New Razer Blade laptop with 15.6-inch 4K display, Nvidia GeForce Max-Q GPUs; Core X Thunderbolt 3 external graphics announced

Razer Blade

Razer today has announced the new Razer Blade laptop and Core X Thunderbolt 3. The new Razer Blade laptop comes with a 15.6-inch display, 8th Gen Intel Core processor and according to the company it is the world’s smallest 15.6-inch Gaming Laptop.

The Razer Blade packs a 15.6-inches Full HD display with 144 Hz refresh rate, while the 4K display variant comes with multi-touch functionality and 100% Adobe RGB color support. It comes with 4.9mm thin bezels around the display and is CNC milled from a single aluminum block to provide a sturdy compact design, and features a scratch-resistant anodized black finish.

Razer Blade

On the other hand, the Razer Core X is a Thunderbolt 3 external graphics enclosure for gaming-grade performance. The company announced that Razer Core series of external graphics enclosures including the Core V2 and Core X is now compatible with Mac laptops with Thunderbolt 3. It transforms integrated graphics laptops into desktop-class gaming machines by adding an external graphics card. It is compatible with both Windows and Mac.

Razer Core X

It can accommodate up to 3-slot wide desktop graphics cards and supports the latest desktop PCIe graphics cards including NVIDIA GeForce, NVIDIA Quadro, and AMD XConnect enabled Radeon and Radeon Pro cards.

Razer Blade Gaming Laptop specifications

    • 15.6-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) up to 144Hz / 4K (3840 x 2160) individually color calibrated display
    • Intel Core i7-8750H (8th Gen) processor, 2.2 GHz with Turbo Boost Upto 4.1 GHz, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q Design/ NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q Design
    • Up to 32GB DDR4 RAM, Up to 512GB PCIe SSD, 2TB maximum support
    • Windows 10
    • 1MP Webcam
    • WiFi 802.11ac 2×2, Bluetooth 5.0, Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) x 1, USB 3.1 port x 3 (SuperSpeed), Mini Display Port 1.4 x 1, Anti-ghosting keyboard powered by Razer Chroma
    • Dimensions: 355 x 235 x 16.8mm; Weight: 2.15 kg
    • 3.5mm headphone and mic combo jack, Array microphone
    • 3 Cells 48 Whrs Battery

Pricing and availability:

The Razer Blade laptop base variant with 15.6-inch Full HD 60Hz display starts at $1,899.99 (Rs. 1,29,138 approx.) While the same model with 144Hz display starts at $2,199.99 (Rs. 1,49,610 approx.). The Razer Blade laptop with 4K display costs $2,899.99 (1,97,213 approx.).

The Razer Core X is now available to order in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, France, Germany, China. It is priced at $299 (Rs. 20,332 approx.) It will soon be available in Nordics, Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, and Taiwan. The Razer Core V2 is currently available at $499 (Rs. 33,933 approx.) in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Nordics, China, Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, and Taiwan.