Soon after making the global announcement about its new gaming laptop, Acer has introduced the Nitro 5 gaming laptop in the Indian market. The Acer Nitro 5 sports 8th generation Intel Core i7+ hexa-core processors paired with 8GB Intel Optane RAM, 1TB HDD for storage, and a Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 or AMD Radeon RX560 graphics card. Acer has also embedded the laptop with Nitro Sense control software which will help the system in monitoring and cooling management of the machine’s CPU and GPU. The laptop boots Windows 10 Home by default. As for the design, the chassis of the Acer Nitro 5 features laser texturing on its top cover and a matte, crimson hinge right above the keyboard.
Acer Nitro 5 Specifications and Features
The screen on the Acer Nitro 5 measures to be 15.6-inch Full HD IPS display and it comes with the latest 8th generation Intel Core i5, Core i7, Core i5+, or Core i7+ processors along with an alternative model sporting the AMD Ryzen 5 processor. The models sporting Intel Core processors come with dedicated Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 or a GeForce GTX 1050 Ti graphics card, on the other hand, the AMD variant gets a dedicated Radeon RX560 graphics card. The gaming laptop also has Intel Optane memory which is clocked at 2666MHz and up to 512GB of NVMe PCIe solid-state storage.
The gaming laptop also features a front-facing HD Web camera, and speakers powered by Dolby Atmos Premium and Acer TrueHarmony audio technology. Connectivity options include USB Type-C, HDMI 2.0, an Intel Wireless-AC 9560 2×2 802.11ac, and Gigabit Ethernet.
Chandrahas Panigrahi, CMO and Consumer Business Head, Acer India said: “The new Nitro 5 has been developed keeping the fact in mind that, gamers want powerful specs to enable great experiences on the go at the affordable price point, and this product is designed to tackle these needs specifically.” He further added, “The advanced features and the latest hardware with a refreshed striking exterior adds to its uniqueness and provides the feeling of intensity to a gamer.”
Acer Nitro 5 Pricing
The price of the Acer Nitro 5 varies as per the different specifications. The Nitro 5 model with AMD Ryzen 5 model starts retailing at the price of Rs 65,999 while the Intel Core base model has an entry-level price of Rs 72,999. In India, the laptop will be available across Acer Exclusive stores, major offline retailers, and online retail websites.
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