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Razer Blade

alaTest has collected and analyzed 26 reviews of Razer Blade. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People really like the keyboard and battery. The design and performance are also appreciated. The size and sound get mixed comments, and the image quality and connectivity get less positive opinions.

portability, performance, design, battery, keyboard

price, connectivity, image quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Razer Blade is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 26 reviews)

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Expert review by: Jimmy Thang (maximumpc.com)

Razer Blade Review

 

Razer Blade review: With both Intel's Haswell and Nvidia's new 700M-series components shrinking and sipping less power, the super-portable, 14-inch, gaming laptop revolution is about to begin. Leading the charge is Razer with its ultra-sleek new Razer...

TN monitor, chintzy-feeling keyboard/trackpad buttons, no HDD

TN monitor, chintzy-feeling keyboard/trackpad buttons, no HDD

Jul, 2013

Expert review by: Charles P. Jefferies (NotebookReview.com)

Razer Blade Review

 

The Blade packs a remarkable amount of power into a package as svelte as they come.

Solid quality and design ; Good keyboard and touchpad ; Great gaming performance

Not user upgradeable ; Limited port selection ; Expensive

The Blade packs a remarkable amount of power into a package as svelte as they come. This 0.66″ thin, 4.1 pound notebook can play modern games at higher settings. Other things we like about the Blade include the superb build quality, elegant design,...

Sep, 2013

Expert review by: Matt Smith (digitaltrends.com)

Razer Blade Review

 

When new companies enter the PC business they usually do so on the strength of a large existing consumer electronics empire. Razer, however, never got that memo. The company moved boldly forward over the last two years with the original Blade, an...

Excellent design and quality ; Pleasant keyboard and large touchpad ; Incredibly slim given the hardware ; Good battery life ; Fast, well-rounded performance

Low-quality display saps games of vibrancy ; Expensive

Razer’s Blade offers the performance gamers need with portability they’d never expect.

Jul, 2013
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Expert review by: Scott Stein (cnet.com)

Razer Blade 14 review: Slim gaming powerhouse brings great battery life

 

TheRazer Blade 14has a slim design with a powerful combination of fourth-gen quad-core Intel processor and Nvidia graphics; battery life is strong, too.

A lackluster low-resolution, nontouch display doesn't fit the high-end design. The baseline 128GB SSD for $1,800 isn’t sufficient for a gaming PC; you'd better pony up for the 256GB or 512GB model.

Ditching gimmicks and delivering on function, Razer's slim 14-inch gaming laptop marries true power and good battery life in an excellent PC. All it lacks a stellar display.

Jul, 2013

Expert review by: Loyd Case (pcworld.com)

Razer Blade review: gaming and only gaming

 

Razer's updated Blade offers a good gaming performance and a cool, programmable set of visual keys for gamers, but its quirky nature makes it less useful for other tasks.

Nov, 2012

Expert review by: Dante Cesa (engadget.com)

Razer Blade

 

Typically, when a company wants to meet, you expect more of the same -- not a change in strategy, nor a decision to enter an entirely new product category. So when Razer wanted to meet us one bright, oddly cold San Franciscan morning last August, we...

Outstanding fit and finish ; Customizable LCD keys ; Absolutely gorgeous

Subpar audio ; Finicky hinge ; Portability infringes on performance

Razer's first gaming laptop is impressive, though marred by minor, yet head-scratching flaws. Barring those (and its sky-high price), Razer has a winner on its hands.

Feb, 2012

Expert review by: Sean Hollister (theverge.com)

Razer Blade review (14-inch)

 

Razer was a company that simply built gaming peripherals — mice, keyboards, headphones, and mousepads. That changed last year. In March 2012, it released the Razer Blade, proclaiming it had built the “world's first true gaming laptop.” The original...

Thin, light, and strong ; Games like a champ ; 6+ hour battery life

Sub-par screen ; Burning hot while gaming ; Touchpad can be finnicky

Third time's the charm

Expert review by: consumersearch.com (consumersearch.com)

Razer Blade

 

The Razer comes with a one-year warranty, with a two-year option available at an additional cost. Value Not cheap, but it's worth it. The world's first gaming Ultrabook, the Razer Blade makes a lot of financial sense. It can realistically do...

Ultrabook-thin and light, Powerful gaming performance, Strong battery life

Corner-cutting display, Runs hot, No wired Ethernet port

Jul, 2013

Expert review by: (toptenreviews.com)

Razer Blade

 

Size and mobility make the Razer Blade the epitome of what a gaming laptop should be. The graphics card and high-definition display pair well to give you real and intense-looking gaming environments. Unfortunately, the lack of an optical drive and the...

This laptop takes gaming to the next level by offering a gaming mode that turns off your Windows key by default. This way you won't leave any heated battles by accident

The Razer Blade doesn't include an optical drive

Razer still has some work to do before this could be a top-tier gaming laptop, such as adding an optical drive and increasing the hard drive space.

Expert review by: (t3.com)

Razer Blade review

 

Replacing the traditional trackpad with a touchscreen and 10 customizable OLED keys, the Razer Blade is a beautiful laptop that caters to your every gaming need

Gaming power and portability ; Generally understated design ; Great battery life

Viewing angle and contrast ; Lack of connectivity ; Uncomfortably hot for gaming

The Razer Blade is definitely a niche product, and an odd one at that. You’ll get some fast hardware in a well-designed package, but because of the placement of the touch screen, the laptop feels really wide.

Aug, 2013
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