The Acer Predator Helios 300 premium gaming laptop was launched in India on Thursday, February 17th. The latest machine from Acer comes with an 11th Gen Intel Core i9-11900H processor and features a 360Hz refresh rate display. The company claims that the new Acer Predator Helios 300 is the first laptop in India to offer a 360Hz refresh rate. It includes cooling fans based on 5th generation AeroBlade 3D technology. The Acer Predator Helios 300 has Windows 11 pre-installed and offers 16GB of DDR4 RAM. In addition, the laptop carries Thunderbolt 4 ports and is equipped with DTS:X Ultra audio technology. It packs a 59Whr battery pack too.
Acer Predator Helios 300 Pricing in India, Availability
The price of the Acer Predator Helios 300 India is set at Rs. 144,999. The laptop will be available for purchase in the country in a single black color option. through the the Acer Online Store, Acer Exclusive Stores, Flipkart and other authorized retail stores. Acer offers a one-year international traveler warranty with the Acer Predator Helios 300.
Specifications, features of the Acer Predator Helios 300
The Acer Predator Helios 300 gaming laptop runs Windows 11 out of the box and features a 15.6-inch full-HD IPS (1920 x 1080 pixels) TFT LCD screen with LED backlighting with a maximum brightness of 300 nits, 100 % sRGB coverage and overdrive response of up to 3 milliseconds. As mentioned, the screen supports a refresh rate of up to 360Hz and has an aspect ratio of 16:9. Customers can also configure the laptop with a 15.6-inch QHD display with 165Hz refresh rate.
Under the hood, the laptop has an octa-core 11th Gen Intel Core i9-11900H CPU (with clock speed support up to 4.90 GHz), along with Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 GPU (6GB GDDR6 virtual RAM) and 16GB of DDR4 RAM (upgradeable to 32GB using two soDIMM modules). The laptop also offers up to 1TB of PCIe Gen4 NVMe SSD storage. Acer has included Vortex Flow technology in the Acer Predator Helios 300 which uses 5th generation AeroBlade 3D fans to improve machine cooling during long gaming sessions.
In addition, the laptop has a webcam that supports 720p HD audio and video recording. The Acer Predator Helios 300 includes two speakers that help provide a 360-degree surround sound experience with DTS:X Ultra audio.
The Acer Predator Helios 300’s connectivity options include Bluetooth v5.1, an HDMI port, a Thunderbolt 4 USB Type-C port, a USB 3.2 Gen 1 port, and a USB 3.2 Gen 2 port with offline charging support. It also comes with Intel’s Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX 1650i for connectivity. The touchpad supports gestures and the backlit keyboard has four-zone RGB lighting.
The Acer Predator Helios 300 includes a 4-cell 59 Wh Li-ion battery. The laptop supports charging via its AC adapter. The gaming notebook measures 22.9x363x255mm and weighs around 2.3 kg.