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SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA (October 22, 2020) Acer has expanded its award-winning monitor line with a new assortment of powerful monitors suited to a wide range of gamers, from elite professionals requiring top-of-the-line technology to casual players more concerned with enjoying themselves. Additionally, Acer is the first[vii] brand to offer TÜV Rheinland Eyesafe®-certified gaming monitors, designed to selectively filter out blue light while still maintaining crisp and vivid colours.
“Our newest gaming monitors feature the industry’s newest technology to give gamers smooth performance and comfortable ergonomics,” said Victor Chien, President, Digital Display Business, Acer Inc. “Designed to appeal to the most power-hungry gamers as well as those who just want to have fun, the new Predator and Nitro-branded monitors are available in a variety of designs and sizes to support just about anyone in the market for a gaming monitor.”
Predator XB3 Series for Pros and Avid Enthusiasts
The new Predator XB3 series monitors are a line of FHD (1920×1080) or QHD (2560×1440) displays that feature high refresh rates and VESA DisplayHDR™ certifications. From there, each monitor has been optimized around different criteria: The XB273U NV is Eyesafe-certified, the XB253Q GW boasts an impressive 280 Hz refresh rate (overclockable) and 0.5 ms (G to G) response time, and the XB323U GX is remarkably colour-accurate with 99% Adobe® RGB coverage.
Predator XB273U NV – Easy On the Eyes
The Predator XB273U NV, part of the XB3 VisionCare series, has been designed to give players as comfortable a gaming experience as possible. One of the first gaming monitors2 to be certified by Eyesafe®, the Predator XB273U NV manages high-energy wavelengths in order to selectively filter out blue light while maintaining crisp and vivid colour quality. Additionally, Acer VisionCare 4.0 incorporates a range of technologies—LightSense, AdaptiveLight, ColourSense and ProxiSense—that measure environmental and ambient light and then automatically adjust the monitor’s brightness and colour-temperature to match it, helping reduce eye strain.
The monitor’s crystal-clear 27-inch QHD (2560×1440) Agile-Splendor IPS1 display features wide viewing angles, a fast 1ms response time and up to an overclocked 170 Hz refresh rate, while 95% DCI-P3 colour spectrum coverage and a Delta E<1 rating allows for stunningly realistic images. VESA DisplayHDR 400 certified, the XB273U NV has true 8-bit image quality and dynamically adjusts screen brightness to suit the displayed scene, allowing for noticeably darker darks.
Increasing the cool factor, this model has RGB LightSense for synchronizing the screen’s colours to music, media and eSports tournaments. A built-in TX transmitter can wirelessly sync lighting colours and rhythm to additional networked monitors for an even more dramatic effect. An ergonomic stand helps users find just the right angle by letting them adjust the monitor’s tilt, swivel, height and pivot.
Predator XB253Q GW – High FPS for Smooth Gameplay
The Predator XB253Q GW’s 24.5-inch NVIDIA® G-SYNC® Compatible FHD (1920×1080) IPS panel can be overclocked to an incredibly fast 280 Hz refresh rate (overclockable) with up to a 0.5ms (G to G) response time to keep up with even the fastest-paced action scenes, making it ideal for first-person shooter and racing games where precision is paramount. Integrated RGB LightSense with nine different special effects synchronizes RGB to the beat of the music, games and more. The monitor has also been ergonomically designed, allowing users to adjust its tilt, swivel, height and pivot.
Predator XB323U GX – Stunning, Vivid Visuals
NVIDIA G-SYNC Compatible and featuring a 32-inch QHD (2560×1440) panel with a speedy 270 Hz refresh rate (overclockable) and up to a 0.5ms (G to G) response time, the Predator XB323U GX’s fluidity and low latency serve to drastically reduce motion blur during fast-paced gameplay. 99% AdobeRGB coverage makes this an excellent choice for players who create videos of their gameplay, and a VESA DisplayHDR 600 certification indicates that the XB323U GX features 8-bit image processing and local-dimming, enabling the screen to adjust dynamically to what’s happening on the scene for deep blacks and impressive highlights. To optimize comfort during long gaming sessions, the Predator XB323U GX provides users with the ability to adjust its tilt, swivel, height and pivot.
Predator X34 GS for Gamers Desiring Curved Immersion
The Predator X34 GS extends users’ peripheral view with a giant 34-inch curved UWQHD (3440×1440) screen, working in tandem with an Agile-Splendor IPS panel that delivers clear images even at wide viewing angles. NVIDIA G-SYNC Compatible, it renders smooth action with up to a 180 Hz refresh rate (overclockable) and an ultra-fast 0.5ms (G to G) response time. VESA DisplayHDR 400 illuminates the finer details to create sharper images, so no important targets or details are missed, while 98% DCI-P3 spectrum coverage brings images to life in vivid colour. The flexible stand provides a multitude of viewing options, giving users the ability to adjust its tilt, swivel and height. Two integrated 7 watt speakers eliminate the need for external speakers.
Nitro Series Monitors – Get Into the Game
Two new 27-inch Nitro series models, the Acer Nitro XV272U KV and Nitro XV272 LV, are ideal for casual gamers that want to get as much value out of their devices as possible. Both are Eyesafe-certified to help prevent eye fatigue and further viewing comfort, and an ergonomic stand lets gamers find just the right viewing angle by adjusting the monitors’ tilt, swivel, height and pivot.
The Acer Nitro XV272U KV offers offering stunningly clear QHD (2560×1440) gameplay with a low Delta E<1 rating and 95% coverage of the DCI-P3 colour spectrum. Performance is fast and fluid with up to 170 Hz (overclocked) and a 1ms (G to G) response time on an Agile-Splendor IPS panel that also provides wide viewing angles to maximize the view. Beyond just looking great, the monitor is also equipped with LightSense, ColourSense and ProxiSense technologies, giving users a more comfortable experience by automatically adjusting the monitor’s settings based on ambient lighting in the environment.
The Nitro XV272 LV sports an FHD (1920×1080) Agile-Splendor IPS panel and offers up to 165Hz (overclocked) for smooth visuals even in busy action scenes. With 90% DCI-P3 colour coverage and a low Delta E<1 rating, users have all the technology necessary to dive into immersive virtual worlds.
Pricing & Availability
The Predator X34 GS will be available in Australia in Q1 2021.
The Predator XB273U NV, Predator XB253Q GW, Predator XB323U GX, Nitro XV272U KV, and Nitro XV272 LV are pending Australian availabilities and pricing at the time of announcement
Exact specifications, prices, and availability will vary by region, with Australian pricing for all new products to be announced. To learn more about availability, product specifications and prices in specific markets, please contact your nearest Acer office via www.acer.com.