Processor options range from Intel's Core i3/i5 to AMD's Athlon/Turion chips. The NV59C66u ships with 4GB of DDR3 RAM (expandable to 8GB), as much as 500GB of storage, a DVD or Blu-ray drive, HDMI output, a multitouch trackpad, and Gateway's "social networking button" for quick access to Facebook, YouTube and so on. The company is shipping its WiMAX-equipped NV for $700 with plans to release more updates to the series over the coming weeks, starting at $480.
Gateway has also upgraded its ZX One all-in-one desktops, adding more "design choices, configurations and price points." Both the 21.5-inch ZX4951 and 23-inch ZX6951 have Blu-ray drives and 1080p (multitouch) displays, making them capable home media systems. The smaller model carries a 2.8GHz Pentium dual-core, 4GB of RAM, and a 500GB HDD, while the larger one ups that to a 3.2GHz Core i3, 640GB of storage, and a TV Tuner. Both are available today for $899 and $999.