To recall, the Acer Predator Helios 300 laptop was introduced first during the Next@Acer global press conference. The highlight of the new laptop is its new AeroBlade 3D metal blade fans which are claimed to improve the airflow by 35 percent while taking small space within the hood. The Predator Helios 300 was retailed in the US for a price of $1,299 (roughly Rs 88,500).
“Predator Helios 300 combines innovative design and unbeatable features that are sure to delight the gaming enthusiasts. Predator will be a brand to beat in the Indian gaming market,” said Chandrahas Panigrahi, CMO and Consumer Business Head at Acer India, in a statement.
Acer Predator Helios 300: Specifications
The latest Acer gaming laptop features a 15.6-inch Full-HD screen. The laptop comes equipped with a 7th generation Intel Core i5 (7300HQ) or Core i7 (7700HQ) CPU paired with 8GB DDR4 RAM upgradeable to 32GB, a 1TB hard drive, a 128GB SSD for storage, and an overclockable Nvidia GTX 1050Ti GPU with dedicated 4GB of GDDR5.
Acer has offered a compartment beneath the chassis of the laptop to allow users to upgrade memory and storage components. For better audio experience, the laptop comes with Dolby Audio Premium.
On the connectivity front, the Acer Predator Helios 300 includes a Gigabit Ethernet port, HDMI 2.0, USB 3.1 Type-C port, two USB 2.0 ports, a USB 3.0 port, and a 2-in-1 card reader. The wireless connectivity includes Wi-Fi 802.11ac 2×2 MIMO technology which is rated to offer two times faster speeds and up to five times faster than the traditional 1×1 solutions.
Acer Predator Helios 300: Pricing
The Acer Predator Helios 300 Intel Core i7 processor model is available at a price of Rs 1,49,999, whereas the Intel Core i5 processor model costs Rs 1,29,999. Both laptops are eligible for exchange offer of up to Rs 15,000. Furthermore, the laptops are eligible for additional 5 percent discount for Axis Bank Buzz credit card users.
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