Published On: January 8, 2024

Acer Goes Big at CES 2024 with the Predator Z57 Gaming Monitor and More

Published On: January 8, 2024
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Acer Goes Big at CES 2024 with the Predator Z57 Gaming Monitor and More

Acer has unveiled its latest lineup of gaming monitors at CES 2024, featuring the colossal Predator Z57.

Acer Goes Big at CES 2024 with the Predator Z57 Gaming Monitor and More

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Acer has made a grand entrance at CES 2024 with a stunning lineup of gaming monitors that promise to take the gaming experience to a whole new level. Among the four new additions, the Predator Z57 stands out as a colossal gaming monitor designed to impress even the most discerning gamers.

The Predator Z57 is a 57-inch behemoth that boasts a DUHD (7680x2160) VA panel with Mini LED backlighting. With a 120Hz refresh rate and AMD FreeSync Premium support, it's poised to deliver smooth and tear-free gaming experiences. 

Acer has integrated a massive 2,304-zone Mini LED panel into the Predator Z57, ensuring impressive contrast ratios and stunning visuals. To put this in perspective, viewing the Predator Z57 is akin to having two 4K monitors side by side.

Acer Predator Z57 features a 32:9 aspect ratio and 1000R curvature.

The monitor's 32:9 aspect ratio and 1000R curvature provide an immersive gaming environment, drawing players deeper into the action. Acer has pushed the boundaries by obtaining VESA DisplayHDR 1000 certification, resulting in a peak brightness of up to 1000 nits. Combined with a wide DCI-P3 98% color gamut, the Predator Z57 delivers visuals that are both vibrant and true to life.

Connectivity options are plentiful, with two HDMI 2.1 ports, a DisplayPort 1.4 port, and a USB-C 3.2 hub featuring four downstream USB ports. Gaming at DUHD resolution at 120Hz is supported across all interfaces, but the graphical demands will depend on your hardware.

The Predator Z57 doesn't compromise on audio either, with two 10W speakers onboard, providing immersive sound to complement the stunning visuals. This gaming giant could be a top-notch choice for those looking to invest in the ultimate gaming setup.

Rear view of the Acer Predator Z57 gaming monitor.

The Predator X34 V3, with its 34-inch 21:9 ultrawide display, caters to gamers who prefer a slightly smaller but still immersive gaming experience. It features a resolution of 3440 x 1440 and a 180Hz refresh rate. The monitor's 1500R curvature, while less extreme than the OLED models, still enhances immersion. Acer has also added a larger speaker bar with two 5-watt speakers for improved audio quality.

Acer has also introduced two OLED gaming monitors in the form of the Predator X39 and Predator X34 X. While OLED displays are currently the "new hotness" in the gaming monitor realm, Acer's models bring their own unique qualities to the table.

Both the Predator X39 and Predator X34 X feature an aggressive 800R curve on their 34-inch screens, which is typically reserved for larger displays. This design choice provides gamers with a more enveloping and immersive experience. 

Both models offer a 240Hz refresh rate, ensuring smooth and responsive gameplay, with a resolution of 3440 x 1440. The peak brightness of these OLED monitors reaches 450 nits, though it may not match the HDR performance of some competitors.

Acer has provided pricing and availability details for its new gaming monitors. The Predator Z57 will come with a premium price tag of $2,499.99. The Predator X39 and Predator X34 X will be available at $1,499.99 and $1,299.99, respectively. For those looking for a more budget-friendly option, the Predator X34 V3 will be priced at $899.99.

All four monitors are expected to hit the North American market in the second quarter of 2024.

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