Gateway NV Series Brings Elegant Design to Cinematic Entertainment Notebooks

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Matthew DeCarlo

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IRVINE, Calif., May 13, 2010 - Gateway today debuted its
newly-updated Gateway NV Series of notebooks with new models featuring
the latest technology to boost productivity, first-rate cinematic
entertainment and seamless social networking capabilities.
The Gateway NV line features models in two different sizes - the NV5
Series with a 15.6-inch display and the NV7 Series with a 17.3-inch
display. All models feature a High Definition Ultrabright LCD widescreen
display with resolutions that deliver vivid lifelike details, vibrant
color and superior image quality.

The first model in the new series is available now - it is the Gateway
NV59C09u, with a 15.6-inch HD Ultrabright LCD display, Blu-ray drive,
Intel Core i3 processor and an integrated HD webcam for only $799.99.
Additional models in the line will be available at retailers nationwide
over the coming weeks.

The new Gateway NV Series includes models ranging from all-around
performance for students and families on a budget, to systems bursting
with the latest technology for video editing and casual gaming. In all
cases, the new Gateway NV Series models are well-equipped to deliver
excellent performance with processors from Intel or AMD.
"Mobile entertainment means something entirely different today than it
did just a few short years ago -- more often it comes in the form of
video clips, photos and updates on friends' and fan pages by using
popular social networking sites and tools," said John Nguyen, senior
product marketing manager for Gateway notebooks and netbooks. "The
Gateway NV Series notebook line is well-equipped to let customers have
quick access to their entertainment and social networks with easy-to-use
technology, such as the latest Wifi and HD webcam."

Ready for Entertainment, Social Networking
The Gateway NV Series features an integrated "social networking" button
that allows customers to access their social networks, including
Facebook, YouTube and Flickr, with a single touch of a button. With it,
customers can see real-time network updates on their status feed, as
well as provide updates to their own sites with information, images and
video.

The Gateway NV Series' High Definition LED-backlit TFT Widescreen
displays deliver compelling lifelike video with vibrant images that are
crisp and detailed. The NV5 15.6-inch display models boast a 1366x768
resolution, while the Gateway NV7 Series will impress viewers with its
image-enhancing 1600x900 resolution. Both provide a true cinematic
viewing experience thanks to their 16:9 aspect ratio that is perfect for
HD movies and video. Support for high definition audio and two built-in
stereo speakers further enhance the overall experience. Also, the HDMI
port lets customers use a convenient, single cable connection to deliver
crisp high-quality visuals and high-fidelity audio to a home theater or
external LCD.

Select models in the new Gateway NV Series feature extras for even more
entertainment capabilities. Blu-ray video players are featured on select
models in both the NV5 and NV7 Series lines for movie-viewing in
incredible detail, paired with DVD and CD recording capability. Also,
the Gateway NV7 Series will feature models with ATI Mobility Radeon HD
graphics for enhanced graphics capabilities when viewing the latest PC
games.

To further customers' ability to have fun and stay in touch with their
social networks, the Gateway NV Series comes with 802.11b/g/n WiFi
Certified connectivity. The integrated High-definition webcam allows web
chats and video emails in incredible clarity thanks to its 1280x1024
resolution. Also, Gigabit Ethernet LAN connectivity ensures a fast wired
online connection.

Latest Technologies, Including Easy-to-Access MyBackup
The Gateway NV line delivers the latest in technology and features,
starting with reliable processing technology including Intel Core i3 and
Core i5 processors as well as AMD Athlon and AMD Turion processors. The
notebooks have up to 4GB of DDR3 memory that is upgradeable to 8GB, so
performance is further promoted. The notebooks also feature media card
readers that accept popular media cards (Secure Digital, Multimedia
Card, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Pro and xD) as well as large-capacity
hard drives ranging from 320GB to 640GB of capacity,(1) so customers
will be able to easily and quickly access, download, store and share
their digital media content.

To protect these media files, photos and video while on the go, the
Gateway NV Series includes MyBackup functionality that gives customers a
way to quickly and easily back-up all important files. Easily accessible
with the integrated software, customers can conveniently back up files
to another location such as a USB drive, external hard disk drive, or
another hard drive partition. The notebook line is incredibly easy to
use with a multi-gesture touchpad, touchpad lock, and dedicated numeric
keypad.

Ergonomics Meet Stylish Elegant Design
Designed with special attention to ergonomics, the Gateway NV line has a
slim and sleek profile that is easy to enjoy and transport. The
glossy-black interior houses a comfortable palm rest and keyboard
surround. The intuitively recessed touchpad provides the right amount of
feedback and control for customers' web-browsing, photo-editing and
extended typing. The multi-gesture touchpad further enhances control,
allowing customers to scroll through documents, pinch to zoom in and
out, as well as rotate and flip photos and other media files. The wide
size of the notebooks provides room for an ample keyboard and dedicated
numeric keypad.

Ideal for today's style-conscious mobile PC users, the new Gateway NV
Series models feature an elegant and modern design that is crisp and
uncluttered. The systems feature a subtle wave pattern on the matte
chassis lid. Plus, the combination of matte and glossy finishes create a
contemporary blend of contrasts.

Gateway NV Series Availability, Price and Configuration
The well-equipped NV Series will be available in a variety of
configurations to meet a range of budgets at manufacturer's suggested
retail prices starting at $529.99. The first model to be available will
be the Gateway NV59C09u, a multimedia powerhouse that will deliver
incredible responsiveness for entertainment and staying in touch.

Model Number: Gateway NV59C09u; MSRP: $799.99
* Intel(r) Core(tm) i3-330M Processor (2.13GHz, 1066MHz FSB, 3MB L2 cache) 2
* Windows(r) 7 Home Premium 64-bit
* 15.6" HD Widescreen Ultrabright(tm) TFT LCD Display
* Mobile Intel(r) HM55 Express Chipset
* 4096MB DDR3 Dual-Channel 1066MHz Memory Packaging and Documentation
* Intel(r) Graphics Media Accelerator HD
* 320GB 5400RPM SATA Hard Drive
* 4X Blu-ray Disc(tm)/DVD-Super Multi double-layer drive
* 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi CERTIFIED(tm)
* 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN (RJ-45 port)
* High-Def Webcam (1280 x 1024)
* Two Stereo Speakers
* Multi-in-1 Digital Media Card Reader
* One HDMI port and three USB 2.0 Ports
* Multi-Gesture Touchpad
* Dedicated Numeric Keypad 3
* 6-cell Li-Ion (4400 mAh) Battery; up to 4.5-hours of battery life
* Notebook weight: 5.72 lbs
 
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