Razer Blade 2015 introduced with QHD+ display and GTX 970M

Chris Burns - Feb 3, 2015, 4:59pm CST
Razer Blade 2015 introduced with QHD+ display and GTX 970M

Today the folks at Razer introduced another iteration of their Razer Blade gaming notebook, this one prepped for release immediately in several markets around the world. This version of the notebook is again what Razer suggests is the world’s thinnest and lightest gaming notebook, this one coming with a 14-inch display and the newest in Intel and NVIDIA GeForce GTX processors and graphics processors. This version also works with QHD+ resolution across its face and a smooth exterior reminiscent of the Razer Blade already on the market.

This version of the laptop works with an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M (3 GB GDDR5 VRAM) graphics card and 16 GB of 1600 MHz DDR3L memory. You’ll also have options for up to 512 GB SSD.

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This unit’s custom-made trackpad is joined by a backlit keyboard similar to the Razer Chroma line of devices.

The first version – available today in U.S., Canada, Singapore, and Hong Kong from RazerZone – will cost you a cool $2,200 USD. This device will also be available in Microsoft Stores on February 16th online for several regions around the world. In March, this unit will be available in China, Australia, New Zealand,Malaysia, UAE, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Russia.

• Intel Core i7-4720HQ Quad Core Processor (2.6GHz / 3.6GHz)
• NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M (3GB GDDR5 VRAM)
• 16GB System Memory (DDR3L-1600MHz)
• Windows 8.1 64-Bit
• 128/256/512GB SSD (SATA M.2) options
• 14.0″ IGZO QHD+ 16:9 Ratio, 3200×1800, with LED-backlight, capacitive multi-touch
• Intel Wireless-AC 7260HMW (802.11a/b/g/n/ac + Bluetooth 4.0)
• (3x) USB 3.0 port (SuperSpeed)
• HDMI 1.4a audio and video output
• Dolby Digital Plus Home Theater Edition
• Built-in stereo speakers
• 3.5 mm microphone/headphone combo jack
• Array microphone
• 7.1 Codec support (via HDMI)
• Built-in full-HD webcam (2.0 MP)
• TPM 2.0 (Trusted Platform Module)
• Compact 150W Power Adapter
• Built-in 70Wh Rechargeable lithium ion polymer battery
• Razer Anti-Ghosting Keyboard (with adjustable backlight)
• Razer Synapse 2.0 Enabled
• Kensington™ Lock interface
• 13.6 in. (345 mm) Width x 0.70 in. (17.8 mm) Height x 9.3in. (235 mm) Depth
• 4.47 lbs. / 2.03 kg

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There’ll be a Full HD version available as well starting in February in the U.S., Canada, Australia,Singapore, and Hong Kong from RazerZone.

• 14.0″ IPS Full HD 16:9 Ratio, 1920×1080, with LEDbacklight
• Intel Core i7-4720HQ Quad Core Processor (2.6GHz / 3.6GHz)
• NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M (3GB GDDR5 VRAM)
• 256GB SSD (SATA m.2)
• 8GB System Memory
• Intel Wireless-AC 7260HMW (802.11a/b/g/n/ac + Bluetooth 4.0)
• (3x) USB 3.0 port (SuperSpeed)
• HDMI 1.4a audio and video output
• Dolby Digital Plus Home Theatre Edition
• Built-in stereo speakers
• 3.5 mm microphone/headphone combo jack
• Array microphone 7.1 Codec support (via HDMI)
• Built-in full-HD webcam (2.0 MP)
• TPM 2.0 (Trusted Platform Module)
• Compact 150W Power Adapter
• Built-in 70Wh Rechargeable lithium ion polymer battery
• Razer Anti-Ghosting Keyboard (with adjustable backlight)
• Razer Synapse 2.0 Enabled
• Kensington™ Lock interface
• 13.6 in. (345 mm) Width x 0.70 in. (17.8 mm) Height x 9.3in. (235 mm) Depth
• 4.19 lbs. / 1.9 kg

Have a peek at the timeline below for additional Razer bits and pieces and stay tuned as we see this machine up close and personal sooner than later!


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