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 villman.com
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.
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|
|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|
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.