E3 2021: Razer launches new Blade 14 gaming laptop and Raptor gaming monitor

During its E3 keynote this morning, Razer announced the return of its Blade 14 gaming laptop after a 3-year break. 

The new Blade 14 is the first Razer Blade to feature an AMD processor with its 8-core AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX. It can be configured up to the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 laptop GPU, and up to a Quad HD 165Hz display. 

The new AMD-powered Razer Blade 14. (Photo: Razer)

All these prowesses are packaged into the world’s most compact 14-inch gaming chassis – measuring only 16.8mm thin and 1.78kg light. 

Other features of the Blade 14 include per-key Razer Chroma RGB backlighting for its keyboard, THX Spatial Audio for dynamic sound and a multitude of ports including USB-C, HDMI 2.1 and 3.5mm headphone jack. The Razer Blade 14 is available starting from S$2,949 at authorised retailers and razer.com.

Meanwhile, Razer also announced its first Gallium Nitride (GaN) charging device. The Razer USB-C GaN charger offers up to 130W of combined charging power with the two USB-C ports and two USB-A ports. Yet, it is small enough to fit into your pocket. It will be available for pre-order on razer.com. Local pricing to be announced at a later date.

Razer USB-C GaN charger. (Photo: Razer)

At the same time, Razer unveiled its new Raptor 27 gaming monitor. It boasts a 165Hz 27-inch (2,560 x 1,440 pixels) display, 1ms response time and supports both Nvidia G-Sync and AMD FreeSync Premium. 

The Razer Raptor 27 gaming monitor. (Photo: Razer)

It is also the world’s first THX certified gaming monitor. In other words, it has undergone more than 400 individual tests to ensure color, tone and images are displayed as their creators intended. So, not only it is ideal for gaming, it is great for content creators as well. 

The Razer Raptor 27 is available at S1,499 at authorised retailers and razer.com.