New Razer Blade 15 2020 unveils w/ Intel’s 10th gen CPU

Meet the newest Razer Blade 15 2020 edition gaming laptop that features up to 8 cores with Intel’s latest 10th gen Core-i7 processor and offers 25% faster graphics with the NVIDIA Geforce RTX 2080 SUPER GPU. The update comes in two flavors, Base and Advanced. The flagship Razer Blade 15 Advanced (2020) offer two display choices, you can either go with TFT-LCD panel with Full HD resolution, 300Hz refresh rate, & 100 sRGB color gamut, or choose the OLED Touch panel with 4k resolution, 1ms response time, 100% DCI-P3 color gamut. Now let’s talk about both models.

Razer Blade 15 Base (2020)

The new Razer Blade 15 Base (2020) variant equips Intel’s latest 6 core 10th gen processor i.e. Core-i7 10750H. Featuring base / boost clock of 2.6 GHz / 5 GHz respectively, this gaming laptop offers blazing-fast performance. Complementing that, the support for up to NVIDIA’s latest Geforce RTX 2070 8GB GDDR6 GPU with Max-Q design provides a lag-free experience in high fps gaming.

In terms of memory, the new Blade 15 Base (2020) comes with 16GB dual-channel DDR4-2933MHz (8GB x 2) RAM. For storage, it offers up to 512GB PCIe SSD along with an open M.2 PCIe 3.0 x4 Slot.

There are two display options for the new Razer Blade 15 Base 2020 gaming laptop. One of the two options is the TFT-LCD panel that supports Full HD resolution, 144 Hz refresh rate, and 100% sRGB color gamut. Whereas the other option features an OLED panel that boasts 100% DCI-P3 color gamut and a low response time of mere 1ms.

Razer Blade 15 Advanced (2020)

The flagship Razer Blade 15 Advanced 2020 edition is a beefed up version of the base model with more powerful processor, GPU, and display options. Incorporating Intel 10th gen Core i7-10875 processor, Blade 15 Advanced offers 8 cores instead of 6 as in Base model. Along with high core count, i7-10875 also provides an impressive boost clock speed up to 5.1 GHz.

In terms of graphics, the flagship Razer Blade 15 Advanced 2020 supports up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER 8GB GDDR6 GPU w/ Max-Q Design whereas the Blade 15 Base 2020 maxes out at RTX 2070 SUPER w/ Max-Q design GPU.

Like the Base model, the flagship also offers two display choices. However, the display specifications of this variant are much more powerful. In the new Razer Blade 15 Advanced 2020 gaming laptop, either you can go with a display with TFT-LCD panel that supports Full HD resolution, a massive 300 Hz refresh rate, and 100% color gamut, or select the other display option with an OLED touchscreen panel supporting 4k resolution, HDR400, 100% DCI-P3 color gamut, and low 1ms response time.


You can find more difference between the latest 2020 Razer Blade 15 Advanced and Base gaming laptop in the comparison chart below.

New Razer Blade 15 Advanced vs Base (2020) Specifications & Comparison

Razer Blade 15 (2020) AdvancedRazer Blade 15 (2020) Base
OSWindows 10 HomeWindows 10 Home
Processor10th Gen Intel Core i7-10875H10th Gen Intel Core i7-10750H
Base / Boost Clock2.3GHz / 5.1GHz2.6GHz / 5.0GHz
Cores / Threads8/166/12
L3 Cache Memory16 MB12 MB
Graphics– NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER w/ Max-Q Design
– NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER w/ Max-Q Design
GTX 1660 Ti
RTX 2060
RTX 2070 w/ Max-Q Design
ChipsetMobile Intel HM470 ChipsetMobile Intel HM470 Chipset
VRAM8GB GDDR6up to 8GB GDDR6
Screen Size15.6″15.6
Display Option 1Display Panel – TFT- LCD
Screen Resolution – Full HD
Refresh Rate – 300 Hz
Color Gamut – 100% sRGB
Display Panel – TFT- LCD
Screen Resolution – Full HD
Refresh Rate – 144 Hz
Color Gamut – 100% sRGB
Display Option 2Display Panel – OLED Touch
Screen Resolution – 4k (3840 x 2160)
HDR – HDR400
Color Gamut – 100% DCI-P3
Response Time – 1ms
Touchscreen Protection – Corning Gorilla Glass
Display Panel – OLED
Color Gamut – 100% DCI-P3
Response Time – 1ms
Aspect Ratio16:916:9
Refresh RateUp to 300 Hzup to 144 Hz
RAM16GB dual-channel DDR4-2933MHz (8GB x 2)16GB dual-channel DDR4-2933MHz (8GB x 2)
Storage512GB (M.2 NVMe PCIe 3.0 x4)
1TB SSD (M.2 NVMe PCIe 3.0 x4)
256GB (M.2 NVMe PCIe 3.0 x4)
512 SSD (M.2 NVMe PCIe 3.0 x4)
CoolingVapor ChamberAdvanced Heat pipe
ConnectivityIntel Wireless-AX201 (802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax)Intel Wireless-AX201 (802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax)
BluetoothBT 5BT 5
I/OThunderbolt 3 (USB-C), Supports 20V USB-C chargers with PD 3.0
SD Card Reader, UHS-III
USB 3.2 Gen 2 (USB-A) x2
USB-C 3.2 Gen 2, Supports 20V USB-C chargers with PD 3.0
HDMI 2.0B output
Gigabit Ethernet
Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C)
USB 3.1 Gen 1 (USB-A) x2
USB-C 3.2 Gen 2
HDMI 2.0B output
Battery80Wh rechargeable lithium-ion polymer65Wh rechargeable lithium-ion polymer
KeyboardPer-key RGB N-Key rollover backlit keyboardSingle-zone RGB anti-ghosting backlit keyboard
TouchpadPrecision glass touchpadPrecision glass touchpad
WebcamWindows Hello built-in IR HD webcam (1MP / 720P)Built-in HD webcam (1MP / 720P)
AudioBuilt-in stereo speakers
3.5mm headphone/microphone combo port
Built-in array microphone
Dolby Atmos support
7.1 Codec support (via HDMI)
Built-in stereo speakers
3.5mm headphone/microphone combo port
Built-in array microphone
Dolby Atmos support
7.1 Codec support (via HDMI)
Dimensions0.70″ x 9.25″ x 13.98″ 0.78″ x 9.25″ x 13.98″
Weight4.7 – 4.9 lbs / 2.14 – 2.2 kg4.6 – 4.7 lbs / 2.09 – 2.1 kg
PowerCompact 230W power adapterCompact 230W power adapter

Availability

While the exact release date is not clear yet, these models will probably be available around May 2020. However, the launch may be delayed due to the Coronavirus outbreak.


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