Razer, a lead designer of computers and peripherals for gamers, released a press statement today containing details of their new Razer Blade Laptop. The new Razer Blade contains an updated CPU, faster memory, and the option to upgrade to a 4K UHD screen option.
The Blade, previously voted “Best Portable Gaming Laptop” by Digital Trends in November 2016, features a smooth balance of power, mobility, and durability. The power on this upcoming model has been cranked up a notch with The latest generation of 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 quad-core processor. Unlike many other powerful laptops, the Razer Blade is only .7 inches thick and weighs a light four pounds.
An HD panel comes standard on the Blade, with a new 4k UHD option available for the first time on Razer’s 14 inch laptop.
“The Razer Blade sets the benchmark for performance in thin laptops,” says Min-Liang Tan, Razer co-founder and CEO. “More users embraced this flagship computer model in 2016 than ever before, and we are excited to make it even more available worldwide this year. Beyond gaming, it has been really gratifying to see people enjoying the power and portability of the Blade for video editing, music creation and software development.”
The Razer Blade comes standard with 16 GB of memory, Killer Wireless-AC and Thunderbolt™ 3 connectivity. For those worried about load speed, the laptop offers storage options up to a 1 TB SSD. Like many of Razer’s keyboard, the keys on the laptop is powered by Razer Chroma. “This technology unlocks a color palette of 16.8 million colors and a virtually endless array of keyboard lighting effects that can be customized and synchronized to display in-game events.”
The Razer Blade Full HD systems are available now at RazerStore.com and in-person at RazerStore San Francisco, as well as other select retailers and online sellers. The laptop retails for US$1,899.