A combination of Ultra HD resolution and a high refresh rate is emerging as the new trend for 2021 - and the Taiwanese manufacturer hopes to be the one to propel it forward through its Predator and Nitro brands
Digital or not, Acer (Acer) signals to us that it is ready for the 2021 CES show, with an announcement with three rather exciting new gaming screens.
The most basic model in the trio is the Nitro XV282K KV, which is designed to provide a solution with high resolution and a high refresh rate for those based on video cards made by AMD. The screen is based on a 28-inch flat IPS panel with a resolution of 2,160 × 3,840 pixels and a maximum refresh rate of 144 Hz, including support for the FreeSync Premium technology of AMD VRR (Variable Refresh Rate) in the range of 48 Hz to 144 Hz, 90 percent coverage of all colors in the DCI-P3 standard, support for the DisplayHDR 400 standard, a pair of built-in speakers with a power of 2 watts each and a pair of modern HDMI 2.1 inputs that will allow Support for the most advanced display modes of the new generation consoles from Sony and Microsoft with resolution 4k And display rates of up to 120 frames per second.
The Nitro XV282K KV screens will be available for purchase starting this May, at a price of $ 900 without tax in North America and at a price of 950 euros with the local VAT alternative in Europe - ie about 3,700 shekels in direct conversion to shekels.
The second screen on the list is the Predator XB273U NX, with a more modest 1,440 × 2,560 pixels but also support for a much higher display speed of up to 275 Hz.
This model is based on a flat IPS panel with a diagonal size of 27 inches, with compatibility with the G-Sync technology of NVIDIA And support also for the company's new reflex technology that is able to analyze in real time the system residence times for players who want to polish their capabilities to near perfection, with 95 percent coverage of the DCI-P3 standard, a declared response time of only 0.5 milliseconds in the transition between shades of gray Close and probably other modern and advanced technical features that will be revealed at a later date - ahead of the official launch during May, with a recommended price tag of $ 1,100 and 1,180 euros including VAT in Europe, which translates to almost NIS 4,600.
The third screen also belongs to the Taiwanese manufacturer's leading Predator brand, with the name Predator XB323QK NV which betrays the use of a 32-inch display panel - in technology IPS, In a flat configuration with a high resolution of 2,160 × 3,840 p pixels with a refresh rate of up to 144 Hz.
The XB323QK looks like an attempt to deliver the best of all worlds, with compatibility with G-Sync's technology NVIDIA And also to the FreeSync technology of AMD, 90 percent coverage of the color scheme in the DCI-P3 standard, compliance with the DisplayHDR 400 standard, advanced ergonomic capabilities for adjusting the placement of the screen to the user's wishes and needs, a pair of advanced HDMI 2.1 inputs, a pair speakers With a power of 4 watts each and more - all of these at a recommended price of $ 1,200 in America and 1,200 euros or about 4,680 shekels in Europe. This model is also slated to hit the shelves in May, following a significant postponement compared to an original plan to officially launch it before the end of 2020.
These new Acer models are a handsome development for the field in 2021 - and now it remains to be seen what the competitors have up their sleeve. Will this year see QHD screens with support for refresh rates of over 300 Hz and screens 4k Capable of reaching display speeds of 165 Hz, 180 Hz or even 200 Hz? This could be very interesting for our tastes, so keep following for more updates.