Gateway UC7308u Laptop Review: Extreme Style & Performance


The Gateway UC7308u is a laptop with extreme style and performance. This high power and lightweight laptop from the giant in this field is studded with an array of excellent features and therefore gives better than the best performance. With a highly furnished moonstone design complemented by round touchpad, you get some of the most extravagant features in the Gateway UC 7308u.

Gateway UC 7308u is powered by Intel’s Dual core processor, which is the fastest in its class, to provide durability, reliability and ample performance. The power is given life by the genuine Windows Vista home edition operating system bringing even greater reliability, performance and security. It is somehow much more than an operating system as because it not only intermediates the device but also has features like Windows Defender, Media Center and Parental Control. Now, to add speed, we have the 3GB DDR 2 RAM, which is expandable up to 8GB. And there is more, much more with the 250GB hard drive where music and media becomes inseparable.

The Gateway UC 7308u comes with a 13.3″ ultra bright 1280×800 resolution TFT LCD screen, which just adds more and more glamour to the system. Apart from these, a 1.3-megapixel web camera and the HDMI feature made entertainment reach a new horizon. With 6 USB ports and innumerable external slots like RJ-45 and PS/2, mobility has increased many folds in this model. The Gateway UC 7308u has also got an ExpressCard which not only adds durability and reliability, but also flexibility of PC cards at a fraction of the original size.

For the office users, the laptop has even more than its peers. It comes with Microsoft Office 2007 and is supported by Kensington Lock slot, which adds extra security to the machine. It also has an integrated wireless feature.

The Gateway UC 7308u has an in built modem just to make you reach everywhere at a click of the button and comes with it are a 24x optical DVD writer with dual layer protection and a 4-in-1 media card reader to make datas reach your home at an instant.  And also to add, the great looks it flaunts is just another feature it has. The model also comes with a high performance Lithium Ion battery, which allows it to work for over 2 hours and thirty minutes on full load.

With such extreme features, there is no doubt that Gateway UC 7308u is the laptop that can cover all your requirements.

Specifications of Gateway UC 7308u:

Enclosure: Full aluminum body with metallic finish

Processor: Intel’s Dual core with clock frequency of 2GHz

Operating system: Genuine Windows Vista Home Edition

L2 cache: 3MB, which is shared with the primary memory.

Bus: System bus is of 1066MHz

Hard drive: 250GB SATA with 7200rpm

Primary memory: 3GB of DDR2 RAM which is expandable up to 8GB

Graphics: Intel’s GMA card and 1GB MB of DDR3 SDRAM which is shared with the main memory with a 4-in-1 media card

Optical drive: 24x DVD writer with Dual layer technology

Video: There is a built in 1.3 mega pixel camera, mini display port with support for VGA, DVI and dual link DVI

Display: 13.3 inch LED display with 1280×800 resolutions

USB: 6 USB 2.0 ports supporting a data transfer rate of 480Mbps

Networking: 10/100 Ethernet card from Gigabyte

Audio: There is a built in audio system and Omni directional microphone which is combined with analog line in/digital input and analog line out/digital output

Wireless: There is support for Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.1 and EDR

Hardware accessories: 60w power adapter, power cord, AC wall plug and lithium polymer battery

Warranty: The Gateway UC 7308u comes with a warranty of 1 year on parts and labor. The warranty can be further extended depending on the scheme chosen for the same.

MSRP: 799.99 (base price)

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