Acer took the wraps off of its new Predator Helios 300 in India, a powerful gaming laptop from world renowned line of gaming series – Predator. Pushing the limits of a laptop performance, the Predator Helios 300 is crafted to flawlessness with its stylish matte black chassis, red accents and aggressive air vents and proprietary PredatorSense software to control and customize a host of features all at a tantalizing point, making entry to exclusive Predator range more accessible. Predator Helios will be available exclusively on Flipkart starting August 17.
Commenting on the launch, Mr. Chandrahas Panigrahi, CMO and Consumer Business Head, Acer India said, “We are thrilled to bring in the new generation of Predator series to India. 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.”
Also commenting on this, Adarsh K. Menon, VP – Electronics, Flipkart said, “Continuing our strong partnership with Acer, we are pleased to announce the availability of the globally acclaimed Predator gaming laptop, on Flipkart. The incredible Predator Helios 300 is an exceptional gaming machine that offers power, precision and gaming centric features that will help take gaming to another level. It is a combination which is unbeatable at this price point and we are excited to bring this to our customers.”
At the heart of the Predator Helios 300 is an overclockable NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1060 or 1050Ti GPU combined with a high-powered 7th Gen Intel Core i7 (7700HQ) or i5 processor (7300HQ) for outstanding performance. All of this processing power is supported with up to 16GB of DDR4 memory (Upgradable to 32GB), a speedy 256GB SATA SSD and a 1TB HDD. An access compartment doors on the bottom of the notebooks makes it easy to upgrade memory and storage components.
Keeping all this running at optimal temperatures are the AeroBlade 3D Fan, installed to ensure however much you push it during a gaming session, your machine is up to the task and will support you with super-smooth gameplay. The AeroBlade is the world’s thinnest metal fan blade at only 0.1 mm. Its extreme thinness ups the ante on cooling and offers a much quieter thermal system.. Preloaded PredatorSense software provides real time system information and overclocking, so gamers can monitor and control the system’s vitals from one central interface.
A next-generation 802.11ac 2×2 MIMO technology to give you up to two times faster wireless speeds than 1×1 solutions and up to five times faster than traditional 802.11n 1×1 solution.
With its hard edged futuristic design the Predator Helios 300, looks and feels like it will help you take control. The iron red backlit keyboard makes sure gamers are always striking the right notes during gameplay, while also providing a hardcore look and fell. Bright crystal clear 15.6-inch FHD IPS displays provide vibrant, vivid imagery, while Dolby Audio™ Premium and Acer TrueHarmony™ deliver immersive audio with crisp, rich acoustics. Skype for Business Certification ensures conversations are clear and lag-free while providing a great Cortana with Voice experience. It exemplifying visual aesthetics with striking design and tactile appeal with extravagant build quality.
On the connectivity front, the Predator Helios 300 includes a USB 3.1 Type-C port, a USB 3.0 port (featuring power-off USB charging), two USB 2.0 ports, and an HDMI 2.0 connection. It connects wirelessly through fast 2×2 802.11ac technology, and also includes a Gigabit Ethernet port for those preferring a hard-wired connection.