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Along with aircraft-grade, brushed aluminum palmrest, Gateway® NX570 Series notebook PCs feature 15.4 in. WXGA widescreen TFT Active Matrix display with 1,280 x 800 max resolution. They use Intel® Core(TM) 2 Duo and Intel Core Duo processors and incorporate Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950. Weighing 6.32 lb, 1.40 in. thin notebooks feature four USB 2.0 ports, 512 MB 667 MHz DDR2 memory, 6-in-1 media card reader, and support SATA hard drives ranging from 40-160 GB.



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Gateway Notebook Unites Durable, Sleek Design with Performance Technology



Gateway NX570X Available Through Holidays for $699.99 After $200 Instant Savings

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 9 -- Gateway today debuts the Gateway® NX570 Series notebook PC, which features an all-new design that boasts a fusion of high-quality materials and performance technologies that contribute to the notebook's sturdy design, distinctive look and feel and exceptional performance.

Gateway is giving customers even more reasons to buy a notebook from Gateway during the holiday selling season. From now through December 28, a select model of the new Gateway NX570 Series -- the NX570X -- will be offered with a $200 Instant Savings bringing its price down to $699.99. Plus, this model and all consumer notebooks will be offered with free shipping ($20 handling fee applies)(7) during this time frame.

"Mobile customers are taking their notebooks more places than ever, and as a result, they need a notebook that is sturdy enough to withstand everyday wear and tear and that looks great doing it," said Chad McDonald, Gateway's director of mobile product marketing. "The Gateway NX570 Series was developed with this in mind. Plus, it's offered with all the latest technology at a tremendous value for holiday shoppers."

The new Gateway NX570 Series features advanced performance technologies such as Intel® Core® Duo processors, integrated Bluetooth and 802.11a/b/g wireless. Configurations of the new notebook are Microsoft Vista Capable or Microsoft Vista Premium Ready(3) and are eligible for a for a free upgrade to Microsoft Windows Vista thanks to the Microsoft Windows Vista Express Upgrade Program. For more information, go to: www.gateway.com/vista/express.

The Gateway NX570 Series notebook PC is available now via Gateway's Consumer Direct sales channels of phone and web: 1-800-GATEWAY or www.gateway.com.

Design Withstands Mobile Lifestyle; Premium Look Begs to be Shown Off

Designed for small businesses, home offices, students and consumers of all types, the new Gateway NX570 Series notebook has a high quality industrial design that incorporates an array of features that protect the structural integrity of the notebook while enhancing its aesthetic appeal. The Gateway NX570 Series incorporates a high-composite matte cover surface that is scratch- and fingerprint-resistant, so the notebook will retain its sleek and clean look. The aircraft-grade, brushed aluminum palmrest provides the strength of high-impact, lightweight metal to reinforce the notebook while enhancing the comfortable feel when using the keyboard.

The system's design details will also appeal to discerning notebook PC buyers. The metal edge detailing creates solid structural protection against the bumps and bruises of mobile computing while elevating the notebook's contemporary finish with a unique framed profile. Polished black lacquer treatments give the product rich detail and a deluxe appearance.

Several internal features have a dramatic impact on the notebook's sturdy design. The high-impact magnesium infrastructure provides structural integrity without adding weight or bulk. The Constant Torque barrel hinge reinforces the stability of the display and reduces movement when the display is open.

These features are complimented by the notebook's visually stunning 15.4-inch WXGA widescreen TFT Active Matrix display that vibrantly showcases graphics, video and applications. The display is available in standard or Ultrabright(TM) versions boasting a 1280 x 800 maximum resolution.

Mobile Performance Abounds

The notebook's design is matched with high-end technology and an exceptional assortment of features and options. The notebook uses Intel® Core(TM) 2 Duo and Intel Core Duo processors for advanced performance. In addition, the NX570 includes leading graphics capabilities via dedicated ATI Mobility(TM) Radeon® x1400 graphics with 128MB of dedicated video memory or integrated Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950 supporting up to 128MB of shared system memory. Both graphics solutions support Microsoft DirectX 9.0, making the PC ready for Microsoft® Windows® Vista(TM).

Like all Gateway notebooks sold via the company's direct sales channels, the new Gateway NX570 is ready for work, studies and entertainment on the go. Intel® Centrino® Mobile Technology with 802.11 a/b/g wireless provides wireless access to the Internet. Bluetooth wireless technology lets customers enjoy a cord free connection to headsets, printers and other devices. The notebook also includes an integrated V.92 56K modem and integrated 10/100 Ethernet. Ample battery life ensures that customers can use their notebook in meetings, classes, or anywhere on the road. The NX570 provides battery life of four hours with the standard 6-cell Lithium Ion battery, five hours with the 8-cell battery and more than six hours with the 12-cell battery.(8)

Ready for Productivity, Digital Media, Entertainment

The new Gateway NX570 notebook can take on everything from productivity applications for work and school to digital media hobbies such as music downloading and digital photo editing. The system features a 6-in-1 media card reader for easily accessing the popular flash memory cards used in consumer electronics devices. The notebook can be connected directly to a digital camera, digital video camera and computer peripherals through its four USB 2.0 ports and IEEE 1394 port. Enjoying music is easy with the notebook's front-facing headset jack.

The notebook provides multiple ways to access and store digital files. It comes with the option for an integrated multi-format double-layer DVD burner or a CD-RW/DVD-ROM combo drive. Ensuring customers have the capacity they need, the Gateway NX570 supports SATA hard drives ranging from 40GB to 160GB, as well as high-performance SATA 7200RPM hard drives ranging from 80GB to 100GB.(1)

All models come standard with Microsoft Windows XP® Media Center Edition 2005. Microsoft Windows XP Professional Edition is available as an option. The new notebook measures up to 1.40 inches thin and its weight starts at 6.32 pounds.(2)

Sample Configurations and Pricing

Available to order now direct from Gateway, the new NX570 Series notebook PC can be configured with popular features and technology. The Gateway NX570X configuration, normally priced at $899.99, is discounted by $200 during the holiday sales period, bringing the price down to a low $699.99. The configuration follows:

NX570X

o Processor: Intel Core Duo T2050 (1.6GHz, 2MB L2 Cache, 533MHz FSB)
o Display: 15.4-inch WXGA widescreen
o Memory: 512MB 667MHz DDR2 memory
o Hard drive: 80GB 5400RPM SATA(1)
o Optical: 8x DVD/CDRW combo drive
o Media Reader: 6-in-1
o Graphics: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950
o Battery: 6-cell Lithium Ion
o Wireless: Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG 802.11a/b/g
o Bluetooth: Bluetooth V1.2
o OS: Genuine Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition
o Application Software: Microsoft Works 8.5

Security Features

GatewayShield(TM), a comprehensive security solution that combines hardware, data and Internet protection, is offered to support the new Gateway NX570.(9) The notebook is available with optional Lojack for Laptops® software technology, which tracks it if lost or stolen.(10) The NX570 Series notebook comes with a 90-day trial of McAfee Internet Security Suite(TM) (Anti-Virus, Anti-Spam, Anti-Spyware, Firewall and Parental Control).(4)

A pro-active service tool called BigFix® is included at no charge on all Gateway systems.(5) With the customer's permission, BigFix identifies and sends messages offering updates to enhance the performance or capabilities of the PC.

Warranty, Service and Support

Gateway offers a range of service and support programs for its line of PCs, including the new NX570 Series notebook. Gateway's technical telephone support for U.S. customers is 100 percent based in North America. As a result, Gateway customers are assured their calls are handled by knowledgeable, experienced, well-trained and dedicated support agents close to home.

The new PC is also supported by the company's standard limited warranty options.(6) Additional service and support options are available. Gateway's commitment to quality and reliability is evident in its award-winning line of PCs as well as in its exceptional service and support programs. The company's extensive online support center helps customers maximize their PC investment; it gives them easy access to customer support representatives and information on important issues such as warranties, technical issues and upgrading.

About Gateway

Since its founding in 1985, Irvine, Calif.-based Gateway (NYSE:GTW) has been offering award-winning PCs and related products to consumers, businesses, government agencies and schools. Gateway is the third largest PC company in the U.S. and among the top ten worldwide. The company's value-based eMachines brand is sold exclusively by leading retailers worldwide, while the premium Gateway line is available at major retailers, over the web and phone, and through its direct and indirect sales force. See www.gateway.com/ for more information.

(1) Accessible capacity varies; MB = 1 million bytes; GB = 1 billion
bytes. TB = 1 trillion bytes.
(2) Weight: Starts at 6.32 lbs with standard 6-cell battery; Weight will
vary based on battery and configuration
(3) Some features available in premium editions of Microsoft Windows
Vista(TM) may require additional hardware
(4) 90 days of complimentary updates included. Internet connection
required.
(5) Internet connection required.
(6) Limited warranties and service agreements apply; visit gateway.com or
call 1-800-846-2000 for a free copy. Service agreements are issued
and performed by third parties. May not be available in all
locations. Phone charges may apply for tech support.
(7) $20 handling charge applies. Offer applies to ground orders only,
shipped within the contiguous 48 states (excluding AK and HI). Limit
5 per customer. Limited time offer.
(8) Battery life varies depending upon use and configuration.
(9) Internet connection required. Additional subscription charges may
apply. Please see www.gateway.com/programs/gwshield for terms
and conditions.
(10) Services offered by Absolute Software Corp. and not Gateway. Terms
and conditions may apply. Log onto absolute.com/PDF/EULA.pdf for
complete details.

Source: Gateway, Inc.

CONTACT:
Lisa Emard
Gateway, Inc.,
+1-949-471-7705,
lisa.emard@gateway.com

Web site: www.gateway.com/vista/express
Web site: http://absolute.com/PDF/EULA.pdf
Web site: www.gateway.com/programs/gwshield
Web site: www.gateway.com/

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