Acer India on Friday also announced the launch of its Predator 21X gaming laptop – launched initially at IFA 2016 in Berlin. It is the world’s first gaming laptop to sport a curved screen display.
The gaming laptop first unveiled at the IFA 2016 and apparently is the world’s first gaming laptop to feature a curved screen.
Acer Predator 21 X will be available on order through the Acer Exclusive stores and authorized the e-commerce stores across the country. The device is already available for pre-order on the Flipkart. The Predator 21 X is priced at an eye-popping figure of Rs 6,99,999 in India while in the US it costs Rs $8,999 which roughly calculates to Rs 5,77,000.
“Predator brand is extremely popular and is able to bring the ultimate gaming laptop to India – The Predator 21 X. The Predator 21X is the world’s first notebook with a very curved screen design that offers the eye-tracking technology for the more immersive user experience. The powerful Predator 21X is the true beast of machine amalgamation in the most advanced technology ever seen in a laptop while also offering desktop-level performance for the demanding games, ” said MrChandrahas Panigrahi, CMO and consumer business head, while speaking at the launch.
The Pre-orders for the Acer Predator 21 X are very live on the Flipkart and the gaming laptop will also be available. It has been priced at Rs. 6,99,999, which is also a steep hike as compared to the US pricing of $8,999 (roughly Rs. 5,77,000). Each Predator 21 X will be shipping with a custom hard-shell carrying trolley case. In addition to it, the first 300 notebooks will also include a limited edition series number on the panel.
The new Predator 21 X gaming laptop also features a 21-inch IPS display with a 2560 x 1080 pixel of resolution and the 120Hz refresh rate. This company explains that the display of the laptop is also equipped with an eye-tracking technology from Tobii that lets the gamer identify enemies, aim and take cover simply by gazing at objects on the screen.
Acer’s new gaming laptop also runs on Windows 10 OS and comes with Windows Hello which enables secure and password-free sign-in by identifying the user’s face via front camera. The laptop is also powered by a 7th generation Intel Core i7-7820HK processor coupled with two dual NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 graphic cards in SLI. In addition to all this is 64GB of DDR4-2400 memory, up to four 512GB solid-state drives in RAID 0 configuration and a 7200 RPM hard drive of 1TB capacity.
This gaming laptop features five fans system cooling Acer DustDefender, and Acer’s CoolBoost app to deliver extra cooling performance during heavy use. The full-sized mechanical keyboard is backlit and also offers 16.7 million color options. The device comes with Xsplit Gamecaster software that allows gamers to record, edit and live streaming videos on Twitch and Youtube channels. Each Predator 21X gaming laptop is being shipped with an ultra-durable hard-shell carrying trolley case for secure storage.
The Acer Predator 21 X is also based on Windows 10 and has support for Windows Hello through its front camera. It has got the 21-inch curved full-HD ultrawide IPS display, with G-Sync support, that has a resolution of 2560×1080 pixels, an aspect ratio of 21:9, and a refresh rate of 120Hz. Has the gaming laptop which is a 7th generation Intel Core i7-7820HK processor (2.9GHz with turbo boost up to 3.9GHz) paired with two Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 graphics cards in SLI.
There is 64GB of DDR4-2400 RAM onboard, up to four 512GB solid-state drives (including two NVMe PCIe SSDs), and a 1TB 7200RPM hard drive. It also equips Thunderbolt 3 on the USB Type-C port. Acer also claims that its Killer DoubleShot Pro technology also picks the fastest network connection (Ethernet or wireless).
The gaming laptop weighs at 8.5 kilograms and has five system fans (including three AeroBlade ones) along with the nine cooling pipes. It also includes Acer’s DustDefender and CoolBoost apps that just claim to offer better heat dissipation. There is a full-sized mechanical backlit keyboard (Cherry MX Brown keys) and a convertible Precision Touchpad. The Predator 21 X has got two USB 2.0 ports, two USB 3.0 ports, one HDMI port, an SD card reader, and one USB Type-C/ Thunderbolt 3 port. Powering the audio on this mammoth laptop are six built-in stereo speakers (4 regular and 2 subwoofers) that offer 3-way audio design.
Acer has also announced the launch of its latest gaming laptop, the Predator 21 X, in India. This gaming laptop comes with a massive price of Rs 6,99,999 and it will be available on Flipkart. However, the laptop will be available on order Acer exclusive stores and authorized e-commerce stores.
This notebook ships with a blue dragon graphic on the panel, or it can be customized with a combination of graphics, national flags, and name engravings. In addition to it, the first 300 notebooks will also include a limited edition series number on the panel. For the safe transportation and storage too, each Predator 21 X ships with a custom ultra-durable hard-shell carrying trolley case which stores the notebook and accessories.
Talking about the key hardware specifications in detail, the gaming laptop features a curved 21-inch IPS display with a screen resolution of 2560 x 1080 pixels and a 120Hz refresh rate. The curved screen also has NVIDIA G-SYNC technology for smooth a
This device is powered by 7th generation Intel Core i7-7820HK processor and it features dual NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 graphics cards in SLI. The gaming laptop is backed by a whopping 64GB of DDR4-2400 memory, up to four 512GB solid-state drives in RAID 0 configuration (including 2 NVMe PCIe SSDs, which are up to 5x faster than SATA SSDs) and a 7200 RPM hard drive of 1TB capacity.
To dissipate excess heat, the Predator 21 X comes loaded with cooling architecture consisting of five system fans (including three ultra-thin AeroBlade metal fans) and nine heat pipes. It also includes Acer DustDefender, which removes dust build-up and improves heat dissipation, and Acer’s CoolBoost app, that can be used to adjust the fans’ airflow to deliver extra cooling performance during heavy use.