Pros

  • Enough performance for casual users
  • Cheap, sturdy, and reasonably attractive

Cons

  • Lackluster battery life
  • A bit heavy, yet light on frills

At A Glance

What the NV5214u might lack in features, it makes up for in price. And it's easy on the eyes, too.

Manufacturer’s Description

Introducing the Gateway NV52 notebook series designed to turn heads with its potent blend of performance, style and energy efficiency. Whatever the vice, the NV Series has it covered with stellar cinematic 15.6" LED-backlit display, ample memory, revolutionary controls and the latest graphics solution providing fabulous multimedia playback, multitasking performance and digital media enjoyment. Serious Style, Serious Performance.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number LX.WC30X.005
Battery Information
Battery Chemistry Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 4400 mAh
Interfaces/Ports
HDMI Yes
Total Number of USB Ports 4
Number of USB 2.0 Ports 4
VGA Yes
Audio Line In Yes
Audio Line Out Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 15.60 "
Display Screen Type Active Matrix TFT Color LCD
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Screen Mode WXGA
Screen Resolution 1366 x 768
HDCP Supported Yes
Graphics Controller Manufacturer AMD
Graphics Memory Technology DDR2 SDRAM
Graphics Memory Accessibility Shared
TV Card No
Storage
Storage Size 320 GB
Hard Drive Interface Serial ATA
Hard Drive RPM 5400
Optical Drive Type DVD-Writer
General Information
Manufacturer Acer, Inc
Manufacturer Part Number LX.WC30X.005
UPC Code 846154047658
Brand Name Gateway
Product Name NV5214u Notebook
Marketing Information

Introducing the Gateway NV52 notebook series designed to turn heads with its potent blend of performance, style and energy efficiency. Whatever the vice, the NV Series has it covered with stellar cinematic 15.6" LED-backlit display, ample memory, revolutionary controls and the latest graphics solution providing fabulous multimedia playback, multitasking performance and digital media enjoyment. Serious Style, Serious Performance.

Product Model NV5214u
Product Type Notebook
Manufacturer Website Address http://us.acer.com
Product Series NV52
Memory
Memory Card Supported xD-Picture Card, Memory Stick PRO, Memory Stick, MultiMediaCard (MMC), Secure Digital (SD) Card
Standard Memory 4 GB
Maximum Memory 4 GB
Memory Technology DDR2 SDRAM
Memory Standard DDR2-667/PC2-5300
Number of Total Memory Slots 2
Memory Card Reader Yes
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • NV5214u Notebook
  • Lithium Ion Battery
  • AC Adapter
  • Network & Communication
    Wireless LAN Yes
    Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11n
    Ethernet Technology Gigabit Ethernet
    Bluetooth No
    Physical Characteristics
    Height 1.5"
    Width 14.6"
    Depth 9.8"
    Weight (Approximate) 109.28 oz
    Color Copper
    Built-in Devices
    Webcam Yes
    Microphone Yes
    Finger Print Reader No
    Speakers Yes
    Processor & Chipset
    Processor Manufacturer AMD
    Processor Type Athlon X2
    Processor Model QL-64
    Processor Speed 2.10 GHz
    Processor Core Dual-core (2 Core)
    Cache 1 MB
    Bus Speed 3600 MHz
    Software
    Operating System Windows Vista Home Premium
    Operating System Architecture 64-bit
    Input Devices
    Pointing Device Type TouchPad
    TouchPad Features Multi-gesture touchpad