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Gateway NE Series NE51B18U 15.6" Notebook Computer (Satin Black)

B&H # GANE51B18U MFR # NX.Y1GAA.010
Gateway NE Series NE51B18U 15.6" Notebook Computer (Satin Black)

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Product Highlights

  • 1.4GHz AMD E-Series E1-1200 Dual-Core
  • 4GB of DDR3 RAM
  • 320GB 5400rpm Hard Drive
  • Integrated AMD Radeon HD 7310 Graphics
  • 15.6" Ultrabright LED-Backlit Display
  • 1366 x 768 Native Resolution
  • SuperMulti DVD Burner
  • 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi
  • Integrated Webcam, Microphone & Speakers
  • Windows 8
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The NE Series NE51B18U 15.6" Notebook Computer from Gateway features a minimalist design and a black finish. Measuring 1.31" thin and weighing 5.5 pounds, this Gateway notebook is compact and portable. The 6-cell lithium ion battery sits flush into the chassis, which further streamlines this Gateway notebook's design. It also provides up to 5 hours of battery life on a single charge (battery life may vary).

The 15.6" Ultrabright widescreen display is backlit with LED lamps, which use less power and provide better picture quality than their CCFL counterparts. The screen has a 16:9 aspect ratio and its 1366 x 768 native resolution is supported by integrated AMD Radeon HD 7310 graphics. The screen also has a glossy finish for vibrant color.

The system is powered by a dual-core 1.4GHz AMD E-Series E1-1200 processor. It also has 4GB of DDR3 RAM, a 320GB 5400rpm hard drive, a SuperMulti DVD burner, a multi-format media card reader, 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, and an integrated webcam and microphone. There are also built-in stereo speakers.

Windows 8 (64-bit) is the installed operating system. Windows 8 replaces the traditional Start menu with a redesigned Start screen. The Start screen features tiles, which provide notifications in real-time. Windows 8 also focuses more on cloud storage as well as apps, which can be downloaded from the Windows Store. Windows 8 provides a unique user experience that differs from previous versions of Windows.


Dual-Core AMD E-Series Performance
This Gateway notebook houses an AMD E-Series E1-1200 processor. Its dual cores can reach a stock speed of 1.4GHz. With a dedicated 2MB L2 cache and 4GB of DDR3 RAM, this Gateway notebook can run applications, open web pages, retrieve email and more
15.6" Ultrabright LED-Backlit Display
The 15.6" HD Ultrabright widescreen LED-backlit display with true cinematic 16:9 aspect ratio delivers an optimal viewing experience. This Gateway notebook boasts a 1366 x 768 native resolution and integrated Intel HD Graphics for smooth streaming of HD content. The HDMI port also allows you to output high definition video to a larger external display, such as a monitor or an HDTV. If you prefer a more analog approach, you can use the VGA port to output video as well
Compact Design
Measuring 1.31" thin and weighing 5.5 pounds, this Gateway notebook is easy to travel with. The 6-cell battery fits flush into the chassis, further streamlining the Gateway notebook's look and provides up to 5 hours of battery life on a single charge (battery life may vary)
Stay Connected
With 802.11b/g/n Wireless and 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet connectivity, you can access email, browse the web, connect to your social networks and more. Engage in high-quality face-to-face video chats with the built-in HD webcam and digital microphone
USB 3.0
USB 3.0 can reach a data transfer rate of 5Gbps, which is 10 times faster than USB 2.0. USB 3.0 is also backwards compatible with USB 2.0 so you'll still be able to use your older USB-compatible devices

Windows 8

The Redesigned Start Screen
Windows 8 introduces a new Start screen, which has all the information you need in one place. The traditional Windows desktop screen has been replaced with a tablet style design featuring tiles. Tiles are customizable as well as update in real time. News, weather forecasts, sports, contacts, apps and more are available for you to use. It's all right there on the Start screen
To the Cloud
With Windows 8, when signed in using your Microsoft account, you'll have instant access to your personal Start screen, themes, language preferences, browsing history and browser favorites. You can also connect to services such as Microsoft Outlook, Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter and more
Windows Store
In the Windows Store, you can search for or browse thousands of apps. Choose from the featured apps or grab one of the most frequently downloaded apps to see what all the hype is all about. You can also see how other people rate apps. For certain apps, you can try it out before you buy it so you can make sure you absolutely want an app before you spend your hard-earned money on it
UPC: 886541950833
Processor 1.4 GHz AMD E-Series E1-1200 Dual-Core
Cache L2: 1 MB
Memory Type: DDR3 SDRAM
Installed: 4 GB
Capacity: 8 GB
Graphics Card Type: Integrated
Installed: AMD Radeon HD 7310 with up to 256 MB Shared
Type Widescreen
Size 15.6"
Backlight LED
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Finish Not Specified By Manufacturer
Native Resolution 1366 x 768
Hard Drive Installed: 320 GB 5400 rpm
Type: SATA
Optical Drive SuperMulti DVD Burner
Input/Output Connectors
Ports 2x USB 2.0 (A)
1x USB 3.0 (A)
Display 1x HDMI
1x VGA
Audio Integrated Stereo Speakers
Integrated Microphone
1x 1/8" (3.5 mm) Combo Headphone & Audio Out
1x 1/8" (3.5 mm) Combo Microphone & Line In
Flash Media Slot 1x SD
1x MMC
1x Memory Stick
1x Memory Stick PRO
1x xD-Picture Card
Network 10/100/1000 Mbps Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45)
Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n
Webcam Yes
Operating System Windows 8 
Security Kensington Lock Slot
Keyboard Type: Standard Notebook Keyboard
Features: Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device TouchPad with Flip, Multi-Touch Control, Pinch, Rotate, Two-Finger Scrolling
Battery 6-Cell Lithium-Ion  Providing up to 5 Hours per Charge (4400 mAh)
Power Requirements Not Specified By Manufacturer
Dimensions (WxHxD) 15.0 x 1.3 x 9.9" / 38.1 x 3.3 x 25.1 cm
Weight 5.5 lb / 2.49 kg
Packaging Info
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 16.8 x 12.2 x 3.2"
Gateway NE Series NE51B18U 15.6" Notebook Computer (Satin Black)
  • AC Adapter
  • Power Cord
  • 6-Cell Lithium Ion Battery
  • 1-Year Limited Warranty

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    nice laptop

    By deebo

    from florida

    Comments about Gateway NE Series NE51B18U 15.6" Notebook Computer (Satin Black):

    beatiful computer fast ship very impressed.

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    good price for a personal laptop

    By autahteddybear

    from Ogden,UT

    About Me Value Oriented

    Verified Buyer


    • Reasonable price


      Best Uses

      • Everday Use

      Comments about Gateway NE Series NE51B18U 15.6" Notebook Computer (Satin Black):

      does not have a caps lock light
      also had a virus attached
      when I first ran avast scan

      • Primary use:
      • Personal

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      Not a high performer

      By ivy

      from New York City, upper west side

      About Me Quality Oriented

      Verified Buyer



        • Difficult To Use
        • Slow

        Best Uses

        • Replacement

        Comments about Gateway NE Series NE51B18U 15.6" Notebook Computer (Satin Black):

        My previous gateway laptop was quite good and at a remarkable price like this one (Around $[$]). I was hoping and expecting that this Gateway NE51B18U would be equivalent quality and was disappointed to find that it is already freezing, even at startup. The audio is really cruddy but the screen is large and lovely (its best and worst quality because it is a darn heavy machine). And to be honest the OS seems downright confused about itself. Sorry.

        • Primary use:
        • Business

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        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)


        Cheap Laptop... You get what you pay for

        By Rafain

        from Mexico City, Mexico

        About Me Value Oriented

        Verified Buyer


        • Cheap
        • Delivers


        • Function Keys
        • Hard To Set Up

        Best Uses

        • Mail
        • Web
        • Webmail

        Comments about Gateway NE Series NE51B18U 15.6" Notebook Computer (Satin Black):

        This Laptop out from the package didn't start its bundled OS: Windows 8. Gateway's support could get it running so they sent me startup disks. I wonder why they didn't included disks within the computer. While waiting for the disk to arrive (they sent them to an US Addres only, so I needed to be re-sent to Mexico), I installed Linux (Ubuntu 12.04) to check the whole system. The computers works ok in every issue: WebCam, Video, Ports, ... It delivers but do not expect an impressive performance. And I'm now considering to keep Ubuntu and putting the Windows8 median in the bookshelf. But there is a small problem when using the Laptop with Ubuntu and a Projector that Video Output goes black for a few seconds and restarts every couple of minutes. Seems a Linux Driver issue, but I wanted it to be used in my classroom. There is also another anoying issue: The Functions Keys (Fn) are permanently mapped to Hardware functions like Wifi (on/off), Brightness, Touchpad, ... so if you need to use FunctionKeys you need to press "Fn"+Key. If you use shortcuts it will slow you down.

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        • Personal

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