Featured Articles

TSMC: Volume production of 16nm FinFET in 2H 2015

TSMC: Volume production of 16nm FinFET in 2H 2015

TSMC has announced that it will begin volume production of 16nm FinFET products in the second half of 2015, in late…

More...
AMD misses earnings targets, announces layoffs

AMD misses earnings targets, announces layoffs

AMD has missed earnings targets and is planning a substantial job cuts. The company reported quarterly earnings yesterday and the street is…

More...
Did Google botch the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9?

Did Google botch the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9?

As expected, Google has finally released the eagerly awaited Nexus 6 phablet and its first 64-bit device, the Nexus 9 tablet.

More...
Gainward GTX 970 Phantom previewed

Gainward GTX 970 Phantom previewed

Nvidia has released two new graphics cards based on its latest Maxwell GPU architecture. The Geforce GTX 970 and Geforce GTX…

More...
EVGA GTX 970 SC ACX 2.0 reviewed

EVGA GTX 970 SC ACX 2.0 reviewed

Nvidia has released two new graphics cards based on its latest Maxwell GPU architecture. The Geforce GTX 970 and Geforce GTX…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Thursday, 24 June 2010 07:00

Gateway shows its ID Series ultra-thin notebooks

Written by Slobodan Simic
gateway_logo

Looking good

Grabbing some attention from its parent company Acer, Gateway has rolled out a new ID series of ultra-thin notebooks based on Intel's Calpella platform. The ID Series has the looks and the price to become quite popular, so we expect more models and not just the 14-inch ID49 and the 15.6-inch ID59.

Both of the newely announced ID Series ultra-thin's have an Ultrabright LED-backlit screen with 1366x768 resolution, a decent and sleek looking 1-inch thick aluminium body as well as a rather neat looking glowing touchpad, something that sounds like a good idea. (Or not. sub.ed.)

The 14-inch ID49 measures 22.2-25.4x342x 245mm (HxWxD)  and weighs 2.3kg while the bigger 15.6-inch ID59's dimensions are 21.9-26.3x 440x325mm (HxWxD) dimensions and it weighs around 2.5kg. Both models feature a 6-cell 4400mAh battery which is enough for around 6 hours of use according to Gateway.

As far as the important specs are concerned, you are looking at ultra-thin notebooks that can be equipped with either a Core i3 or Core i5 CPU, up to 8GB of memory, either an Intel integrated graphics or a Geforce GT 330M for some Optimus fun, up to 500GB of HDD space and bunch of other features including a 1.3M webcam, 802.11bng WiFi, DVD write, multi-card reader and Gigabit LAN.

According to Gateway, these should hit the USA with a start price of US $679.99 for of the ID49 and the start price of US $799.99 for the ID59. You can find them both here.

Gateway_id49_1
Gateway ID49

Gateway_id59_1
Gateway ID59


Last modified on Thursday, 24 June 2010 07:53
blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments