Razer Blade Stealth Ultrabook Rises Above PC Crowd at CES 2016

 
 
By Don Reisinger  |  Posted 2016-01-07
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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    Razer Blade Stealth Ultrabook Rises Above PC Crowd at CES 2016

    Blade Stealth could prove to be one of the more successful Ultrabook models of 2016 and puts Razor on the map as a PC maker of note.
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    2 - Let's Start With That Thin Design
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    Let's Start With That Thin Design

    The Razer Blade Stealth comes with a compelling design. The device is just 0.52 inches thick and 2.75 pounds. The Ultrabook's chassis is built from "aircraft-grade aluminum" and comes in a black finish. Razer says its goal with the Blade Stealth was to deliver portability. It has succeeded.
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    3 - The Display Is Impressive
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    The Display Is Impressive

    The display built into the Blade Stealth measures 12.5 inches. However, it comes in two versions: a quad-HD option with a 2,560-by-1,440 resolution and an Ultra HD model with a 3,840-by-2,160 resolution. In either case, users will find multi-touch gesture support and wide viewing angles of up to 170 degrees.
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    4 - The Processing Power Gets Jobs Done
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    The Processing Power Gets Jobs Done

    Although it's a lightweight notebook, the Blade Stealth comes with a relatively high-end processor. Customers will find the dual-core Intel Core i7 processor in the Blade Stealth. Its base clock speed is 2.5GHz, but it can be turbo-boosted to 3.1GHz. The processor should deliver ample power for gaming and even video editing. That's impressive for such a lightweight computer.
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    5 - Even the Keyboard Is Way Beyond Average
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    Even the Keyboard Is Way Beyond Average

    The Blade Stealth's keyboard is interesting, to say the least. Each key has a unique color with individual backlighting, and buttons can be mapped to different areas to aid users while gaming. In addition, the keyboard comes with an anti-ghosting feature so users can press buttons simultaneously and ensure typing accuracy.
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    6 - There's a Bevy of Useful Ports
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    There's a Bevy of Useful Ports

    The ports built into the Blade Stealth are all welcome additions. The computer comes with support for Thunderbolt 3 and has two USB 3.0 ports. Users will also find a "combo" port that can be used for headphones and microphones. Although the device is lacking an Ethernet port, the ports it does deliver are more than sufficient.
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    7 - This Is Windows 10
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    This Is Windows 10

    The Razer Blade Stealth ships with Windows 10, which makes it a good choice for consumers or companies that are ready to upgrade to Microsoft's latest operating system. Windows 10 is achieving wide acceptance in the PC market, which helps give buyers confidence that the operating system is a sound bet for business or personal use.
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    8 - Trusted Platform Module Provides Extra Measure of Security
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    Trusted Platform Module Provides Extra Measure of Security

    Enterprise customers will be happy to hear that the Blade Stealth comes with some on-board security. To that end, the Ultrabook features an embedded Trusted Platform Module security chip. While competing devices from companies like Lenovo may offer more on-board security, it's nice to see Razer thinking about protecting user data.
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    9 - Razer Claims Eight Hours of Battery Life
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    Razer Claims Eight Hours of Battery Life

    Most companies nowadays will only say that their notebooks come with "all-day battery life." For its part, Razer has placed a specific time limit on its battery life: eight hours. Razer's estimate is based on regular computing activity. It's not groundbreaking battery life, but it is sufficient for most users.
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    10 - Storage, Graphics, Memory Specifications Are All Solid
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    Storage, Graphics, Memory Specifications Are All Solid

    The Blade Stealth may be small, but it's bundled with solid features. The device comes with up to 512GB of storage and Intel HD graphics. The built-in webcam features 2 megapixels, and owners will find HDMI 1.4b audio and video output support. In addition, 8GB of memory is standard, and for those who want an immersive audio experience, the computer even supports 7.1-channel surround sound.
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    11 - Even the Price Is Attractive
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    Even the Price Is Attractive

    It's hard to find fault in the Blade Stealth's price. The device starts at $1,000 for the 128GB, quad-HD version and goes up to $1,600 for the 512GB Ultra HD alternative. As of this writing, Razer will start shipping the Ultrabook on Jan. 29.
 

Razer, a company that was known mainly as a manufacturer of gaming accessories, including high-end mice and keyboards, has created a stir at CES 2016 with a lightweight laptop. The company has unveiled on the show floor a Windows 10 Ultrabook, called the Razer Blade Stealth, which combines impressive processing power with a thin design. Razer has not skimped on any of the Blade Stealth's features. The laptop has a sharp screen, a high-end processor and a lightweight aluminum case. Overall, the Blade Stealth's Ultrabook design is as strong as any in the PC market, including those produced by the biggest manufacturers, such as Dell or HP. It's that ability to stand out from the crowd of new PC models appearing at CES that makes the Blade Stealth worth a closer look. What's more, the strength of its features and its processing power make it a suitable choice for both consumers and enterprise uses. Read on to learn why the Blade Stealth could prove to be one of the more successful Ultrabook models of 2016 and puts Razer on the map as a PC maker of note.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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