Gateway have launched a new series of 3 Notebooks making use of AMD’s Brazos CPU platform. The 3 notebooks all feature a 15.6 inch LED-backlit display at a resolution of 1366 x 768. The first machine in the lineup is the NV51B08u. The specs include a 1.GHz C-50 APU with 3GB of RAM and an optional 500GB hard drive with the Radeon HD 6250 GPU. The normal level of I/O is included with a DVD drive, Wi-FI 802.11n, Gigabit Ethernet, Memory card reader, Three USB 3 ports, HDMI and VGA out, Webcam and a keyboard featuring multi-touch gesture support. This entry level notebook will set you back $400.
The next two models are the NV51B02u and the NV51B05u for $450 and $470 respectively. These machines make use of the 1.6GHz E350 Fusion APU and come with AMD’s Radeon HD 6310 IGP. Battery life across all models is approximately 4.5 hours.