IRVINE, Calif., June 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Razer™, the leading global lifestyle brand for gamers, today announced its upgraded 13.3-inch version of the award-winning 12.5-inch Razer Blade Stealth.
The new Razer Blade Stealth is one of the most portable laptops for professionals in the world, measuring 0.52 inches thin, weighing 2.93 pounds and with up to nine hours of battery life.
Razer's latest chassis is CNC-milled out of aircraft grade aluminum, and it is now available in a black or gunmetal gray finish. The gunmetal gray variant features a tone-on-tone Razer logo and white backlit keyboard, offering a sleek, solid and professional design. Gunmetal gray will be available in the United States and Canada.
A new 13.3-inch Quad HD+ (3200 x 1800) IGZO touch-enabled display with 100 percent sRGB color space comes standard on the new Razer Blade Stealth. The larger display enhances the Blade Stealth's visual appearance with a 50 percent thinner bezel compared to the previous version without increasing the size of the laptop. Wide viewing angles up to 178 degrees, with high-color saturation, display content with striking clarity and accuracy. Razer will continue to provide the Blade Stealth 12.5-inch 4K model with 100 percent Adobe RGB color saturation for the most demanding visual tasks.
The new system continues to stand in a class of its own for portable production. The 13.3-inch Blade Stealth with Windows 10 comes standard with a 7th generation Intel® Core™ i7 processor for ultimate performance and 16GB of fast, dual-channel memory with up to 1TB of PCIe solid-state storage for productivity enhancing performance.
"The first Razer Blade Stealth's success proved that highly mobile students, creatives and professionals alike are demanding more in terms of performance, personalization and value," says Min-Liang Tan, Razer co-founder and CEO. "From the classroom to the boardroom, the new Razer Blade Stealth continues to set the standard for mobility, power, durability and value in laptops for productivity everywhere."
The black version of the Razer Blade Stealth remains one of the only laptops in the world equipped with an individually backlit multi-color laptop keyboard. Powered by Razer Chroma™, personalization is easy as users can customize their lighting effects and choose from 16.8 million color options.
For those gamers who want a mobile laptop during the day and a desktop-class gaming system after hours, the Blade Stealth easily connects with the optional Razer Core to deliver external desktop graphics power and expanded connectivity options via a single Thunderbolt™ 3 cable. Razer Core provides a true plug-and-play external graphics enclosure solution that does not require a reboot of the system every time a user connects. The Razer Core is also compatible with many of the latest desktop graphics cards from both NVIDIA® and AMD®. It is now easier than ever to transform a thin and light laptop computer into a desktop system experience.
The Razer Blade Stealth has earned more than 30 awards since its first launch in 2016, including "Best of CES – 'Best PC'" and 'People's Choice'" and PC Mag "Editor's Choice," and continues to be critically acclaimed worldwide as one of the best choices for mobile professionals.
The new Razer Blade Stealth 13-inch version will start at $1399 and is equipped standard with 16GB of RAM and an Intel Core i7 processor. It is shipping today from RazerStore.com and will be available at Best Buy, Microsoft Store, and Amazon nationwide later this month.
The Razer Core is available for $399 with purchase of the Razer Blade Stealth or Razer Blade laptop and $499 standalone.
For more information, visit razerzone.com/blade-stealth.
United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany and France
Worldwide: July 2017
The New 13-inch Razer Blade Stealth: Starts at $1399
Razer Power Bank: $149.99
Razer Core: $399 with Blade Stealth purchase (MSRP: $499)
The New Razer Blade Stealth:
- Available in traditional black or gunmetal with tone-on-tone Razer logo (USA and Canada availability)
- 13.3 in. IGZO 16:9 aspect ratio, capacitive multi-touch display
- QHD+ (3200 x 1800) touch IGZO display
- 100% sRGB color space
- Intel® Core™ i7-7500U Processor (2.7 GHz / 3.5 GHz)
- Intel® HD Graphics 620
- Windows 10 Home
- 256GB / 512GB / 1TB PCIe SSD options
- 16GB Dual-Channel System Memory (LPDDR3-1866MHz)
- Windows® 10 (64-bit)
- Killer Wireless-AC 1535 (902.11a/b/g/n/ac + Bluetooth® 4.1)
- Thunderbolt™ 3 (USB-C)
- USB 3.0 port x 2 (SuperSpeed)
- Anti-ghosting keyboard
- Black: Powered by Razer Chroma™
- Gunmetal: White keyboard backlighting
- HDMI 2.0 audio and video output
- Built-in stereo speakers
- 3.5 mm headphone/microphone combo port
- Built-in array microphone
- Trusted Platform Module (TPM 2.0) security chip embedded
- Compact 45 W USB-C power adapter
- Built-in 53.6 Wh rechargeable lithium-ion polymer battery
- 0.52 in. / 13.1 mm (Height) x 12.6 in. / 321 mm (Width) x 8.1 in. / 206 mm (Depth)
- 2.93 lbs. / 1.33 kg
- Razer Blade Stealth Images:
- For digital screens (websites, mobile, social media)
Razer™ is the world's leading lifestyle brand for gamers.
The triple-headed snake trademark of Razer is one of the most recognized logos in the world, with a fan base that spans every continent. The company has designed and built one of the largest integrated hardware and software platforms for gamers with over 35 million users. Razer is transforming interactive entertainment across multiple platforms, including the PC, console and mobile.
Razer's award-winning products include an array of hardware and software. Among its signature products are high-performance PC and console peripherals, the Razer Blade line of gaming laptops, software services such as Razer Cortex (a game optimizer and launcher), and zGold (a virtual currency and payment engine for gamers). The company additionally provides audiovisual certification and IP development services through its subsidiary THX Ltd.
Founded in 2005 and headquartered in San Francisco, Razer is backed by Horizons Ventures, Digital Grid, Intel Capital, IDG-Accel and Temasek.
For more information visit http://www.razerzone.com/about-razer.
Alain Mazer, Global Director of Public Relations