Gateway CX2620 14" (100 GB, Intel Pentium M, 1.73 GHz, 1 GB) Notebook - Beige - 1008818 Reviews

Gateway CX2620 14" (100 GB, Intel Pentium M, 1.73 GHz, 1 GB) Notebook - Beige - 1008818

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  • Love this tablet! No major problems here either...

    Mar 11, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Relative affordability, processor speed, tablet functionality, and much more.
    Cons: Battery life (common for tablets), minor calibration/pen issues, weight (not a problem for me)

    Summary: The CX2620 was my first laptop purchase, although I have always been an avid fan of technology and computers. Choosing the CX2620 was an easy decision. The CX2620 is one of the first tablet pcs that have become affordably priced. Also, whereas most ... read more

  • Great Laptop, Not So Good Tablet.

    Feb 28, 2011 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Detachable battery, perfect keyboard size
    Cons: Heavy. Better laptop than tablet PC.

    Summary: I bought this computer in the Summer of 2006 to use at college. As a chemistry major, I thought that the pen and tablet function would be useful in math and science classes to right down formulas. However, the size and weight made it unwieldy to drag ... read more

  • Run-don't walk-away from this PC

    Jul 3, 2008 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Screen was easy to keep clean with a microfiber cloth.
    Cons: Weak hinge, heavy, no after-market stylus, Gateway customer service is slow.

    Summary: I purchased the Gateway CX2620 in June 2006 from BestBuy for $1499 (with a 3 year warranty thank God) intending to use it to teach math when school reopened in September. When I turned it on in August to try it out, the stylus did not function. After ... read more

  • Terrible

    May 18, 2008 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Battery life, tablet features
    Cons: Durability, technical problems

    Summary: I was really excited when I got this computer-It looks great, has great graphics and it is very fast. However the speed went away very quickly when I started loading on even a few different programs and applications that I need for school and I had been ... read more

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  • My main computer

    Nov 8, 2009 by
    Not rated yet
    Pros: Fast, fun, tablet functionality
    Cons: Pen battery dies

    Summary: This has been my main computer for 3 years. I will only say one thing, it's awesome... but the pen battery will die after about a year. Luckily I have figured out how to replace them. Email me at kevinteman@hotmail.com if anyone needs their pen battery ... read more

  • Very Cool!

    Mar 30, 2008 by
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    Pros: Fast, Strong, tablet functionality, cool design qualisty materials. Strong hinge
    Cons: bad sealing of the screen glass - dust going in under it

    Summary: I use it for more than two years and I m still very happy with it - it's solid strong and fast! Suitlable for Desktop replacement and still a tablet PC! Upgraded the ram on two GIGs and it flies. Fell severely a couple of times and still working - ... read more

  • Gateway CX2620

    Dec 3, 2007 by
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    Pros: Looks Great, feels solid. Runs fast.
    Cons: Heavy, runs a bit hot at times.

    Summary: Second laptop, first tablet. Perfect tablet for a college student. I use mine for taking notes in class, but the specs are good enough for me to run games on ... read more

  • Got pen will travel

    Mar 26, 2007 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Its a tablet, speed, durability
    Cons: battery life

    Summary: Here is a true tablet for the masses. It has all the function you will ever want with a cost that comes in toward the bottom. The convertable style lets you work with the tablet on the table and stylus action is at hand. Battery life is about three ... read more

  • No problems here...

    Nov 16, 2006 by
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    Pros: Display, tablet features, value
    Cons: Size/weight, Gateway tech support

    Summary: I've had my CX2620 for about 8 months, purchased new at BestBuy. The first one I got had display problems that could not be solved, but the 2nd unit I got has been just fine and used nearly every day. Given issues in general with Windows laptops, I ... read more

  • POS

    Sep 18, 2006 by
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    Pros: Looks good
    Cons: Weight, technical problems

    Summary: We bought one.....now we have sent it back to gateway three times within 3 months of owning it. There seems to be a problem with powering the computer up and gateway cannot seem to find the problem, because they keep sending the machine back and it ... read more

  • Problems, problems, problems

    Aug 8, 2006 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Looks good
    Cons: Lack of tablet functionality

    Summary: Stay away from these units...Gateway is having a lot of issues with the screens and the stylus' not being recognized. A lot of these units have been returned due to this defect alone. I have already gone through two units which had the issue and I am on ... read more

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