Gateway EC14D Ultraportable with DVD drive available in Canada

Gateway has announced that the Gateway EC14D ultraportable with a DVD drive is now available in Canada. The newly announced notebook is almost exactly like the US version (EC14D07u) weighing just 3.5 lbs and shipping with a battery that can last up to 6 hours on a single charge. What makes this notebook different with other notebook is that it comes with 11.6 inch display and integrated DVD drive, which rarely found on such compact notebook. This will be Gateway’s first ultra portable notebook with built in DVD drive for Canada.

In addition to integrated DVD drive this notebook comes with a Dual Core Intel Pentium ULV processor, Windows 7 Home Premium, 4 GB RAM, 320 GB SATA hard disk, Webcam and microphone. This sleek and stylish notebook is designed for mobile enthusiasts who love portability. This notebook is available with 6 cell battery and support multi double-layer DVD.


In a press release product manager for Gateway Canada Chris Chiang said that:

“Customers understand how convenient it is to have a notebook PC that is portable enough to take nearly anywhere to stay connected and have fun and the new EC14D01h brings a new element of entertainment to customers with the ability to watch DVD movies, play games on CD and DVD and more” He also added that “The integrated DVD drive in such a compact device will be a huge benefit for customers who want the flexibility to enjoy and share different movies, music, photos and more stored on a DVD or CD.”

This EC14D01h notebook will be available later this month and will be selling at retail price of $579.00 (CAD).

Gateway EC14D01h Specifications:

Brand Gateway
Model EC14D01h
Processor Intel Pentium ULV Processor SU4100
Processor Speed 1.3GHz, 2MB L2 cache, 800MHz FSB
Display Size 11.6 inch HD Widescreen Ultra bright LED-backlit TFT LCD
Resolution 1366 x 768 resolution, 16:9 aspect ratio
Chipset Mobile IntelGS45 Express Chipset
Graphics Card Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 4500MHD
Memory 4GB DDR2 Dual-Channel 667MHz memory
Max. Memory Support 8 GB
Hard Drive 320GB 5400RPM SATA hard drive
Optical drive Integrated 8X Super-Multi DVD player
Webcam Integrated webcam
Card Reader Multi-in-1 digital media card reader
Wireless 802.11b/g/Draft-N WiFi
Port 3 USB 2.0, HDMI, S/PDIF
Battery Standard 6-cell Li-ion (5600 mAh) Battery
Battery life Up to 6 hours
Weight 3.55 lbs.
Dimension 11.49” (W) x 1.12” to 1.18” (H) x 8.33” (D)

Source: BusinessWire

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