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New Razer Blade launched as world’s smallest 15.6-inch gaming laptop

Razer announced its all-new Razer Blade 15.6-inch gaming laptop featuring Intel’s latest processor. The new Razer Blade is the world’s smallest gaming laptop in its class, boasting more display area and performance features.

Razer announced its all-new Razer Blade 15.6-inch gaming laptop featuring Intel’s latest processor. The new Razer Blade is the world’s smallest gaming laptop in its class, boasting more display area and performance features.

The available 144 Hz refresh rate 15.6-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080) display of the new Razer Blade enhances gaming and entertainment viewing with full-frame fluid motion graphics and 100% sRGB color. Users can also step up to 4K (3840 x 2160) resolution with touch functionality and 100% Adobe™ RGB color support.

Each laptop display is individually custom calibrated in production for amazing color accuracy out-of-the-box.

Best-in-class 4.9 mm thin bezels flank the display, while retaining the ideal web camera placement at the top of the screen.

The world’s smallest 15.6-inch gaming laptop measures as little as 0.66-inches thin and with a minimal footprint for ultimate mobility.

The refined chassis is individually CNC milled from a single aluminum block to provide a sturdy yet compact design, and features a scratch resistant anodized black finish.

Managing heat without sacrificing performance in such a small form factor is no easy task, but Razer innovated by utilizing vapor chamber technology for the cooling solution instead of the traditional heat pipes found in most gaming laptops.

Beyond cooling the CPU and GPU, the vacuum-sealed vaporized liquid helps dissipate the heat generated from other components within the laptop.

Ultra-thin nanoparticle material and graphite-based server grade thermal interfaces reduce hot spots and facilitate heat transfer, while high-performance low-noise fans push air across dual heat exchanges with 0.1mm thin fins, quickly moving heat out of the chassis and away from the user.

The near bezel-less Razer Blade features the new 8th Gen Intel Core i7-8750H and is available with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 10 Series graphics. The new Intel 6 core CPU eclipses its predecessor in throughput and responsiveness with Turbo Boost speeds up to 4.1 GHz.

To drive fast frame rates users can choose either a GeForce GTX 1060 or GeForce GTX 1070 graphics card, featuring Max-Q design for an optimized gaming experience.

For extreme multitasking, Razer also includes 16 GB of 2667MHz dual-channel system memory and fast PCIe SSD storage with configurations up to 512GB, with support for up to 32 GB of memory and up to 2 TB of storage.

Other features of new Razer Blade include a large and clickable precision touchpad to provide more accuracy and improved gesture support; anti-ghosting keyboard that is powered by Razer Chroma and offers 16.8 million colors per key, customizable through Razer Synapse 3 software; power management options including modes to boost graphics performance or maximize the run time of the built-in 80Wh battery; sound delivered through dual front-firing speakers and features Dolby Atmos for immersive audio; and connectivity options including the ability to output to up to three external displays via Mini DisplayPort, HDMI, and Thunderbolt 3.

Razer also made available a new Chroma Laptop Stand featuring a light strip up front and 3-port USB hub in back. When taking the new Razer Blade on-the-go, Razer also has released a new 15.6″ Protective Sleeve made of durable, water resistant material with a slim profile design.

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