Monday, 24 May 2010
New Gateway EC Series (Gateway EC58) Ultraportable Notebook Unveiled 11.6โ€ Gateway EC58 Boasts Intel ULV CPU, DVD Drive โ€“ Due to Hit This Month
concerning the Gateway EC58 (see: Gateway Debuts EC14, EC54 EC58
Windows 7 Notebooks) Gateway have now officially confirmed that their
new Intel ULV CPU touting 11.6 � Gateway EC58 ultraportable notebook is
set to hit retail this month (somewhat later than we initially reported).
Running Windows 7 Home Premium, the Gateway EC58, which employs an Ultra
Low Voltage Intel Pentium Core CPU, aside from sporting an 11.6 �
1366×768 resolution widescreen display, offers up a 320GB hard
drive, up to a total of 8GB of RAM (in 2 x 4GB configuration), WiFi
wireless connectivity, HDMI port, webcam, an integrated card reader and
in-built 8X Super Multi double-layer DVD drive whilst, in terms of
battery endurance, the EC58 s 6-cell battery purportedly offers up to
eight hours of life based on a full charge.
Customers understand how convenient it is to have a notebook PC that
is portable enough to take nearly anywhere to stay connected and have
fun " and the new EC14 brings a new element of entertainment to
customers with the ability to watch DVD movies, play games on CD and DVD
and more, said John Nguyen, product marketing manager for Acer America.
The integrated DVD drive in such a compact device will be a huge
benefit for customers who want the flexibility to enjoy and share
different movies, music, photos and more stored on a DVD or CD.
Gateway EC14D07u Key Features Specifications:Intel Pentium ULV
Processor SU4100 (1.3GHz, 2MB L2 cache, 800MHz FSB)Windows 7 Home
Premium (64-bit)11.6-inch HD Widescreen Ultrabright LED-backlit TFT LCD
(1366 x 768 resolution, 16:9 aspect ratio)Mobile Intel GS45 Express
ChipsetIntel Graphics Media Accelerator 4500MHD4096MB DDR2 Dual-Channel
667MHz memory upgradeable to 8GB320GB 5400RPM SATA hard driveIntegrated
8X Super-Multi DVD playerIntegrated webcamMulti-in-1 digital media card
readerIntel Wi-Fi Link 1000 802.11b/g/Draft-N WiFi CERTIFIED featuring
MIMO technologyGigabit Ethernet LANThree USB 2.0 portsHDMI
portMulti-Gesture TouchpadStandard 6-cell Li-ion (5600 mAh) Battery3.55
lbs.11.49 (W) x 1.12 to 1.18 (H) x 8.33 (D)
The Gateway EC58 ultraportable notebookย is set to release later this
month with a retail price point coming in at just shy of $630.