Razer unveiled the 2020 Blade 15 series, Razer Blade Advance and the Razer Blade Base model. Both the laptops comes with more gaming and content creation power with powerful specs. Powerful specs are from Intel and NVidia and will be available in May with the new keyboard layout. The previous keyboard layout were criticized by the users due to up directional key wedged awkwardly between the right shift key and the forward slash key.
Starting with the Base Blade 15, it is configured with six cores and eight threads. With Intel’s new 10thGen i7-10750H processor having clock speed of 2.3GHz and turbo speed of 5.0GHz. It also hosts up to RTX 2070 Max Q graphics, a 144Hz 1080p display or a 4K OLED non-touch display. It also packs Ethernet port which is not available in Advanced model.
There are two variant for the Base Model. The lower end starts at $1,600 with NVidia’s GeForce GTX 1660Tigraphics and 144Hz 1080p display. The higher version comes with NVidia’s RTX 2070 graphics and 4K OLED display and will be available at $2,299.
Talking about the Advanced Model, it is configured with new eight-core, sixteen thread 10th Gen i7-10875H processor. Having clock speed of 2.6GHz and boost speed of 5.1GHz. It comes with newest NVidia GeForce RTX 2070 Max Q Super card. And can be upgraded with RTX 2080 Max Q Super. Both of these chips are not only faster but also 50% power efficient than the last NVidia’s last RTX flagships. The monitor has tiny bezels and a matte finish. With up to 300Hz refresh rate for lower variant while one can upgrade to 4K OLED touch display. The touch panel comes with Corning Gorilla Glass for protection.
Both the Base and Advanced configuration ships with 16GB of DDR4 RAM clocked at 2,933 MHz. And uses an expandable M.2 2280 PCle SSD – 256GB and 512GB. Other features includes Wi-Fi 6, a USB-C 3.2 Gen 2 slot, two USB 3.2 Gen 2 slots and UHS-III card reader support (only in advanced model). You also get a backlit Razer Chroma keyboard and same glass trackpad with Windows Precision drivers.
The Advanced Model, is priced at $2,599 with RTX 2070 Max Q super graphics and a 300Hz 1080p display. Whereas, top tier is priced at $3,299 featuring an OLED 4k touch display and RTX 2080 Max Q super graphics. These beast will be available in US and Canada in May and then to Europe, China and elsewhere.