Apt for travellers
Display and Design
The Acer Gateway NE411-P9DB (UN.Y4WSI.001) carries a 14-inch TFT LED backlit Colour display which supports visuals with a maximum resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. It is encased in a simply designed black coloured outfit which has a thickness of 20mm and a weight of 2.0kg.
CPU and Platform
Under the hood, the device is packed with a 2.1GHz Intel Pentium quad-core N3540 processor from the fourth generation family. It is aided by a paltry 2GB DDR3 RAM which is further expandable up to 8GB via two DIMM slots. The integrated Intel HD GPU is capable of taking care of simple games and videos only. It sails on 32 bit Windows 8 OS.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The Acer Gateway NE411-P9DB (UN.Y4WSI.001) is armed with a simple webcam positioned in the bezel above the display. It accounts for the storage needs of the user with a standard 500GB SATA hard disk operating at 5,400rpm. The presence of SuperMulti DVD RW Drive with dual layer support can be used for streaming media from disks.
Battery and Connectivity
The Acer Gateway NE411-P9DB (UN.Y4WSI.001) claims to deliver continuous service for a maximum period of 4 hours. From the connectivity and networking point of view, we have Bluetooth v4.0, HDMI out, digital media reader, WLAN, two USB 2.0 slots and Ethernet port.
The Acer Gateway NE411-P9DB (UN.Y4WSI.001), as the name suggests, has been made for those who need to travel frequently and need to deal with mediocre business related tasks everyday. It comes at a reasonable price and thus compromises with with its performance. A better battery would have been great but then you need to expand your budget.