Refreshed Predator Helios 300 and 700 Models Announced, Starts from RM4,599
Apart from announcing Acer Day, Acer has also revealed the refreshed models for the Predator Helios 300 and Helios 700 gaming laptops.
Predator Helios 700
Starting with the top-end Helios 700: the updated model allows you to choose between an overclockable 10th Gen Intel Core i9-10980HK paired with an RTX 2080 Super, and an i7-10875H paired with an RTX 2070 Super. Other specs include up to 64GB of DDR4-2933 RAM and up to two PCIe NVMe SSDs.
The signature sliding Hyperdrift keyboard also makes a return, along with a new thermal solution in the form of the Predator PowerGem. It is a special highly-efficient thermal interface with 3.83 times more vertical heat conductivity than copper. This is in addition to the existing five copper heat pipes, Acer CoolBoost Technology, vapor chamber, and 4th Gen AeroBlade 3D fans boasted by the Predator Helios 700.
The Helios 700 is also equipped with a 17.3" FHD 144Hz IPS display that supports NVIDIA G-Sync, and 2x Thunderbolt 3 ports.
Price-wise, you'll be forking out a cool RM17,999 for the i9-10980HK + 2080 Super variant, and RM12,999 for the i710875H + 2070 Super variant. Pre-ordering will net you free gifts worth up to RM2,767, including a Predator Gaming Chair and more.
Predator Helios 300
Now, on to the Helios 300. For this model, you'll be able to choose between Intel Core i7-10750H and i5-10300H processors. Graphics-wise, it is equipped with an RTX 2060. Other specs include up to 32GB of DDR4-2933 RAM, and 512GB of PCIe NVMe SSD storage (with 1 extra SSD and 1 extra HDD slot).
Additionally, it has a 15.6" FHD 144Hz IPS display and weighs only 2.2kg.
Prices start from RM4,599 for the i5 variant, while the i7 variant retails at RM5,199 instead. From 2-4 August 2020, you'll be able to enjoy an RM100 discount along with free gifts worth up to RM626.
The Predator Helios 300 will be available from 2 August 2020 at all Acer official online stores and all Acer authorized resellers nationwide.