Gateway today announced
the Gateway M210 series, a stylish, thin-and-light line of notebook PCs that
delivers true mobility without compromising performance, functionality or
With prices starting at just $899, the Gateway(R) M210 notebook PC sports
a sleek and attractive design that’s just 1.2-inches thin and 5.29 pounds(1).
It’s also one of the first thin and light notebook PCs to be optimized for a
14.1-inch WXGA widescreen display, which provides maximum viewing area without
sacrificing portability. Unlike most ultraportable PCs, the Gateway M210 has
a full-size keyboard, so it’s easier and more comfortable to use.
Long battery life and integrated 802.11g wireless make the Gateway M210 a
great holiday gift for frequent travelers, students, and professionals
desiring a light, yet powerful solution for productivity, digital media
applications and staying connected. The system’s integrated 6-cell Lithium
Ion battery provides 4.5 hours(2) of life, so users can remain productive on
Beginning Nov. 24, Gateway will offer customers the ability to personalize
the Gateway M210 to meet their unique needs. Customers will be able to choose
from select components such as hard drives, memory, processors and graphics
cards when orders are placed through Gateway’s direct channels www.gateway.com
and (800) 846-2000.
“The Gateway M210 is the perfect option for consumers and professionals
alike, who want a PC that’s light, powerful and affordable,” said Ed Fisher,
Gateway’s senior vice president of product planning. “We’ve brought this
product to market, so customers no longer have to choose between performance
and mobility. We’re also offering more flexibility with PC customization
options, enabling users to select the right set of features for their
computing needs and budget.”
Optimized for the battery life and performance demands of mobile
computing, the Gateway M210 notebook line includes an Intel(R) Celeron M
processor or Intel(R) Centrino Mobile Technology with an Intel(R) Pentium M
processor. To take advantage of wireless computing at home, school, hotels
and other WiFi Hot Spots, the Gateway M210 offers integrated 802.11g wireless.
Rounding out its communications capabilities, the Gateway M210 also includes
Intel 10/100Mbps Ethernet and a 56K V.92 modem.
The Gateway M210 series offers users a choice of a DVD-ROM/CD-RW combo
drive or DVD burner, a 40GB or 60GB hard drive(3) and 256 MB of memory,
expandable to 1256MB through the SODIMM memory slot. Integrated Intel 855GM
graphics with 32MB UMA video memory turn the PC into the perfect medium for
watching DVDs and developing presentations.
The Gateway M210 is ready to handle digital media hobbies, thanks to its
4-in-1 digital media manager that can accept MultiMediaCard (MMC), Secure
Digital (SD), Memory Stick and Memory Stick Pro media used in the latest
digital devices. It also includes three USB 2.0 ports for connecting the
latest peripherals, IEEE 1394 for video and an array of input/output ports.
All Gateway M210 products come with Microsoft(R) Windows(R) XP Home or Windows
XP Pro operating system.
Available in three different configurations, the M210 series notebook
ranges in price from $899.99 to $1,299.99. The M210CS provides a balance of
technology and value for anyone on a budget, including students and families.
The M210CS includes an Intel Celeron-M 340 processor (1.50 GHz), 256MB of DDR
Memory, 40GB hard drive(3) and a CD-RW/DVD-ROM combo drive for only $899.99.
Packed with technology that power-users will appreciate, the Gateway M210S
Plus raises the bar for performance in a thin-and-light notebook. The Gateway
M210S Plus features Intel Centrino technology with an Intel Pentium-M 725
processor (1.60GHz), 512MB of DDR memory and a 60GB hard drive(3). The
notebook also features technology extras that boost performance and
functionality, such as the systems’ 8X multi-function DVD+/- R/RW drive that
reads and records DVDs and CDs. The M210S Plus is priced at $1,299.99.
Gateway’s commitment to quality and reliability is evident in its
award-winning line of PCs as well as in its top-notch service and support
programs. The company’s 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. Additionally, Gateway offers a proactive
service tool called BigFix(R) at no charge on all its PCs. With the
customer’s permission, BigFix identifies and sends messages offering upgrades
to enhance the performance or capabilities of the PC.(4)
Gateway supports its Gateway line of notebook PCs with a limited
warranty(4). For more information on Gateway products, customers can visit
www.gateway.com or call (800) 846-2000.