Acer launches world’s first curved screen gaming notebook, Predator 21 X, in India

Abhishek Baxi

Acer Predator 21 X is the world’s first notebook with a curved screen and integrates eye-tracking technology for an immersive user experience. The company has now brought the much-anticipated dream machine for gaming enthusiasts to India.

Predator brand needs no introduction and now I am thrilled to announce that we are able bring the ultimate gaming laptop to India – The Predator 21 X. The Predator 21 X is the world’s first notebook with a curved screen design that offers eye-tracking technology for more immersive user experience. The incredibly powerful Predator 21 X is a true beast of machine packing in some of the most advanced technology ever seen in a laptop while offering desktop-level performance for the most demanding games.

– Chandrahas Panigrahi, CMO & Consumer Business Head, Acer India

The notebook sports a curved 21-inch IPS display and features eye-tracking technology from Tobii. The eye tracking lets gamers identify enemies, aim, and take cover simply by gazing at objects on the screen in over 45 titles. The curved screen also features NVIDIA G-SYNC technology, ensuring smooth and sharp gameplay.

The Predator 21 X is powered by dual NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 graphic cards in SLI and an overclockable 7th Generation Intel Core i7-7820HK processor. There’s 64GB of DDR4-2400 memory, up to four 512GB solid-state drives in RAID 0 configuration and a 7200 RPM hard drive of 1TB capacity.

The notebook features an advanced cooling architecture consisting of five system fans and nine heat pipes, and also includes Acer DustDefender which removes dust build-up and improves heat dissipation and Acer’s CoolBoost app that can be used to adjust the fans’ airflow to deliver extra cooling performance during heavy use.

The preloaded Acer PredatorSense software allows users to control and customize the whole gaming experience from one central interface, including overclocking, lighting and fan control.

Acer Predator 21 X Specifications

  • Display: 21-inch (2560 x 1080) IPS | 120Hz refresh rate
  • Processor: 7th Generation Intel Core i7-7820HK
  • GPU: Dual NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080
  • RAM: 64GB DDR4-2400
  • Storage: Up to four 512GB SSDs + 1TB 7200 RPM hard drive

Each Predator 21 X ships with a custom ultra-durable hard-shell carrying trolley case for safe transport and storage.

Priced at a whopping ₹699,999 ($10,928), the Acer Predator 21 X will be available on Flipkart and making each one unique, there are only 500 units made worldwide making these limited editions of sorts.