kept cool by a 4th Gen AeroBlade 3D fan. It features very thin 0.1 mm fan blades with a serrated edge, winglets along the top and bottom, as well as a curved fin along the inner portion of each blade. Acer claims this increases airflow by up to 45%!

To keep things quiet though, the AeroBlade 3D fan has a noise reduction mechanism that keeps it down to less than 40 dB – as quiet as a library!

 

Acer ConceptD 7 | ConceptD 7 Pro Specifications

How do the Pro and non-Pro models differ? Only in aspect – the Pro model uses a Quadro RTX 5000 / RTX 3000, while the non-Pro model uses a GeForce RTX 2080 / RTX 2060.

Specifications ConceptD 7 Pro ConceptD 7
Display 15.6-inch 4K UHD IPS Display
– 100% Adobe RGB, Delta E<2
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Pro
Processor Intel Core i7-9750H
Memory 16 GB DDR4-2666 (Dual-Channel)
Graphics Quadro RTX 5000 (16 GB)
Quadro RTX 3000 (6 GB)
GeForce RTX 2080 (8 GB)
GeForce RTX 2060 (6 GB)
Storage 2 x 256 GB PCIe NVMe SSDs in RAID 0
Max Thickness 17.9 mm
Weight 2.1 kg

 

Acer ConceptD 7 | ConceptD 7 Pro Price + Availability

Both models will be available in these regions at the following recommended retail prices :

  • North America in July 2019 : Starting at USD 2,299 / ~£ 1,755 / ~€ 2,034 /~RM 9,461
  • EMEA in July 2019 : Starting at EUR 2,299 / ~US$ 2,599 / ~£ 1,984  /~RM 10,695
  • China in May 2019 : Starting at RMB 19,999 / ~US$ 2,981 / ~£ 2,276 / ~€ 2,638 /~RM 12,268

Here in Malaysia, it is available in three variants, with immediate effect :

  • CN715-71P (Quadro RTX 5000) : RM 12,999
  • CN715-71P (Quadro RTX 3000) : RM 8,699
  • CN715-71-744Z (GeForce RTX 2060) : RM 9,999

 

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Acer ConceptD 9 | ConceptD 9 Pro Creator Laptop Revealed!

Acer unveiled the ConceptD 9 at IFA 2019 – their top-of-the-line creator laptop that adapts to a variety of usage modes using a special Ezel Aero Hinge.

The Acer ConceptD 9 and ConceptD 9 Pro are now available, and here is our primer on these exciting new creator laptops!

 

The 17.3-inch Acer ConceptD 9  | ConceptD 9 Pro Creator Laptops

The Acer ConceptD 9 and ConceptD 9 Pro boast a large 17.3-inch PANTONE-validated IPS display with a 4K UHD resolution. It naturally covers 100% of the Adobe RGB colour gamut, with colour accuracy of Delta E <1.

Thanks to the CNC-machined Ezel Aero Hinge, their display can be flipped, extended or reclined to suit your needs.

They also come with a Wacom EMR stylus that has 4,096 levels of pressure, and magnetically attaches to the chassis.

They are both powered by the 9th Gen Intel Core mobile processor, with up to 32 GB of DDR4-2666 memory, and two 512 GB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSDs in RAID 0.

The real difference between the two models? The Pro comes with NVIDIA Quadro RTX 5000 graphics, while the non-Pro model comes with NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 graphics.

All that computing power and fast storage ensure that creators will have no issue working natively with 8K video. pr complex 3D models.

They are both kept cool by a 4th Gen AeroBlade 3D fan. It features very thin 0.1 mm fan blades with a serrated edge, winglets along the top and bottom, as well as a curved fin along the inner portion of each blade. Acer claims this increases airflow by up to 45%!

To keep things quiet though, the AeroBlade 3D fan has a noise reduction mechanism that keeps it down to less than 40 dB – as quiet as a library!

 

Acer ConceptD 9 | ConceptD 9 Pro Specifications

How do the Pro and non-Pro models differ? Only in aspect – the Pro model uses a Quadro RTX 5000, while the non-Pro model uses a GeForce RTX 2080.

Specifications ConceptD 9 Pro ConceptD 9
Display 17.3-inch 4K UHD Touch IPS Display
– 100% Adobe RGB, Delta E<1
– Ezel AeroHinge Display
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Pro
Processor Intel Core i7-9750H
Memory 32 GB DDR4-2666 (Dual-Channel)
Graphics NVIDIA Quadro
RTX 5000 (16 GB)
NVIDIA GeForce
RTX 2080 (8 GB)
Storage 2 x 512 GB PCIe NVMe SSDs in RAID 0
Stylus Yes, Wacom Active Touch Stylus
Max Thickness 26.5 mm
Weight 4.3 kg

 

Acer ConceptD 9 | ConceptD 9 Pro Price + Availability

These new creator laptops will be available in these regions at the following recommended retail prices :

  • North America in August 2019 : Starting at USD 4,999 / ~£ 3,817 / ~€ 4,423 /~RM 20,572
  • EMEA in August 2019 : Starting at EUR 4,999 / ~US$ 5,650 / ~£ 4,316  /~RM 23,253
  • China in August 2019 : Starting at RMB 49,999 / ~US$ 7,453 / ~£ 5,692 / ~€ 6,594 /~RM 30,671

Here in Malaysia, the Acer ConceptD 9 Pro (CN917-71P) is available for RM 18,999 with immediate effect, with the ConceptD 9 available on request.

 

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The Asia Pacific Predator League 2020 Details Revealed!

eSports enthusiasts, heads-up! Acer just announced the full details of the Asia Pacific Predator League 2020!

Here is everything you need to know about the APAC Predator League 2020, including its prize pool of US$ 400,000!

 

The Asia Pacific Predator League 2020

Predator League is the largest brand-initiated tournament in the Asia Pacific region, with over 3500 teams participating in the 2019 edition that culminated in the Grand Finals in Thailand.

With a new prize pool of USD 400,000, the Asia Pacific League 2020 will be held in Manila on 22 – 23 February 2020 at the SM Mall of Asia Arena, Pasay City.

In the run-up to the grand showdown in Manila, 17 participating countries have opened registrations for local qualifying competitions for both PUBG and Dota 2 in October with local prizes.

If you believe you have what it takes to be the Malaysian champion, and win a big chunk of the RM 100,000 prize pool, you can register here.

 

Asia Pacific Predator League 2020 Qualifying Details

Dota 2

There will be two online qualifying stages, as well as four on-ground qualifying stages, held at :

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  • Mineski Infinity Kuala Lumpur
  • Mineski Esport Arena Selangor
  • Eternity Esport Penang
  • Gizmo Arena Sarawak

The qualifying teams will meet for the Malaysian Grand Finals at Level Up KL, in KLCC on 9-10 November 2019 in Malaysia.

PUBG

There will be four online qualifying stages, with the top four teams of each qualifying stage scheduled to face each other at the Malaysian Grand Finals on 7-8 December 2019 at Battle Arena, Jaya Shopping Centre, in the most extreme matches of FPP on Erangel and Miramar.

The Prize Pool

The prize pool breakdown is RM50,000 cash for DOTA2 and RM24,000 cash for PUBG, and another RM26,000 worth of prizes.

The Malaysian leg champions will also be heading to Manila in February 2020 to duke it out for the coveted championship.

 

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The 2019 Acer Aspire 3 – Everything You Need To Know!

At the launch of Acer Day 2019, Acer unveiled the 2019 Acer Aspire 3 laptops, which have been refreshed with NVIDIA GeForce MX230 graphics, and new Intel Core processor options.

Here is everything you need to know about the new 2019 Acer Aspire 3 laptops!

 

The 2019 Acer Aspire 3 / 5 Laptops

The 2019 Acer Aspire 3 and Aspire 5 laptops are designed for mainstream users, at very affordable price points.

Let’s start with a product presentation by Jeffrey Lai, Acer Malaysia’s Senior Product Manager.

 

The 2019 Acer Aspire 3

Like its predecessor, the 2019 Acer Aspire 3 has a 15.6-inch IPS display, with a Full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. However, it now comes with NVIDIA GeForce MX230 graphics, with 2 GB of GDDR5 memory.

The 2019 Acer Aspire 3 has both a 2.5-inch drive bay, as well as a M.2 socket. The Core i5 models come with a 1 TB HDD, and can be upgraded with a M.2 PCIe SSD.

The Core i7 model, on the other hand, comes with a PCIe SSD, but you have the option of adding a 2.5-inch HDD (or SSD) for additional storage.

Acer is initially releasing four different 2019 Aspire 3 models, three powered by the Intel Core i5-8265U processor, and one powered by the Intel Core i7-8565U processor.

Specifications

A315-55G-537A
A315-55G-57B4
A315-55G-59ZU

A315-55G-74LX

Operating System

Microsoft Windows 10 Home (64-bit)

Processor

Intel Core i5-8265U

Intel Core i7-8565U

Graphics

NVIDIA GeForce MX230 (2 GB GDDR5)

Display

15.6-inch Full HD IPS display

Memory

4 GB DDR4 (upgradable to 20 GB)

Storage

1 TB HDD
(M.2 PCIe SSD upgradable)

256 GB PCIe SSD
(HDD upgradable)

Networking

Intel Wireless-AC 9461/9462

802.11a/b/g/n/ac (2×2 MU-MIMO)
– Bluetooth 5.0

I/O Ports

2 x USB Type C (USB 3.1 Gen 1)
1 x USB 2.0
1 x HDMI 2.0 (with HDCP)
1 x Ethernet port
SD card reader

Webcam

Acer HDR webcam (1280 x 720)

Audio

Acer TrueHarmony Audio

Dimensions

363.4 mm wide x 250.5 mm deep x 19.95 mm thick

Weight

1.9 kg

Warranty

3 years local warranty, with 1st year international warranty

Battery Life

Up to 7.5 hours

Launch Price

RM 2,399
~US$577
~£475
~A$845

RM 3,099
~US$745
~£610
~A$1,091

 

The 2019 Acer Aspire 3 Price + Availability

The 2019 Acer Aspire 3 models are available with immediate effect, in three colour options – Obsidian Black, Indigo Blue and Rococo Red.

The Core i7-8565U processor model (A315-55G-74LX) retails for RM 3,099 / ~US$745 / ~£610 / ~A$1,091.

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The Core i5-8265U processor model (A315-55G-537A, A315-55G-57B4, A315-55G-59ZU) retails for RM 2,399 / ~US$577 / ~£475 / ~A$845.

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The 2019 Acer Aspire 5 – Everything You Need To Know!

At the launch of Acer Day 2019, Acer unveiled the 2019 Acer Aspire 5 laptops, which have been refreshed with NVIDIA GeForce MX250 graphics, and new Intel Core processor options.

Here is everything you need to know about the new 2019 Acer Aspire 5 laptops!

 

The 2019 Acer Aspire 3 / 5 Laptops

The 2019 Acer Aspire 3 and Aspire 5 laptops are designed for mainstream users, at very affordable price points.

Let’s start with a product presentation by Jeffrey Lai, Acer Malaysia’s Senior Product Manager.

 

The 2019 Acer Aspire 5

Like its predecessor, the 2019 Acer Aspire 5 has a 14-inch IPS display, with a Full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. However, it is now 10% smaller and 16.7% lighter!

Thanks to an aluminium top cover, it offers a premium look and feel in a thin chassis that weighs just 1.45 kg. It also comes with a backlit keyboard, which allows you to work even in dimly-lit conditions.

Acer is initially releasing four different 2019 Aspire 5 models, three powered by the Intel Core i5-8265U processor, and one powered by the Intel Core i7-8565U processor.

Specifications

A514-52G-586W
A514-52G-58D7
A514-52G-58NY

A514-52G-72WC

Operating System

Microsoft Windows 10 Home (64-bit)

Processor

Intel Core i5-8265U

Intel Core i7-8565U

Graphics

NVIDIA GeForce MX250 (2 GB GDDR5)

Display

14-inch Full HD IPS display

Memory

4 GB DDR4 (upgradable to 12 GB)

Storage

256 GB PCIe SSD
Upgradable with 2.5-inch HDD

Networking

Intel Wireless-AC 9560
– 802.11a/b/g/n/ac (2×2 MU-MIMO)
– Bluetooth 5.0

I/O Ports

1 x USB Type C (USB 3.1 Gen 1)
2 x USB 3.1 (one supports power off charging)
1 x USB 2.0
1 x HDMI 2.0 (with HDCP)
1 x Ethernet port
SD card reader

Webcam

Acer HDR webcam (1280 x 720)

Audio

Acer TrueHarmony Audio

Dimensions

328.8 mm wide x 236 mm deep x 17.95 mm thick

Weight

1.5 kg

Warranty

3 years local warranty, with 1st year international warranty

Battery Life

Up to 12.5 hours

Up to 7 hours

Launch Price

RM 2,499
~US$601
~£492
~A$880

RM 3,099
~US$745
~£610
~A$1,091

 

The 2019 Acer Aspire 5 Price + Availability

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The 2019 Aspire 5 is available with an Intel Core i7 processor (A514-52G-72WC) with immediate effect for RM 3,099 / ~US$746 / ~£615 / ~A$1,098.

The Core i5 models (A514-52G-586W, A514-52G-58D7, A514-52G-58NY) are priced at RM 2,499 / ~US$601 / ~£496 / ~A$855, and will be available by the end of August 2019.

The Core i3 model, price yet unknown, will also be available at the end of August as well.

The Core i5 and Core i3 models will be available in Pure Silver, Indigo Blue and Charcoal Black colours.

 

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Acer Day 2019 Deals + Promotions – All You Need To Know!

Acer Malaysia just kicked off Acer Day 2019 at Mid Valley Megamall, with the theme – Freedom To Play.

Here is everything you need to know about the Acer Day 2019 deals and promotions, which runs from now until the end of September 2019!

 

The Acer Day 2019 Launch Event

The Acer Day 2019 campaign actually lasts from 29 July until 30 September 2019. However, they officially launched Acer Day 2019 today at Mid Valley Megamall, with a roadshow over the weekend.

Acer also took the opportunity to launch the 2019 Aspire 3 and 5 laptops, and a new Acer PM161Q portable monitor…

The 2019 Acer Aspire Series

The 2019 Aspire 3 and 5 laptops have been refreshed with NVIDIA GeForce MX230 and MX250 graphics, and new Intel Core processor options.

The new Acer Aspire 5 has a 14-inch IPS display, but with a 10% smaller footprint and is 16.7% lighter than its predecessor.

The 2019 Aspire 5 is available with an Intel Core i7 processor with immediate effect for RM 3,099 / ~US$746 / ~£615 / ~A$1,098.

The Core i5 model is priced at RM 2,499 / ~US$601 / ~£496 / ~A$855, and will be available by the end of August 2019. The Core i3 model, price yet unknown, will also be available at the end of August as well.

The 2019 Acer Aspire 3 has a 15.6-inch Full HD display, and retails for RM 2,399 / ~US$577 / ~£476 / ~A$850 with immediate availability.

Recommended : The 2019 Acer Aspire 3 – Everything You Need To Know! | The 2019 Acer Aspire 5 – Everything You Need To Know!

Acer PM161Q Portable Monitor

The Acer PM161Q is a portable 15.6-inch Full HD IPS display, with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Designed to fit snugly in a laptop bag, it has a side profile of only 2 cm, and weighs just 950 grams.

More importantly, it is designed to be powered by a single USB Type C cable, which makes it extremely useful as a portable second display for a smartphone or ultra-portable laptop.

The Acer PM161Q comes with a protective sleeve and 3-years on-site warranty, and is priced at RM 599 / ~US$144 / ~£119 / ~A$212 , with availability in September 2019.

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The Acer Day 2019 Deals + Promotions

The Acer Day 2019 deals and promotions kicks off from now until 30 September 2019, so you will have plenty of opportunities to grab some great deals and promotions.

Acer Day 2019 Spin + Win Contest

When you buy any selected Acer model, you will have the opportunity to join the Acer Day 2019 Spin + Win Contest, where you stand a chance to win an Acer laptop or exclusive Acer merchandise.

Acer Day 2019 Promotions

When you purchase selected Acer models of a certain amount, you will go home with these great freebies!

RM 8,600 or more : FREE Acer Predator Gaming Chair
Between RM 5,400 – RM 8,599 : FREE Edifier 2.1 Speaker Set
Between RM 3,000 – RM 5,399 : FREE Microsoft Office 365 / Predator Cestus 330 / Predator Galea 311
Between RM 1,800 – RM 2,999 : FREE pair of movie tickets / Acer Day t-shirt

Acer Day 2019 Flash Sales

Here are the Acer Day 2019 flash sales you can look forward to :

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  • Acer Aspire XC (XC830-4105W10) : RM 999
  • 27-inch Acer ED273A monitor : RM 659
  • Acer E300 Earphones : RM 79
  • Acer Premium Backpack : RM 49
  • Acer Predator RGB Mousepad : RM 49
  • Acer Predator Cestus 310 Gaming Mouse : RM 49
  • Acer Predator Cestus 330 Gaming Mouse : RM 99
  • Acer Predator Mousepad (M) : RM 9
  • Acer Predator Mousepad (XXL) : RM 69
  • Acer Predator Backpack : RM 49
  • Acer Predator Waterproof Bag : RM 29
  • Acer Predator WASD T-Shirt : RM 29
  • Acer Predator Hoodie Jacket : RM 99
  • PMC X Acer T-shirt : RM 39

 

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The 2019 Acer Predator Triton 900 Gaming Monster Preview!

The 2019 Acer Predator Triton 900 is no ordinary gaming laptop. It boasts a unique convertible design thanks to its Ezel Aero Hinge.

Let’s take a closer look at the new Acer Predator Triton 900, and show you why we call it the Gaming Monster!

 

The 2019 Acer Predator Triton 900 Tech Briefing

Let’s start with the 2019 Acer Predator Triton 900 tech briefing by Jeffrey Lai, Senior Product Manager of Acer Malaysia.

 

The 2019 Acer Predator Triton 900

The 2019 Acer Predator Triton 900 is built around the unique Ezel Aero Hinge that flips, extends or reclines the 17.3-inch display, for four usage modes :

  • Display Mode for sharing the screen with friends
  • Ezel Mode for playing games on the touch screen
  • Notebook Mode for playing computer games
  • Stand Mode for using the Triton 900 like a tablet!

It is designed to be a gaming powerhouse, with an Intel Core i7 processor and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 graphics, all kept cool by 4th Gen AeroBlade 3D fans.

It also comes with 16 GB or 32 GB of DDR4 memory, and two 512 GB NVMe SSDs in RAID 0, as well as a mechanical keyboard with per-key RGB lighting. Next to its keyboard is a large trackpad that doubles as a virtual number pad.

Its 17.3-inch display has an IPS panel with a 4K UHD resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels, and it supports NVIDIA G-SYNC. It also comes with a built-in Xbox wireless receiver that lets you play your PC games with an Xbox controller!

 

The 2019 Acer Predator Triton 900 Specifications

Specifications2019 Acer Predator Triton 900
Display17.3-inch IPS touchscreen display
- 3840 x 2160 pixels
Operating SystemMicrosoft Windows 10 Home
ProcessorIntel Core i7-9850H
- 6 cores, 12 threads
- 2.6 GHz base clock, 4.6 GHz boost clock
Memory16 GB / 32 GB DDR4 SDRAM
- 2 SODIMM slots
Graphics ProcessorNVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 (8 GB GDDR6)
Storage2 x 512 GB NVMe PCIe SSDs in RAID 0
ConnectivityLAN : Gigabit Ethernet
WiFi : 802.11ac
Bluetooth : BT 5.0
Audio4 Speakers
Ports1 x HDMI
1 x DisplayPort
1 x USB 2.0
2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1
1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 / Thunderbolt 3 / USB-C
KeyboardBacklit keyboard
Power4-cell Lithium Polymer battery (4670 mAh)
330 watt power supply
Dimensions438.0 mm wide
303.3 mm deep
23.8 mm thick
Weight4.50 kg

 

The 2019 Acer Predator Triton 900 Price + Availability

The 2019 Acer Predator Triton 900 is available right now in Malaysia at the official price of RM 15,999 / ~$3,864 / ~£3,044 / ~€3,400 with the following specifications :

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  • 9th Gen Intel Core i7 processor
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 graphics
  • 17.3-inch 4K UHD IPS touch panel display
  • 16 GB dual-channel DDR4 memory
  • 2 x 512 GB PCIe NVMe SSDs in RAID 0
  • Killer Doubleshot Pro Wireless LAN

 

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The 2019 Predator Helios 300 with RTX 2070 Revealed!

Acer just unveiled the 2019 Predator Helios 300 gaming laptop, powered by the latest 9th Gen Intel processor and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 graphics.

Here’s a quick primer on the latest iteration of the Acer Predator Helios 300 gaming laptop!

 

The 2019 Predator Helios 300 Gaming Laptop

The newly-refreshed 2019 Predator Helios 300 gaming laptop is powered by the latest 9th Gen Intel processor and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 GPU with Max-Q Design.

It also comes with up to 32 GB of DDR4-2666 memory, and Killer DoubleShot Pro networking connectivity.

Gamers have a choice of either a 15.6-inch or 17.3-inch Full HD IPS display. Both options support a 144 Hz refresh rate, and a 3 ms overdrive response time.

It also has a new keyboard with distinctive Predator fonts and 4-zone RGB lighting. The WASD keys are highlighted, as well as the arrow keys are hotkeys. The spacebar has also been enlarged.

Like the Predator Helios 700, it has two hotkeys – Turbo to quickly engage overclocking, and PredatorSense to immediately access CPU + GPU temperatures, fan controls, RGB lighting and more.

4th Gen AeroBlade 3D Fans

The new Predator Helios 300 also comes with an improved cooling system with two 4th Gen AeroBlade 3D fans, five copper heat pipes, and the Acer CoolBoost Technology.

The new 4th Gen AeroBlade 3D fans have new 0.1 mm fan blades with a serrated edge, winglets along the top and bottom, as well as a curved fin along the inner portion of each blade. Acer claims this increases airflow by up to 45%!

 

The 2019 Predator Helios 300 Price + Availability

The 2019 Predator Helios 300 gaming laptop will be available in these regions at the following recommended retail prices :

  • North America in July 2019 : Starting at USD 1,199.99 / ~£ 916 / ~€ 1,060 /~RM 4,933
  • EMEA in June 2019 : Starting at EUR 1,499 / ~US$ 1,695 / ~£ 1,295  /~RM 6,976
  • China in May 2019 : Starting at RMB 11,999 / ~US$ 1,788 / ~£ 1,366 / ~€ 1,579 /~RM 7,359

 

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The 2019 Predator Helios 700 Adds HyperDrift Keyboard!

Acer just unveiled the 2019 Predator Helios 700 gaming laptop, with a unique HyperDrift keyboard! Here’s a quick primer on the latest iteration of the Acer Predator Helios 700 gaming laptop!

 

The 2019 Predator Helios 700 Adds HyperDrift Keyboard!

The newly-refreshed 2019 Predator Helios 700 gaming laptop has a slew of new CPUs and GPUs to choose from, including the new 9th Gen Intel Core i9 and the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 or RTX 2070.

It also comes with up to 64 GB of DDR4 memory, and Killer DoubleShot Pro wired and Killer Wi-Fi 6 wireless connectivity.

All that power is convey to the gamer through a large 17-inch Full HD IPS display with 144 Hz refresh rate, 3 ms response time and NVIDIA G-SYNC support.

HyperDrift Keyboard

The most unique thing about the 2019 Predator Helios 700 is the new HyperDrift keyboard. Designed as part of the new Helios 700’s thermal architecture, it slides forward to uncover two additional air intakes for maximum cooling performance.

Sliding the HyperDrift keyboard forward also improves ergonomics – the keyboard is now closer to the gamer. On top of that – its MagForce keys use linear switches that triggers on the initial press, and increase up to 100 percent for more precise control.

It also has two hotkeys – Turbo to quickly engage overclocking, and PredatorSense to immediately access CPU + GPU temperatures, fan controls, RGB lighting and more.

4th Gen AeroBlade 3D Fans

The new Predator Helios 700 also comes with an improved cooling system. It not only leverages the HyperDrift keyboard for more airflow, it also comes with two 4th Gen AeroBlade 3D fans, five copper heat pipes, and the Acer CoolBoost Technology.

The new 4th Gen AeroBlade 3D fans have new 0.1 mm fan blades with a serrated edge, winglets along the top and bottom, as well as a curved fin along the inner portion of each blade. Acer claims this increases airflow by up to 45%!

 

The 2019 Predator Helios 700 Price + Availability

The 2019 Predator Helios 700 gaming laptop will be available in these regions at the following recommended retail prices :

  • North America in July 2019 : Starting at USD 2,699.99 / ~£ 2,061 / ~€ 2,387 /~RM 11,105
  • EMEA in July 2019 : Starting at EUR 2,699 / ~US$ 3,052 / ~£ 2,331  /~RM 12,557
  • China in June 2019 : Starting at RMB 19,999 / ~US$ 2,981 / ~£ 2,277 / ~€ 2,271 /~RM 12,265

 

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The 2019 Acer Altos Product Showcase + Demonstration!

In addition to their consumer gaming products, Acer also has an Altos subsidiary that offers enterprise-grade cloud computing and network storage solutions. Here is the 2019 Acer Altos product showcase and demonstration!

 

The 2019 Acer Altos Product Showcase + Demonstration

Altos Computing Inc President, Jackie Lee, flew in from Taipei to introduce the 2019 Acer Altos product line-up for business and enterprise users.

Acer Altos QSAN XN3004T Tower 4+1 Bay NAS

The Acer Altos QSAN XN3004T NAS (Network-Attached Storage) runs on the QSM 3 operating system, and comes with a USB One Touch Copy Button, which allows the automatic back-up of USB flash drives and external hard disk drives to pre-set folders.

It has an auto-tiering architecture, that will progressively optimise the data to allow users to retrieve their data quicker. Its real-time remote replication and cloud backup also allows for additional backup of important assets.

Thanks to its hybrid (N+1) storage system, the XN3004T NAS allows you to add a SSD for better data access performance from its four 3.5-inch hard disk drives. It also boasts a screw-less tray design, which allows you to install, upgrade, or replace existing HDDs without tools.

Given the importance of data security, Acer Altos QSAN XN3004T NAS has built-in anti-virus protection. In addition, its self-encrypting drive (SED) technology protects the data from Day 1, and secures it even if the physical drives are stolen or misplaced.

Acer Altos P Series Workstations

The Acer Altos P30 F6 workstation comes with the latest 8th Generation Intel Core processor and NVIDIA Quadro graphics card to deliver the performance and reliability expected by creative professionals, engineers, scientists and financial analysts. It also supports up to 64 GB of RAM and 32 TB of storage.

Acer also offers the Altos P330 F4, which is equipped with the powerful and reliable server-grade Intel Xeon Processor Skylake-W Family and NVIDIA Quadro professional graphics cards. It supports up to 512 GB of RAM, and comes with a 900W power supply as well as a dual-fan option for increased airflow.

Acer AltosCloud VDI Solution

Acer also showcased the AltosCloud VDI (Virtual desktop infrastructure) solution, which allows users to easily set up their own virtual desktop computing system. It is ideal for organisations such as call centers, hospitals and even the library setups of private schools, colleges and universities.

The AltosCloud VDI allows an organisation to provide a desktop computing experience by simply connecting a keyboard, mouse, monitor and a LAN cable to the Acer Altos TC400 or TC410 thin client terminals.

Organisations can also leverage other computing devices like desktop PCs, laptops, Chromebook and even Android smartphones. The AltosCloud VDI solution is powered by the Acer Altos server range at the backend.

Price + Availability

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The complete range of 2019 Acer Altos products will be available for purchase at Acer official online stores, and select Acer authoriser resellers soon.

Equipped with four 2 TB hard disk drives, the Acer Altos QSAN XN3004T Tower 4+1 Bay NAS, will be priced at RM 4,699 / ~US$ 1,149 / ~£ 862.

The Acer Altos P30 F6 workstation is priced from RM 4,280 / ~US$ 1,046 / ~£ 785 onwards, while the Acer Altos P330 F4 workstation is priced from RM 8,799 / ~US$ 2,149 / ~£ 1,615 onwards.

 

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The Acer Streetwear Showcase by Pestle & Mortar Clothing!

Acer Malaysia surprised everyone by introducing their own streetwear yesterday. The Acer streetwear showcase featured two t-shirt designs by Pestle & Mortar Clothing. Check them out!

 

The Acer Streetwear Showcase by Pestle & Mortar Clothing!

Created in collaboration with Pestle & Mortar Clothing, the new Acer streetwear line was based around the motto “Young, Trendy and Technology”. The first collection consists of two t-shirt designs inspired by Acer Swift and Predator, Conquer New Worlds.

“With this collaboration with the renowned Malaysian streetwear brand, Pestle & Mortar Clothing, we hope to move closer to the younger group and bring together both Acer and Predator fans by uniting them through everyday, fashionable wear,” said Chan Weng Hong, General Manager of Products, Sales & Marketing, Acer Sales & Services Sdn Bhd.

 

Acer Streetwear Price + Availability

The Acer Streetwear collection is only available for purchase in the online Acer store, at the following prices :

  • The Acer Swift design is priced at RM99 / ~US$ 25, and
  • The Predator, Conquer New Worlds design is priced at RM109 / ~US$ 27.

You can also get a free Acer x Pestle & Mortar Special Edition T-Shirt, when you purchase selected Acer models that cost between RM 2,600 and RM 3,799 (~US$ 650-950).

 

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Acer Day Deals + Offers with AMOi-AMOi and Fuying & Sam

The annual Acer Day is back with new deals and offers! In this article, we will share with you the full list of Acer Day deals and offers, as well as live performances by AMOi-AMOi and Fuying & Sam!

 

Three New Acer Laptops!

At the 2018 Acer Day, they launched three new laptop models :

 

The Acer Day Deals + Offers!

From 1st August to 30th September 2018, customers who purchase selected Acer products will be rewarded with value-added gifts such as a TT eSports Predator Gaming Chair, Vinyl disc and player, Predator mouse or Predator headset, Microsoft Office 365 Personal or Acer Day Bluetooth speaker.

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Acer Day Offer Qualifying Products Gift
Purchase between RM 1,800 – RM 2,599 Acer Aspire Tc780
Acer Aspire 5
Acer Aspire E14
Acer Aspire C22
Acer Aspire Revo Base
Acer Aspire E15
Acer Aspire XC
Acer Spin 3
Acer Swift 1
Acer Day Bluetooth
Speaker
Purchase between RM 2,600 – RM 3,799 Acer Nitro 5
Acer Aspire 5
Acer Aspire E15
Acer Aspire Z24
Acer Swift 5
Acer Swift 3
Acer Spin 5
Acer Switch 5
Office 365 Personal
or
Predator Cestus 300
Purchase between RM 3,800 – RM 6,599 Acer Predator Helios 300
Acer Predator G3
Acer Aspire GX
Acer Aspire U27
Acer Nitro 5
Acer Swift 5
Acer Switch 5
Acer Spin 5
Acer Aspire Z24
Acer Aspire S24
Predator Headset
or
Predator Cestus 500
Purchase between RM 6,600 – RM 9,499 Acer Predator 15
Acer Predator Triton 700 (GTX 1060)
Acer Predator 17
Acer Predator G1
Vinyl Disc + Player
Purchase above RM 9,500 Acer Predator Orio 9000
Acer Predator Triton 700 (GTX 1080)
Acer Predator 17x
TT eSports Predator Gaming Chair

 

AMOi-AMOi Live @ Acer Day 2018!

To celebrate Acer Day, they brought in AMOi-AMOI for a live performance! Check it out!

 

Fuying and Sam LIVE @ Acer Day 2018!

Acer even brought in Fuying and Sam for a live performance. Enjoy!

 

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The 2018 Acer Predator Helios 300 Special Edition Revealed!

The annual Acer Day is back! In addition to many great offers, Acer Malaysia also launched the Acer Predator Helios 300 Special Edition gaming laptop! Check it out!

 

The Acer Predator Helios 300 Special Edition

The 2018 Acer Predator Helios 300 Special Edition features a special all-white aluminium chassis accented with gold trim. With only 50 units available in Malaysia, this gorgeous gaming laptop is powered by the 8th Gen Intel Core i7 processor paired with an overclockable NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 GPU, 256 GB PCle solid state drive and a 1 TB hard disk drive.

Its 15.6-inch Full HD IPS display is VR-ready with an upgraded 144 Hz refresh rate. Its high refresh rate also enables tear-free gaming, delivers the best possible gaming experience on-the-go, with low input lag.

The 2018 Acer Predator Helios 300 Special Edition comes with up to 8 GB of DDR4 memory, which is upgradable to 32 GB, and the latest Intel Wireless-AC 9560 that delivers up to 1.73 Gbps wireless connectivity.

With its dual-fan system built around Acer’s proprietary AeroBlade 3D metal fans featuring the world’s thinnest 0.1 mm metal fan blades, the Predator Helios 300 Special Edition is kept cool even during the most intensive gaming session.

 

2018 Acer Predator Helios 300 Special Edition Price + Availability

In conjunction with Acer Day 2018, Acer is offering a variety of offers and discounts.

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The 2018 Acer Predator Helios 300 Special Edition comes complete with a Predator gaming backpack, earphone, gaming mouse as well as mousepad in matching white colour schemes.

Priced at RM 6,199 / ~US$ 1,549, the 2018 Acer Predator Helios 300 Special Edition will be available for purchase in mid-August 2018 at all Acer Official Online Stores and authorized Predator Partners nationwide.

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