Gateway introduces LT2000 netbook to Japan

April 15, 2009 at 4:44 pm

Gateway LT2000Acer-owned, Gateway, has announced the LT2000 netbook for the Japanese market. The LT2000 looks to be similar to the LT20 netbook announced for the US market last week. The LT2000 sports a 10.1-inch (1024 x 600) resolution display and is powered by a 1.66GHz N280 Atom CPU and 945GSE chipset.

It also comes with 1GB RAM (max) and a 160GB hard-disk drive. Other features include Wi-Fi (b/g), a 0.3MP webcam, Dolby Headphone and a multi-card reader. The LT2000 will come with a 3-cell battery which should last around 3 hours and will weigh 1.18kg (2.6lbs).

The LT2000 will be available in both black and red for 49,800 Yen ($500/€380/£335). This is the same price as the Acer Aspire One D250 that is due to hit Japanese retail next week.

Via Portable Monkey.

Gateway launches new LT20 and LT30 netbooks

April 8, 2009 at 9:47 pm

Gateway LT20Gateway launched a couple of new netbooks following on from Acer’s press event last night in New York. Gateway, which was acquired by Acer in 2008, has added the LT20 and LT30 to its line-up of netbooks.

The 10.1-inch LT20 is effectively a rebadged Acer Aspire One and is available in red or black. It comes with an 89 percent sized keyboard and is powered by an Intel Atom processor. The LT30, as you might guess, is very similar to Acer’s newly announced 11.6” Aspire One launched on the same night. It features an11.6-inch (1366×768) display and full-sized keyboard.

Both are relatively light-weight with the LT30 coming in at 1.2kg (2.62lbs). Both versions come with a multi-gesture touchpad, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and 3G connectivity. An optional webcam is also available.