Sold as an affordable media-friendly laptop with an eye toward design,
Similar to the 15-inch
Still, we missed a few useful extras, such as Bluetooth and HDMI, and its touch-sensitive media controls looked better than they worked. As an aside, Gateway's convoluted naming system for laptops is still a mystery to us.
At first glance, Gateway has achieved high style: the muted cover (burgundy on our review unit, black in the final version), with its slightly chromed racing stripe is appealing, and on the inside, the alongside-the-keyboard backlit touch-sensitive media controls seem like features from a higher-end machine.