Gateway® NV52 Notebook Series Review
Gateway NV52 Notebook Series has 15.6-inch HD display with 1366 x 768 pixel resolution. It is equipped with AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual-Core processor and NVIDIA GeForce graphics card. It has up to 2 GB of DDR2 667 MHz memory which can be upgraded to 4 GB. It supports up to 500 GB of hard disk space. It includes integrated webcam with 640 x 480 resolutions, 8 X DVD-Super Multi double-layer optical drive and dual independent display support.
Gateway NV52 Notebook Series is highly portable meant for business professionals who need to carry the system on move. It is capable of fulfilling all the needs of a business customer. With latest Bluetooth 2.1 technology, it can be effectively used for networking. It incorporates two built-in stereo speakers, high-definition audio support and built-in microphone.
The exterior of Gateway NV52 Notebook Series is pretty stylish. Gateway NV52 Notebook Series comes with AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual-Core processor QL-65, QL-64 and QL-62 series. It comes with LED-backlit TFT widescreen display with an aspect ratio of 16:9. It supports genuine Windows Vista Home Premium Service Pack 1 and genuine Windows Vista Home Basic Service Pack 1. Gateway NV52 Notebook Series has one touch keys for backup and power saving. The ‘My Backup’ button gives convenient one-touch way to backup files to another location such as a USB drive, external hard disk drive, or another hard drive partition.
- FIVE – Performance
Gateway NV52 Notebook Series performs well with AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual-Core processor and AMD M780G/SB700 Chipset. It uses the Genuine Windows Vista operating system. With NVIDIA GeForce graphics card, Gateway NV52 Notebook Series provides quality graphics. It supports simultaneous multi-window viewing with high-brightness (220-nit) Gateway Ultrabright TFT LCD.
- FOUR – Keyboard and mouse
The keyboard’s keys are big and these bright keys can be recognized well even in the dim light. It incorporates 99, 100, or 103-key type keyboard. There are 9 function keys, four cursor keys, Windows key, international language support, etc. Capacitive-touch launch keys are used for programmable, Gateway MyBackup, Gateway PowerSave, Touchpad lock toggle, Wi-Fi toggle and for volume controls, etc. The Gateway EZ Pad touchpad pointing device offers better trackball motion.
- THREE – External ports
Gateway NV52 Notebook Series includes 5-in-1 card reader and supports MMC, SD, MS, and MS PRO cards. It has a built-in microphone, four USB 2.0 ports, HDMI port with HDCP support, External display (VGA) port and headphone/speaker/line-out jack with S/PDIF support. It uses Ethernet (RJ-45) port and modem (RJ-11) port for external connections.
- TWO – Communication
Wi-Fi communication is enabled with the integrated Gateway 802.11b/g/Draft-N Wi-Fi certified network connection, featuring MIMO technology. It is enhanced with the latest Bluetooth 2.1+ EDR (Enhanced Data Rate) technologies. Gigabit Ethernet enables faster communication with Wake-on-LAN ready facility. It uses 56K ITU V.92 modem with PTT approval.
- ONE – Power
Gateway NV52 Notebook Series has ACPI 3.0 CPU power management standard power features. It supports Standby and Hibernation power-saving modes with ENERGY STAR technology. The 6-cell Li-ion battery gives 3-hour and 30-minutes of battery life with integrated graphics or 3-hour, 10-minute battery life with discrete graphics. It uses 3-pin 65 W AC adapters for smooth functioning.
It is an optimal, user friendly notebook to perform multitasking. Gateway NV52 Notebook Series is highly recommended due to the powerful performance provided with the AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual-Core processor. The expandable memory allows increasing the storage facility.