Pros

  • Nicely crafted
  • Easy pen input

Cons

  • Screen could be a little brighter
  • Slow, with poor battery life

At A Glance

This is one of Gateway's handsomest efforts, but battery life is not good for a laptop that doubles as note-taking device.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.gateway.com

The Specs

Pricing
Inventory Number 25883
Processor
Processor type Intel Core 2 Duo U7500
Processor speed 1060.0 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 GMA 950
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
  • Mini PCI Port
  • 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 g
Bluetooth Yes
Slots
  • SD Card
  • Memory Stick
PC Card Slots 1
Memory
Memory size 1024.0 MB
Memory type DDR2 SDRAM
Memory speed 667.0 MHz
Dimensions
Width 11.9 inches
Depth 9.9 inches
Height 1.2 inches
Weight 5.7 pounds
Weight with Accessories 5.7 pounds
Sound
Speakers Stereo
Storage Media
SD card Yes
Memory stick Memory Stick
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate (32 bit)
Included Software Microsoft Works 8.5
Other Features
Docking Station Port Yes
Devices AC Adapter
Input devices Touchpad
Other Hardware
  • AC adapter
  • stylus pen
Hardware List Notebook
Pointing Device Touchpad

Performance

Overall Performance
WorldBench 6 Score 45.0
WorldBench 6 Rating Poor
Battery
Battery Life 2:21:33 AM   (hh:mm)
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 621.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 581.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 589.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 1327.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 892.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 1514.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 472.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 1397.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 385.0   seconds (lower is better)
Gaming
Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 8.33   Frames per second (higher is better)
Performance
World Bench 5 Multitasking 793.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0