Pros

  • Great price
  • Good keyboard and screen

Cons

  • Short battery life
  • External optical drive

At A Glance

This inexpensive ultraportable suffered from unimpressive battery life and WorldBench performance.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.gateway.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 1014224R
Inventory Number 25767
Processor
Processor type Intel Core Duo U2500
Processor speed 1200.0 MHz
Display
Display size 12.1 inches
Resolution 1280 x 800 pixels
External Monitor Interface Integrated
Vertical Resolution 800
Graphics
Graphics Type Integrated
Primary Graphics Chipset Intel 945GM
Storage
Drive size 80.0 GB
Floppy Drive No
Other storage
  • SD Card
  • Memory Stick
Battery
Battery Type Lithium ion
Standard Number of Batteries 1.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0
Ports and Connections
Firewire 1
Available Interfaces
  • Audio - Microphone In (1/8" Mini)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus Port (x2)
  • Audio - Headphone Out (1/8" Mini)
  • FireWire Port
Ethernet Type 10/100/1000 Mbps
Microphone input Yes
Headphone Jack Yes
Wireless connection 802.11 a/b/g
Bluetooth Yes
Slots
  • SD Card
  • Memory Stick
PC Card Slots 1
Memory
Memory size 1024.0 MB
Memory type DDR2 SDRAM
Memory speed 533.0 MHz
Dimensions
Width 11.4 inches
Depth 8.9 inches
Height 1.1 inches
Weight 4.1 pounds
Weight with Accessories 4.1 pounds
Sound
Speakers Stereo
Storage Media
SD card Yes
Memory stick Memory Stick
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium (32 bit)
Other Features
Docking Station Port Yes
Devices Power Cord
Input devices Touchpad
Other Hardware External optical drive
Hardware List Notebook
Pointing Device Touchpad

Performance

Overall Performance
WorldBench 6 Score 45.0
WorldBench 6 Rating Poor
Battery
Battery Life 1:54:03 AM   (hh:mm)
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 543.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 547.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 670.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 1650.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 843.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 1504.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 489.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 1632.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 392.0   seconds (lower is better)
Gaming
Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 7.14   Frames per second (higher is better)
Performance
World Bench 5 Multitasking 710.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0