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Gateway Debuts New NV Series Notebooks with Latest AMD APU Processors
It seems that AMD’s latest APU (CPU+GPU) is getting more and more attention among manufacturers and today AMD won the heart of yet another company: Gateway with its new NV51B05U.
This new NV Series notebook comes with the usual suspects, an AMD E-50 CPU and a Radeon HD 6310 graphic card, WiFi BNG, HDMI on a 15.6” 1366×768 display, 3GB of RAM, DVD and a 1.3Mpix Camera. Finally Gateway expects to ship its new NV51B05U laptop within the coming days at around $449.99 MSRP.
The flagship model of the new line is the Gateway NV51B05u, which features an AMD E-Series processor E-350 with Vision Technology and ATI Radeon HD 6310 graphics to deliver heightened performance in a value-based notebook. Customers can experience true cinematic digital media playback, improved video processing for vivid web and video content, as well as accelerated handling of mainstream applications. As a result, customers can enjoy incredibly smooth and clear 1080p HD video, enhanced performance for playing casual games, improved HD browsing, clear DVD viewing, and the ability to handle multiple tasks at once.
The Gateway NV51B05u is available now at technology retailers at a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $469.99.
The new Gateway NV Series notebooks are an affordable option for a range of PC customers such as small businesses, families and students. The new line delivers a true notebook computing experience with a full-sized keyboard, large 15.6-inch HD widescreen Ultrabright™ LED-backlit display, ample memory and a large hard drive, three USB ports, an HDMI port and more great features. The new line starts at a value-priced MSRP of $399.99.
“Mobile computing is something that everyone has embraced – and even those on a tight budget are now able to have a full-featured notebook for computing and staying in touch on-the-go,” said Eric Ackerson, senior product marketing manager for Gateway notebooks. “The new computing capabilities are paired with a full suite of features and extras that give our customers what they need to work, study, connect and have fun. Plus, we’ve reached a new level of affordability with budget-minded price tags, so our customers get an incredible bang for their buck.”
Gateway NV51B05u Delivers Immersive HD Entertainment
Powered by the AMD E-Series Processor E-350 with Vision Technology utilizing the AMD Fusion chipset, the Gateway NV51B05u provides a powerful environment for multi-tasking and entertainment. Running casual games, online video and enjoying movies is a snap thanks to the highly-capable processing powers as well as the ATI Radeon HD 6310 graphics and 3GB of memory. In addition, the notebooks can even handle smooth playback of HD video and audio including 1080p HD video.
The Gateway NV Series builds on its performance capabilities with a 15.6-inch HD Widescreen Ultrabright LED-backlit display to deliver a first-rate viewing experience. Vibrant color and detailed images are crisp and clear thanks to the display’s 1366×768 resolution. Plus, the 16:9 aspect ratio allows consumers or end-users to view multiple windows and applications. Customers who want to share video on the go can use the HDMI port to connect the Gateway NV Series to a home theater or external LCD to deliver crisp high-quality visuals and high-fidelity audio with a single cable.
Additional models in the new line-up also provide enhanced processing power from AMD. The Gateway NV51B02u also has the new AMD E-Series Processor E-350 with Vision Technology and has an MSRP of $449.99. The NV51B08u has an AMD C-Series processor C-50 with HD Internet Technology at the low MSRP of $399.99.
Connectivity on-the-go for Staying-in-Touch
The Gateway NV51B05u and other NV Series models let consumers stay in touch through web conferencing, still photos and video emails via the integrated 1.3MP High Definition webcam. The video is crisp and clear thanks to its 1366×768 resolution, while the supporting voice microphone delivers superb audio quality. All units in the NV Series come with integrated 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi Certified connectivity to provide a convenient connection to hot spots and wireless networks. In addition, Gigabit Ethernet LAN connectivity ensures a fast wired online connection.
Extras and Features Increase Notebook Enjoyment
The Gateway NV51B05u and additional NV Series notebook PCs include a range of features that make them more enjoyable to use. They each come with an integrated DVD super-multi double-layer drive for reading and writing CDs and DVDs. Also, digital media can be downloaded to the notebooks through the media card reader and three USB ports. Gateway’s popular “social networking” button is integrated into these new NV Series notebooks, providing customers with one-touch access to their social networks, including Facebook, YouTube and Flickr. Plus, customers can navigate through websites, move between documents and input characters more efficiently thanks to the notebooks’ multi-gesture touchpad, touchpad lock, and dedicated numeric keypad.
In addition to hardware features, the new Gateway notebooks come with a suite of productivity applications that let customers get the most from their PC the minute they start using it. The systems come with Windows 7 Premium, Microsoft Office Starter 2010, a 60-day trial of Norton Internet Security, as well as Adobe Flash Player 10 and Adobe Reader 9.1. Gateway Power Management preserves battery life while MyBackup functionality gives customers a way to quickly and easily back-up all important files to another location such as a USB drive or another hard drive.