Gateway Laptops Price List in the Philippines April 2017
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Latest Reviews for Gateway Laptops
DESIGN is nice I really like it the most. DISPLAY is attractive and elegant type of laptop so its nice laptop. PROCESSING SPEED is not so fast and not so slow but its okay to me as long as its still ...Read more
- Rating : 4.0
- Review by Fred Tora
- Date : Oct 27, 2016
[Good] its very durable and has a very sleek design. it is also neat and clean. its keyboard keys are not so easily detached on the main board. and its Software includes Windows OS that is very ...Read more
- Rating : 4.4
- Review by engrsalinas
- Date : Apr 23, 2015
[Good] Very good product overall, it has good design nice graphics, screen is good process speed good enough, overall it is awesome touch pad is awesome. girl send you hallelujah uptown funk gone ...Read more
- Rating : 4.0
- Review by Ralph Allen Bagongon
- Date : Mar 5, 2015
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About Gateway Laptops
Gateway revolutionized the Filipino PC sales
Gateway has been in the game for PCs for a long time now. Even though they are primarily a US based company, their South Asian sales are quite good, especially in Philippines and surrounding areas. This company sells a huge array of computer products, ranging from peripheral parts to computer accessories. However, in Philippines, it is primarily known for its PCs, which includes both desktops as well as personal laptops.
Gateway began its history outside Sioux City, Iowa on 5th September 1985. Its founders, Mike Hammond and Ted Waitt named their company as Gateway2000. The 2000 was dropped from its name on 31st October, 1998. Soon, their business model as a direct PC sales corporation made them one of the most successful companies of their time. The company followed a country farm styled retail store chain called the "Gateway Country Store" located mostly in suburban areas across the United States. Gateway shipped computing devices with Windows operating system. Acer acquired Gateway for almost 710 million US dollars on October, 2007.
Gateway is credited for building the first ever practically portable computer called the "Nomad". Sub-notebook "Handbook" came shortly after and was a huge success. Toshiba Corporation assisted Gateway to release "Liberty", the 484-based sub-notebook and "Solo", one of the earliest Pentium based notebook to be industry standard. 1997 saw the release of the first ever smart TV called "The Destination". It was a 32-inch television set complimented by a Harmon Kardon surround sound stereo. Gateway expanded its empire by selling products that included DLP projectors, wireless Internet routers, MP3 players, plasma screen TV’s and digital camera.
Popular Models in Philippines
Since this company has flourished in Philippines due to their expansive line of personal computers, a majority of their popular models are basically desktops as well as laptops. Let’s have a look at some of those here:
NV Series – This is the leading chain of notebooks form Gateway in Philippines. All that a person wants from his personal computer is present in this line of laptops. It has a varied range of screen sizes – starting from small 14 inches, all the way up to 17 inches. They are completely personalized, with attractive design and user interface. Customer usability is a prime aspect here, with several hotkey models and wireless networking. It has a huge range of processors and expressive hardware configuration, including 3rd generation Intel Core and AMD processors as well as AMD, Intel or NVIDIA graphics integration.
SX Series – It denotes the line of desktops that are available in Philippines from Gateway. With a glossy or matte finish exterior, it incorporates next generation 64 bit quad core processors that support Windows 8. The graphics are pretty intense, with Intel HD and AMD drivers for smooth playback and hardcore gaming needs. In addition to that, some models support up to 2 TB of HDD storage, with integrated Blu-ray players and HDMI ports on selected models.
Business Strategy in Philippines
Earlier in its history, the sales model was directly based on what Dell had developed. Over the years, as the company continued to create new records in hardware manufacturing and sales, several new lanes of business were explored. Their business model can be categorized into three segments: Direct, Professional and Retail. Direct model uses Internet services and call centers to sell products to regular consumers and small business customers in Philippines.
Professional model caters to a wholesale market, similar to the one that exists in Philippines. They use on-field sales teams that are backed by local, regional and national value added re-sellers using the internet and telephone. Customer base includes educational institutes, hospitals medium to large business, government agencies and other large scale institutions. Retail model sells products such as e-Machines, computer parts, notebooks and branded windows PC directly to retailers like warehouse clubs, hobby stores, computer megastores and consumer electronics stores.