Taiwanese PC giant Acer on Tuesday launched its latest gaming laptop in India, the Predator Triton 700. An ultrathin offering, the notebook is powered by a seventh generation Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor, Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 GPU, and will be available in India through Acer Exclusive Stores and Flipkart at a staggering price of Rs. 2,99,999. To recall, the laptop was first unveiled at the company's Next@Acer event in New York this April.
Acer says it has managed to fit top-end specifications into the Predator Triton 700 in relatively slim (for a gaming laptop) chassis that's 18.9mm thick thanks to Nvidia's Max-Q technology and its own innovative cooling featuring AeroBlade 3D metal fans. The fans are said to increase airflow by 35 percent compared to conventional fans, yet take up less space. The laptop also features two 512GB NVMe PCIe SSDs in RAID 0 configuration and 16GB of 2400MHz DDR4 RAM (upgradeable up to 32GB).
The Acer Predator Triton 700 sports a 15.6-inch full-HD (1920x1080 pixels) IPS LCD display with LED backlighting, 300-nit brightness, a 120Hz refresh rate, 170-degree viewing angles, with optional support for Nvidia's G-Sync tech. Acer is also touting Dolby Atmos surround sound and Acer TrueHarmony technologies on the laptop deliver a better audio experience. The laptop also has Skype for Business Certification to superior teleconferencing. It has two stereo speakers.
Other features of the Acer Predator Triton 700 include Killer DoubleShot Pro networking and Thunderbolt 3 connectivity, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11ac with 2x2 MIMO technology, Bluetooth v4.1, two USB 3.0 ports (featuring power-off USB charging), one USB 2.0 port, an HDMI 2.0 port, one DisplayPort connector, and a Gigabit Ethernet port. The laptop also has a Corning Gorilla Glass plate above the keyboard serves as a window into the notebook's cooling system and is also certified as a Microsoft Precision Touchpad.
The Predator Triton 700 also has an RGB-backlit mechanical keyboard with anti-ghosting tech, and Acer says the laptop comes with its PredatorSense software to enables gamers to control and customise the Predator Triton 700's vitals from one place. The laptop weighs 2.6kg, and is powered by a 4670mAh battery rated to deliver up to 5 hours of battery life.
Speaking on the launch, Chandrahas Panigrahi, Acer India CMO and Consumer Business head, says, "Acer has the widest range of gaming PCs and with every launch of a new gaming laptop, we make sure that the experience is more immersive. Gamers looking for a sleek design with uncompromised power will find the Triton 700 to be the perfect machine. With an ultraslim form factor, it is one of the few notebooks that was truly built from scratch keeping in mind philosophy of delivering the maximum performance in the slim and light package offering maximum efficiency."