Acer is bringing new gaming laptops always and its Nitro 5 model is very popular in a country like India. Well, Intel’s 11th Gen processors are everywhere in the Indian market but the true flagship-grade ones were still not available in the gaming laptops, until now!
Yes, finally you have new flagship Tiger Lake-H processors with up to 8 cores under Rs. 1lakh price range. This is good considering how powerful these chips are and frankly, they are equal and even better than AMD’s Zen 3 based chips, also having exclusive features like the Thunderbolt 4 and PCIe Gen 4 support.
The Acer Nitro 5 comes with 2 x M.2 PCIe SSD slots and supports up to 2TB of HDD storage. You also have upgradeable RAM slots up to 32GB of DDR4 3200MHz RAM. For connectivity, you have the latest Intel Wireless Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth v5.1.
Acer has also equipped the laptop with a respectable 15.6-inch Full HD IPS panel with up to 144Hz screen refresh rate. The laptop comes equipped with a dual-fan design in the thermal department, and you can configure them via Acer’s in-built NitroSense software.
Then, you have a 720p HD Webcam along with a FineTip RGB-backlit Keyboard; however, the gaming laptop is fairly heavy with a weight of 2.4 kg. For audio, you do have Dual Speakers with DTS X: Ultra Audio support.
- 11th Generation Intel® Core i7-11800H processor
- Windows 10 Home 64-bit
- NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 3050 with 4GB of dedicated GDDR6 VRAM
- 8 GB of DDR4 system memory, upgradable to 32 GB using two soDIMM modules
- 256 GB SSD, PCIe Gen3, 8 Gb/s, NVMe
- 1 TB HDD 6.3 cm (2.5-inch) 7200 RPM
- 39.6 cm (15.6″) display with IPS (In-Plane Switching) technology, Full HD 1920 x 1080 pixel, Acer ComfyView LED-backlit TFT LCD
The laptop is also paired with a capable RTX 3050 and this for me, is one of the best priced powerful laptops ever, stuffed with all the new Intel goodness. It should provide better frame rates in games and if you have been looking to get one for yourself, you should definitely have a look.