Gateway Incorporated had their share in terms of netbook technology, the Gateway LT3119u. The device is an 11-inch netbook in night-sky black that offers higher efficiency in netbook performance and features uncommon to most netbooks available today.
Gateway LT3119e is considerably bigger than any netbooks, thus linking the gap between notebooks and netbooks. Amazingly, it has all the benefits of a notebook yet in a portability of a netbook that could be use in studies, work and entertainment. Certainly, it deserves your time and effort examining further the unique features of Gateway LT3119u such as interior components’ specs, advantages and disadvantages. Read on.
Instead of using Intel Atom processor which is widely used in netbooks, Gateway LT3119u is packed with AMD Athlon 64×2 dual-core processor L310, Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit) for its operating system, and maximum memory of 2GB DDR2 and 250GB 5400rpm hard drive. Moreover, it is equipped with AMD RS690V chipset and ATI Radeonx1270 Graphics card that increases audio and video experience, thus allowing you to enjoy audio/video streaming and video conferencing in 11.6-inch mega-bright LED screen display.
Similarly, Gateway LT3119u has ports for Ethernet LAN, VGA, microphone, headphone and three 2.0 USB outputs. The device has multi-in-1 Digital Media Card Reader, integrated stereo speakers and 0.3mega pixel web cam, supports high-def audio and Wi-Fi connectivity. This portable computer is packed with a 6-cell battery and overall measurement is 1.03×11.26×7.99 inches weighing 3.04 pounds.
One advantage of Gateway LT3119u is its classic, elegant design highlighted by a glossy finish. Another advantage is the full-size keys which make typing easier and accurate as well as its inclusion of multi-gesture touchpad that makes scrolling a lot easier.
Also, the entertainment experience in Gateway LT3119u is exceptional in a small computer due to its use of Windows 7 Home Premium operating system. Furthermore, the 256MB Hyper memory of ATI Radeon x1270 graphics cards allows you to enjoy picture-perfect action and online entertainment. Lastly, the AMD Athlon dual-core processor allows you to accomplish your multi-tasking needs and play online games.
On the other side, the cited disadvantages of the device had something to do with the battery that sticks out of the chassis, in addition for being heavier and large, charging also takes awhile. Moreover, the device never supports Bluetooth and HDMI while the touchpad is quite a struggle considering that you have to install touchpad driver. Also, the AC adapter heats up with extended use.
Despite these drawbacks, it is nothing when compared to the overall performance of Gateway LT3119u and the price you pay for this 11-inch netbook that makes this an excellent choice for your computing device needs.