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Gateway LT 2016u

alaTest has collected and analyzed 27 reviews of Gateway LT 2016u. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers really like the portability and size. The performance and price are also appreciated. The touchpad and screen get mixed reviews, while the software and reliability get critical views.

usability, price, performance, size, portability

keyboard, reliability, software

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Gateway LT 2016u is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 user reviews of Gateway LT 2016u from The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Laptops on Opinions about the size and battery are on the whole positive. The performance and usability also get good feedback. Opinions about the design and durability are different, while there are some less positive opinions about the reliability.

price, usability, performance, battery, size


81% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Gateway LT2016U (KAV60) Black INTEL ATOM N270@1.60GHz 1GB RAM 160GB HDD 10.1" LED Windows XP HOMEGateway LT2016U (KAV60) Black INTEL ATOM N270@1.60GHz 1GB RAM 160GB HDD 10.1" LED Windows XP HOME

Apr, 2018

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Gateway LT2016u


It's about time. Although wireless carriers have been selling discounted netbooks with built-in mobile broadband for several months, all of them have sported wimpy three-cell batteries. The Gateway LT2016u ($149 after $100 mail-in rebate and a new two...

Oct, 2009

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Gateway LT2016U Netbook Review


The Gateway LT2016U is now the second Netbook to be released through Verizon Wireless, after the HP Mini 1151NR earlier this year...

Oct, 2009

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GOOD stuff


1 for new egg cant beat the price

Its an entry level netbook, small screen light weight should suit normal users well

screen is a little small as well as key board

Sep, 2011

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Everything I need


Was worried about recertified about came in like-new condition. For me, a college student, I am very glad I went with the LT2016U.

Simple, yet elegant interface ; Perfect (for me) keyboard size ; Coming with XP, this netbook will be faster than W7 Starter ; Lightweight ; Long battery life

Although an excellent product, just a couple slight dislikes. The mouse pad, could be horizontally a little bigger...and the 3G & WiFi slider button is a little wacky

Sep, 2011

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Gateway Atom N270


I requested an RA# today with hope that the replacement doesn't have the same issues.

Styling and weight of unit was very appealing

Unit would never finish booting. The operating software kept freezing half way through boot up

Sep, 2011

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A REALLY nice, well-thought-out netbook


I own the essentially identical version marketed as an eMachine, by Acer (Both the Gateway and eMachine netbooks were manufactured by Acer--as were a host of slightly different configurations of the same model marketed as Acer). Unlike Acer's 3rd...

HDD and memory easily upgradeable. With 2 GB installed, will play 480p H264 videos with relative ease, though it does heat up quite a bit (the built-in cooler fan works much more efficiently if you put the netbook on a hard flat surface instead of...

I have Win 7 Pro installed, but Win 7 graphical gew-gaws need to be turned off, or it slows down immensely; XP should run more efficiently on it. 1 GB won't play video files reliably. Small touchpad and keyboard. Capslock key is too big--should...

Sep, 2011

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I'm happy


I bought this unit for my wife to travel with. Out of the box, I did the Windows customization and off we ran. It does require a memory upgrade to 2GB for optimal Windows performance though. A couple of days later, the mouse button began to stick under...

Jul, 2010

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Lightweight, solid, 3G and an excellent price


I bought the unit because of it's size and weight. I have a business laptop but it is rather large and heavy. This netbook has the standard feature set found in other netbooks but the 3G was a nice extra. I have not activated it yet with Verizon but I...

Jul, 2010

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terriblly disappointed


ordered this for my daughter and got a shock. laptop was in a bad state. the condition was like something that was taken out of a dump. as soon as i looked at it. just packed it up and sent it back. never expected this from them.

Jul, 2010

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This is a great deal


Worked well straight out of the box. Love the size and the easy of use. Would recommend to anyone.

Jul, 2010

Product Specifications

There's nothing quite like wireless freedom. Taking the mobile route to connectivity is easy with the Gateway LT2016u Netbook, featuring an Intel Atom processor. You'll have all the gusto you need to video chat with friends, and the cool multi-gesture touchpad makes navigating through the Internet a breeze! The Gateway LT series mini-laptops come with an ultra-usable design that features a classic, elegant design accented by a high-polish finish. HD audio provides your system with the support it needs to handle the most cutting-edge audio content. Plus, you'll hear more of your tunes and tones, with auditory playback coming out at a higher quality than systems without HD sound. The 10.1" high brightness LED-backlit display delivers an optimal viewing experience to search the Internet, enjoy online social interaction and keep productive while traveling. Accent your mobile freedom with easy operation! Simply flick, swirl and pinch your fingers across the intelligent multi-gesture touchpad to intuitively navigate web pages, media libraries, photos, spreadsheets and more.

Audio Input


Audio Output

Type:Sound card


Run Time (Up To):6hour(s)
Technology:Lithium polymer

Cache Memory

Installed Size:512KB

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Diagonal Size:10.1in
Diagonal Size (metric):25.7cm
Max Resolution:1024 x 600
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: Yes


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Gateway LT

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Touchpad


Data Bus Speed:533MHz


Cellular Enhancement Protocol:GSM / GPRS / UMTS / EDGE / CDMA 2000 1X EV-DO Rev. A / HSPA
Cellular Network Supported: Yes
Type:Wireless cellular modem


Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g
Type:Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11b/g

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Optical Storage

Type: None

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition


64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:1.6GHz
Processor Number:N270


Installed Size:1GB

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Controller

Type:Serial ATA

Storage Hard Drive


Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:160GB
Notebook Type:Netbook