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Razer Blade Stealth vs MacBook Pro

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The Apple MacBook Pro’s are looking at some serious competition, introducing the Razer Blade Stealth. It’s new, sleek and has the components to blast through many games.

Razer is well known for their great hardware, PC accessories and their PC gaming systems. However, Razer has been developing an ultrabook called the Razer Blade Stealth.

If you’re looking for an in-depth look regarding the Razer Blade Stealth in comparison to the MacBook Pro, well you’re in the right place.

The Apple Macbooks are all state of the art devices and uses sophisticated technology to achieve the excellent quality and features it has now. And most Macbooks are high performing machines that will get the job done.

However, with the rise of a new competitor such as the Razer Blade Stealth, The Blade Stealth can stand against the Apple MacBook Pro.

The Razer Blade Stealth is a complex gaming machine that’ll give you the performance that you’ll need, whether if you’re gaming or if you’re working on an intensive program that may be graphically intensive.

With the Blade Stealth’s 13 inch screen, it’ll offer you great aesthetics and features that you can utilize. The Razer Blade stealth will provide you with 4K features as well if you’re looking to max out your multimedia experiences to the fullest.

With its slim built and compact packaging, and with a black aluminum finish to it, you’ll have one of an aesthetic machine on your side.

So we’ll take a look at the comparisons between the Razer Blade Stealth and the MacBook Pro.

Performance

The Razer Blade Stealth uses excellent quality hardware and performs pretty high with graphics and speed. Equipped is the Intel Core i7-8550U processor, with 16GB of RAM and an M.2 SSD which are all excellent because all of these will cost you around $1,400, which is an excellent deal for a gaming laptop.

However, the Razer has an excellent dedicated GPU chip (GeForce MX150), which is superb for gaming. It won’t blaze through the graphically intensive games such as Battlefield 5.

Plus you’ll also have the option of an external graphics card if you plan on upgrading in the future.

razer blade stealth graphic card extend

Compared to the cheaper versions of the MacBook Pros, you’ll get an older version of the hardware. However, you’ll still get outstanding performance.

Equipped in the MacBook Pro is the Core i5 processor, with 8 GB of RAM and 128GB of SSD, which all are excellent, which will all cost you around $1,300.

If you’re willing to invest an extra thousand dollars on the latest MacBook Pro, you’ll be able to get one with the Core i7 processor, with 16GB of RAM and one terabyte of SSD storage, which I am using right now. Which is incredible has been impressive for me for a few years now.

However, if you’re looking for pure gaming, then you’ll have to get the Blade Stealth, which is geared towards gaming.

The winner for performance will go to the Razer Blade Stealth.

Razer Stealth Blade 2019 Specifications

CPU: 8th Gen Intel Core i7-8565U (1.8 GHz / 4.6 GHz)
Graphics: Intel UHD Graphics 620 NVIDIA GeForce MX150 w/ 4GB GDDR5 VRAM
RAM: Up to 16GB 2133MHz LPDDR3
Display: 13.3″ FHD matte (100% sRGB) 13.3″ 4K touch (100% sRGB)
Keyboard: Razer Chroma w/ single-zone full key backlighting
Anti-ghosting
Storage: 480GB M.2 NVMe SSD, 2TB HDD (7,200 rpm)
Ports: Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) (power, 4 lanes of PCI Express), USB-C 3.1 Gen 2 (power), 2x USB 3.1 Type-A, headphone jack
Camers: 720p webcam 
Windows Hello infrared camera
Battery: Up to 13 hours
Weight: From 2.82 lbs. (1.28kg)
Price: $1,399

MacBook Pro 2019 Specifications

CPU: 8th Gen Intel Core i7 (2.2 GHz)
Graphics: Intel Iris Plus Graphics 655
RAM: Up to 16GB 2133MHz LPDDR3
Display: 13.3 inches
Keyboard: Full Sized Back-Lit Keyboard.78 (U.S.) or 79 (ISO) keys including 12 function keys and 4 arrow keys
Storage: SSD, 128GB, 256GB, 512GB, 1.5TB
Ports: Two Thunderbolt 3 USB-C ports, 3.5mm headphone jack
Camers: 720p FaceTime HD camera
Battery: Up to 10 hours
Weight: 3.05 lbs
Price: $1,299

The Design

You’ll be able to use Razer Blade Stealth’s touch screen. However, it’s pretty sensitive and tracks motion superbly. But the MacBook Pro’s don’t have the touch screen feature. 

The Blade Stealth is lightweight and is superbly portable. Thanks to its sleek, thin and lightweight design, you’ll be able to carry this laptop anywhere with ease.

The bezel has also been significantly reduced, and the screen is a bit wider (16.4mm wider) than the previous version of the Blade Stealths.

Both the Stealth and Macbooks are aesthetically pleasing. The Stealth has a sporty looking to it. With its black aluminum finish to it, you’ll get a beautiful exterior.

Also, the new MacBook Pros have the new Touch Bar features into them. The touch bars are great if you’re a heavy video and audio editor because it makes it convenient for you to slide through the slides and video clips.

MacBook Pro TouchPad 2019 Side View

Other than that, the Touch Bar doesn’t do as much different than those features mentioned above.

The screen bezel for the MacBook Pro’s are somewhat the same as the previous MacBooks, and I think if Apple can reduce the bezels, the

While the keyboards for the MacBook Pro are pretty comfortable to type with, the Blade Stealth may have the upper hand when it comes to comfortability. And both devices have superb trackpads.

If you do use the RGB lighting for the keyboard a lot, then expect a reduced in battery life.

The MacBook Pro design is much sleeker compared to the Blade Stealth.

With the Blade Stealth, you’ll have a single Thunderbolt 3 port, with a pair of USB-A 3.0 ports and an HDMI output.

The MacBook Pro has four USB C and Thunderbolt 3 ports.

The Winner: MacBook Pro

In Conclusion

 

Both the Blade Stealth and Macbook are beautiful machines indeed. If you’re a casual gamer, then you’ll have to go with the Blade Stealth.

If you’re creative and want to get business done and don’t game at all, then the MacBook Pro will be best suited for you.

The Blade Stealth and MacBook Pros have their advantages and disadvantages, and hopefully, this guide has helped you make an educated choice on which machine you’re planning on upgrading to.

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8 thoughts on “Razer Blade Stealth vs MacBook Pro

  1. This is a great post and an awesome post about razer blade stealth vs macbook Pro. I enjoyed it because you really analyse the two making it easier for your readers to choose which one is best for them. I think you did a wonderful job with this writeup. Keep up the good work. 

  2. Thanks for sharing your review on Razer stealth and Macbook pro. Indeed both machines are really cool but depend on what you wanna use them for. I love playing games on the system just while away time when am less busy. I think I will be going for the Razer blade as it suit my need. Having a RAM size of 16GB and battery durability of 13hours is cool. Thanks for sharing this.  

  3. I love MacBook pro, it’s like my dream come true. MacBook pro is like the pinnacle of technological excellence. However, because it’s an apple product and I won’t be able to use open source software, I’m a bit skeptical of making purchase. 

    Since I’m looking for a gaming laptop and not a professional laptop, I think the blade stealth will be just good for me.

    Thanks for this informative review on both products, absolutely useful.

    1. I also love the MacBook Pro because it gets things done. I use to game a lot, however, for gaming, I would prefer having a custom built PC to get my gaming needs fulfilled.

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