The Acer Gateway 4250S (UN.Y2ASI.113) is tailor made for people who are looking for a low cost laptop and are ready to compromise with performance. The powerful battery backup is a bonus in this price.
Display and Outfit
The Acer Gateway 4250S (UN.Y2ASI.113) sports a 15.6-inch HD Gateway LED backlit TFT display which renders high amount of brightness and has a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. It is encased in a glossy black coloured outfit which definitely looks appealing but may get affected by scratches and smudges easily. It has a thickness of 33.2mm and a weight of 2.6kg.
Processor and OS
Doing duty on the inside is a 1.9GHz AMD dual-core A4 3330MX processor coupled with a 2GB DDR3 RAM which functions at 1,600MHz and is further expandable up to 8GB via two DIMM ports. The presence of the inbuilt AMD Radeon HD 6480G graphics processor takes care of intensive games and movies. It ships with 64 bit Linux OS.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The Acer Gateway 4250S (UN.Y2ASI.113) is armed with a simple webcam and inbuilt microphone to account for the online video calling needs of the user. For storage purposes, there is a 320GB SATA HDD. It also gets a SuperMulti DVD Drive with dual layer support which can run different types of disks easily. The dual stereo speakers powered by MS Compatible Sound software deliver rich multimedia performance.
Battery and Connectivity
The Acer Gateway 4250S (UN.Y2ASI.113) carries a 6 cell Li-ion battery which claims to render up to 5 hours of continuous service. Connectivity features include Gigabit Ethernet, VGA port, three USB 2.0 ports, WLAN, HDMI out, Bluetooth v4.0 and digital media reader.