Acer Predator Helios 500 with 4K Mini LED display, 11th gen Intel Core processor launched in India: price, specifications


  • Acer has launched a premium gaming-centric laptop in India
  • The Acer Predator Helios 500 packs powerful internals
  • It also comes with 120Hz 4K Mini LED display

Acer Predator Helios 500 gaming laptop has been launched in India. It had debuted in the global market earlier this year. The device is a premium offering loaded with powerful specifications and features.

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The Acer Predator Helios 500 sports a high refresh rate display, latest generation Intel Core processor, cooling technology, and more. Commenting on the launch, Acer India CBO, Sudhir Goel said that the Helios 500 is aimed at providing desktop caliber performance with seamless and immersive gaming action. 

Acer Predator Helios 500 specifications and features

Acer Predator Helios 500

The Acer Predator Helios 500 is a top-of-the-line gaming laptop

The Acer Predator Helios 500 boasts a large 17.3-inch screen bearing a 4K UHD resolution with an integrated Mini LED technology. It features a 120Hz refresh rate with 1,000 nits peak brightness and support for VESA’s DisplayHDR 1000. The laptop comes with a per-key RGB backlit keyboard with a dedicated number pad and customisable lighting. It also features the brand’s patented MagTek mechanical switch to turn the keypress function into a joystick mechanism. 

In terms of audio, the Acer Predator Helios 500 is equipped with dual speakers and DTS:X Ultra that is capable of turning headphones or speakers in to 360-degree surround sound system. The laptop also features a 1080p HD webcam and a microphone. 

Under the hood, the Acer Predator Helios 500 houses a 11th generation Intel Core i9 processor that can be overclocked up to 5.0GHz. The SoC is paired with NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 GPU with 16GB GDDR6 VRAM onboard. The machine packs 64GB DDR4 RAM and hybrid storage of 1TB HDD and 2TB NVMe Gen 4 RAID SSD. The Predator Helios 500 is equipped with a fifth-generation AeroBlade 3D fan for heat dissipation. The laptop offers four modes including quiet, default, turbo, and extreme allowing users to monitor their system, overclock and do much more depending on their needs. 

Software-wise, the Acer Predator Helios 500 runs on 64-bit Windows 10. It packs a host of connectivity options including WiFi-6, Bluetooth 5.1, 2×2 MIMO, two USB-C Thunderbolt 4 ports, three USB 3.2 Gen 2 ports, an HDMI port, and an Ethernet port. The laptop draws its power from a 4-cell battery that is claimed to deliver 4 hours of usage. 

Acer Predator Helios 500 price in India

The Acer Predator Helios 500 carries a price tag of Rs 3,79,999 and is offered in a Black colour option. The device is available for purchase from Acer online stores, Acer exclusive stores, and authorized retail stores across the country. 

Viraj Gawde

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