Acer has launched their own contender in the 17-inch laptop category named the Acer Gateway NE72207U laptop, The laptop features a powerful AMD Quad-Core A4-5000 Accelerated Processor alongwith the 6GB DDR3 memory both of which are pretty good for a sub-500$ laptop. The laptop comes with a 750GB Serial ATA hard drive which will be enough for you to store any sort of data on the go, it also has a Multiformat DVD±RW/CD-RW drive for user who still have to use DVD’s to store their data or to install new softwares or games.
The 17.3-inch LED-backlit LCD high-definition widescreen display has a 1600 x 900 pixels resolution allowing you to watch 720p HD movies with ease on your laptop , the display is powered by an AMD Radeon HD 8330 graphics which is a good addition for a laptop of this price. The laptop also has an HDMI output so you can watch your videos on a larger screen.
Other specs of the Gateway NE72207u include a built-in webcam makes it simple to stay in touch with family and friends, 3 high-speed USB 2.0 ports, a USB 3.0 port for fast data transfer between USB devices, a VGA port for output on older monitors, Wi-fi, Bluetooth 4.0 and a Gigabit Ethernet LAN With RJ-45 connector.
The Acer Gateway NE72207u is powered by the latest Windows 8 OS and comes in s silky-silver finish which makes it look like a premium aluminium device. The whole laptop weighs in at around 7.1 lbs which is pretty heavy for a laptop in its price range since most laptops of this size and price weigh under 6 pounds so do consider the weight if you have to carry your laptop around a lot or have to spend a lot of time with it.
The Acer Gateway NE72207u Laptop is a pretty decent choice if you are looking for a 17-inch laptop but the weight and the price make it a tough choice for us to recommend but still if you want a cheap 17-inch laptop then this is a very good choice. However, if you are looking for alternates the only other choice we can think of is the Toshiba Satellite L75D-A7283 which is both lightweight and also has more USB 3.0 ports alongwith similar specs for a lower price.
Acer Gateway NE72207u Featured Specs
• AMD Quad-Core A4-5000 Accelerated Processor
• 6GB DDR3 memory, expandable to 8GB.
• 17.3-inch LED-backlit LCD high-definition widescreen display(1600 x 900 pixels).
• 750GB Serial ATA hard drive (5400 rpm).
• AMD Radeon HD 8330 graphics.
• Multiformat DVD±RW/CD-RW drive with double-layer support
• Built-in webcam.
• 1 x USB 3.0 port
• 3 high-speed USB 2.0 ports.
• 1 x VGA port
• 1 x HDMI output
• High-speed wireless LAN (802.11b/g/n)
• Bluetooth 4.0
• Gigabit Ethernet LAN With RJ-45 connector
• Weighs 7.1 lbs. and measures just 1.4″ thin
• Silky-silver finish
• Microsoft Windows 8
Price and availability of the Acer Gateway NE72207u in USA
The Acer Gateway NE72207u laptop is priced at 499$ and you can buy it from Best Buy.
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