New Razer Blade Stealth: is it far to the Apple MacBook?

For several years now, Razer has specialized in the production and production of gaming computers and

accessories. In 2019, a new version of the Razer Blade Stealth ultrabook was introduced, which at first glance seems very attractive. To create a complete picture of the device, we decided to compare it with the Apple MacBook.

Razer Blade Stealth 2019

If you have not had time to get acquainted with thishandsome, talk about its features. The Razer Blade Stealth is an ultrabook with a 13-inch display that offers customers high performance, while having a compact body size. In terms of aesthetic perception, it will remind you of an Apple MacBook Pro, whose case is also very thin, but the apple laptop still has a different look, since it is a solid aluminum case ..

The Razer Blade Stealth display supports4K resolution, but in everyday life this feature is not so noticeable when comparing ultrabook with Apple Retina MacBook Air and MacBook Pro, which have lower resolution. Given the size of the screen, it is not so visible.

Another feature of the Razer Blade Stealth -the sensitivity of the display to touch. For Apple laptops this is not typical. Plus the side panels are noticeable here already. In short, the design of the Razer Blade Stealth is quite modern.

Regarding the keyboard, it is worth noting thatthe mechanism of its work is different from the butterfly keys from the MacBook line. The Touch Bar is not here, but there is a full set of physical function keys. Naturally, there is a customizable RBG backlight for the keyboard, which can be customized to different colors and themes. The trackpad is smaller than the Apple Ultrabook, but it is quite comfortable to use. Moreover, it can be considered one of the best third-party trackpads. Talking about the fingerprint sensor, like on the MacBook Pro and MacBook Air, does not make sense because it does not exist, but the Windows Hello face recognition option is provided.

The Razer Blade Stealth has two USB-C and twoUSB-A port, as well as a 3.5 mm headphone jack. Thunderbolt 3 supports only one USB-C port, compared to four on all Apple MacBook Pro models with USB-C.

Razer Blade Stealth is equipped with 16 GB of RAM,the 8th generation Intel Core i7 quad-core processor with a frequency of 1.8 GHz and a special Nvidia GeForce MX150 video card. Apple's 13-inch MacBook Pro, which is closest in form factor to the Razer Blade Stealth, has an integrated graphics processor.


  • OS - Windows 10 Home (64-bit)
  • Processor - Quad-Core 8th Gen Intel® Core ™ i7-8565U
  • Graphics — Intel® UHD Graphics 620, or NVIDIA® GeForce® MX150 (25W) 4GB GDDR5 VRAM, or
  • Display -13.3 ″ FHD, there are versions with 4K support
  • Memory - 256/512 GB, 8/16 GB of RAM
  • Dimensions - 14.8 x 304.6 x 210 mm

Tests show that Razer Blade Stealthexceeds the 13-inch MacBook Pro, especially when it comes to the graphics processor. This is not surprising, because it is a gaming machine. As part of testing, the Razer Blade Stealth copes well with all tasks, including browsing the web, watching videos, editing videos in Adobe Premiere Pro, and some easy games. Unigine Heaven tests required lowering the resolution to 1080p from 4K to get 60–70 frames per second.

In the OpenCL test, the Razer Blade Steath scored 47 377points with GeForce MX150 and 36,488 with integrated Intel Graphics 620. For comparison, the integrated graphics processor in the 15-inch MacBook Pro 2018 scored 23,624, and the AMD Radeon Pro 555X scored 50,257 points. With all this, the 15-inch MacBook Pro is a larger machine, and the 13-inch model, which is closer to the Razer, does not have special graphics.

Razer Blade Stealth battery life tooat the level. About six hours, if we talk about tasks such as web browsing and email. But to perform tasks more seriously, requiring large system resources, due to the power consumption of the 4K display, you will be offered no more than three hours.

The price of the Razer Blade Stealth starts at $ 1,400. The MX150 version costs $ 1900. For this money you will receive a powerful, portable and beautiful ultrabook.