The Predator 21 X costs even more in the Philippines

Colossal price for a massive gaming device

The biggest, baddest gaming laptop from Predator just got an official price tag in the Philippines.

The Predator 21 X will retail in the Philippines for a whopping PhP 549,999; that’s way more than the $9,000 international price tag. In case you forgot, the 21 X is the first gaming notebook to come with a 21-inch curved display.

Yes. Curved.

The pricing was announced during Predator’s media event announcing its sponsorship of the ONE: Kings of Destiny mixed martial arts (MMA) event that will happen at the Mall of Asia (MOA) arena. It was also announced that the winner of the ninth main fight card, which features a bout between the Philippines’ Kevin “The Silencer” Belingon and Finland’s Toni “The Dynamite” Tauru, will take home the beastly gaming machine.

The Predator 21 X was first announced at IFA 2016 in Berlin. Other than being absolutely massive, other key features are two GeForce GTX 1080 video cards for rendering Ultra-level graphics with NVIDIA’s G-Sync technology to avoid unwanted screen tearing while playing games. It also has eye-tracking technology that should let gamers aim at enemies just by looking at them.

Something this massive requires a lot of cooling, so it’s equipped with nine heat pipes making sure the explosions only happen in-game. Tipping the scales at 8.8 kilograms, it’s not exactly easy to carry around. Thankfully, every Predator 21 X will come with a Pelican travel case.

Only a single unit will be sold in the Philippines.

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