There are several Intel partners on Tuesday announced their solutions equipped with the new 8th generation processors. After Asus ROG series gaming laptops, Acer could not miss that opportunity to unveil the new Nitro 5 Gaming Laptop that offers good performance in a design characterized by not excessive dimensions.
Acer Nitro 5 gaming laptop with a 15.6-inch display, and options for Intel Core i7+ processor. The Nitro 5 is the latest device to join the growing number of gaming laptops that boast of being one of the first to include the 8th Generation Intel Core processor inside.
The Acer Nitro 5 is now powered by the latest 8th Generation Intel Core i7 and Intel Core i7+ processors offering an improved six-core design. It also has its own Intel Optane memory as well. It comes with Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti graphics card and with up to 512GB of NVMe PCIe solid-state storage. It features up to 32GB of DDR4 memory. Also, Acer’s NitroSense utility monitors the status of the CPU/ GPU and the CoolBoost technology adjusts the fans.
Acer Nitro 5 also has the Dolby Audio Premium and Acer TrueHarmony technologies. The company has put in an Intel Wireless-AC 9560 2×2 802.11ac as well as Gigabit Ethernet to cover both wireless and wired connections.
The Acer Nitro 5 will be available in the US and Europe starting May. The base model of the laptop with Core i5-8300H processor, GeForce GTX 1050 GPU, 8GB RAM, and 1TB HDD has been priced at $749.99. Meanwhile, for $849.99, users can upgrade the GPU to a GTX 1050Ti and storage to a 256GB SSD.
In past hours, Acer also announced the availability of the Acer Aspire S24 AIO desktop that has the distinction of being the thinnest product in the world in its category.
Indeed, the Aspire S24 offers a 24-inch ultra-slim diagonal display with a profile of only 6 millimeters. But it does not end here because it also has a Full HD IPS display with incredible thin edges, which on three sides (the base is slightly wider) is only 2.7 mm, 90% screen-to-body ratio.
Acer Aspire S24 Specifications
- Dimensions of 54.8 x 0.61 x 40.9cm
- Full HD Edge-to-Edge LED Display of 23.8 inches with IPS
- Resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels
- Windows 10 Home operating system
- 8th Generation Intel Core i5-8250U Processor 1.6GHz (Up to 3.4GHz)
- Intel UHD Graphics 620
- 12GB DDR4 2400MHz Memory
- 1TB 5400RPM SATA Hard Drive
- Connectivity of 1x USB 3.1 (Type C) Gen 1, 3x USB 3.1 (Type A) Gen 1, 1x USB 2.0, 1x HDMI-in, 1x HDMI-out
- Optimized Dolby audio enhancements
- Acer TrueHarmony Plus Technology
- Dual Front-Facing 2.1 Channel Speakers with Subwoofer
- Qi Wireless Charging Base (Output Power 15W)
- Wireless Keyboard and Mouse
Acer Aspire S24 will be available in the next few weeks via Amazon.com in the USA at a price of around $899.99.
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