Gateway LT2108u 10.1-Inch Netbook Review
Specifications: Gateway may be a relatively new player in the netbook market, but I must say that one of its latest netbook models (the Gateway LT2108u) is a pretty decent machine. It comes with the new Intel Atom N450 1.66GHz processor, 1 GB of DDR2 RAM and a 160GB hard drive. For graphics, this netbook has an Intel GMA 3150 graphics processor. Then there is the 10.1-inch LED back-lit screen (1024 x 600 resolution) and it also supports HD audio. This netbook model comes with the Windows 7 Starter OS.
Design: It was love at first sight when I first laid eyes on the red Gateway LT2108u. The netbook was mainly black in color except for the red external casing. Instead of having a boring smooth surface, the external lid has some faint patterns that give it an edge. This model measures at 10.17 x 7.28 x 0.99 inches (which is pretty thin even by netbook standards). It weighs in at 2.76 pounds. All in all, it (the red model at least) is easily one of the most stylish and sleek netbooks around!
Features & Performance: The Gateway LT2108u can be considered as an entry-level or mid-range netbook if there such a thing. It has a multi-gesture track pad, 802.11b/g Wi-Fi, a digital memory card reader and 3 USB ports. However, this model does not come with Bluetooth. This can be solved by using a tiny (and very inexpensive) USB toggle. Like many Gateway computers, the Gateway LT2108u is very affordable. It currently retails for just around $299 per unit.