Gateway yesterday announced two new Notebooks in the Gateway ID Series, the ID49 and ID59 notebooks that both comes with a lightweight and thin design, both new Notebooks of the ID Series comes with a unique aqua-blue touchpad that glows when touched. They are both powered by Intel’s Core i3 and Core i5 processor, respectively. They feature up to 500GB Hard Drive, and up to up to 8GB of memory.
The Gateway ID49 gets the NVIDIA GeForce GT330M graphics card while the ID59 gets the NVIDIA Optimus technology that will automatically switch between an integrated Intel HD graphics and the GT330M. The difference between both is that the Gateway ID49 has a 14-inch HD Ultrabright LED-backlit display and weighs 5.07 pounds, while the Gateway ID59 has a 15.6-inch HD Ultrabright LED-backlit display and weighs 5.5 pounds. Other specifications includes WiFi support, 1.3 Megapixel webcam, a DVD Writer and multi-in-one card reader. The Gateway ID49 and ID59 Notebooks starts at $679.99 and $799.99 respectively.