What are the most important things when you are looking for a laptop? There are many things that you should considering when buy new laptop, such as processor, design, portability and the most important is price. Yeah, the price is one of the most things that you should considering, especially if you did not want to breaking the bank. Today, we have a good news from Gateway for budget conscious costumers that need a new laptop for desktop replacement. Yeah, if you are on the market for 17.3 inch laptop, the company just released new Gateway NE71B12u-11204G50Mnks laptop that you can get for price around at $400.
The NE71B12u-11204G50Mnks is a 17.3 inch affordable laptop that gives a real value for your money. Powered by AMD E1-1200 Dual-Core Processor with a clock speed at 1.4GHZ, the 17.3 inch laptop’s is not a multimedia and game machine. But with 4GB of DDR3 RAM that can be expand to 8GB of RAM, the Gateway’s is still can produces more than enough power for day to day activities in office or at home. The AMD Radeon HD 7310 as graphics accelerator is not support for playing 3D modern games in high resolution, but for common casual games and light editing video this model still promises smooth and seamless performance.
Like common 17.3 inch laptop on its class (such as HP Pavilion g7 17.3 inch desktop replacement), Gateway NE71B12u-11204G50Mnks laptop is not designed for travel companion. The 7.05 lbs laptop which has dimension in 10.8 x 16.3 x 1.4 inches is still bulky for carry around with you, but if you have big shoulder we think the Gateway’s still can used when you on the occasional trips. The black color for keyboard deck that combined with a silver lid cover make it looks more solid and premium than they actual price.
The full size keyboard which has large keypad and numeric keypad on the right brings more accurate and faster typing experience, even for man who have large fingers. According to company, the budget friendly desktop replacement will shipped with a 6-cell Lithium Ion 4400 mAh battery that claimed will gives user more than 4 hours of battery life for light office tasks. Like its competitors, the latest Gateway NE71B12u series will equipped with a 750GB of Serial ATA disk drive and offers read or write speed up to 5400 rotate per minutes.
The NE71B12u-11204G50Mnks laptop sports 17.3 inch High Definition+ LED backlight display. Yeah, as an affordable machine, this model is not promises stunning viewing experience, but with Ultrabright technology the display will gives fairly crisp, natural color and enough brightness to watch 720p video content or play casual Windows games. If needed, there is also a HDMI and VGA port that allows user to connect and enjoy the video and games in bigger HDTV or external digital monitor.
On the top of black bezel, you will see a web camera for face to face video communications. There are also an internal microphone and dual standard stereo speakers that can produces fairly crisp and loud audio in small room. On the right edge, there is a Super Multi DVD burner for load or burn your files into CDs or DVDs cassettes. The rest of Gateway laptop’s specifications are audio jack, single USB 3.0 port, dual USB 2.0 port, 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet with RJ 45 connector, security lock slot, WiFi 802.11b/g/n for wireless internet connection and media card reader that compatible with SD, MMC, MS Pro, MS and MMC Plus cards.
Yeah, the latest Gateway 17.3 inch laptop is not gives stunning multimedia experience, but if you only need a decent machine for daily activities this is still a good choice. Preinstalled with the 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium for operating system, Gateway NE71B12u-11204G50Mnks is ready now for order with a starting price around at $408. So, what do you think? If you think it’s to heavy and need slimmer desktop replacement that brings powerful performance, we recommend you to check HP ENVY TouchSmart 17t-j100 laptop that comes with Intel Core i7-4700MQ processor.