Razer today announced the "world's first portable optical keyboard." The new keyboard offers quick keystrokes without requiring much force from users. The keyboard is available on selected models of the Razer Blade 15 Advanced, starting at $ 2,649. It will be available on more devices in 2020.
Optical switches use light to capture keystrokes instantly. Each key has an infrared beam of light that detects when a performance occurs, providing a quick and precise press. Razer points out that this new optical keyboard has an actuation point of only 1 mm and only requires 55 g of actuation force. Players who prefer a quick keyboard experience prefer optical switches.
Review of Razer Blade 15 Advanced (2019)
The Razer Blade 15's optical keyboard also has N-Key Rollover with anti-phantom effect. Thanks to its optical design, the keyboard also has zero rebound, which ensures that only one keystroke is registered at a time.
The keyboard features Razer Chroma lighting on each individual key. There are 16.8 million colors to choose from through Razer Chroma RGB.
In our recent review of the Blade 15 Advanced, we criticized that the keyboard was below our expectations. It will be interesting to see if this optician addresses our complaint.
The Razer Blade 15 is available as of today for $ 2,649. The laptop has a 15.6-inch 240 Hz display and several ports, including an HDMI port, Mini DisplayPort, a Thunderbolt 3 USB-C port, a USB-C port and two USB-A 3.1 Gen 2 ports. available for purchase in the US USA, Canada and China. In the future, it will be available in selected countries in the Asia-Pacific region.
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