The Gateway NE51B10U (NX.Y1GAA.006) features well designed body and has great battery backup. Else, it fails to be an eye-catcher for the user when it comes to configuration. At this hefty budget, there are lot of strong configured laptops available which have quality features. Thus, going for a high-end laptop at this price shall be worth buying rather than the Gateway NE51B10U (NX.Y1GAA.006).
Display and Configuration
With the Gateway NE51B10U (NX.Y1GAA.006), comes a 15.6-inch LED backlight & ultrabright display which has a screen resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. It weighs 2.49Kg and measures 381.5 x 252.92 x 25.4mm. Acting as the brain of the system, is a 1.3GHz AMD APU dual core E-300 processor aided by 4GB of DDR3 RAM and integrated AMD Radeon HD 6310 graphics card. The user can increase the RAM upto 8GB for better multitasking performance. The laptop boots on Windows 8 Professional operating system sailing upon 64-bit architecture.
Camera, Input Devices and Battery
For image photography, videography and video calling needs, the Gateway NE51B10U (NX.Y1GAA.006) is armed with a 1.3MP webcam which can record 720p HD videos. Input devices namely multi gesture touchpad and a dedicated numeric keypad perform well and are quick responsive. The laptop sips its juice from a 6 cell li-ion battery which claims to render a backup for around five hours.
Storage and Connectivity
The user can create a library of files in a 320GB SATA hard disk which revolves at a speed of 5,400 revolutions per minute. A Wireless LAN 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.0, one USB 3.0 slot, two USB 2.0 slots, an SD card reader, a headphone jack, a microphone jack and a VGA port are the connectivity options available in the Gateway NE51B10U (NX.Y1GAA.006).