Razer Blade: gaming tablet pre-orders now open, costs $1,799 and up

Tuesday, 4 June 2013 12:06 GMT By Dave Cook

Razer’s 14″ gaming tablet ‘Blade’ is available to pre-order now direct from the manufacturer. It can be yours from a starting price of $1,799.

You can order the Blade direct from Razer here. The 128GB model costs $1,799, while the 256GB and 512 GB models cost $1,999 and $2,299 respectively. The device will ship within 2-3 weeks.

We covered the Blade’s reveal here, along with some specs, but here’s a total breakdown for your information:

Processor
Intel Core i7-4702HQ Quad Core
Processor with Hyper Threading
2.2GHz / 3.2GHz (Base/Turbo)

Chipset
Mobile Intel PCHM 8
series chipset, HM87

Memory
8GB onboard memory
(DDR3L-1600MHz)

Graphics and Video
Intel HD4600
NVIDIA GeForce
GTX 765M (2GB GDDR5
VRAM, Optimus Technology)

Display
14.0″ HD+ 16:9 Ratio, 1600×900,
with LED backlight

Storage
128GB / 256GB / 512GB SATA III SSD

Power
Compact 150W Power Adapter
Built-in 70Wh rechargeable lithium-ion
polymer battery

Webcam
Built-in HD webcam (1.3MP)

Additional Features
Razer Synapse 2.0 Enabled
Built-in stereo speakers
Backlit anti-ghosting keyboard
3.5mm microphone/headphone
combo port
Array microphone
USB 3.0 port x3 (SuperSpeed)
HDMI 1.4a audio and video output
Dolby Home Theater v4
7.1 Codec support (via HDMI)

Communications
Killer Wireless-N 1202
(802.11a/b/g/n + Bluetooth 4.0)

Size and Weight
Width: 13.6” / 345mm
Depth: 9.3″ / 235mm
Height: 0.66″/ 16.8mm
Weight: 4.1 lbs / 1.88kg

Operating System
Windows 8 (64-Bit)

What do you think of the specs above compared to the asking price? Do the values make sense? Let us know below.

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