Display and Configuration
With the Gateway NE56R31U, comes a 15.6-inch ultrabright LED backlit display which flaunts a screen resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. In order to drive the system, there is a 1.8GHz Intel celeron dual core B830 processor aided by 4GB of DDR3 RAM and onboard Intel HD graphics card. For better performance, the user can increase the RAM capacity upto 8GB. The laptop boots on Windows 8 Professional OS system which is user friendly and easy to operate.
Camera and Connectivity
The user can get touch with his//her close ones over video calling with the help of a webcam present above the display screen. One can also shoot videos and share it on social networking sites or on personal ground. The webcam supports HD resolution video recording, say 720 x 1,280 pixels. Networking options include a Wireless LAN 802.11 b/g/n, three USB 2.0 slots, an SD card reader, a headphone jack, a microphone jack and a VGA port.
Body Looks and Input Devices
The Gateway NE56R31U is well designed in a shiny black coloured body which measures 381.05 x 252.92 x 33.2mm and weighs 2.2Kg. It has three common input devices - a touchpad, a backlit keyboard and a SuperMulti DVD R/W drive.
Storage and Battery
In order to save data, the laptop houses a 320GB SATA hard disk which performs well and revolves at a speed of 5,400 revolutions per minute. The laptop is fuelled by a li-ion battery which claims to render a backup for around 4.5 hours.