September 29, 2020

Razer Blade Stealth (2020) review: A tiny gaming laptop with a big price

Razer just can’t quit video games. The Blade Stealth was its exit strategy—or so I thought. Released in 2016, the Stealth was Razer’s debut Ultrabook, and brought the larger Blade’s sleek, MacBook-like aesthetics and build quality to people ...

Razer just can’t quit video games. The Blade Stealth was its exit strategy—or so I thought. Released in 2016, the Stealth was Razer’s debut Ultrabook, and brought the larger Blade’s sleek, MacBook-like aesthetics and build quality to people who just check their email and type up memos, or whatever. I fell in love.

But with each new iteration, Razer’s strayed further and further from the ideals of that initial Stealth. The 2018 Blade Stealth ditched the vaunted $999 price point for a more premium experience. And for 2020? Razer’s billing the latest Stealth as the “first gaming Ultrabook.� With its discrete graphics card and 13-inch, 300Hz display, it’s basically a very small gaming laptop.

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