Gateway E-100Mb (12.1″)

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MFR’s Description: Our UltraPortable Notebook makes on-the-move corporate travelers and field professionals upwardly mobile. Weighing in at a mere 3.15 lbs. and less than 1″ thin*, this slim, lightweight system delivers superb durability and impressive ergonomics. Featuring extended battery life and seamless connectivity options, this little notebook will have a big impact on business.

Note: Gateway maybe shipping the E-100M with Intels’ new Ultra Low Voltage Core 2 Duo CPUs sometime in May of 2007.

Note: These (including the Gateway NX100X) are the first notebooks based on Intel’s previously unnanounced U1300 Core Solo CPU (1.03GHz, 533MHz Front-side Bus).

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First mentioned at CNET News

Reviews at bottom of page

Company/Manufacturing Information
Company:Gateway
Company Website:Gateway.com
Model Name:E-100M
Product Page:Gateway.com (Small Business)
Type:Ultraportable Notebook
Introduced:March 30, 2006 (possibly available by end of April, however website shows August)
Cost (MSRP/Street):@ $1700 USD
CPU/Processor & Chipset
Processor Company:Intel
Processor Model:Intel Core Solo U1300 Ultra Low Voltage (ULV)
Processor Speed:1.06GHz
Bus Speed:533MHz
Cache Size:2MB
Cache Type:L2
Systemboard Chipset:Intel® Centrino® Duo Mobile Technology
Display and Graphics
Graphics Chipset:Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950 (PCI Express)
Screen Type:LCD TFT
Screen Size:12.1″
Widescreen:Yes
Resolution:1280×800
Video Memory:128MB Shared
Video Out:VGA
Touchscreen:No
Memory
Memory Capacity:512MB – ?
Memory Slots:1
Memory Type:DDR2 SDRAM/SODIMM
Memory Speed:533MHz
Shared With Video:Yes
Storage
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA (SATA)
Hard Drive Capacity:40GB 5400rpm
Hard Drive Physical Size:TBD
Optical Drive:External USB 8x Multi-Format DVD Writer (DVD±R/±RW/CD-RW)
Harddrive Shock Protection:TBD
Battery
Battery Type:Lithium-Ion
Default Battery Size:3 Cell
Mfr Estimated Runtime:TBD (Note, A CNET review of the NX100X showed 3 hours 6 minutes
Dimensions, and Weight
Weight:3.15 pounds
Height:Less than 1″
Width:TBD
Depth:TBD
Networking
Wireless:Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG (Mini-PCIe)
Wireless Type:801.11a/b/g
Ethernet:Integrated Intel PRO/1000 Gigabit
Modem:56K V.92
Input
Keyboard:Full size 83-key
Mouse:“Ez Pad”
I/O Ports
USB Ports:2x USB 2.0
Firewire (IEEE 1394):1x IEEE 1394
PS/2, Serial, Parallel:No
Infrared:Probably
PC Card Slots:1x Type I/II PC Card
Flash Memory Card:6-in-1 media card reader (Memory Stick®, Memory Stick Pro®, MultiMediaCard™, Secure Digital™, Mini Secure Digital®, RS-MultiMediaCard™)
Bluetooth:TBD
Port Replicator:TBD
Other I/O:TBD
Audio
Audio Chipset:Probably Intel
Audio I/O:Stereo speakers, microphone/Line-In, Headphone/Line-Out
Software
Installed OS:Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP2
Supported OS:TBD
Drivers:support.gateway.com
Included Software:Microsoft Works 8.5, Adobe Acrobat
Protection and Security
Fingerprint Reader:TBD
Hardware Passwords:TBD
Other:TPM
Models
TBDTBD
TBD TBD
Warranty, Misc
Warranty:Warranty information at Gateway.com

Reviews – Click on links to read full reviews

PC Magazine – March 2006 – 4 out of 5 – “Very Good” – …the Gateway E-100M gets high marks because of the rarity of finding an affordable ultraportable that’s beautifully designed.

Note: This is a review for the NX100X, but the specifications are similar
CNET.com – March 2006 – 6 out of 10 – If you’re looking for an extremely portable and stylish laptop and can do without a built-in optical drive or security features, the Gateway NX100X is a solid, economical choice.