Irvine, Calif. - Gateway today introduced its first notebook featuring built-in WiMAX capability.
The NV59C66u, shipping now at $699, uses Intel's Centrino 6250 Advanced N+WiMAX wireless card for mobile Internet access.
The NV59C66u is part of a larger roll out by Gateway of its NV notebook series. These models, starting at $479 will become available in the coming weeks, the company said.
The NV series will be available in several configurations, including models featuring 15.6- and 17.1-inch LED backlit displays, DVD or Blu-ray drives. Processors expected to be available are Intel's Core i3 and i5 along with AMD's Athlon and Turion. Hard drives will range in size from 320GB to 500GB and up to 4GB of installed DDR3 memory, expandable to 8GB, will be included.