The Gateway PC Brand Returns With New Laptops

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Acer, which acquired Gateway in 2007, is bringing back the brand to sell consumer-focused laptops in the US. The products will be sold exclusively through Walmart.

(Credit: Acer/Gateway)



If you were fond of Gateway PCs, well they’re back. 

On Wednesday, Acer and Walmart announced they were reviving the brand to sell affordable Windows 10 notebooks and laptop convertibles from $179 and up. 

Gateway was once a major PC vendor in the US, especially during the 1990s when it famously sold computers packaged in cow spotted boxes. However, the company’s fortunes began to falter in the 2000s, resulting in Taiwanese PC vendor Acer later buying it up.

Acer has now decided to bring back Gateway, calling it “beloved” brand in the US. And to market the products, the company has resurrected the cow spotted box logo.

The new Gateway-branded laptops.laptop, which retails for $179, and contains 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. For $199, you can get the 2-in-1 version, which can flip into a tablet. 

The products then scale up to 14.1-inch and 15.6-inch laptop models, which range from $199 to $999, depending on the configuration.

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The products will be offered exclusively through Walmart, and you already find them for sale on the retailer’s website. Acer is also preparing two Gateway branded Android tablets: an 8-inch model for $69 and an 10.1-inch device for $79.

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September 11, 2020
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