Razer has recently announced that there is now going to be two new display choices available for the Blade 15 Advanced gaming laptop: a 4K OLED panel and a 240Hz high-refresh LCD option, starting from 24th of April. These new displays were first shown at CES at the start of this year and will add up to the currently available 144Hz LCD option.
Moreover, the blade 15 advanced comes with Intel’s new Core i7-9750H processor clocked at 2.6GHz with a turbo boost to 4.5GHz and a new Wi-Fi 6 networking card with support for 2.4 Gbps speeds. Nonetheless to say that 240Hz screen has one of the highest refresh rates available so far, and it provides a smoother experience for gaming. It features a 1080p resolution, a matte finish, and it supports 100 percent of the sRGB color space.
The new 4K OLED panel is available on machines along with Nvidia’s RTX 2080 graphics card, it’s a touchscreen with an extended color space with full DCI-P3 support. Too, it has a 1ms response time, and it comes with HDR 400 True Black certification. The company says that the OLED display has TUV certification for reduced blue light output, which would reduce strain on users’ eyes.
Apart from the new screen options which razer is offering, they are also upgrading the base Blade 15 with the Core i7-9750H chip, RTX 2060 graphics card, and a 144Hz 1080p display. With these upgrades, the price range of device would get higher as the base model for the Blade 15 starts at $1,999, which makes a $400 increase over last year’s version.
Last but not the least, Razer is updating its 17-inch Blade Pro with a new design that echoes the current Blade 15 and Stealth. Razer claims that new Blade Pro to be 25 percent smaller than competing 17-inch gaming laptops, it has vapor chamber cooling system and multi-fan design that comes last year on the Blade 15.
It supports a slim bezel, 144Hz 1080p matte display, and a Windows Hello-capable IR camera in the top bezel. The company said that the new Blade Pro will be available starting in May with pricing starting at $2,499.