has introduced the most affordable laptop in its class – the
NX260X – offering a versatile unit for travelers. The
supercharged laptop has a large 14.1" widescreen display
that provides a brilliant showcase for multimedia with the
included Microsoft XP Media Center Edition operating system.
This thin and light notebook also features an integrated
7-in-1 media card reader, multiple wireless connectivity
options and extended battery life. The large keyboard and
Core 2 duo processor make it the perfect portable companion
The newly improved unit offers a great graphical
workspace and large screen without being too bulky. The
newer NX260X system is slightly wider and thicker than the
previous release and also increased its weight by one-half
What also makes this unit stand apart is its low price at
under $1,000. The long battery life and integrated wireless
make it a great deal.
- Intel Core 2 Duo T5500 Mobile Processor
- 512MB PC2-4200 DDR2 Memory
- 80GB 5400rpm SATA Hard Drive
- 24x CD-RW/DVD Combo Drive
- 14.1" WXGA (1280x800) Wide LCD
- Intel GMA 950 Integrated Graphics with 128MB
- v.92 56Kbps Modem, Gigabit Ethernet and
- Four USB 2.0, One FireWire, One Type II PC Card
and 7-in-1 Card Reader
- 13.4" x 9.8" x 1.4" @ 5.5 lbs.
- Windows XP MCE, MS Works, McAfee Internet
This model was upgraded by Gateway to improve upon
processing power as it was increased from a Pentium M to the
new Intel Core 2 Duo T5500, improving battery life over the
This laptop is not ideal for users looking to burn DVDs
as the latest release has a standard CD-RW/DVD combo drive,
allowing the user to record music and data CDs but not
enabling the ability to play DVDs.
The Gateway NX260X has a great amount of memory for a
traveler’s needs, along with an ample size hard drive to
store all your information that you want to keep with you
when you are on the go.
With features like the multiple wireless connectivity
options and extended battery life, along with the media card
reader makes the Gateway NX260X an excellent notebook
computer at a reasonable price.
For more information on Gateway, call 800-369-1409 or
visit them online at
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Kellie K. Speed is
a freelance travel writer and restaurant reviewer. Her features have been
published in various publications including The Boston Globe, Cahnersí
Industrial Distribution and Graphic Arts Monthly magazines and Reno Air
Kellie has reviewed numerous first-class hotels and
travel destinations, including Hawaii, California, Arizona, Bermuda and
Mexico, to name a few. She has also traveled internationally to Ireland,
England, France, Germany, Belgium and the Czech Republic. Next year, she is
planning a trip to Tahiti.
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