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Razer Blade Stealth QHD i7-8550U

Specifications

Razer Blade Stealth QHD i7-8550U
Razer Blade Stealth QHD i7-8550U (Blade Stealth Series)
Processor
Graphics adapter
Intel UHD Graphics 620 - 1024 MB, Core: 300 MHz, Memory: 350 MHz, 23.20.16.4849
Memory
16384 MB 
, LPDDR3-2133
Display
13.3 inch 16:9, 3200 x 1800 pixel 276 PPI, Touch display, Sharp SHP1493 (LQ133Z1JW26), glossy: yes
Mainboard
Intel Sunrise Point-LP
Storage
Samsung PM961 NVMe MZVLW512HMJP, 512 GB 
Soundcard
Realtek ALC298 @ Intel Sunrise Point PCH - High Definition Audio Controller
Connections
2 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 HDMI
Networking
Killer Wireless-n/a/ac 1535 Wireless Network Adapter (b/g/n/ac)
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 13.8 x 321 x 206 ( = 0.54 x 12.64 x 8.11 in)
Battery
53.6 Wh
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Additional features
Keyboard Light: yes
Weight
1.35 kg ( = 47.62 oz / 2.98 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 82% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 71%, features: 61%, display: 86% mobility: 79%, workmanship: 91%, ergonomy: 78%, emissions: 89%

Reviews for the Razer Blade Stealth QHD i7-8550U

86% Razer Blade Stealth (QHD i7-8550U) Laptop Review | Notebookcheck
Dancing at two weddings with one laptop. With the Blade Stealth, Razer aims to attract gamers during the night and office workers during the day. In order to gain a performance increase compared to the predecessor, the Ultrabook is equipped with an i7-8550U of the 8th Intel generation. We took a look at the Kaby Lake refresh.
90% Razer Blade Stealth (13.3" QHD+, Early 2018)
Source: PC Mag English
The refreshed Razer Blade Stealth is mostly the same as the previous model of this ultraportable laptop that we love, but now delivers a fresher, faster processor for $100 more.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/03/2018
Rating: Total score: 90%
70% Razer Blade Stealth Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
The Razer Blade Stealth packs a powerful 8th-gen processor and a QHD display into a very sleek frame, but the battery life is still short.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/16/2017
Rating: Total score: 70%

Comment

Intel UHD Graphics 620: Integrated GPU (GT2, 24 EUs) found on some Kaby-Lake-Refresh CPU models (15 W ULV series). Technically identical to the previous Kaby-Lake GPU called HD Graphics 620. Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  
8550U: Kaby-Lake-Refresh based low power quad-core processor. The four cores are clocked between 1.8 and 4 GHz (Turbo Boost) and support HyperThreading. The integrated GPU is clocked between 300 and 1,150 MHz. The SoC is manufactured in a 14nm+ FinFET process.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
13.3":

Above all, this display size is used for subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles. For all three types, this size is quite large. The biggest variety of subnotebooks is represented with this size.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
1.35 kg:

This weight is typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 10-11 inch display-diagonal.


Razer: Razer USA Ltd. is an American hardware manufacturer founded in 1998. The focus is on gaming devices as well as accessories; traditionally computer mice. The products were often named after fables or animals. However, Razer also offers laptops under the series name "Blade".

There are reviews on the Razer Blade series since 2013, but not overly many. The market share in the laptop market is low and the ratings are average (as of 2016).


82%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

Dell XPS 13 9370 i5 UHD
UHD Graphics 620, Core i5 8250U, 1.22 kg
HP Envy 13-ad106ns
UHD Graphics 620, Core i5 8250U, 1.23 kg
HP Spectre 13-Af008Ur
UHD Graphics 620, Core i7 8550U, 1.11 kg
HP Spectre 13-AF000no
UHD Graphics 620, Core i5 8250U, 1.11 kg
HP ProBook 430 G5
UHD Graphics 620, Core i7 8550U, 1.35 kg
HP Envy 13t-1YU00AV
UHD Graphics 620, Core i7 8550U, 1.33 kg
Asus ZenBook UX330UA-AH55
UHD Graphics 620, Core i5 8250U, 1.18 kg
HP Envy 13-ad101ns
UHD Graphics 620, Core i5 8250U, 1.38 kg
HP Envy 13-ad112nd
UHD Graphics 620, Core i5 8250U, 1.32 kg
Dell XPS 13 9360R MMH8D
UHD Graphics 620, Core i7 8550U, 1.23 kg
HP Spectre 13-af002ng
UHD Graphics 620, Core i7 8550U, 1.11 kg
Lenovo IdeaPad 320s-13IKB 81AK001VRK
UHD Graphics 620, Core i5 8250U, 1.2 kg
Dell XPS 13 9360-5563
UHD Graphics 620, Core i7 8550U, 1.3 kg
Dell XPS 13 9360 CNX93R02
UHD Graphics 620, Core i7 8550U, 1.2 kg
Dell XPS 13 i7-8550U
UHD Graphics 620, Core i7 8550U, 1.305 kg
Dell Inspiron 13-7370-9665
UHD Graphics 620, Core i5 8250U, 1.4 kg

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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2017-12-27)