Acer launches Halo Smart Speakers, Laptops, Chromebox AIOs, Predators and Nitro gaming monitors

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The Taiwanese multinational hardware and electronics corporation, Acer has launched its latest series of products which comprises a smart speaker, laptops, AIOs, and monitors. The smart speaker is named the Acer Halo whereas the new laptop models consist of Acer Swift 3x, Porsche Design Acer Book RS, Acer Chromebook Spin 513, and Acer Chromebook Enterprise Spin 513. Acer Chromebox CXI4 and Acer Chromebook Enterprise CXI4 are the new all-in-ones (AIO) products and the Acer Predator XB273U NV, Predator XB253Q GW, Predator XB323U GX, Predator X34 GS, Acer Nitro XV272U KV, and Acer Nitro XV272 LV are the newly launched gaming monitors.

Price and Availability

The price of the Acer Halo smart speaker is held at roughly ₹8000 and its international availability is currently just based in North America where it will be made available in the first quarter of the next year. The Acer Swift 3x is priced at roughly ₹66,300 and its sale will be live in December. Porsche Design Acer Book RS has priced roughly at ₹1.03 lakh. Acer Chromebook Spin 513 starts at ₹29,500 approx and will be available in North America in February the coming year. Acer Chromebook Enterprise Spin 513 starts with an estimated price of ₹51,600 and will be available by March. Acer Chromebox CXI4 starts at roughly ₹19,200 and will be available in North America in the first quarter of 2021. The Enterprise variant of the Acer Chromebox CXI4 will be priced at ₹30,200 approx.

As far as the gaming monitors are concerned, the Acer Predator XB273U NV starts roughly at ₹40,500 and the sale will start by January next year. Predator XB253Q GW will start roughly at ₹31,700 whereas Predator XB323U GX starts at ₹66,300 approx and the Predator X34 GS will be priced at ₹73,700 approx. The latter will be available from December in North America. The Nitro XV272U KV starts roughly at ₹29,500), and Nitro XV272 LV starts at ₹20,700 approx with availability in December.


Acer Halo

DisplayLED Display, RGB lighting on the base
SpeakerGoogle Assistant compatible speaker,DTS sound
Other specsPhysical switch to mute the microphones

The Acer Swift 3x 

Display/Resolution14-inch full-HD IPS screen, 72%NTSC color gamut, 84%screen to body ratio; 1920×1080 pixels
Processor11th Gen Intel Core processor with Intel Iris Xe MAX discrete graphics
OSWindows 10
Battery Life17.5hrs
ConnectivityWi-Fi 6 (Gig+), USB-C, Thunderbolt 4, and USB 3.2 Gen 2 port

The Porsche Design Acer Book RS

Display/Resolution14-inch full-HD screen, 90%screen to body ratio
Processor11th Gen Intel Core i7 processor and Nvidia GeForce MX350 GPU
OSWindows 10
Battery Life17hrs
ConnectivityDual-band Intel Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+), USB-C, Thunderbolt 4, and USB 3.2 Gen 2 and Windows Hello support

 Acer Chromebook Spin series 

Acer Chromebook Spin 513 and the Acer Chromebook Enterprise Spin 513

Acer Chromebook Spin 513Acer Chromebook Enterprise Spin 513
Display/Resolution13.3-inch full-HD IPS touchscreen display13.3-inch full-HD IPS touchscreen display
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 7c processorQualcomm Snapdragon 7c processor
GraphicsQualcomm Adreno 618 GPUQualcomm Adreno 618 GPU
Battery Life14 hoursNot known
Storage8GB LPDDR4X SDRAM and up to 128GB of storage8GB LPDDR4X SDRAM and up to 128GB of storage
Other Specsadditional security, enterprise capabilities and cost savings

Acer Chromebox CXI4, Acer Chromebox CXI4 E

Acer Chromebook CX14Acer Chromebook CX14 Enterprise 
Processor10th Gen Intel Core i7 processor10th Gen Intel Core i7 processor
ConnectivityFive USB 3.2 Gen 2 ports, a USB 3.2 Type-C port, and two HDMI ports, Intel Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) and an RJ45 port.Five USB 3.2 Gen 2 ports, a USB 3.2 Type-C port, and two HDMI ports, Intel Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) and an RJ45 port.

Acer gaming monitors 

Acer Predator XB273U NV, Acer Predator XB253Q GW, Acer Predator XB323U GX, Acer Predator X34 GS, Acer Nitro XV272U KV, and Acer Nitro XV272 LV

ModelAcer Predator XB273U NVAcer Predator XB253Q GWAcer Predator XB323U GXAcer Predator X34 GSAcer Nitro XV272U KVAcer Nitro XV272 LV
Display27-inch QHD (2,560×1,440 pixels) Agile-Splendor IPS display, 170Hz refresh rate and 1ms response time, 95 percent DCI-P3 color spectrum coverage and a Delta E of <1, VESA DisplayHDR 400 certification, RGB LightSense and to tilt, swivel, height, and pivot adjustments.24.5-inch full-HD (1,920×1,080 pixels) IPS panel, Nvidia G-Sync support, up to 280Hz refresh rate, up to 0.5ms (G to G) response time, and RGB LightSense. 32-inch QHD (2,560×1,440 pixels) panel, 270Hz refresh rate and 0.5ms (G to G) response time,  99 percent AdobeRGB coverage, VESA DisplayHDR 600 certification, 8-bit image processing with local-dimming.34-inch curved UWQHD (3,440×1,440 pixels) screen, Agile-Splendor IPS panel and Nvidia G-Sync support; 180Hz refresh rate and an ultra-fast 0.5ms (G to G) response time; VESA DisplayHDR 400 and 98 percent DCI-P3 spectrum coverage; two integrated 7W speakers.27-inch QHD (2,560×1,440 pixels) display with up to 170Hz and 1ms (G to G) response time, Agile-Splendor IPS panel27-inch  full-HD (1,920×1,080 pixels) Agile-Splendor IPS panel, 90 percent DCI-P3 color coverage and up to 165Hz refresh rate.

Acers’ new launch is definitely gonna be a huge hit among the audience for its extensive feature and budget.


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