BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Verizon Wireless and Gateway announced today that the Gateway LT2016u netbook now comes with Verizon Wireless’ Mobile Broadband service built into the device. With Mobile Broadband, Verizon Wireless customers can stay in touch and remain productive in more places using Verizon Wireless’ 3G network, the nation’s largest and most reliable. Available Oct. 4, the Gateway LT2016u provides continuous access to the Internet so Verizon Wireless customers can check e-mail, update their social networking sites and blogs, browse Web sites, and post video to the Web using the integrated webcam.
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Available color: Chassis color is Night Sky Black
– 10.1-inch high-definition WSVGA LED backlit display that is large enough to easily view multiple windows and Web sites
– Comfortable to hold and easy to transport, the Gateway LT2016u fits neatly into a purse or backpack and is fashionable with its modern silver trim accents
– Comes with an extended 6-cell battery that provides battery life of up to six hours
– Uses the Intel(R) Atom(TM) N270 processor that promotes power efficiency to deliver excellent mobile performance and wireless connectivity on the go
– Well-equipped with a full 1 GB of memory, 160 GB of hard drive space, and a digital media card reader
– 10.1-inch SD 1024 x 600 resolution TFT LCD
– Intel Atom N270 processor (1.60 GHz, 512 KB L2 cache, 533 MHz FSB)
– 1 GB DDR2 533 MHz SDRAM
– 160 GB hard disk drive
– Multi-in-one card reader: SD, MMC, RS-MMC, Memory Stick, MS Pro, and XD
– Optimized Dolby Headphone technology and two built-in stereo speakers
– Built-in digital microphone
– Integrated 0.3 megapixel webcam
– Wireless broadband connectivity: 3G
– Wi-Fi: 802.11 b/g
– Ports: USB 2.0, headphone out, microphone in, Ethernet, and VGA
– Dimension/Weight: 10.17″ (w) x 7.24″ (d) x 1.03″ (h); 2.95 lbs.
– 6-cell battery
– Windows XP Home Edition
Price and availability:
– The Gateway LT2016u will be available online at http://www.verizonwireless.com and in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores beginning Oct. 4 for $149.99 after a $100 mail-in rebate with a new two-year customer agreement. Customers will receive the rebate in the form of a debit card; upon receipt, customers may use the card as cash anywhere debit cards are accepted.
– Customers can select from various price plans for Mobile Broadband access:
— $39.99 monthly access for 250 MB monthly allowance and 10 cents per megabyte overage
— $59.99 monthly access for 5 GB monthly allowance and 5 cents per megabyte overage
– For additional information on Verizon Wireless products and services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or go to http://www.verizonwireless.com .
About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s most reliable and largest wireless voice and data network, serving 87.7 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with more than 87,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). For more information, visit http://www.verizonwireless.com . To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at http://www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia .
Since its founding in 1985, Irvine, Calif.-based Gateway has been a technology pioneer, offering award-winning products and world-class service to customers worldwide. Gateway is a wholly owned subsidiary of Acer Inc., the world’s third-largest PC company. See http://www.gateway.com for more information.
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Accessible capacity varies; MB = 1 million bytes; GB = 1 billion bytes.
Battery life varies depending on product specifications, computer settings, and applications or features launched, and may be reduced if Windows Aero(TM) is enabled. All batteries’ maximum capacity diminishes with time and use.
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