This year’s annual Acer Day celebrations will be different from previous years due to the new normal as it will be done completely online. Despite there not being a physical event, Acer Malaysia is looking to make the fourth edition of the event special all the same with a plethora of games, promotions and lucky draw sessions for its customers to enjoy.
The virtual event will be held on Acer Malaysia’s Facebook on 2 August at 3pm. To enhance the vibe, Acer Malaysia has lined up performances by local celebrities Linora, Pong Pong and Cikidot.
One of the most exciting announcements from this year’s Acer Day reveal was the 3-day Super Brand Day on Shopee from 2 to 4 August that offers attractive promotions that include massive deals of up to 83% at 12 midnight on 3 August on Shopee Shocking Sales.
This includes limited units of the following products:
Predator Gaming Chair – from RM1,999 down to RM340
Predator Aethon 300 gaming keyboard – RM399 down to RM68
EB192QB monitor – RM44.03
Acer is also holding its #FeeltheVibeWithAcer challenge that invites participants to upload a short video of themselves dancing to the ‘Feel The Vibe’ song onto Facebook or Instagram. Just include the hashtag #FeeltheVibeWithAcer in the post, and tag @AcerMalaysia on Facebook or @my_acer on Instagram. That’s all they have to do to qualify and stand a chance to win the grand prize of a ConceptD 3 Pro and RM1,000 cash prize.
The song will be available on TikTok starting 2 August 2020 onwards. No purchase is required to participate in this challenge that will run from 2 August 2020 until 31 August 2020.
“Battle of the Series”:
Started since 22 July, Malaysians were invited to vote for their favourite promotion packages on Acer Malaysia’s Facebook page. The top voted promotion package will then be available on a limited-time offer at Acer Official Shopee Shop on 3 August 2020.
“5 Days Check-in Game”:
Acer fans can redeem Acer Day Exclusive Merchandise by just participating in the daily task on www.a-redemption.com from 29 July 2020. No purchase is required for participation or to win.
“Buy & Win Lucky Draw”:
Acer is also rewarding customers who purchase select Acer models from 1 August to 30 September from any Acer authorised online or offline retail shop will gain entry to “Buy and Win Lucky Draw” and value-added gifts worth up to RM500,000 in total.
All a customer needs to do is submit their receipt to Acer’s website to claim their gifts and register their participation in the lucky draw. Prizes include Predator gaming laptops, Acer Swift 7, monitor and gaming headsets. The lucky winner will be chosen during the live stream on Acer Malaysia Facebook, which is cross-streamed over from the Facebooks of MasterRamen, ChuChu Gaming, Spartanker and Alicia Tan in August and September 2020
Acer also marked the special occasion announcing a refresh of its popular gaming laptops, the Predator Helios 700 and Helios 300. Both laptops were announced during the [email protected] global press conference in late June.
Predator Helio 700
The Predator Helios 700 is a mobile desktop replacement that is now available for pre-order in Malaysia with prices starting from RM12,999.
Boasting a massive 17.3” 144Hz FHD IPS display with Nvidia G-Sync technology, the Helios 700 is able to showcase the latest games running in ultra-smooth frame rates without any screen tearing. It can be equipped with an overclockable 10th Gen Intel Core i9-10980HK or i7-10875H processor and Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Super or RTX 2070 Super graphics card.
All this makes the Helios 700 more than capable of handling the most graphics-intensive games of today. To keep this gaming beast cooled and running smoothly, Acer has included a new thermal solution called the Predator PowerGem that is claimed to provide more efficient heat distribution compared to copper.
It comes with two Thunderbolt 3 ports and is capable of accepting up to 64GB of 2933Hz memory and up to two fast PCIe NVMe Solid State Drives (SSD) to keep your games running fast.
One of the highlights of the Helios 700 has to be its iconic sliding HyperDrift keyboard. You get RGB lighting in the keys and an anti-ghosting keyboard that is updated with MagTek mechanical switches for the WASD keys. Gamers can choose the keys best suited for their game by swapping the standard WASD keys for MagForce or racing keys.
Predator Helios 300
Gamers who are looking for a blur-free gaming experience may want to check out the Predator Helios 300. Equipped with a 15.6” narrow-border FHD IPS display that offers 144Hz refresh rates and 3ms response times.
It can be configured with the latest 10th Gen Intel Core i7 or i5 processors, up to 32GB of RAM in dual channel and 512GB PCIe NVMe SSD. For graphics, it can be paired with an Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 graphics that Acer claims is more than enough to meet most gamer’s needs. There are also an additional M.2 slot and HDD slot in case you want to upgrade in the future.
Acer has included its latest AeroBlade 3D fan technology in the Helios 300, that is claimed to deliver exceptional cooling while reducing overall noise.
The refreshed Predator Helios 300 will be available from 2 August onwards at all Acer official online stores and all Acer authorized resellers nationwide. Retail prices starting from RM4,599.