Gateway Announces 13.3 Inch UC Series Notebook

Paul Lilly

Smaller sized notebooks are all the buzz and have now garnered the attention of Gateway. The OEM today announces its first 13.3-inch notebook with the introduction of its new UC series.

"The new Gateway UC Series notebook line hits the sweet spot of mobile entertainment with an excellent pairing of a chic portable design, widescreen display and mainstream notebook performance," Gateway wrote in a press release. "Gateway's first notebook PC with a 13.3-inch widescreen display, it sports a small footprint and lightweight 5.3-pound design that is idea for travel and taking to work and class."

The 5.3-pound ultraportable kicks off with the UC7308u and UC7807u, the latter of which comes equipped with an Intel Core 2 Duo T6400 (2.0GHz) processor, 3GB of DDR2-667 RAM, Intel's integrated 4500MHD graphics, a 250GB hard drive, 8x DVD burner, and six cell battery. Other features include a 1280x800 Ultrabright LCD screen, HDMI port with HDCP support, 801.11a/b/g/n, and a webcam.

Gateway's billing the new series as ideal for those who "want more than what a netbook can deliver" without sacrificing a small form factor, and included in the new ultraportables is "Switchable Graphics Technology."

Both the UC7308u and UC7807u are available now priced at $750 an $800 respectively.

Image Credit: Gateway

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