Acer announces Predator 6 and Predator 8 Gaming Phablets

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    Today at IFA Berlin, Acer has made its mark with the Predator series of Android devices — one of the most powerful computing machine made for high-end heavy gaming. Named as Predator 6 (Smartphone) and Predator 8 (Tablet) are one of the most aggressively designed handheld gaming electronics.

    Predator 6: Gaming Smartphone


    It is an aggressively powerful device sporting a deca-core MediaTek HelioX20 processor coupled with 4GB of RAM. HelioX20 is the next-gen chipset from MediaTek which goes head to head with Snapdragon 810 and even the Snapdragon 820 if you take into account the specs based on the recent leaks.

    “This will dominate any games you throw at it,” an Acer executive said during the press conference

    It sports a 6 inch display with 720p resolution which will make the device energy efficient. It has  got a metallic back with sharp angles and red accents. Predator 6 has a 21MP rear camera, as well as four front-facing speakers for that ultimate gaming and media consumption experience. Other than some basic specs, Acer didn’t mention much about the device as this product is set to launch for next year and Acer still has some improvements to make

    If waiting for a gaming smartphone makes you desperate, then you might consider going for a gaming tablet for the meantime. As Acer has announced another product on the predator line-up , the Predator 8 gaming tablet.

    Predator 8: Gaming Tablet

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    Predator 8 is a 8-inch device with full HD screen(1920×1080). It also follows the same aggressive design concept as the Predator 6. It also sports four front-facing speakers with virtual surround sound. It holds a new technology named “TacSense” which provides enhanced tactile feedback from games. Powering this device is the Intel Atom x7-Z8700 processor with 2GB of RAM. Acer has alot to say about Predator8’s screen, its screen has a 100 percent NTSC color gamut rating and the display is highly precise. It houses a 2×2 MIMO Wi-Fi for improved connectivity. It packs 32/64GB Internal Storage which can be expanded via MicroSD card.

    Acer will launch the Predator 8 on November 6 in North America starting at $299.