ACER’s 8th Generation line up leaks [Again!]

It was just the other day that we reported Acer’s 8th gen Helios 300 has leaked and today, we see another one come out right. And this is right before the official announcement.  Instead of the Helios 300 today, though, it’s the Nitro 5 with i7-8750H 4GB ram, 1TB HDD and GTX1050ti care of

The post is still up as of the time of writing.

ACER is offering 4GB memory + 128GB M.2SSD for only PHP5,999 for the Nitro 5.

Acer 8th Generation Nitro 5
Acer 8th Generation Nitro 5
Based on the tech spec listed by villman, there doesn't seem to be much changes in the Nitro 5 2018.
Nitro 5 TECH SPEC:
Processor Intel Core i7-8750H processor (9 MB Smart Cache, 2.2 GHz with
Turbo Boost up to 4.1 GHz, DDR4, 45 W)
Memory 4GB of DDR4 system memory, upgradable to 32 GB using
two soDIMM modules
Storage 1TB 2.5-inch 5400 RPM
Display 15.6″ display with IPS (In-Plane Switching) technology, Full HD 1920 x 1080,
Acer ComfyView™ LED-backlit TFT LCD 16:9 aspect ratio Wide viewing angle up to 170
degrees Ultra-slim design Mercury free, environment friendly
Graphics NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti with 4 GB of dedicated GDDR5 VRAM, supporting
NVIDIA® CUDA™, PhysX™, PureVideo® HD technology, GPU Battery Boost technology,
ShadowPlay technology, GameStream technology, Multi-Frame sampled Anti-Aliasing (MFAA),
Dynamic Super Resolution (DSR), Voxel Global Illumination (VXGI). Microsoft® DirectX® 12,
OpenGL® 4.5, OpenCL™ 1.1
Optical Drive
WLAN • Intel® Wireless-AC 9560, 802.11a/b/g/n/ac- wireless LAN
• Dual Band (2.4 GHz and 5 GHz)
• 2×2 MU-MIMO technology
• Supports Bluetooth® 5.0
LAN • Gigabit Ethernet, Wake-on-LAN ready”
Dimension 390 (W) x 266 (D) x 26.75 (H) mm (15.35 x 10.47 x 1.05 inches)
Weight 2.7 kg (5.95 lbs.) with 4-cell battery pack
Power 3-pin 135 W AC adapter
Battery 48 Wh 3220 mAh 15.2 V 4-cell Li ion battery pack
Camera HD webcam with:
• 1280 x 720 resolution
• 720p HD audio/video recording
• Super high dynamic range imaging (SHDR)”
I/O Ports USB Type-C™ port: USB 3.1 Gen 1 (up to 5 Gbps)
USB 3.0 port featuring power-off USB charging
Two USB 2.0 ports
SD™ Card reader
HDMI® 2.0 port with HDCP support
3.5 mm headphone/speaker jack, supporting headsets with built-in
Ethernet (RJ-45) port”
Warranty 2 Years Door-to-Door Warranty

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Given the leaks so far, we then summarize the key specs that may arrive in PH shores for the Nitro 5 and the Helios 300.

49,995.00 Nitro 5 15″ FHD IPS i5-8300 4G GTX1050 4GD5 1TB
59,995.00 Nitro 5 15″ FHD IPS i7-8750 4G GTX1050ti 4GD5 1TB
69,995.00 Nitro 5 15″ FHD IPS i7-8750 8G GTX1050ti 4GD5 1TB+128G SSD
69,995.00 Predator 15″ FHD IPS i5-8300 8G GTX1060 6GD5 1TB
79,995.00 Predator 15″ FHD IPS i7-8750 8G GTX1060 6GD5 1TB

Take the information with a grain of salt though as we have no confirmation on these spec and prices except the leaks from PH resellers.


We are also expected to see a NEW Helios 500 with i7-8750H, GTX1060, GTX1070 and GTX1080 Plus a version with Core i9-8950HK. Acer is also expected to refresh the Triton series with no bezel, just like MSI’s GS65, Gigabyte’s Aero 15 and Razer’s Blade.

Helios 500
Helios 500