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Acer Nitro 5 gaming laptop (2022) release date, price & specifications

Details on the 2022 revamp of the classic Acer Nitro 5 laptop

Updated: Apr 20, 2022 8:06 am
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The Acer Nitro 5 laptop has been Acer’s budget gaming laptop model for years, with the previous generations having much the same design but with upgraded internal components with each iteration. The Acer Nitro 5 2022 version however comes with a completely new look and overall design philosophy: no longer aimed purely at the budget bracket, the laptop can be equipped with a wide-range of hardware, going all the way up to the mighty RTX 3080 GPU. Read on to find out more about this latest installment in the Acer gaming laptop range.

Acer Nitro 5 laptop 2022 revamp

Acer Nitro 5 release date

There are various different codenames for different Acer Nitro 5 models, which will be released at different times. You can find out more about these on the Acer website.

  • The Acer Nitro 5 (AN515-58) release date is February in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and China and March in North America.
  • The Acer Nitro 5 (AN515-46) release date is March in China, and April for North America, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.
  • The Acer Nitro 5 (AN517-55) release date is February for China and April for North America, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.
  • The Acer Nitro 5 (AN517-42) release date is March for China, April for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, and May for North America.

Acer Nitro 5 price

15.6-inch Acer Nitro 5 2022 model prices

  • The Acer Nitro 5 (AN515-58) starting price is $1,049.99
  • The Acer Nitro 5 (AN515-46) starting price is $1,099.99

17.3-inch Acer Nitro 5 2022 model prices

  • The Acer Nitro 5 (AN515-58) starting price is $1,099.99
  • The Acer Nitro 5 (AN515-46) starting price is $1,149.99

Acer Nitro 5 specifications

There are two size variants of the Acer Nitro 5: the 15-inch and the 17-inch, and each of these can be equipped with either Intel or AMD CPUs as well as various different GPU, RAM, and SSD loadouts.

Intel versions come with 2x PCIe 4.0 M.2 SSD slots as well as greater multi-core and single-core performance thanks to the powerful 12th gen processors, though they only support DDR4 3200MHz RAM. AMD 6000 series versions only have one PCIe 4.0 and one PCIe 3.0 slot and are less powerful, however they do have far superior battery life and DDR5 4800MHz RAM.

  • CPU: Up to Intel Core i7-12800H / Ryzen 7 6800H
  • GPU: Nvidia RTX 3050 Ti / RTX 3060 / RTX 3070 / RTX 3080
  • RAM: 8GB / 16GB / 32GB (DDR4 3200MHz or DDR5 4800MHz)
  • SSD: 256GB / 512GB / 1TB
  • Max refresh rate: 144Hz / 165Hz / 240Hz / 360 Hz
  • Resolution: 1920 x 1080 / 2560 x 1440
  • Screen size: 15″ / 17″

Final Word

We hope this has been a useful guide to the features of the new Acer Nitro 5 2022 gaming laptop, its release date(s), and starting MSRP. Be sure to check out our best Acer gaming laptop guide for the best of the full range of Acer laptops.

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