Highlights of Acer Predator Helios 16 (2023)
If you are looking for a powerful gaming laptop with the latest Intel processor and NVIDIA RTX 40-series GPUs, Acer Predator Helios 16 2023 comes with an advanced cooling mechanism, liquid metal application, and many more 2023 upgrades.
- cleaner design
- gaming laptop
- remarkable power booster
- efficient cooling system
- enhanced heat management
Acer refreshed the Predator Helio series of gaming laptops, which is now streamlined and consists of just two models, namely Helios 16 and Helios 18 (which is already available in Nepal). In this article, we discuss the Acer Predator Helios 16 2023 specifications, features, different variants prices, and availability in Nepal.
What is the price of Acer Predator Helios 16 in Nepal? Acer Predator Helios 16 2023 comes with two configurations starting from Rs. 232,800 for Intel Core i7-13700HX and Rs. 295,000 for Intel Core i9-13900HX in Nepal.
Acer Predator Helios 16 (PH16-71) Specifications
|Body||357.78W x 278.74.D x 24.9-26.9H-mm, 2.6/2.7 kg|
|Display||15.6″ anti-glare IPS panel, 165Hz/240Hz refresh rate, 100% sRGB/ 100% DCI-P3, Advanced Optimus|
|Resolution||WQXGA (2560×1600) resolution, 16:10 aspect ratio|
|Processor||up to Intel Core i7-13900HX CPU|
|RAM||Up to 32GB DDR5 (4800 MHz)|
|Storage||up to 2TB of PCIe Gen 4 SSD (2x M.2 SSD slot in RAID 0)|
|Graphics||up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4080 (165W with Dynamic Boost)|
|I/O Ports||2x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A, 1x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A, 2x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C (Thunderbolt 4, DisplayPort, Power Delivery), 1x HDMI 2.1, 1x audio jack, 1x RJ45 (LAN)|
|Battery||90 Watt-hours Li-ion battery|
Design & Display
The Predator Helios 16 has undergone a design overhaul, featuring cleaner edges and a redesigned rear panel. This panel now includes a light bar above the exhaust vents. The laptop boasts a 16:10 WQXGA display with Advanced Optimus support. However, the 250Hz Mini-LED option is unavailable in Nepal, leaving the choice between 165Hz or 240Hz IPS displays. The latter offers 100% DCI-P3 coverage, while the former provides sRGB coverage.
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Performance & Memory
It is equipped with cutting-edge gaming processors from Intel and NVIDIA. The high-end variant features the Core i9-13900HX processor, a mobile chip with remarkable power, boasting 24 cores, and a maximum turbo frequency of 3.90GHz. The laptop offers the Core i7-13700H, a 14-core processor from Intel’s Raptor Lake gaming CPU lineup.
Complementing these processors are NVIDIA’s RTX 40-series GPUs. In Nepal, the available models are RTX 4050, 4060, and 4070, with the top-tier RTX 4080 (165W) expected to arrive later. The laptop can be configured with up to 32GB of dual-channel DDR5 RAM and up to 2TB of PCIe 4 SSD in RAID 0.
To ensure efficient cooling, the laptop is equipped with two 5th Gen Aeroblade 3D fans and vector heat pipes. These components effectively dissipate heat from both the CPU and GPU. Acer has also applied liquid metal to the CPU, enhancing heat management. Different performance modes are available, including Turbo mode for overclocking, with a dedicated Mode key to switch between presets.
Acer has incorporated a key to grant quick access to the NitroSense app, now at version 4. This app introduces a Scenario Manager for personalized performance profiles. It also supports the new Predator Pulsar lighting for the mini-LED backlit keyboard, with improved per-key RGB lighting uniformity.
Accommodates ports, such as Thunderbolt 4, HDMI, and power-in. Other ports, including USB 3.2 Gen 2, ethernet, SD card reader, audio jack, and Kensington lock, are spread across the laptop’s sides.
Acer Predator Helios 16 (2023) Price in Nepal and Availability
The Acer Predator Helios 16 (2023) is official at Rs. 232,800 for Intel Core i7-13700HX Processor with RTX 4060 GPUs and 165Hz refresh rate. Rs. 295,000 for Intel Core i9-13900HX Processor with RTX 4070 GPUs and 240Hz refresh rate. The gaming laptop can be purchased via any authorized store across Nepal.
|Acer Predator Helios 16 (PH16-71)||Price in Nepal (Official)|
|Intel Core i7-13700HX, RTX 4060, 16GB RAM, 1TB SSD, 16″ WQXGA 165Hz||Rs. 232,800|
|Intel Core i9-13900HX, RTX 4070, 16GB RAM, 1TB SSD, 16″ WQXGA 240Hz||Rs. 295,000|
Conclusion – The Acer Predator Helios 16 (2023) is a powerful gaming laptop featuring Intel’s latest processors and NVIDIA’s RTX 40-series GPUs. It employs advanced cooling mechanisms, and liquid metal applications, and offers customization through the NitroSense app. The laptop showcases an updated design and offers a choice between high-refresh-rate displays, albeit with varying color coverage. The availability of models and features may differ in Nepal.