A state of FRESH
Rocking a brand-new look, the Razer Blade Pro 17 is the ultimate on-the-go battlestation
Discussion in 'Systems' started by Razer.WolfPack, Oct 10, 2018.
I think that ethernet port alone made the base model thicker
It wreaks more like, this was a blade box we were going to use but it was scrapped but hey we have an excuse to bring it out.
Think for me (hate to be negative) both the blade announcements are not for me and it just doesn't seem to fit with the ideology.
You compare these with the original blade 15 release and the Razer phone 2.
Make also stealth base model again in 999 price range and also mercury edition, then the things left to update is only Pro model.
I hope that's coming, 'cause I find this re-run of the Blade pretty underwhelming..
OMG, i dreamed of this Laptop, but now i dream the whole day, it's really a good laptop where iam for searching.
Too bad about the price because otherwise I would have bought it!
My wallet is crying so much.
You propose endlessly new products that are more awesome that the previous.
It's hard to make a choice on wich one i'll get.
Anyway, thanks Razer for making me dream all year along.
Mercury White is looking slick! I really wish the "base" model had 144hz screen, but glad to see it is decently loaded for the price point (from Razer).
I wonder if the decision not to use the slim line or origami Ethernet ports is for durability.
Standard slimline with flap
Having used the slimlines with the flap, a lot of Ethernet terminations do get stuck in them so I can see people ripping them out and claiming warranty.
I really think another Thunderbolt controller and ports are the answer here. More dongles yes but allows people to have the ports they need rather than the ones on the laptop only.
Isn't this origami port a bit fragile ? It seems at first sight.
Black all the way for me!
Same! Really hope they surprise us and release a machine like that!
Curious, what do you think the ideology is?
super slim, industry leading, 1st's and great looks.
Not base (basic), same as, chunky *** (donkey word) and lets do same colour scheme as the others.
He should have said, look guys we have an old development design model which didn't cut it and call it Razer 45 for business desktop 45 being short for RJ45.
He should have also been a 1st for sorting out ethernet port standard, that would be a wow statement, something like RJ11. The device needs a dedicated standard ethernet controller chip for business but that requirement is getting less these days.
where do i signup for the cheer brigade as I can't afford 1
chunky? you realize that at 0.78" x 13.98" x 9.25" / 4.48 lbs , the Blade 15 "base model" is still smaller and lighter than most?
For me they are "thin and light GAMING laptops", but what do you call these?
GIGABYTE Aero 15W w/1060 (with Ethernet): 14.00" x 9.80" x 0.78" / 4.62 lbs
ASUS ROG Zephyrus M w/1060 (no Ethernet) : 15.07" x 10.31" x 0.78" / 4.85 lbs
MSI GS63 w/1060 (with Ethernet) : 14.96"x 9.8"x 0.69" / 4.38 lbs
Razer just did a slightly different model, lower price, with an Ethernet port, to please more people. Nothing wrong with that.
It's not like if the 9th gen Intel CPU / Nvidia 20 series were already available for laptops and they had not updated the Blade 15.
Team black for me.
Think your confirming my point, same as everyone else.
Its just a backward step in an otherwise forward presentation.
Don't believe the spiel CEO's spin, at least not all the time.
Isn't there a new alien15 thin version on its way
(I'm guessing you were replying to me)
How am I, or everyone else, confirming your point?
The main topic of the presentation was the Razer phone 2. The rest were goodies for people who were asking for it (warranty, RJ45 on the Blade...). How is offering what customers want a step backwards? Is Razer not allowed to release anything but "ground breaking, industry leading, 1st's" stuff?
Like I said, it's not like they could offer a new Blade 15 with Intel 9th and NVidia 20XX "RIGHT NOW". So they came out with a "budget" version and a more "professional looking" version. Again, nothing wrong with that.
And calling the base model "chunky" is pretty much calling every thin and light gaming laptop "chunky". Maybe your expectations were just too high VS currently available technologies.
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