MISSISSAUGA, Ontario--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gateway today in Canada debuted its newly-updated Gateway NV5 Series of notebooks with new models featuring the latest technology to boost productivity, as well as first-rate cinematic entertainment and seamless social networking capabilities.
“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”
The Gateway NV5 line features a 15.6-inch display and 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. The notebooks’ High Definition Ultrabright LCD widescreen display delivers vivid lifelike details, vibrant color and superior image quality.
“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 Chris Chiang, retail product marketing manager, Gateway. “The Gateway NV5 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 Wi-Fi and HD webcam.”
Ready for Entertainment, Social Networking
The Gateway NV5 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 NV5 Series’ High Definition LED-backlit TFT Widescreen displays deliver compelling lifelike video with vibrant images that are crisp and detailed. The NV5’s 15.6-inch display boasts a 1366x768 resolution and a 16:9 aspect ratio to provide a true cinematic viewing experience that is ideal 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.
To further customers’ ability to have fun and stay in touch with their social networks, the Gateway NV5 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 NV5 line delivers the latest in technology and features, starting with reliable processing technology from AMD. 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 hard drives up to 500GB 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 NV5 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 NV5 line has a slim and sleek profile that is easy to enjoy and transport. The 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 NV5 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 NV5 Series Price and Availability
The well-equipped NV5 Series will be available in a variety of configurations to meet a range of budgets at manufacturer’s suggested retail prices starting at CAD $499.99.
Gateway Limited Warranty, Service and Support
The Gateway NV5 notebook line is backed by a one year warranty.(2) Gateway's commitment to quality and reliability is evident in its award-winning line of PCs as well as in its exceptional service and support programs. In addition to the company's standard limited warranty options,(3) its extensive online support center helps customers maximize their PC investment; it gives them easy access to customer support representatives and information on important issues such as warranties, technical issues and upgrading.
Since its founding in 1985, Irvine, Calif.-based Gateway has been a technology pioneer, offering award-winning products and world-class service to customers worldwide. Gateway is a wholly owned subsidiary of Acer Inc., the second-largest PC company both globally and in Canada.(4) See www.gateway.com for more information.
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(1) Accessible capacity varies; MB = 1 million bytes; GB = 1 billion bytes.
(2) Service methods subject to change without notice or obligation.
(3) Limited warranties and service agreements apply; visit gateway.com or call 1-800-846-2000 for a free copy. Service agreements are issued and performed by third parties. May not be available in all locations. Availability varies. Other conditions apply.
(4) Source: Gartner data, FY 2009.
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