Gateway introduced its first 13.3" notebooks at CES 2009, the new UC series is now available with prices starting at $749.99.
The new Gateway UC Series notebook line hits the sweet spot of mobile entertainment with an excellent pairing of a chic portable design, widescreen display and mainstream notebook performance. Gateway's first notebook PC with a 13.3-inch widescreen display, it sports a small footprint and lightweight 5.3-pound design that is idea for travel and taking to work and class. Consumers will get the latest in wireless technology for an enhanced wireless connection with Intel® WiFi 5100 Link (dual-band quad-mode 802.11a/b/g Draft-N) WiFi or Gateway 802.11 a/g Draft-N.
Performance-ready for the highly mobile consumer that needs to remain productive, the Gateway UC Series uses either Intel Centrino 2 or Intel Centrino Processor Technology, along with an Intel Core Duo, Intel Core 2 Duo or Intel Pentium processor. Customers can use the integrated 1.3 megapixel webcam to take and send video emails, voice over IP and still photos as well as enjoy live videoconferencing.
Entertainment on-the-go is fun and enjoyable thanks to the UC Series' many features. The touch sensitive media keys provide quick access to content, and a slot-load DVD+/- with LabelFlash technology makes saving, labeling and sharing content easy. Video and other applications look bright and crisp on the UC Series' 13.3-inch Ultrabright TFT LCD with a high 1280x800 resolution and Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 4500MHD. It also has an HDMI connector for sharing digital media.
All of this innovation comes in a chic and elegant design featuring a glossy moonstone casing. Customers will enjoy the comfort of the black brushed aluminum keyboard surround and palm rest. Also, the UC series has a round touchpad that is ideal for the way people navigate websites and programs today. Other features such as the brushed aluminum barrel hinges, metallic trim and rounded edges and corners shows the attention to detail given to this fashionable new line.