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Razer Blade 15 (Kaby Lake-R) Laptop Review (Page 2)

Steven Bassiri | Nov 7, 2018 at 10:00 am CST - 1 min, 17 secs time to read this page
Rating: 93%Manufacturer: Razer

Physical Overview

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Razer's box is simple, and packaging is equally as simple.

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Accessories include AC/DC power adapter, AC power cord, stickers, and a micro-fiber cloth. The AC/DC adapter is rated at 11.8a at 19.8v, so 230W.

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The top and bottom are quite simple, and yes, the Razer logo lights up when the system is on. The aluminum body construction feels sturdy and high-quality, although fingerprints are easy to spot. The bottom features some intake vents as well as some exhaust vents. Two large horizontal rubber feet will keep the notebook in place on a smooth surface.

The front of the unit features a slight lip where you can grip the display to open the notebook. The rear features a large center hinge. On the left, we have Razer's proprietary charging port, two USB 3.0 ports, and a headphone combo jack. On the right of the device, we find a Thunderbolt 3 port, a USB 3.0 port, HDMI 2.0 port, a mini-DP port, and a Kensington lock slot.

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The QWERTY keyboard is backlit with RGB LEDs behind each key, interestingly enough, you can feel airflow near certain areas as the blower fans pull air in from the key areas as well. You can use Razer Chroma to control the RGBs.

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The touchpad is their Precise Glass Touchpad, and its texture is a welcome alternative to traditional touchpads.

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The power button is integrated into part of the speaker guard mesh.

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Steven Bassiri

ABOUT THE AUTHOR - Steven Bassiri

Steven went from a fledgling forum reader in 2003 to one of the internet's brightest tech stars by 2010. Armed with an information systems degree, a deep understanding of circuitry, and a passion for tech, Steven (handle Sin0822) enjoys sharing his deep knowledge with others. Steven details products down to the component level to highlight seldom explained, and often misunderstood architectures. Steven is also a highly decorated overclocker with several world records.

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