Acer Reveal new Nitro 5 Gaming Laptop at CES 2018

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Casual Gaming With High Performace

Acer today announced its new Acer Nitro 5 gaming laptop, designed for casual gamers seeking great performance in an attractive laser-textured design. Powered by Windows 10, the new 15-inch laptop is targeted towards mainstream users who enjoy the thrill of gaming with friends, and building their own network of like-minded players.

Acer CES 2018

Acer Nitro 5

Nitro 5 specs & features

CPU: A choice of AMD Ryzen or Intel mobile processors.

RAM: Up to 32GB of DDR4 RAM

GPU: AMD Radeon RX560 graphics

Display: 15.6-inch IPS, 1920×1080 resolution

Storage: Up to 512GB SSD

Connectivity: Hyper-fast USB-C & HDMI 2.0

Audio: Dolby Audio Premium with  Acer’s TrueHarmony

The Nitro 5’s chassis features a top cover with elegant laser texturing that brings bold refinement to the gaming laptop. A matte, crimson red hinge is a gorgeous yet understated accent that beautifully matches the futuristic design of the backlit keyboard. Amazing visuals are not limited to the Nitro 5’s exterior. The 15.6-inch Full HD IPS display produces brilliant imagery with crisp details and a front-facing HD web camera lets users strategize face-to-face, and then celebrate together as they bask in their post-match glory.

“With performance to effortlessly power mainstream titles, the Acer Nitro 5 houses essential technologies that casual gamers value most,” said Jerry Hou, General Manager, Consumer Notebooks, IT Products Business, Acer Inc. “We’ve developed the Nitro 5 knowing that gamers want powerful specs to enable great experiences on the go. The new Nitro 5 is designed to tackle these needs and features a striking exterior for added uniqueness.”

On Sale in April

North America prices starting at $799 (R 9,900)
EMEA prices starting at €1,099 (R 16,300)


Boris is GameNation South Africa’s chief editor and writer. Since the 90’s Boris has delved into the video game universe and has emerged victorious. Boris will play any type and genre of video game even the below par and unpopular games, but does prefer games that have a value in terms of story and production.

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