Gateway EC1457u: Ultraportable PerformanceProviding up to 7 hours of battery life, the Gateway EC1457u delivers nearly all-day on-the-go productivity exceptional communication features and easy usability in a sleek, stylish design that will turns heads. You'll enjoy extended computing thanks to the ultra-low voltage (ULV) Intel Pentium processor for a good balance of performance and battery life (from the included 6-cell battery).
Stay productive on the go with the 11.6-inch HD widescreen Ultrabright LED-backlit display delivers an optimal viewing experience for all your needs--from working on documents and spreadsheets to checking in on your favorite online social networks. The full-size keyboard is comfortable and easy to use when on the move. A Multi-Gesture Touchpad enables you to pinch, flick and swirl your fingers across the touchpad for more natural photo and video viewing as well as intuitive navigation of websites.
Get personal surround sound audio with Dolby Headphone Technology delivering multichannel sounds over an ordinary pair of stereo headphones. And you'll enjoy the next generation of video playback with the HDMI output, which allows a single cable to transmit uncompressed high-definition video and audio to your digital TV or capable external monitor.
Pre-installed with the Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium operating system (64-bit version), you'll be able to easily create a home network and share all of your favorite photos, videos, and music. Windows 7 is the easiest, fastest, and most engaging version of Windows yet. Better ways to find and manage files, like Jump Lists and improved taskbar previews, help you speed through everyday tasks. Windows 7 is designed for faster and more reliable performance, so your PC just works the way you want it to.
Note that this laptop does not include an optical drive, but you can use optional external DVD/CD drives that connect via USB.
The Gateway EC notebook with 11.6-inch LED-backlit screen and up to 7 hours .
The EC1457u in red.
Ports include three USB, an HDMI, and a multi-format memory card reader (black model shown).
- 11.6-inch LED-backlight widescreen display with 1366 x 768-pixel resolution and 16:9 aspect ratio. This Ultrabright display offers a high-gloss, sharp contrast, anti-reflective finish.
- Energy efficient, 1.3 GHz Intel Pentium SU4100 processor with ultra-low voltage for extended battery life. The dual-core SU4100 has a has a power consumption rating of just 10 watts, a fast 800 MHz front-side bus (FSB), and 2 MB L2 cache.
- 500 GB SATA hard drive (5400 RPM)
- 4 GB of DDR2 RAM (667 MHz)
- Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 4500MHD with up to 1700 MB of shared video memory and support for DirectX 10 games.
- Webcam and integrated microphone make it easy to set up video conferences or video chats with friends wherever you are
- Stereo speakers with 2nd generation Dolby Sound Room audio enhancement transforms the experience of movies, music, and games.
- Wireless-N Wi-Fi (802.11b/g/n) for ultra-fast connectivity to home and business networks.
- Gigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000)
- Multi-in-1 memory card reader compatible with Secure Digital (SD), MultiMedia (MMC), Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, and xD Picture Card media
- 3 USB 2.0 ports
- HDMI port for connecting to a compatible HDTV or home theater receiver for uncompressed digital audio and video via a single cable. Also includes standard analog VGA video output.
- Multi-gesture touchpad allows you to intuitively navigate WebPages, media libraries, photos, spreadsheets and more by simply flicking, swirling and pinching your fingers.
- Gateway Recovery Management enables you to create a default backup disk and an application and driver backup disk, restore the system to factory default, reinstall apps and drivers, manage password settings, recover from the hard drive ,and recover from your factory recovery disk.
- Windows 7 Home Premium makes it easy to create a home network and share all of your favorite photos, videos, and music. And you can watch shows for free when and where you want with Internet TV on Windows Media Center. Get the best entertainment experience with Windows 7 Home Premium.
- Get more features with Windows Anytime Upgrade. It's the best way to add features to Windows 7, takes as few as ten minutes, requires no software or downloads, and you'll keep your existing programs, files, and settings. Windows will walk you through the simple upgrade process.
- Pre-loaded software includes Microsoft Works SE 9.0 for word processing and spreadsheet work. Enjoy a 60-day trial version of Microsoft Office Home and Student 2007.
- Up to 7 hours of battery life from 6-cell battery (5600 mAh)
- Dimensions: 11.22 x 8.03 x 1.18 inches (WxDxH)
- Weight: 3.08 pounds
- Warranty: 1 year parts and labor
What's in the Box
This package contains the Gateway EC1457u laptop, 6-cell rechargeable battery, AC adapter, and printed documentation
It also comes with the following software: Microsoft Works (applications for word processing, spreadsheet, calendar, and e-mail); 60-day trial of Microsoft Office 2007; Norton Internet Security 2009 (60-day trial); Norton Online Backup; Gateway MyBackup; Google Toolbar; WildTangent Demo Games