Razer Blade and Blade Pro gaming laptops now up for pre-order

Razer has announced that its new gaming laptops – the 14-inch Blade and the 17-inch Blade Pro – are now up for pre-order on the official Razer Blade website. There are three variants of the Razer Blade—the one with a 128GB SSD costs 1,799 (approximately Rs 1,01,931), the one with a 256GB SSD costs $1,999 (approximately Rs 1,13,263) and the one with a 512GB SSD costs $2,299 (approximately Rs 1,30,261).

The Razer Blade is slim, measuring in at just 0.66-inches. Coming to users with a 4th generation Intel Core processor as well as an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M GPU. The Blade, like its bigger brother the Blade Pro, utilises solid-state storage technology. The laptop is seen with a rigid all-aluminum chassis and will also feature a custom-designed trackpad and backlit gaming grade keyboard.

The Razer Blade comes to users with a 14-inch LED-backlit HD+ display with a native resolution of 1600 x 900. The laptop will additionally feature 8GB of 1600MHz DDR3L memory. The audio needs, like the 17-inch Blade Pro, are taken care of by a Dolby Home Theatre v4 system.

Razer Blade is Razer's latest offering in the gaming laptop category

Razer Blade is up for pre-order on the official website


The Blade was unveiled alongside the Blade Pro, which is a 17-inch gaming laptop. It is also available for pre-order on Razer's website. The Blade Pro comes in three variants—a 128GB version for $2,299 (approximately Rs 1,30,261), a 256GB version for $2,499 (approximately Rs 1,41,593) and a 512GB version for $2,799 (approximately Rs 1,58,591).

The 17-inch laptop is 0.88 inches thin and weighs in at 6.5 pounds. The Blade Pro features a 47-watt Intel chip, which gives 10 watts more than the previous offers. The audio needs in this laptop are taken care of by a Dolby Home Theatre v4, along with other peripherals such as Razer Synapse 2.0, which is a programmable anti-ghosting keyboard with an adjustable backlight and a sensitive track pad.

The Blade Pro also comes in with a full-HD 17-inch LED display that is linked in combination with the Switchblade User Interface (SBUI). The laptop’s SBUI also comes in with new apps and a wide array of tools for free, including programs like Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Premiere Pro, Maya and GIMP.  The Razer Blade Pro also features 8GB of fast 1600MHz DDR3L memory.

Published Date: Jun 04, 2013 08:59 AM | Updated Date: Jun 04, 2013 08:59 AM