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Acer Unveils New Gaming Laptops with Powerful Intel and AMD Processors and NVIDIA Graphics

Acer has announced four new gaming laptops, including two new 14-inch models and two new 16-inch models. The 14-inch Predator Helios Neo and 16-inch Nitro will be powered by Intel processors, while the 14-inch and 16-inch Nitro will be powered by AMD processors. The laptops will be available globally in late spring.

The Predator Helios Neo 14 is Acer’s flagship 14-inch gaming laptop. It starts at $1,800 and will be available in a variety of configurations, including the top-of-the-line model with an Intel Core Ultra 9 185H processor, a dedicated AI accelerator, and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 graphics.

Less expensive models of the Predator Helios Neo 14 will use the Core Ultra 7 155H or Core Ultra 5 125H chips and RTX 4060 or RTX 4050 graphics.

The top-of-the-line model has a 14.5-inch display with a resolution of 3,072 x 1,920 pixels, a refresh rate of 165 Hz, 100% coverage of the sRGB color gamut, and G-Sync support. Less expensive models will have resolutions of 2,560 x 1,600 or 1,920 x 1,200 with a refresh rate of 120 Hz.

The Predator Helios Neo 14 runs Windows 11 and has a 76 watt-hour battery. It offers up to 32GB of LPDDR5X RAM and 1TB of storage. The laptop weighs 1.9 kilograms and has a built-in 1080p webcam and Wi-Fi 6E support.

The Nitro 14 is Acer’s first 14-inch mid-range Nitro laptop. It is powered by an AMD Ryzen 7 8845HS processor and NVIDIA RTX 4060 graphics. Less expensive configurations will use a Ryzen 5 8645HS processor and RTX 4050 or 3050 graphics.

The top-of-the-line Nitro 14 configuration has a 14.5-inch display with a resolution of 2,560 x 1,500 pixels, a refresh rate of 120 Hz, a response time of 9 milliseconds, and 100% sRGB support. The base model has a 1080p resolution with a 120 Hz refresh rate.

The Nitro 14 has USB 4 and USB 3.2 Type-C ports, a pair of USB-A ports (with offline charging support), an HDMI 2.1 port, and a microSD card slot. The Acer Nitro 14 starts at $1,300.

The updated Nitro 16 will be available in separate Intel and AMD models. The Intel version will be powered by an Intel Core i7-14700HX processor, while the AMD version will be powered by a Ryzen 9 8945HS processor. Both Nitro 16 laptops will feature NVIDIA RTX 4060 graphics with 8GB of GDDR6 memory in the top-of-the-line configuration and RTX 4050 or RTX 3050 in less expensive models.

The Nitro 16 laptops will have a resolution of up to 1,600 x 2,560 pixels, a brightness of 500 nits, a refresh rate of 165 Hz, and a response time of 3 milliseconds. Each laptop will offer up to 32GB of DDR5 RAM and 2TB of storage. The Nitro 16 laptops will start at $1,400 and will be available in North America in May.

 

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