The market of laptops will suffer a price increase in the upcoming months due to the crisis in the market of chipsets. For now, Acer is trying to bring some affordable products to one of its key markets – India. The company has just unveiled the Acer Nitro 5 in the country featuring Intel’s 11th Gen Core H-series CPU and an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 GPU. So the new laptop is coming to attract gamers that want a good portable device with a dedicated graphics card. The new laptop is quite affordable at an INR 69,999 (~$933) price tag.
The new laptop comes as a follow-up for the Acer Nitro 5 model with AMD Ryzen 5600H CPU. If you prefer an Intel-powered chip, then the new option will be more attractive and, more importantly, better for those who can’t expend the amount charged for a laptop with this CPU and that comes with an expensive NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 CPU at the INR 94,900 price tag ($1265). Even the GT1650 Ryzen-powered version is more expensive than the Intel-paired laptop at an INR 71,990 tag (~$960). Without further ado, let’s check the specifications of the new Acer Nitro 5 model.
Acer Nitro 5 Intel variant specifications
The Acer Nitro 5 features a 15.6-inch display with an 80% screen-to-body ratio. This panel offers a high 144Hz refresh rate which seems to be a standard for modern gaming laptops. Under the hood, we have the 11th Generation Intel Core i5-11300Hz processor. The new model packs an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 GPU. The Acer Nitro 5 comes with 8GB of RAM and it is upgradable to up to 32GB of DDR4 3200 RAM. You can configure the laptop for maximum speed and massive storage since there are two slots for M.2 PCIe SSDs and up to 2TB HDD support.
As far as audio is concerned, the laptop is equipped with DTS: X Ultra which delivers 3D spatial soundscape. It allows users to hear where their opponents are coming from with pinpoint precision. Moreover, the laptop packs a 4-zone RGB-backlit keyboard. The Acer Nitro 5 packs CoolBoost technology and that keeps the laptop’s temperature at an ideal level for reliable gaming. On the connectivity side, the laptop packs Wi-Fi 6 AX 1650i, Bluetooth 5.1, RJ45 (LAN) port, there are two USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports, and a Thunderbolt 4 port.
The laptop measures 25.5 x 36.3 x 2.4cm and as a good gaming phone, it’s not lightweight it 2.2 KG. The device is available on Acer online store with 512GB SSD storage. There is a 256GB model available on Amazon.