Acer Nitro 5 gaming laptop with the latest 11th Gen Intel Tiger Lake CPU and Nvidia GeForce GTX graphics card has launched in India. The laptop comes with slim bezels and uses a technology Acer calls CoolBoost, to keep the internals cool. The Acer Nitro 5 supports DTS: X Ultra and has a high refresh rate display with full-HD resolution. The keyboard has RGB backlighting and there is a HD webcam above the display.
The Nitro 5 by Acer is priced at Rs. 69,999 and is available for purchase from Amazon and Acer Online Store. This gets you the Intel Core i5 + 8GB RAM + 512GB SSD configuration. The laptop has a black colour finish.
Acer Nitro 5 runs Windows 10 Home and features a 15.6-inch full-HD (1,920x1,080 pixels) IPS display with 144Hz refresh rate and 300 nits peak brightness. Under the hood, the gaming laptop is powered by the Intel 11th Gen Tiger Lake Core i5-11300H CPU and Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 GPU with 4GB GDDR6 RAM. It comes with 8GB of DDR4 RAM and a 512GB SSD for storage that can be upgraded to up to a 2TB HDD.
For connectivity, the Acer Nitro 5 comes with Killer Wi-Fi 6 ax, Bluetooth v5.1, an HDMI port, two USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports, a USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C port, a USB 3.2 Gen 1 port, and RJ45 port. The laptop has stereo speakers with support for DTS: X Ultra and the webcam can record in 1,280x720 pixel resolution. Acer has packed a 57.5Whr battery in the Nitro 5 that the company claims, can last up to 8.5 hours.
The gaming laptop comes with an RGB backlit keyboard that has four zone lighting. Acer Nitro 5 has a multi-touch trackpad that supports Windows gestures. For cooling, it has two fans that exhaust hot air out the back and the sides. In terms of dimensions, the Acer Nitro 5 measures 363x255x23.9mm and weighs 2.2 kg.
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