Gateway Solo PCs for $999 hit the street

Gateway Solo PCs for $999 hit the street

New low- and high-end Solo notebook PCs available today from Gateway Inc. have moved up from PC Card networking to integrated 802.11b Wireless Ethernet and Bluetooth connectivity.

Gateway Solo
The Solo 1200 starts at $999 with an 800-MHz Celeron processor, 128M of RAM, a 10G hard drive, CD-ROM and floppy drives, a 12.1-inch LCD and Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition. For $200 more, a Wireless Ethernet option will provide 90 days of wireless service later, plus 64M of additional RAM. A $15 certificate buys a later upgrade to forthcoming Windows XP.

The ultralight 3-pound, $2,199 Solo 3450 has a multimedia docking station incorporating CD-ROM and floppy drives. The drives can be upgraded to CD-RW and DVD drives. The operating system is Windows 2000, which is not upgradeable to XP.

Contact Gateway at 800-846-2106.

'S.M. Menke

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