Gateway updated its 14″ notebook product line with the new model M250. The device features a compact design, is about 1.1 inches thick and weighs 4.8 pounds in standard configuration.
For $800 the buyer of the M250S gets a 1280×768 pixel screen, 512 MB memory, a 40 GByte harddrive, and a DVD/CD-RW combo drive. The only processor choice is a Celeron M 360 (1.4 GHz, 400 MHz FSB). For $1270, the processor is upgraded to a 1.6 GHz Pentium M 730 chip; for an additional $30 the buyer gets a Pentium M 750 processor (1.87 GHz), an 80 GByte harddrive as well as a DVD burner. (THG)