Pros

  • Good price
  • Extremely thin and attractive

Cons

  • Touchpad is not very responsive
  • Keyboard is a dust magnet

At A Glance

This laptop is very stylish, especially for the price, but it sacrifices performance for sexiness.

Manufacturer’s Description

The Gateway ID49C notebook sport a chic, very high class personality as reflected by its Arctic Silver color and cool, glowing touchpad. This 14" widescreen notebook with its powerful Intel processor, NVIDIA Optimus technology, and Dolby optimized sound system makes an excellent mobile cinema. Featuring a one touch key to social networking while delivering smart power management for extended enjoyment, the ID49C lets you stay connected while on the go.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number LX.WM902.006
Battery Information
Battery Chemistry Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 4400 mAh
Maximum Battery Run Time 6 Hour
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 14.00 "
Display Screen Type Active Matrix TFT Color LCD
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Screen Mode WXGA
Screen Resolution 1366 x 768
Backlight Technology LED
Color Supported 16.7 Million Colors
HDCP Supported Yes
Storage
Storage Size 500 GB
Hard Drive Interface Serial ATA
Hard Drive RPM 5400
Optical Drive Type DVD-Writer
General Information
Manufacturer Acer, Inc
UPC Code 846154055509
Manufacturer Part Number LX.WM902.006
Brand Name Gateway
Product Name ID49C07u Notebook
Marketing Information

The Gateway ID49C notebook sport a chic, very high class personality as reflected by its Arctic Silver color and cool, glowing touchpad. This 14" widescreen notebook with its powerful Intel processor, NVIDIA Optimus technology, and Dolby optimized sound system makes an excellent mobile cinema. Featuring a one touch key to social networking while delivering smart power management for extended enjoyment, the ID49C lets you stay connected while on the go.

Product Model ID49C07u
Product Type Notebook
Manufacturer Website Address http://us.acer.com
Product Series ID49C
Memory
Memory Card Supported Secure Digital (SD) Card, MultiMediaCard (MMC), Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, xD-Picture Card
Standard Memory 4 GB
Maximum Memory 8 GB
Number of Total Memory Slots 2
Memory Card Reader Yes
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • ID49C07u Notebook
  • Lithium Ion Battery
  • AC Adapter
Additional Information

Wireless LAN: Acer Nplify 802.11b/g/n

Network & Communication
Wireless LAN Yes
Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11b/g/n
Ethernet Technology Gigabit Ethernet
Physical Characteristics
Height 1.0"
Width 13.5"
Depth 9.6"
Weight (Approximate) 81.12 oz
Built-in Devices
Webcam Yes
Microphone Yes
Speakers Yes
Processor & Chipset
Processor Manufacturer Intel
Processor Type Core i3
Processor Model i3-350M
Processor Speed 2.26 GHz
Processor Core Dual-core (2 Core)
Cache 3 MB
Software
Operating System Windows 7 Home Premium
Operating System Architecture 64-bit
Input Devices
Pointing Device Type TouchPad
TouchPad Features Multi-gesture touchpad

Performance

Overall Performance
WorldBench 6 Score 92.0
Battery
Battery Life 4:41   (hh:mm)
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 298.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 370.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 239.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 485.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 442.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 497.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 253.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 500.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 212.0   seconds (lower is better)
Gaming
Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 800 by 600 29.34   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 1024 by 768 22.59   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 800 by 600 22.72   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 1024 by 768 17.06   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, Low Quality, 800x600 15.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, Low Quality, 1024x768 13.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, Low Quality, 800x600 19.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, Low Quality, 1024x768 15.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 357.0