Acer has launched the new Acer Predator Helios 300 laptop in India. The laptop is available on Amazon with only a high-end configuration for a price tag of Rs. 1,40,000.
While we were expecting that Acer will launch the Helios 300 series with the AMD Ryzen 4000 series or the Ryzen 5000 series of processors the company has only launched it with the Intel 10th Gen H series.
However, the Acer Predator Helios 300 comes with great performance and has an excellent build to entice gamers.
Let’s have a look at the detailed specs that the new Acer gaming notebook offers to the buyers.
1). Acer Predator Helios 300 – RTX 3000 Graphics Card (Best Value)
Acer has launched a new version of the Helios 300 Gaming laptop in India. The new Acer Predator Helios 300 comes with the new NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3000 series GPU.
The Helios 300 is powered by either the Nvidia RTX 3060 or Nvidia RTX 3070 GPUs.
The starting price of Acer Predator Helios 300 in India is INR 1,19,999. The laptop is available on Acer exclusive and Acer online store, Amazon, and Flipkart.
Let’s dive into the specifications and features offered by the Acer Helios gaming laptop.
The Gaming Notebook sports a 15.6 inches FHD (1920*1080p) LED-backlit IPS display. It has 300 nits peak brightness, up to 240 Hz refresh rate, and 3 ms response time.
Powering the gaming notebook is the 10th gen Intel Core i7- 10870H processor. It has 8 cores/16 threads with a 16 MB smart cache. The CPU clocks at 2.20 GHz and has a maximum turbo boost up to 5.00 GHz.
Also, we have another model that comes with the Intel 10th Gen Core i7 – 10750H processor with 6 Cores and 12 threads with turbo boost up to 5.0 GHz available
The most alluring feature is the graphics cards used in this gaming laptop. You get two options for GPU. They are as follows:
- NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 (6 GB VRAM)
- NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 (8 GB VRAM)
Moreover, it pairs up to 32 GB DDR4 RAM (2933 MHz) and storage up to 2TB HDD and 1 TB SSD. It runs on Windows 10 Home operating system.
The gaming notebook weighs 2.3 kg and measures 22.9 mm in thickness. It contains 4-zone RGB backlit keyboard.
Ports section includes – 2* USB 3.2 gen1, USB Type-C, USB 3.2 gen2, HDMI, and RJ45. It supports Killer WiFi 6 and Bluetooth 5.1 connectivity.
The device consists of a 720p HD webcam.
It fuels from a 4-cell 59 WHr battery which claims to have a battery life of 7 hours.
The Notebook has stereo speakers with 3D simulated surround sound with DTS-X Ultra audio technology.
Additionally, the cooling system has 4th gen AeroBlade 3D fans that provides efficient cooling during long gaming sessions.
The Acer Predator Helios 300 gaming laptop with NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 GPU comes with a price tag of INR 1,40,000 on Amazon India. You can also buy this gaming laptop on Acer online and offline stores.
2) Acer Predator Helios 300 Gaming Laptop (PH315-53-72XD):
The Acer Predator Helios 300 gaming laptop comes with the popular 10th Gen Intel Core-i7 processor and also has a powerful Nvidia RTX 2060 graphics card.
Specification for Acer Predator Helios 300 gaming laptop:
The laptop comes with 15.6 inches FHD (1920 * 1080 pixels resolution) LED-Backlit IPS display.
It has a 144 Hz refresh rate and 3 ms overdrive response time with 300 nits brightness and 72% NTSC color gamut.
The display is color accurate and also has a high refresh rate that ensures that you are able to perform better in fast-paced games like CS: Go and Valorant.
Powering the device is the compelling Intel 10th Gen Core-i7-10750H processor with a 6 core and 12 threads. The CPU clocks at 2.6 GHz and is boosted up to 5.0 GHz.
If you are buying the machine for gaming alone, then this can be a good performer. Considering Intel 10th, Gen offers a similar performance to Ryzen 4800H in most games.
The system runs on Windows 10 Home (64-bit).
The Predator gaming laptop packs 16 GB DDR4 (2933 MHz) dual-channel memory and 512 GB NVMe SSD with the expansion slot.
The 512 GB SSD seems small but you can add 1 TB of Fast SSD Storage on this machine with ease. Check out the Best SSD’s that you can buy for your laptop.
Ram is also expandable on this machine, and you can add up to 16 GB more DDR4 memory.
The graphic is powered by the overclockable NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 with 6 GB GDDR6 VRAM.
The RTX 2060 is one of the best graphics cards that you can have on a 1080P gaming machine, and it can easily max out most of the games. Also, in this price range, you can consider the Asus G14 or the Asus S15, or the M15 that also comes with the RTX 2060 graphics card.
The connectivity option includes killer WiFi 6 and Bluetooth. The port comprises HDMI 2.0, MiniDP, USB 3.2 Gen 1, microphone jack, headphone jack, and SD card reader. It supports DTS:X Ultra audio.
The thin and light laptop holds a 4-zone RGB Backlit full-size keyboard. It packs a 4-cell 59 Whr battery.
The beautifully designed lightweight laptop weighs 2.3 kg.
Price and Thoughts
The Acer Predator Helios 300 gaming laptop is priced at ₹ 1,82,661 in India.
Considering the price, it looks expensive, and we think Acer should sell it for 1.2-1.3 lakhs in India to be more competitive.
Also, Acer has some excellent offerings in Gaming Laptops – Acer Nitro 5 With the Ryzen processors are cheaper and offer good value for money.