Acer has announced India’s first AMD Ryzen 7000 series (Zen4) CPU-based gaming laptop — Nitro 5 with NVIDIA graphics. This 15.6-inch gaming laptop features a 1080p display paired with the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 laptop GPU with 4GB video memory at a starting price of Rs 79,990. These machines will be available starting today via Acer exclusive stores, Acer E-store, and Flipkart.
When it comes to CPUs, the 2023 edition of the Acer Nitro 5 is available in two variants. Users can either opt for the AMD Ryzen 5 7535HS CPU or the AMD Ryzen 7 7735HS CPU. With either option, users can get up to 8 cores, and 16 threads with a peak clock speed of 4.55GHz. And these processors also enable technologies like PCIe Gen5 memory lane and DDR5 RAM support along with AMD EXPO which enables one-touch CPU overclocking.
To improve cooling, the new Acer Nitro 5 is equipped with an improved cooling solution and the laptop also has a MUX switch, which smartly switches between the iGPU and the dedicated GPU. A 57.5 Wh 4-cell Li-ion battery powers this laptop, which according to Acer could last for 8 hours per charge.
For an enhanced multimedia experience, the machine is fitted with dual 2W speakers with support for 3D spatial soundscape with DTS:X Ultra audio output, and the laptop also supports Bluetooth 5.3, allowing users to pair the latest wireless keyboard, mouse, and audio peripherals like TWS.
Both models offer at least 16GB of RAM, expandable up to 32GB and up to 1TB of internal storage. Other prominent features of this laptop include Wi-Fi 6E connectivity and HDMI 2.1 for up to 8K resolution output. It also has a new and improved keyboard when compared to the previous generation model with four-zone RGB lighting support, and the WASD keys are highlighted for easy identification.