Acer Predator Helios Neo PHN16-71-50JG 16″ Gaming Laptop with Nvidia RTX 4050

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Specifications

Here are the specs of the Acer Predator Helios Neo PHN16-71-50JG with descriptions of its features. For comparison against other laptops, you can use the "Compare Specs" button.

Brand

Laptop Type

This laptop features a clamshell-only design, without ability to convert itself into a tablet.



The gaming-class laptop features a fast processor and a powerful video card needed for playing hardware demanding games.
Performance

The laptop offers high performance needed for heavier tasks like multimedia creation or design. On the negative side, high-performance laptops tend to consume more battery power than the standard ones. Read more about performance of this notebook in the CPU, GPU, RAM, and Storage sections below.
Screen Size

The 16" screen diagonal is slightly longer than the most popular 15.6". It provides a lot of screen real estate, while avoiding bulkiness of the 17.3" laptops.
Touchscreen

This laptop doesn't support touchscreen input.
Screen Resolution

This screen resolution provides a decent image sharpness and a lot of space on the display for the user interface and programs. It's similar to the popular Full HD 1920x1080. However, these resolutions aren't as good as the premium-class 4K Ultra HD and similar.
Other Display Specs

Displays based on IPS technology provide much wider viewing angles than the budget-class TN screens.



The 165Hz display refresh rate is higher than the typical 60Hz. It enables smoother movement of objects on the screen. It’s important for gaming and watching fast-paced action and sports. It also makes webpage scrolling much smoother than on the basic 60Hz displays.
About Laptop Display Learn about laptop PC displays here.
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5-13500HX 13th Gen

The Intel Core i5-13500HX is a fast laptop processor for gaming and other high-speed laptops. The i5-13500HX is faster than the more common i5-13500H, but also consumes more power. Nevertheless, they are both powerful CPUs, although not as fast as the Core i7 and i9 H series.
About Processors The laptop's processor (CPU) is the main chip of the system and a very important computing performance factor.
Graphics (GPU) Nvidia GeForce RTX 4050 6GB

The GeForce RTX 4050 6GB is a dedicated gaming-class video card, capable of running smoothly the latest PC games. However, there are even faster GPUs in the RTX lineup, such as the RTX 4060, 4070 or 4080. You should consider them if you want to maximize performance for gaming on high resolutions and high detail settings.
About Graphics Processors Graphics processor (GPU) is the main factor for 3D gaming performance. It also affects performance of other graphics intensive tasks like some image and video editing operations.

Besides the dedicated video card, the laptop features an integrated graphics processor as a power-saving GPU option built into the main processor.
System Memory (RAM) Size

16GB and greater RAM sizes are recommended for heavy multitasking, gaming, and specialized programs that require a lot of RAM.
About RAM System memory (RAM) size determines multi-tasking capability of a laptop - how many tasks and programs you can run at the same time. Some programs and games may require large RAM to run properly.

Learn about RAM of laptop PCs here.
Data Storage

512GB storage capacity is recommended if you store a lot of large files and install many programs.
About Data Storage Storage capacity determines how much data you can store locally on your laptop. SSD storage is much faster than HDD storage.

Learn about laptop PC data storage here.
Keyboard & Input

There's a separate numeric pad located on the right side of the keyboard.



Keyboard backlight makes typing in dark environments easier.



The left and right click buttons are built into the surface of the touchpad, as opposed to separate physical buttons.
Speakers & Audio Stereo speakers

As usual, the device features a pair of built-in stereo speakers.

Combo microphone and headphones audio jack

This laptop has the ordinary 3.5mm combo audio jack that supports both headphone output and microphone input simultaneously.
Camera Front-facing web camera

Laptops usually feature a frontal webcam located on the display bezel. This laptop is no exception.

Full HD 1080p resolution

This is a high laptop web camera resolution in comparison to the common 720p. But, 1080p is low in comparison to resolutions of modern smartphone front cameras.
Wireless & Networking Wi-Fi 6 802.11AX wireless

The 802.11AX is currently the most used Wi-Fi wireless networking standard in laptops. It’s also known as Wi-Fi 6. When connected to 802.11AX-compatible routers, the 802.11AX modules in laptops bring improvements over the older standards in terms of data transfer speeds and multi-device connectivity. In some of the latest 2024 laptops, 802.11AX is being replaced by 802.11BE.

Ethernet LAN port

The laptop has an Ethernet LAN port for wired internet and networking connectivity.

Bluetooth

This laptop has a built-in Bluetooth module. It enables you to wirelessly connect the computer to Bluetooth peripherals like Bluetooth mice and keyboards, as well as to smartphones, and other compatible devices.
USB Ports 2 x USB-C

A pair of compact Type-C USB ports.

3 x USB Type A

Three full-size USB ports.
Video Output Ports 1 x HDMI

HDMI is a widely used digital video output port. You can find HDMI-in ports on most computer monitors and TVs.

Video out via USB-C

The laptop can deliver digital video output via USB-C.
Media Card Reader MicroSD card reader

The laptop has a slot for MicroSD memory cards. These are small SD cards commonly used in smartphones.
Other Features Thunderbolt 4

Thunderbolt 4 is a high-speed peripheral connectivity technology for compatible devices. The Thunderbolt connection goes via USB-C interface.
Battery 90 WHr capacity
About Battery This battery capacity is excellent. However, gaming laptops tend to consume a lot of battery power, especially during gaming.

The battery life varies depending on usage, settings, and other factors.
Weight 6.7 pounds
Height 1.1"
Width 14.2"
Depth 11"
Casing Color Gray
Windows Version

Windows 11 Home is aimed at the regular home and office computer users. Only select business users need the Professional edition.
Warranty 1-year

A typical laptop warranty.
Year of Release 2023
Country / Region United States

The device under this particular SKU name is sold on the US market. It may be also available under different SKU names in the US and other regions.

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  1. Question

    Alexander

    Acer 16″ Gaming Laptop, Intel Core i5 i5-13500HX, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4050 6 GB, 512GB SSD, Windows 11 Home, PHN16-71-50JG

    Cual es su máximo de expansión de la ssd que se puede incorporar a este modelo ?

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