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Acer showed a laptop with a sliding keyboard and other new items (18 photos)


Acer at the annual conferenceannounced the Predator Helios 700. This gaming laptop looks very similar to an enlarged version of the Predator Helios 300 model. The key external difference is that you can push the Hyper Drift panel with the touchpad keyboard forward to give your hands an emphasis. This not only adds ergonomics to the device, but also makes cooling more efficient.

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Acer Helios 700 - the flagship with the correspondingstuffing. The diagonal of the new IPS-screen is 17 inches with a resolution of Full HD, refresh rate 144 Hz, 3 ms response and support for NVIDIA G-SYNC technology. Inside, Intel's Core processor has not yet announced the 9th generation. You can choose 1 of 2 graphic accelerators from GeForce RTX: RTX 2080 or 2070. Ray tracing technology is supported. The RAM capacity is 64 GB.


Keyboard Hyper Drift logs incooling, consisting of 2 coolers, 5 tubes of copper and evaporation chamber. All this cools the video card and processor. This system can be partially seen through a transparent glass panel. Helios 700 will begin selling in the United States at the end of April at a price of $ 2,700. In Europe, the novelty will arrive in mid-summer and will cost 2,700 euros.


Acer is not the first to offer a gaming laptop withoriginal design. The company recently demonstrated at CES a Predator Triton 900 transformer. This laptop is equipped with an unusual hinge mechanism that flips the display.


In parallel with the rather expensive Helios 700the manufacturer offered a more affordable modification: 2 versions of the Helios 300 with a display diagonal of 15.6 or 17.3 inches. Both versions have IPS panels with Full HD resolution and a frame frequency of 144 Hz.


The novelty may have Intel Core 9 processors.Generation or other configurations up to the Core i7. Graphics is discrete, RTX 2070 Max-Q from GeForce in top configuration. RAM up to 32 gigabytes. Data can be stored in a bundle of two SSD with a PCIe interface. We Helios 300 modernized chassis, added decorative inserts, and equipped with a keyboard RGB-backlit. This model will begin to be sold in the United States in April for $ 1,200. In Europe, it will arrive in June and will cost from 1,500 euros.


Updated Acer and Nitro 5 laptop in configurations witha diagonal of 17.3 and 15.6 inches. The new Nitro 7 is also introduced: a thin laptop with a diagonal of 15.6 inches, a Core 9 processor from Intel and GTX graphics from GeForce. This device was priced at $ 999 for the United States and at € 1,200 for Europe. While the updated Nitro 5 will cost less by $ 200 and 200 euros, respectively.


Source: engadget.com