Game enthusiast in the market for a budgeted laptop now have a new option to consider thanks to the newest member of Acer’s Nitro family, revealed by company. One of them is this, the Nitro 5, an entry-level budget gaming laptop with either NVIDIA or AMD power. The Nitro 5 notebook lineup is aimed at casual gamers, it says that these notebooks will provide performance for playing modern titles at a mainstream price.

The new Nitro 5 is a mix between an ultraportable and a traditional gaming behemoth. You get a sculpted, and classic chassis with dark red accents near the hinge and noticeable exhaust outlets and on the keyboard, but there are also few other adornments that would make you hesitate before taking it into a conference room.


The Acer Nitro 5 is a budgeted laptop along with various configurations. It features Intel and AMD processors – 7th generation Core i5 processors and i7 processors for Intel along with Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti graphics, and 7th generation A-Series FX, A12, and A10 APUs with up to a discrete Radeon RX 550 graphics chip from AMD. It boasts of a 15.6-inch full-HD display with up to 32 gigabyte of RAM, 512 gigabyte of storage, and 2 terabyte HDD storage.

To take care of its heating system, company has revealed a Coolboost technology that delivers cooling ability, and heightened fan speeds and enables users to manually control the cooling process when heavy use requires an added boost. The keyboard feature red back-lighting, and connectivity include USB 3.1 Type-A, USB 3.1 Type-C, Gigabit Ethernet, HDMI 2.0, and two USB 2.0 Type-A ports.

The Nitro 5 will be coming to US this July for $800, which is a great price for a gaming laptop. It’s already came to EMEA regions in August for €1,100, and China also get it in July for ¥5,500.

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