Gateway NE56R42u 15.6" Notebook Computer (Black)

Gateway NE56R42u 15.6" Notebook Computer (Black)

Gateway NE56R42u 15.6" Notebook Computer (Black)

B&H # GANE56R42U MFR # NX.Y1UAA.032
No Longer Available

Product Highlights

  • 2.2GHz Intel Pentium B960 Dual-Core
  • 4GB of 1066MHz DDR3 RAM
  • 750GB 5400rpm Hard Drive
  • Integrated Intel HD Graphics
  • 15.6" HD Ultrabright LED-Backlit Display
  • 1366 x 768 Native Resolution
  • SuperMulti DVD Burner
  • 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, Gigabit Ethernet
  • Integrated Webcam, Microphone & Speakers
  • Windows 8
Show moreShow less

Questions? Ask our experts:

  • 1Description

The NE56R42u 15.6" Notebook Computer from Gateway features a minimalist design and a black finish. Measuring 1.31" thin and weighing 5.51 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 4.5 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 Intel HD Graphics. The screen also has a glossy finish for vibrant color.

The system is powered by a dual-core 2.2GHz Intel Pentium B960 processor. It also has 4GB of 1066MHz DDR3 RAM, a 750GB 5400rpm hard drive, a SuperMulti DVD burner, a multi-in-1 digital media card reader, 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, an integrated webcam and microphone. There are also built-in stereo speakers with high definition audio support.

Windows 8 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.

Hardware

Dual-Core Intel Pentium Performance
This Gateway notebook houses an Intel Pentium B960 processor. Its dual cores can reach a stock speed of 2.2GHz. With a dedicated 2MB L3 cache and 4GB of 1066MHz 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 video to a larger external display, such as a monitor or an HDTV
Compact Design
Measuring 1.31" thin and weighing 5.51 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 4.5 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

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. If you prefer the traditional Start screen of Windows 7, you have the option to switch to it
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
In the Box
Gateway NE56R42u 15.6" Notebook Computer (Black)
  • AC Adapter
  • Power Cord
  • 6-Cell Lithium Ion Battery
  • 1-Year Limited Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Performance
    Processor 2.2 GHz Intel Pentium B960 Dual-Core
    Cache L3: 2 MB
    System Bus 5 GT/s
    Memory Type: 1066 MHz DDR3 SDRAM
    Installed: 4 GB
    Capacity: 8 GB
    Graphics Card Type: Integrated
    Installed: Intel HD Graphics  Shared
    Display
    Type Widescreen
    Size 15.6"
    Backlight LED
    Aspect Ratio 16:9
    Finish Glossy
    Native Resolution 1366 x 768
    Storage
    Hard Drive Installed: 750 GB 5400 rpm
    Type: SATA
    Optical Drive SuperMulti DVD Burner
    Input/Output Connectors
    Ports 3x USB 2.0 (A)
    Display 1x HDMI
    1x VGA
    Audio Integrated Stereo Speakers
    Integrated Microphone
    1x 1/8" (3.5 mm) Headphone Output
    1x 1/8" (3.5 mm) Microphone Input
    Flash Media Slot 1x SD
    1x MMC
    1x Memory Stick
    1x Memory Stick PRO
    1x xD-Picture Card
    Communications
    Network 10/100/1000 Mbps Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45)
    Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n
    Bluetooth None
    Mobile Broadband None
    Webcam Yes
    1.3 MP Photo
    General
    Operating System Windows 8 
    Security Kensington Lock Slot
    Keyboard Type: Standard Notebook Keyboard
    Pointing Device TouchPad with Flip, Multi-Touch Control, Pinch, Rotate
    Battery 6-Cell Lithium-Ion  Providing up to 4.5 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 5.51 lb / 2.50 kg
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 17.0 x 12.5 x 3.0"

    Gateway NE56R42u 15.6" Notebook Computer (Black) Review

    Be the first to review this item
    See any errors on this page? Let us know.