Today, Razer announced the groundbreaking display advancements in its upcoming 2024 generation of Razer Blade 16 and Razer Blade 18 gaming laptops. These cutting-edge innovations, scheduled for a grand unveiling at CES 2024, promise to redefine the gaming experience and underscore Razer’s commitment to being at the forefront of technological excellence.
Razer Blade 16: Featuring the World’s First OLED 240Hz 16″ Display
The Razer Blade 16 is poised to redefine the gaming experience with the world’s first OLED 240Hz 16″ display, developed in collaboration with Samsung Display. This innovative display offers:
- Exceptional Speed and Accuracy: A 240Hz refresh rate and a 0.2ms response time enable higher hit rates and reduced trigger times.
- Outstanding Image Quality: The QHD+ (2560×1600) resolution offers vivid and immersive gaming visuals.
- Crystal-Clear Clarity: The Blade 16 is also the world’s first VESA Certified ClearMR 11000 laptop. This certification ensures minimal blurring and maximum sharpness.
- Deep Contrast and Colors: A 1M:1 contrast ratio and VESA DisplayHDR True Black 500 certification provide stunning depth and vibrancy.
“We are thrilled to collaborate with Razer on the 2024 Blade 16, bringing the first ever OLED 240Hz 16″ display to the gaming world. This innovative display not only showcases our commitment to advancing OLED technology but also marks a significant milestone in gaming display evolution,” says Hojung Lee, Head of the Mobile Display Product Planning Team at Samsung Display.
“VESA’s standards are designed to elevate display performance and gaming experiences. We applaud Razer’s efforts in securing VESA’s ClearMR and DisplayHDR True Black certifications for its new Blade 16 gaming laptop. Achieving a ClearMR 11000 rating on a laptop sets a new benchmark for clarity in gaming displays,” stated Bill Lempesis, executive director for the Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA).
Razer Blade 18: Experience the World’s First 4K 165hz 18″ Display
The Razer Blade 18 aims to set a new benchmark in large-screen gaming laptops with the world’s first 4K 165Hz 18″ display. As the most powerful Blade in the line, Razer is able to bring out the full capabilities of such high resolution to provide gamers and creators a breathtaking visual experience. This display is designed to provide:
- Ultra-High Resolution: 4K clarity brings unparalleled detail and sharpness to larger screens. This additional real estate gives gamers a more immersive experience and creators the real estate to comfortably fine-tune every minute detail.
- High Refresh Rate: A 165Hz refresh rate ensures that gameplay is smooth and fluid. This smoothness not only improves the gaming experience but the overall feel when browsing or performing everyday tasks.
- 3ms Response Time & NVIDIA G-Sync Support: Say goodbye to screen tearing thanks to NVIDIA G-Sync, coupled with a 3ms response time games have never felt better.
- Up to 100% DCI-P3 Color Space: Covering 25% more color space than the standard sRGB color space allows for more vibrant images and experiences the way their creators intended.
Unified Display Excellence Across Razer Blades
Both the Razer Blade 16 and Blade 18 displays are Calman Verified, ensuring the most accurate color right out of the box. Each panel undergoes individual factory calibration, delivering DCI-P3 100% color gamut for true-to-life imagery, as the creators intended. Furthermore, seamlessly integrated high-grade CNC aluminum unibody construction, the 16:10 aspect ratio, up to 89% screen-to-body ratio, and the ultra-thin bezels create an immersive viewing experience that is as visually stunning as it is durable.
Full Reveal at CES 2024
These pioneering displays represent just a glimpse of what the full 2024 generation of Razer Blade 16 and Blade 18 will offer.
“We are incredibly excited to unveil these world-first display technologies at CES 2024. The collaboration with Samsung Display on the Blade 16 and our commitment to delivering the best visual experience with the Blade 18 represent a new era in gaming laptops,” said Travis Furst, Head of the Notebook and Accessories Division at Razer.
More details on the next generation of Razer Blades will be revealed at CES 2024. And, the attendees of CES 2024 can experience the new Razer Blades at the Razer Booth at Central Hall, Booth #15054, or join our community livestream during CES 2024.