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Acer Predator and Nitro gaming monitors out at CES 2021; support HDMI 2.1 with up to 4K at 120Hz

Acer also shared the launch timeline and pricing for the new monitors along with the new features. Here is everything about the new Acer Predator and Nitro gaming monitors announced at CES 2021.

Computer hardware maker Acer has just announced its latest range of gaming monitors at CES 2021. Looking at the announcements, we get the new Predator and Nitro lineups with support for the latest features out there. These include support for HDMI 2.1 port along with 4K resolution at 120Hz refresh rate. This means that the monitor with HDMI 2.1 can offer a high-refresh-rate gaming experience for both PC as well as console players. Acer also shared the launch timeline and pricing for the new monitors along with the new features. Here are all the details about the new Acer Predator and Nitro gaming monitor lineup announced at CES 2021.

Acer Predator and Nitro gaming monitors announced, details

Looking at the range, the company has announced Acer Predator XB273U NX, Predator XB323QK NV, and Nitro XV282K KV. Acer claims that these monitors are aimed at both “elite professionals” in the eSports space as well as casual gamers. These gaming monitors also come with TUV Rheinland Eyesafe certification to offer LCD panels that emit less “high-energy blue light”. In fact, we also get Acer VisionCare 4.0 software in both the Predator gaming monitors. The software packs multiple features including LightSense to adjust the brightness according to the ambient lighting conditions. We also get AdaptiveLight, ProxiSense, and ColorSense features that tweak the color temperature and brightness according to the surroundings.

Now, let’s talk about the hardware specifications of all three monitors. First up, Predator XB273U NX comes with a 27-inch Acer Agile-Splendor IPS panel with WQHD (2560 x 1440 pixels) resolution. The monitor also features a 275Hz refresh rate (after overclocking) along with 0.5ms response time, HDR support, and Nvidia G-Sync and Reflex support. Acer claims that the monitor comes with a 95 percent DCI-P3 color gamut. It is priced at $1,099.

Acer Predator XB323QK NV Gaming monitor
Acer Predator XB323QK NV Gaming monitor

Predator XB323QK NV comes with a 31.5-inch IPS panel with 4K resolution, Nvidia G-Sync, and 144Hz refresh rate. We also get VESA DisplayHDR 400 certification and 90 percent DCI-P3 color gamut support. Acer has priced the gaming monitor at $1,199. Finally, we get to Nitro XV282K KV comes with a 28-inch IPS panel with 4K resolution, HDMI 2.1 port, and 144Hz refresh rate at FHD. It also features 4K resolution at 120Hz with Variable Refresh Rate, 100,000,000:1 contrast ratio, and TUV Rheinland Eyesafe certification. Acer has also added HDR 400 support along with AMD FreeSync Premium technology, and Acer VisionCare 3.0. The company has priced the gaming monitor at $899.99.

Availability information

All three gaming monitors will land in North America, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa in May. Predator models will land in China in March while Nitro gaming monitor will land in China in February. However, we are not sure about the launch details regarding the Indian market.