Gateway® EC1440u review

Product Review Summary

Gateway EC1440u laptop is featured with the Intel Celeron processors and the high definition Dolby sound functionalities. The Celeron processors offer better performance to the users with a speed of 1.3 GHz. The Dolby sound features include the Dolby Sound Room, Dolby Natural Bass, Dolby Headphone, HD audio and the Dolby sound space expander offers high performance with the multimedia functionalities.


Gateway EC1440U laptops are highly portable with thin and sharp design functionalities. The very comfortable keyboards and the bright high definition screen display offer much more usability to the laptop. The users are also provided with excellent cooling system by pumping out the hot air through the side vents. The laptop also offers a battery life of about 6 hours.

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Gateway EC1440U laptops are featured with the ultra light design and are portable in nature. The technical specifications of the laptop includes Intel Celeron processor with 1.3 GHz speed, the Mobile Intel GS45 Express chipset, 2 GB DDR2 SDRAM, 250 GB SATA hard disk, 11.6 inch TFT display, 1366 x 768 resolution, 6 cell Lithium-ion battery etc. The laptops include various peripheral devices such as the sound cards, microphones, stereo speakers, Wireless LAN antenna, 5in1 card reader, keypad, touch pad, network adapter etc. The other specifications of the laptop are provided along with the software package and with the networking options. The laptop also includes Windows 7 Operating System support for 64 bit processing.

Here is a review of the Top 5 features of this product:
  • FIVE – Design

    Gateway EC1440U laptop is a thin and light-weight device which offers better productivity. The 11.6 inch screen size provides the users with the features like High Definition display, LED backlighting, bright and sharp display, optimal experience in viewing the photos or while browsing Internet along with the support of the built-in devices like the webcam and microphone.

  • FOUR – Celeron processors

    Gateway EC1440U laptop offers better performance with the help of the Intel Celeron 743 processors. The processing speed of the device is 1.3 GHz. The Mobile Intel GS45 Express chipset is used in the laptop with the Intel technology processing. The speed of the data bus is 800 MHz along with the low voltage power efficiency in the Gateway EC1440U laptops.

  • THREE – Networking options

    Gateway EC1440U laptops provide both wired and wireless networking options. The Wireless Network Interface Card used in the laptops is the Intel WiFi Link 1000. The network adapter is included in the purchase of the device to ensure networking solutions. The other networking options of the Gateway EC1440U laptop include wireless LAN support, Data Link Protocols include Ethernet, Fast Ethernet and Gigabit Ethernet with the IEEE 802.11 standards.

  • TWO – Multimedia support

    Gateway EC1440U laptop offers better multimedia support with the help of the audio and video devices provided along with the laptop. The Dolby sound technology, media card reader and the HDMI port are additional options for supporting the multimedia features. The Intel Graphics processor with the dynamic video memory technology is used with the laptops. The sound card and microphone supports through the audio inputting and outputting functionality.

  • ONE –  Software included

    Gateway EC1440U laptop offers the users with the support of software applications like the Microsoft Works along with the Office 2007 Student Edition, CyberLink Power DVD, Adobe Flash Player, Adobe Reader, Google Toolbar, Norton Internet Security 2009 etc. The Gateway EC1440u features Gateway Powersave solution and Gateway Recovery management software. The Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit) edition Operating System is included along with the laptop.

Gateway EC1440U laptop offers better performance and productivity to the users with the help of the Intel technology for processing. The multimedia support of the laptop is enhanced with the Dolby sound feature.