//Razer updates Blade 16 and 18 with new displays

Razer updates Blade 16 and 18 with new displays

The Razer Blade 16 (pictured) will soon be available with a 240Hz OLED panel (not pictured). | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge

Razer is teasing a major set of display upgrades for the Blade 16 and Blade 18 gaming laptops ahead of a full unveiling of the updated laptops next week at CES.

The Blade 16 is getting what Razer says is the world’s first 16-inch 240Hz OLED panel, co-developed with Samsung, while the Blade 18 will get a 165Hz 4K LED panel with G-Sync. Both panels will be Calman Verified and individually factory calibrated. Like the current Blade display options, they’ll show 100 percent of the DCI-P3 gamut.

As an OLED panel, the Razer 16’s 2560 x 1600 display should have excellent true blacks and super-fast response time. Razer says it will have a 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio, VESA DisplayHDR True Black 500 certification, and a VESA ClearMR 11000 rating…

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