Gateway GWTC116-2BL & GWTC116-2BK Affordable 11.6″ 2-in-1 Laptop (Intel Celeron N4020, 4GB / 64GB)
Note: The Gateway GWTC116-2BL and GWTC116-2BK are the same laptop with different color of the chassis, The 2BL variant is blue, while the 2BK is black. They are both popular laptop models, since they are a part of Walmart’s 2022 Black Friday offer with a price tag of only $149.00.
Specifications of the Gateway GWTC116-2BL & GWTC116-2BK
Here are the specs of the Gateway GWTC116-2BL & GWTC116-2BK with descriptions of its features. For comparison against other laptops, you can use the "Compare Specs" button.
|Laptop Type||Convertible 2-in-1 laptop
This laptop can convert itself into a tablet PC or be used in stand and tent modes.
Convertible 2-in-1 laptop with 360-degree hinge
The hinge allows the display to fully rotate, converting the laptop into tablet, stand, or tent modes.
Ultraportable (small laptop)
The light weight and small dimensions make this ultraportable laptop easy to carry around or travel with.
It is usually priced at below $500, making it an affordable laptop PC.
This notebook provides a basic computing power. It can be used for the daily home and office tasks, but operation won't be as smooth as on the mid-range or high-performance laptops. On the positive side, entry-level laptops tend to be very power efficient. Read more about performance of the laptop in the CPU, GPU, RAM, and Storage sections below.
This is a very small display size, given the most frequently used laptop screen size is 15.6".
|Screen Resolution||1366x768 pixels HD
This is an entry-level screen resolution, oftentimes found on budget laptops. It doesn't deliver picture sharpness and space on the screen like the Full HD or higher resolution laptop displays do.
|Touchscreen||Finger multi-touch input
The screen supports finger touch input, including multi-touch gestures.
|Other Display Specs||IPS type
Displays based on IPS technology provide much wider viewing angles than the budget-class TN screens.
|Processor (CPU)||Intel Celeron N4020 (decent for daily computing, but not fully smooth)|
|Graphics (GPU)||Intel UHD 600 integrated graphics
This is an entry-level graphics processor. It’s capable of running only the lightest PC games.
|System Memory (RAM) Size||4GB RAM
4GB is a small RAM size for computing in 2023. For smooth operation of a laptop during everyday tasks, at least 8GB is recommended.
|Data Storage||64GB eMMC
A very small but usable capacity.
|DVD Optical Drive||None|
|Keyboard & Input||Keyboard without dedicated number pad
The laptop has no separate numeric pad you can typically find on the right side of the keyboard on many laptop models.
Touchpad with click buttons built into the surface
The left and right click buttons are built into the surface of the touchpad, as opposed to separate physical buttons.
|Speakers & Audio||Stereo speakers
As usual, the device features a pair of built-in stereo speakers.
Combo microphone and headphones audio jack
This laptop has the ordinary 3.5mm combo audio jack that supports both headphone output and microphone input simultaneously.
|Camera||Front-facing web camera
Laptops usually feature a frontal webcam located on the display bezel. This laptop is no exception.
VGA 480p resolution
This is a low web camera resolution in comparison to the common 720p laptop webcam resolution, so it can't produce a sharp picture. It's especially low in comparison to resolutions of modern smartphones.
The 802.11AC is the previous-generation wireless networking standard. It's also known as Wi-Fi 5. 802.11AC is succeeded by 802.11AX Wi-Fi 6 with data transfer speed and multi-device connectivity improvements.
This laptop has a built-in Bluetooth module. It enables you to connect the computer to Bluetooth mice and other Bluetooth peripherals, smartphones, and other Bluetooth-equipped devices.
|Ethernet Network Port||No
This laptop has no Ethernet LAN port for wired internet and networking connectivity.
|USB Ports||2 x USB Type A
A pair of full-size USB ports.
|Video Output Ports||1 x mini HDMI
HDMI is a widely used digital video output port. You can find HDMI-in ports on most computer monitors and TVs. The laptop has a compact "mini" version of HDMI on its side.
|Media Card Reader||MicroSD card reader
The laptop has a slot for MicroSD memory cards. These are small SD cards commonly used in smartphones.
|Battery||"up to 8.5 hours" of battery life
(according to manufacturer)
A typical laptop warranty.
|Windows Version||Windows 10 Home
Windows 10 Home is aimed at the regular home and office computer users. Only select business users need the Professional edition. Windows 10 Home users are eligible for a free upgrade to the latest Windows 11 Home.
|Country / Region||United States
The device under this particular SKU name is sold on the US market. It may be also available under different SKU names in the US and other regions.
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