Peripheral manufacturer Razer has revealed the mystery behind its "PC gaming is not dead" campaign by launching a new high-end gaming laptop, the Blade.
The company has brazenly declared the 17.3-inch Blade the "world's first true gaming laptop", which comes complete with a 2.8GHz Intel Core i7 processor and 8GB of DDR3 RAM.
The laptop comes with the innovative Switchblade User Interface, which features a multi-touch LCD screen and 10 dynamic keys, both positioned to the right of the laptop.
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Razer, which is more famous for its range of gaming peripherals, has lambasted the current roster of PC gaming laptops from the likes of Alienware and VoodooPC for a lack of innovation.
Razer CEO Min-Liang Tan told Ars Technica: "Today,there hasn't been a single PC laptop that anyone has been passionate about for the longest time.
"It's not because there's no innovation, but [because] the big PC guys just don't want to innovate anymore."
The laptop, which weighs in at just 6.9lbs, also boasts an NVIDIA GeForce GT 555M graphics card, 2GB video memory, a built-in HD webcam and an integrated 60Wh battery.
The Blade laptop will launch before the end of the year and the US price is a staggering $2,799. A UK price is yet to be confirmed.
Link: Ars Technica