Another budget friendly laptop from Gateway, called as Gateway NE56R49U laptop has been listed in BestBuy and expected will be available soon for US market. Based on the third generation of Intel i3 “Ivy Bridge” platform and integrated Intel HD graphics as graphics accelerator, the NE56R49U laptop from Gateway provides good performance for browse the web, watch HD movies or play casual games.
Comes with a full size keyboard for fast and comfortable typing and Multigesture touchpad with 2-finger scroll, Gateway NE56R49U is one of the best 15.6 inch office laptop that you can get for price under $400. Measures 15 x 10 x 1.3 inches with weighs around 5.5 pounds and bundled with a 6-cell Lithium Ion battery, this model can fit perfectly in your bag and comfortable to carry around with you.
The NE56R49U laptop brings a 2.4GHZ Intel Core i3-3110M dual core processor as the heart of the machine and paired with a 4GB DDR3 1,600MHz SDRAM for multitasking performance. Like other laptop on its price, the NE56R49U’s memory also can be expanded up to 8GB for faster multitasking performance and running on the 64 bit version of Microsoft Windows 8 as the operating system, deliver the power you need to handle all your daily activities and office multitask with ease. For storage needs, the integrated 500GB of Serial ATA drive with speed of 5400 rpm offers spacious of storage capacity.
The 15.6 inch High Definition LCD widescreen display and integrated Intel HD Graphics provides bright, clear and good color for video and games. Similar to Gateway NE56R42u, the latest Gateway laptop also uses Ultrabright and LED-backlit technology with support an internal resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. On the top of display, a 1.3MP web camera that integrated with internal microphone gives good video communications experience, while the Multiformat DVD±RW/CD-RW drive allows users to load more applications or burn CDs or DVDs cassette.
The rest of specifications are a headphone jack, microphone in, three USB 2.0 port, VGA port, HDMI port as HDTV connector, 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN with RJ-45 connector and high-speed 802.11b/g/n wireless LAN. There are few preloaded software, such as Windows Live Essential, Adobe Reader, Nero 12 Essentials, CyberLink PowerDVD and more. According to Company, Gateway NE56R49U laptop will be ready for order in next few days with a price starting at $349.99. Looking for cheaper Gateway’s 15.6 inch laptop? Check Gateway NE56R48U laptop for price only of $300.