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Gateway M210 Series Laptop Computer

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 reviews of Gateway M210 Series Laptop Computer. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People really like the screen and design. The performance and portability also get good views. There are some negative reviews about the durability, and there are some mixed views about the battery.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Gateway M210 Series Laptop Computer is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 75/100 = Good quality.

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Gateway M210X


An affordable widebody wonder.

Good-looking widescreen Reasonably priced• Good battery life• Two-in-one memory card reader

Limited RAM upgradeability Lacks instant-on playback• Weak graphics

May, 2005

Expert review by: Carla Thornton (

Gateway M210


The M210S is attractively configured for a $1288 laptop, starting with 14.1-inch widescreen that should be just right for people who would like a little more horizontal screen real estate without having to put up with an unwieldy notebook. The M210S...

Gateway's once lavishly designed and detailed printed manuals aren't what they used to be. All you get with the M210S is a small, plain booklet, and the networking information formerly available in print is now offered separately as an Acrobat manual...

Mar, 2005

Expert review by: Dan Littman (

Gateway M210 review: Gateway M210


Gateway M210X Editors' note: In early September 2005, Gateway changed the names of many of its laptops . Read our explanation to learn how to make sense of the new names and where to find CNET's reviews of Gateway laptops. (10/6/05)

Portable, wide-screen design; affordable; competent performance; includes all the ports and connections most users need.

Inferior battery life; USB 2.0 ports bunched together; only one year of toll-free tech support.

The Gateway M210X delivers performance in a portable, wide-screen package, but it has insufficient battery life for regular mobile users.

Mar, 2005

Expert review by: abaxter (

Gateway M210 / 3520GZ Review (pics, specs)


After narrowing down my purchase options for laptops to the HP dv1000, Fujitsu S6231, Apple PowerBook, and Gateway 210 my final selection choice came down to the Gateway M210 (also sold as the Gateway 3520GZ in retail stores). Following is a review of...

With this notebook being released the end of November, it's hard to tell if there's any bugs to report. I haven't found any as of yet. No clock issues or high pitch noises yet. With all the features you get in a notebook, you can't beat this one for...

Jan, 2005

Product Specifications

The innovative Gateway M210 Series delivers powerful multimedia capabilities in a widescreen, thin and light notebook. The M210 features a sleek, stylish design that's perfect for professionals and students on the go, along with an extended battery life. An impressive 14.1" widescreen display comes standard, with an optional upgrade to an Ultrabright display.

Audio Output

Type:Sound card


Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:1MB/2MB

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Diagonal Size:14.1in
Diagonal Size (metric):35.8cm
Max Resolution:1280 x 768
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: Yes


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Gateway / Gateway M

Input Device

Type:EZ Pad / Keyboard


Data Bus Speed:400MHz


Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Protocols & Specifications:ITU V.92
Type:Fax / 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

Optical Storage

Read Speed:24x/24x (CD) / 8x (DVD)
Rewrite Speed:10x
Write Speed:24x

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition


Clock Speed:1.3GHz/1.5GHz/1.7GHz
Processor Number:350/715/735
Type:Celeron M/Pentium M


Installed Size:256MB/512MB
Technology:DDR SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty /90 days warranty

Storage Controller


Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive


Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:40GB/60GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Platform Technology:Intel Centrino

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:Intel Extreme Graphics 2