Fujitsu Announces World's Smallest Convertible Notebook With Fastest Wireless Data Connection in North America
Fujitsu LifeBook U810 Mini Convertible and LifeBook T2010 Ultra Portable Convertible Notebooks First to Offer Built-In AT&T BroadbandConnect High-Speed Uplink Packet Access
LAS VEGAS, NV -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 01/06/08 -- Digital Experience and 2008 International CES
-- Fujitsu Computer Systems Corporation today announced that the
LifeBook® U810 mini and the ultra-portable LifeBook T2010 convertible
notebooks will be the first systems to offer an embedded cellular modem
certified to access AT&T's BroadbandConnect High-Speed Uplink Packet Access
(HSUPA) network delivering the highest speed data wireless GSM WAN
connection available in North America. The 1.56 pound LifeBook U810 mini,
the world's smallest convertible notebook* with a 5.6 inch LED back-lit
touch screen display, and the 3.5 pound LifeBook T2010 convertible notebook
with a 12.1 inch LED back-lit display both available with HSUPA wireless
WAN in March, will be shown for the first time at Digital Experience, then
on display at 2008 International CES in Fujitsu Booth #13244 in the Las
Vegas Convention Center Central Hall.
"Today, ultimate mobility means more than 'easy to carry around' -- it means
a small, lightweight, highly reliable device that offers wireless
connectivity at broadband speeds," said Paul Moore, senior director of
mobile product marketing, Fujitsu Computer Systems. "With HSUPA access
integrated into the LifeBook U810 mini and LifeBook T2010 convertible
notebooks, Fujitsu combines extreme mobility with unequaled data
connectivity for an outstanding consumer experience."
HSUPA typically provides upload speeds between 500 Kbps and 800 Kbps,
enabling fast uploads of large files such as email with attachments,
videos, photos and business documents. The LifeBook U810 mini and LifeBook
T2010 convertible notebooks also support enhanced High Speed Downlink
Packet Access (HSDPA), which typically provides download speeds over AT&T's
3G network ranging from 600 to 1400 Kbps, providing an optimal wireless
Internet-browsing experience. The convertible notebooks will work
seamlessly across AT&T's High Speed Packet Access (HSPA) and EDGE/GPRS
networks providing customers with the ideal mix of coverage and performance
whether they are traveling across town, the U.S., or the world.
Additionally, the LifeBook U810 and LifeBook T2010 convertible notebooks
are equipped with AT&T's Laptop Wireless Activation (LWA) solution allowing
consumers to establish an account and activate their mobile broadband
services over the air.
"The innovations in the Ultra Mobile PC and convertible notebooks delivered
by Fujitsu complement the touch and pen features of Windows Vista,
providing consumers with computing essentials and flexibility for work and
play on the run," said Darin Fish, Director, PC3 platforms, Microsoft.
"Intel mobile technology enables a wave of innovative and powerful new
notebook PCs, allowing OEMs like Fujitsu to bring to market very small, yet
powerful PCs with the great battery life users are looking for," said Karen
Regis, Intel Consumer Marketing Manager.
With the power to run all standard applications, the LifeBook U810 mini
notebook functions like a traditional notebook with an ultra-slim QWERTY
keyboard, or by swiveling the WSVGA Crystal View illuminated screen, as a
handheld Tablet PC with a touch screen for finger or pen input. The mini
convertible, equipped with the energy efficient Ultra Low Power Intel®
A110 processor is available with Windows Vista® Home Premium, Windows
Vista® Business, or Windows® XP Tablet PC Edition 2005. The multi-function capabilities of the LifeBook U810 notebook make it ideal for movie
or music playback, viewing and editing documents, surfing the Internet, and
digital picture taking using the notebook's integrated camera. Back at the
office or at home, place the LifeBook U810 notebook into a docking station
and attach an external display and keyboard for a true desktop experience.
The system's standard four-cell battery delivers up to 5.5 hours of
computing time, perfect for a cross-country flight.(1)
The LifeBook T2010 notebook is ideal for mobile users who desire a
lightweight convertible but don't want to sacrifice battery life or display
size. At approximately 3.5 pounds, the LifeBook T2010 notebook is one of
the lightest in its class and comes equipped with a slim 1.3-inch chassis
and a 12.1-inch WXGA indoor/outdoor display with a bi-directional swivel.
Its LED-backlit screen provides an exceptionally bright display for an
improved visual experience even in sunlight. The pen-enabled convertible
boasts extraordinary battery life of up to 11 hours(1) with the extended
battery option, or 9 hours(1) with a standard battery. The LifeBook T2010
notebook equipped with Intel® CoreTM2 Duo Ultra Low Voltage 7600
Processor offers a choice of Windows Vista® Business or Windows® XP
Tablet PC Edition 2005.
Both the LifeBook U810 and LifeBook T2010 notebooks comply with the new
Energy Star® version 4.0 guidelines. The environmentally friendly
notebooks are packed with a suite of advanced security features to
safeguard information including Trusted Platform Module support and two-level BIO lock, along with a fingerprint sensor for encrypting sensitive
files with a finger swipe. The LifeBook T2010 notebook also offers an
embedded Smart Card slot.
Price and Availability
The LifeBook U810 and the LifeBook T2010 notebooks with the HSUPA Wireless
WAN option are planned for March. availability. The LifeBook U810 notebook
priced starting at $999(2) and the LifeBook T2010 notebook, priced starting
at $1,599(2) are immediately available without the HSUPA Wireless WAN
option through the Fujitsu direct sales force, website, channel partners
and select retail outlets(3). Users can choose from a recommended
configuration, or they can customize their system using the Fujitsu
Configure To Order (CTO) program. See
http://www.computers.us.fujitsu.com/store/index.shtml for further
About Fujitsu Computer Systems Corporation
Headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., Fujitsu Computer Systems is a wholly
owned subsidiary of Fujitsu Limited (TSE: 6702) committed to the design,
development and delivery of advanced computer systems, application
infrastructure software products, and managed services for the business
enterprise. Through its TRIOLE® strategy, the company offers a complete
line of scalable and reliable servers, storage and middleware solutions,
high-performance mobile and client computers, as well as professional
services. Fujitsu Computer Systems has established itself as a strategic
solutions provider to the world's leading organizations by offering
technology innovation, customer choice, exceptional product quality and
reliability, as well as outstanding customer service. See
http://us.fujitsu.com/computers for further information.
Fujitsu is a leading provider of customer-focused IT and communications
solutions for the global marketplace. Pace-setting device technologies,
highly reliable computing and communications products, and a worldwide
corps of systems and services experts uniquely position Fujitsu to deliver
comprehensive solutions that create infinite possibilities for its
customers' success. Headquartered in Tokyo, Fujitsu Limited (TSE: 6702)
reported consolidated revenues of 5.1 trillion yen (US$43.2 billion) for
the fiscal year ended March 31, 2007. For more information, please see:
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* As of May 16, 2007, according to Fujitsu investigations.
(1) Battery life estimates reflect the results of BAPCo MobileMark2005
Productivity Workloads performed upon systems with battery life setting
enabled on Windows® XP operating systems. Actual battery life will vary
based on screen brightness, applications used, features selected, power
management settings, battery conditioning, and other customer preferences.
DVD/CD-RW, DVD Writer, LAN, wireless LAN or hard drive usage may also have
a significant impact on battery life.
(2) Pricing may change without notice.
(3) Certain retailers will only offer select models.
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