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Razer Blade gaming laptop launch pushed till next year

The latest gaming rig Blade from Razer delayed for limited SSD, now rescheduled to launch the laptop in late January

According to a recent announcement posted on the Facebook page of Razer, the Company’s most anticipated Blade a gaming laptop will not make it to the market in 2011. The delay might have been caused because of the recently announced upgrade of laptop’s storage from 320GB HDD with a 256GB SSD.

The company says as they decided the Solid State Drive quite late so they were able secure limited quantity of SSD’s which will not fulfill the initial launch orders. The Company now expects to ship the Razor Blade by mid to late January for the consumers in North America.

They are offering a coupon code for a Razer Orochi Blade Edition mouse to anyone who signs up to receive a notification when the Blade starts shipping in January. They really seem to be keen to make it up for the delay. The Coupon is redeemable only if you purchase the Razer Blade.

This gaming laptop has a 17.3inch display which is capable of providing a 1080p output. It is powered by a 2.8GHz Core i7 processor. It has an 8GB RAM along with a NVIDIA GeForce GT 555M with 2GB VRAM and Optimus. All these features provided seem too perfect for a High resolution Game.

It also includes other usual specifications as an HD webcam, USB 2.0 and 3.0 ports, HDMI out and Bluetooth 3.0. This model also has a unique Switchable user interface that’s adjacent to the keyboard and offers 10 customizable hotkeys above a multi-touch screen. The multi touch screen also serves as a Trackpad, but it can also display some handy ingame data too while someone is playing using an external mouse.

With all these high features and its unique features for gaming this device is priced at $2,800.


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Pallab Jyotee Hazarika, 2011-12-24 (Update: 2012-05-26)