CES 2017, i.e., Consumer Electronics Show 2017 is regarded as one of the biggest Tech Event. At CES 2017 (held in Las Vegas), major tech companies showcased their upcoming products.
Companies like Lenovo, Asus, Acer, LG and many more announced their new product line up for 2017. Acer has used CES 2017 event to launch Chromebook, Budget Gaming Laptops, and High-End Gaming Laptop. Here’s a closer look at what Acer announced at CES 2017.
Acer Predator 21 X
Acer’s Predator 21 X is a High-end gaming laptop, first teased at IFA 2016. It is the World’s First Gaming Laptop to offer with a curved screen for better user experience. This gaming laptop isn’t for ordinary people, yes it is for Gamers. It comes with a large 21-inch display with a resolution of 2560 x 1080p. The display of the laptop uses Nvidia’s G-Sync tech.
Predator 21 X uses latest 7th Generation Intel Core i7- 7820HK Processor for ultimate performance. The laptop offers Dual NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 graphics cards with 64 GB RAM and 1 TB Hard Disk Drive. The gaming laptop comes with 5 cooling fans. You can upgrade SSD and RAM as desired.
Predator 21 X weighs 20 pounds, and it is 3.27 inch thick. Acer Predator 21 X costs an eye-watering $8999.
Additionally, Acer also upgraded Predator 17 X High-End gaming laptop with the powerful 7th Gen Intel Core i7 processor and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 GPU.
Acer Aspire V Nitro Black Edition
V Nitro Black Edition has been made available in two models, i.e., 15.6 inches and 17.3 inches. Both the variant offers IPS display with 1080p resolution which can be increased up to 2160p.
Besides, the gaming laptop comes with the 45-Watt Quad-Core Intel Core i5-7300HQ, or i7-7700HQ Processor and graphics are either NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 or GTX 1050 Ti.
Also, Acer offers 16 GB of memory which can be expanded up to 32 GB.
It has built-in Fingerprint reader in trackpad for Windows Hello. For additional storage, it offers HDD up to 2 TB capacity.
Also, V Nitro Black Edition 17 comes with optional Tobii IR Eye-tracking module.
The laptop will go on sale in EMEA, North America, and China in next month.
Further, the 15-inch variant costs $1199 and weighs 2.5 kg. On the other hand, 17-inch variant is available for $1399 and weighs 3.1 kg.
Acer Aspire VX 15
Acer Aspire VX 15 comes with 15.6 inch IPS display and 1920 x 1080p resolution. The base variant has Intel Core i5-7300HQ quad-core processor, or you can get optional Core i7-7700HQ as well. The Aspire VX 15 laptop offers up to NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti graphics with GDDR5 VRAM.
The laptop also has larger cooling vents for enhancing the gaming experience of the user.
The gaming laptop has 2.5 kg of weight, and it is 28.9 mm thick. Acer offers up to 16 GB DDR4 but is upgradable to 32 GB.
The storage options include HDD of 1 TB and 512 SSD.
Similar to Aspire V Nitro, Aspire VX 15 will go on sale in EMEA, North America, and China in Feb. 2017.
The laptop is available at a starting price of $799.
Acer Chromebook 11 N7 (C731)
At CES 2017, Acer launched Chromebook N7 education consumers, i.e., students can use it for college work or learning purpose.
The device has passed through various durability tests so that student can learn and use the device in any environment. It meets the demanding U.S. MIL-STD 810G military standard which demonstrates its ruggedness.
Further, it has a Spill Resistant keyboard and a unique gutter system under the keyboard. It can tolerate drops from heights up to 122 centimeters.
Additionally, it can tolerate 60 kgs of weight and even has a Fan-less design.
Chromebook N7 gives a solid everyday performance as it comes with 12 hours long battery life with 4090 mAh battery.
Powering the machine is the Dual-Core Intel Celeron N3060 Processor with 4 GB RAM.
Moreover, It has 22 mm thickness and weighs 1.35 kilograms.
Acer offers 16 GB as well as 32 GB storage options in Chromebook N7.
The Chromebook N7 costs only $229 (Approx. Rs 15,600) and will be available in the market very soon.
Although it comes with Chrome OS, it is still not capable of replacing Windows 10.
Acer also announced budget and high-end gaming laptops adding two new laptops in its Aspire series.
Acer Aspire V Nitro Black Edition and Acer Aspire VX. And launching Predator 21 X.
All laptops run on the Windows 10 OS.