Acer has unveiled the Predator Helios 300 gaming laptop. The most amazing aspect of this new laptop is that it is the first to have a 360Hz refresh rate display.
Design and Display
The 15.6-inch Full HD IPS (1,920 x 1,080 pixels) LED-backlit TFT LCD panel on the Acer Predator Helios 300 gaming laptop has a peak brightness of 300 nits, 100 percent sRGB coverage, and a reaction time of up to 3ms.
The monitor boasts a high refresh rate of 360Hz and a 16:9 aspect ratio. Customers can also choose to have the laptop configured with a 15.6-inch QHD display with a 165Hz refresh rate.
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Performance and Hardware
The new gaming laptop is powered by an Intel Core i9-11900H octa-core processor with 16 threads and clocked at 4.9GHz. It has an Nvidia RTX 3060 GPU with 6GB of GDDR6 VRAM on the graphics front.
The laptop comes with 16GB of DDR4 RAM that can be upgraded to 32GB and up to 1TB of PCIe Gen4 NVMe SSD storage. The smartphone comes pre-installed with Windows 11.
The laptop’s cooling systems have also been improved this time around with 5th Gen AeroBlade 3D Fan Technology to ensure powerful airflow and minimize thermal throttling during long gaming sessions.
4-zone RGB, a bigger space key, and translucent keycaps are also included in the upgrade. The Acer Predator Helios 300’s touchpad also supports gestures.
The laptop has a webcam with 720p HD audio and video recording for video chats and meetings. Two speakers on the Acer Predator Helios 300 provide a 360-degree surround sound experience with DTS:X Ultra audio.
Bluetooth v5.1, HDMI, USB Type-C Thunderbolt 4 port, USB 3.2 Gen 1 port, and USB 3.2 Gen 2 port with offline charging capability are all included on the Acer Predator Helios 300. Connectivity is provided by Intel’s Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX 1650.
Pricing and Battery
A 4-cell 59Whr lithium-ion battery powers the device, which is charged using the laptop’s AC adaptor.
The new Acer Predator Helios 300 gaming laptop will be offered in a single Black colour option via the Acer Online Store, Acer Exclusive Stores, and other authorized retail outlets. With the Acer Predator Helios 300, Acer offers a one-year international traveller warranty. The price of the Predator Helios 300 is $1,926.