Gateway, a Acer subsidiary company has launched a new inexpensive laptop in US market, dubbed as Gateway NE56R48U. Yeah, comes with a 2.2GHZ Intel Pentium processor that based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with integrated Intel HD graphics, the NE56R48U laptop is designed for basic computing tasks, such as web browsing, watch HD video and play casual games. If you looking for an entry level laptop and only have a small budget, we think you must read detail specifications and features of this laptop below.
Gateway NE56R48U is a decent laptop and one of the cheapest 15.6 inch notebook that currently available now in the market. Comes with a 2.2GHZ Intel Pentium B960 dual core processor that features a 2MB L3 cache as the heart and integrated Intel HD Graphics as graphics processing unit with 4GB of DDR3 SDRAM (can be expanded up to 8GB DDR3 RAM if you need faster multitasking performance), the latest inexpensive Gateway’s laptop gives enough power for daily computing tasks without break the bank.
Similar to Gateway NE56R42u, the NE56R48U laptop also boasts a 15.6 inch High Definition LCD widescreen display and uses LED-backlit technology with a native resolution of 1366 x 768 pixel. On the left side, there is a HDMI port and VGA port to connect into external digital monitor and enjoy 1080p HD video playback on your HDTV while on the top of display, you will find a 1.3MP HD webcam for capture photo and video recording, as well as internal digital microphone for face to face Skype communication.
Of course, this machine also shipped with a Multiformat DVD±RW/CD-RW drive with double-layer support for play DVD or CD cassette, three USB port (two on the right and one on the side), audio jack, headphone jack, 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN with RJ 45 connector and high-speed 802.11b/g/n wireless LAN for internet connection. For storage needs, Gateway NE56R48U laptop brings a 320GB of Serial ATA which has speed of 5400 rotate per minutes and a multimedia card reader with supports MultiMediaCard, Secure Digital, Memory Stick, xD-Picture Card and Memory Stick PRO formats.
In term of size, the 15.6 inch budget laptop from Gateway measures 10 x 15 x 1.3 inches and weighing around 5.5 pounds with 6-cell lithium-ion battery. This laptop also preloaded with CyberLink PowerDVD, Windows Live Essential, Adobe Reader, Nero 12 Essentials and more. For base configuration, Gateway NE56R48U laptop will be preloaded with Microsoft Windows 8 OS and has a price tag at $299.99. So, what do you think? Is it gives great value for your money?.