By establishing strong positions in the market for high-end laptops and professional gaming with its Blade 15 and Blade Pro laptops, Razer has to deal with lower price groups in order to continue to grow. On Wednesday, the company unveiled cheaper versions of the Blade 15 Base model, which offer slightly lower gaming performance but cost up to $ 400 less than the original Blade 15 Base launched earlier this year. the new Blade 15 Base versions are based on Intel's Core i7-9750H six-core processor (2.6 – 4.5 GHz), which is paired with 16GB dual-channel DDR4-2667 memory. Meanwhile, the new models come with NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 1660 Ti with 6 GB GDDR6 memory (down from GeForce RTX 2060), as well as a storage subsystem consisting of 1
Apart from the interior, the designs of the cheaper Razer Blade 15 Base are similar to their counterparts released this spring. The laptops are available in CNC machined aluminum chassis, which is 19.9 mm thick, only available in black and weighs 2.1 kg. They also feature Intel-AC 9560 802.11ac + Bluetooth 5 Intel solution, GbE port, one Thunderbolt 3 connector, three USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A ports, two display outputs (miniDP 1.4 and HDMI 2.0b), 3.5- mm headphone jack, 1MP / 720p webcam, 65 Wh lithium-ion polymer battery and other essentials.
The new Razer Blade 15 Base models are available immediately in the US and Canada at Razer.com with more retailers and markets to follow shortly. The cheapest Razer Blade 15 Base with 128GB SSD, 1 TB HDD and 60 Hz Full-HD display costs $ 1599, while the slightly more sophisticated model with 256 GB SSD, 1 TB HDD and 144 Hz Full-HD display costs from $ 1799.