Also known as the Acer Nitro V, the Acer Nitro 5 is one of the more affordable gaming machines on the market. It comes with a powerful Intel Core i processor and NVIDIA GeForce discrete graphics to show a promise of solid performance.
Acer Nitro 5 Key Features and Specs
- 7th Gen Intel Core i7, Core i5 Processor
- NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti with up to 4 GB Dedicated Memory
- Windows 10 Home
- 15.6-inch IPS Display, 1920 x 1080 pixels
- 8GB RAM or 16GB RAM, up to 32GB DDR4 RAM
- 256GB SDD, 1TB HDD, Hybrid options
- 1 x USB 3.0, 2 x USB 2.0, 1 x HDMI, 1 x USB Type C
- up to 7 hours Battery Life
Build and Display
If you are someone conversant with laptops for gamers, you will agree the Acer Nitro 5 sports the ideal look. The Acer Nitro 5 parades an angular design with a robust, brushed chassis rocking black and silver finish. The red LED backlit keyboard should enable enjoyable gaming in dark settings. It offers 19mm key travel.
You get a large 15.6-inch diagonal display to watch all the gaming actions. It is a good thing that the unit boasts Full HD resolution of 1,920 x 1,080 pixels for sharp images.
The quality of performance you enjoy on this laptop depends on the size of your wallet. There are diverse configurations offering different processors. You can get your Acer Nitro 5 with a quad-core Intel Core i5 or i7 processor for speeds up to 2.8 GHz. There is also an option of AMD FX-Series APU for those interested in making some saving.
With NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti graphics on offer, this machine looks capable of supporting many modern games. Acer Nitro 5 also ships with up to 32 GB of DDR4 RAM to get things moving smoothly.
For storage, you can make your choice between solid state drive (128 GB or 256 GB) and a hard drive (1 TB). There is a USB Type-C port among the USB options. You also get a USB 3.1 among the standard offerings. There is an SD card reader for those who wish to expand storage with an SD card. Available interfaces on the Acer Nitro 5 also include an HDMI port and a Gigabit Ethernet port.
There is dual band Wi-Fi 802.11ac for wireless connectivity. This promises theoretical peak throughput of 867 Mbps. The Acer Nitro 5 comes with a webcam that can capture HD (720p) images. It appears ready to supply loud sound with 4X 2W plus 1X 3W Realtek speakers.
Pricing and availability
The Acer Nitro 5 price starts at $849. We do not have official price or availability for Nigeria, Ghana, and Kenya for now. When available, you should be able to buy the laptop at leading online stores in the countries. Acer Nitro 5 Price in Nigeria is expected to range from 325,000 Naira to 490,000 Naira depending on the model.
Acer Nitro 5 Specs
Here are a few specs of the Acer Nitro 5 Gaming Laptop:
- OS: Windows 10 Home
- Processor: 7th Generation Intel Core i5 or Intel Core i7 Processor
- GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti with up to 4 GB Dedicated Memory
- Memory: 8GB DDR4 RAM or 16GB DDR4 RAM, up to 32GB
- Colours: Black
- Dimension: 389.9 x 265.9 x 26.67 mm
- Weight: starting at 2.7 kg
Display & Keyboard
- Display: 15.6-inch IPS Display, 1920 x 1080 pixels
- Keyboard: Full-sized Keyboard
- Pointing Device: TouchPad
- Built-in Storage: 256GB SDD, 1TB HDD, Hybrid 256GB SDD + 1TB HDD, Hybrid 128GB SDD + 1TB HDD
- Optical Storage: No
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
Ports & Connectivity
- Webcam: Yes, 720p HD Webcam
- USB Ports: Yes, 1 x USB 3.0, 2 x USB 2.0, 1 x USB Type C (USB 3.1)
- HDMI Port: Yes
- Ethernet (RJ-45): Yes
- VGA Port: No
- SD Slot: Yes
- Mic/Headphone: Yes
- NFC: No
- WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Dual-Band
- Bluetooth: –
- Dock Connector: No
- Acer CoolBoost
- Battery: 4 Cells, 3220 mAh Li-Po Battery
- Use Time: up to 7 hours battery Life