The Gateway NE series laptop are quiet affordable with a price tag of under Rs. 25,000 and offers entertainment, mobility and productivity – it’s just what you need. Gateway is a known brand and their products are available in India.

There are two models in the NE series namely the NE56R14I and the NE56R02I with a price tag of Rs. 23,672 and Rs. 22,499 respectively. The price is less because these laptops are powered by Celeron / Pentium processors and come loaded with Linpus Linux OS – you will need to pay extra for Windows OS.  Both the laptops weigh around 2.5Kg.

Gateway NE56R14I
This laptop comes with 2.1 GHz Intel Pentium B950 processor (JM700 Express chipset) with 2MB cache (64 bit processing). Loaded with 2GB DDR3 SDRAM, 320GB hard drive, DVD Writer (Dual Layer support) and a 15.6 inches LED backlit TFT LCD display with Gateway Ultrabright technology supporting resolution of 1366×768 pixels.

The built in graphics controller is HD Graphics 3000 with 128MB dedicated memory. Other features are Wi-Fi, Webcam, Microphone, HDMI port, 3xUSB port, RJ-45, VGA port, keyboard / touchpad and multi card reader. The 6 cell 4400mAh li-ion battery gives a usage time of about 5 hours on a full charge.

Gateway NE56R14I price Rs. 23,672 with 1 year warranty.

Gateway NE56R02I & NE56R14I NE Series laptop

Gateway NE56R02I
This one comes with the Intel Celeron B815 processor clocked at 1.6GHz (HM77 Express chipset, 64 bit processing and 2M Cache).The SDRAM is 2GB DDR3. The Linpus Linux OS comes loaded by default on the 320GB HDD. You can either use the Linux OS or pay for the Windows OS.

Other features are DVD writer with dual layer support, 15.6 inches LED backlit display – resolution 1366×768, HD Graphics 3000 with 128MB memory, Wi-Fi, Webcam, microphone, HDMI / VGA / RJ-45 ports, 3x USB ports and keyboard / touchpad.

The NE56R02I also comes with 4400 mAh Li-ion 6 Cell battery with estimated usage time of about 5 hours.

Gateway NE56R02I price Rs. 22,499 with 1 year warranty.

By Rajeev Rana

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