CES 2017: Acer launches Predator 21 X, the first notebook in the world with a curved screen

Acer has launched Preditor 21X gaming laptop ahead of the CES 2017 in Las Vegas. The company claims that Predator 21 X is the first gaming notebook with a curved screen and has integrated eye-tracking technology. 21 X Sports 7th generation Intel Core i7-7820HK processor along with five cooling fans with three ultra-thin AeroBlade metal fans, nine heat pipes and dual Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 GPUs running in SLI. The gaming beast will run Microsoft Windows 10 out of the box to provide an unmatched experience along with Windows Hello support.

Image Credit: Acer

Image Credit: Acer

The 21-inch curved IPS display comes with a 120Hz refresh rate along with an effective resolution of 2560 x 1080. The screen comes along with eye-tracking technology from Tobii. This technology lets you identify your enemy, take aim and take cover just by gazing at objects on the screen.

This eye-tracking technology is supported by 45 gaming titles ranging from Elite Dangerous, Deus Ex: Mankind Divided and WATCH DOGS 2. The curved screen also comes with Nvidia G-Sync technology for sharp and smooth gaming experience.

One important thing to note is that the Intel i7 processor can be overclocked in Predator 21 X to maximise the performance of the hardware. The notebook supports 64GB DDR4-2400 RAMw with up to four 512GB Solid State Drives in RAID 0 configuration along with 2NVMe PCIe SSDs.

In addition to the SSDs, 21 X comes with a 1TB hard drive and Killer DoubleShot Pro to ensure that there is no lag while gaming online. The company has also made sure that 21 X is equipped with Thunderbolt 3 which includes USB Type-C at speeds up to 40 Gbps.

The keyboard on the Preditor 21 X comes with Cherry MX Brown switches and programmable backlit keys with 16.7 million colour option. Also, the notebook comes with a 3-way tweeter, midrange and woofer audio design to give great sound quality experience while gaming.

Acer also revealed three new Aspire series devices, with Tobii eye tracking technology optionally available for the Aspire V Nitro Black Edition.


Published Date: Jan 04, 2017 03:22 pm | Updated Date: Jan 04, 2017 03:22 pm