Monday, July 20, 2009

Gateway joins the $299 Netbook club

The $299 Netbook club is getting a little bit bigger with the announcement of Gateway's 10.1-inch LT2000. Gateway calls it "a sleek and compact," system that will, "let mobile customers maximize their time on the go to stay connected and productive." We call it a Gateway-branded version of corporate-cousin Acer's popular Aspire One (also available for $299).

Like the Acer models, the Gateway LT2000 supports some basic multi-touch gestures on its touchpad, and it will be available in red and black (sorry, that's actually "NightSky Black and Cherry Red").

Look for it to be available to order starting today. Click through for more pics and specs.

Gateway LT2001u

  • Intel Atom Processor N270 (1.60GHz, 533MHz FSB, 512KB L2 Cache)
  • Genuine Microsoft Windows XP Home (Service Pack 3)
  • 10.1-inch WSVGA 16:9 ratio TFT LCD (1,024x600 resolution)
  • Mobile Intel 945GSE Express Chipset
  • 1024MB DDR2 533 MHz SDRAM
  • 160GB SATA 5,400RPM Hard Drive
  • Integrated Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950
  • Multi-in-1 Digital Media Card Reader
  • 802.11b/g Wi-Fi
  • Web Camera
  • Two Built-in Stereo Speakers
  • Dolby Headphone Technology
  • Three USB 2.0 Ports
  • 3-cell Li-ion Battery
  • One-Year Standard Warranty
  • 2.62 lbs.
  • 10.17 (w) x 7.24 (D) x 1.03 inches (H)
  • Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price: $299.99

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