Review of Gateway® LT31

Product Review Summary

Gateway LT31 is a true performance machine that has been designed to meet the requirements of all kinds of users including those with multimedia and game requirements. This machine has a distinctive performance-breed laptop design and has been integrated with some of the best quality internal components available on the market today. The Gateway LT31 is extremely portable and light weight, which ensures that the machine can be carried off to any place giving unmatched mobility.


Gateway LT31 is only 11.26 × 7.99 × 1.03 inches (286 × 203 × 26.4 mm) in size and the system weighs in at 2.71 lbs. (1.25 kg) with 3-cell battery pack 3.01 lbs. (1.38 kg) with 6-cell battery pack making it one of the best portable performance devices money can buy. The enhanced connectivity features coupled with fast processors ensure that the system can handle any work load under varying circumstances.

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Gateway LT31 is extremely thin and designed to be taken outdoors. Although the system looks a bit rugged, the machine performs exceptionally well and any Operating System or application can be installed and used with it. The excellent power backup does not decrease one bit even when the system is connected to a wireless network. Besides the excellent networking capabilities, the system has multimedia features that would please any user to the fullest. Gateway LT31 also comes with warranty and extended support that ensures that even if some major issues come up with the use of the system, the problems can be quickly and effectively resolved.

Here is a review of the Top 5 features of this product:
  • FIVE – AMD Athlon 64 single-core processor

    The Gateway LT31 is powered by an AMD Athlon 64 single-core processor that makes working on the system fast, easy, productive and fun at the same time. This is one of the best features on this machine as it gives users the freedom to multi task with very large applications without compromising on performance.

  • FOUR – Better connectivity

    In terms of connectivity, Gateway LT31 is one of the best notebooks in the world. The machine has a 802.11b/g Wi-Fi CERTIFIED wireless LAN card, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)( for connecting with any Bluetooth enabled device), UMTS/HSPA at 850/1900/2100 MHz and quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE (850/900/1800/1900 MHz), upgradeable to 7.2 Mb/s HSDPA and 2 Mb/s HSUPA, supporting receiver diversity and equalizing at 2100 MHz 3G capabilities and 10/100 Ethernet, Wake-on-LAN ready Ethernet support. All this would ensure the Gateway lt31 stays connected wherever the user goes.

  • THREE – Graphics

    Gateway LT31 has extended graphics support. The ATI Radeon X1270 Graphics with up to 448 or 960MB of HyperMemory (256 MB of dedicated system memory, up to 192 MB or 704MB of shared system memory), supporting Unified Video Decoder (UVD), OpenEXR High Dynamic-Range (HDR) technology, Shader Model 4.0, Microsoft DirectX 9.0 MPEG-2/DVD decoding and H.264 (AVC) decoding ensures that even the most graphical of Operating Systems and applications can be installed and used with the Gateway lt31.

  • TWO – Multimedia support

    The Gateway LT31 has excellent multimedia handling capabilities. Optimized Dolby Headphone technology, High-definition audio support, Two built-in stereo speakers, External display (VGA) port, 1.6†HD 1366 x 768 (WXGA) pixel resolution High-brightness (200-nit) Gateway Ultrabright TFT LCD all help users achieve unmatched multimedia experience whether it be DVDs or just plain audio.

  • ONE –  Gateway software

    Gateway provides many software utilities for their customers and this includes Gateway lt31. Some of the software provided with Gateway lt31 include Gateway Games, Gateway Recovery Management, Gateway wallpaper Gateway screensaver etc. Besides the Gateway software, this machine also comes with Microsoft Works 8.5 / Works 9 / Works SE 9 with Office Home and Student 2007 Trial, Microsoft Office Personal 2007, Google Desktop, Adobe Flash Player 10 and many more.

A unique combination of the best components, software and stunning looks, the Gateway LT31 transforms the whole mobile computing experience into a transcendent one. Small yet feature packed, the Gateway LT31 is perfect for all your needs.