SOURCE: Fujitsu Computer Systems

September 18, 2007 08:00 ET

Fujitsu Announces Availability of the LifeBook U810 Mini Convertible Notebook

New Palm-Sized Feature-Filled Mini Notebook With Touch Screen Offers the Ultimate in Mobility

SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwire - September 18, 2007) - Fujitsu Computer Systems Corporation today announced the availability of the palm-sized LifeBook(R) U810 mini convertible notebook. Weighing in at 1.56 pounds with a 5.6-inch LED backlit display, the world's smallest tablet convertible* is ideal for on-the-go work forces who need to run office applications and stay connected while on the road. And for down time, the bright 5.6" LED based screen is ideal for watching a movie, or just listening to your favorite tunes. An integrated camera also makes the LifeBook U810 notebook perfect for video conferencing and digital picture taking.

With the power to run all standard notebook applications, the LifeBook U810 convertible works as 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. 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 LifeBook U810 notebook, which complies with the new Energy Star(R) version 4.0 guidelines, is equipped with the energy-efficient Ultra Low Power Intel(R) A110 processor optimized specifically for highly mobile devices. With a standard four-cell battery, it delivers up to 5.5 hours(1) of computing time, perfect for a cross-country flight. The LifeBook U810 notebook offers a choice of operating systems, including Windows Vista(R) Home Premium, Windows Vista(R) Business or Windows(R) XP Tablet PC Edition 2005.

"The LifeBook U810 convertible has a familiar form factor and all the power of a standard notebook in a 1.5 pound package. It is one of the only products to provide notebook and tablet functionality in this class," said Paul Moore, senior director of mobile product marketing, Fujitsu Computer Systems. "Mobile professionals and consumers who desire the ultimate in mobility shouldn't settle for devices that provide only limited functionality when they can have a fully functioning laptop with the LifeBook U810 convertible notebook."

The LifeBook U810 notebook is 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 U810 also features an SD Card reader and CF slot. An optional docking station is also available for those who wish to use the U810 as a desktop replacement.

Price and Availability

The LifeBook U810 notebook, priced starting at $999(2) is immediately available 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 for further information.

Service and Support

The LifeBook U810 notebook is backed by a one- or three-year International Limited Warranty for U.S. and Canadian customers. The International Limited Warranty(4) includes technical support 24 hours a day, seven days a week(5), and unlimited online chat support. In addition, Fujitsu offers other warranty plans designed to meet the unique needs of mobile users. See for further information.

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(R) 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 for further information.

About Fujitsu

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 open up 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. See for further information.

Fujitsu, the Fujitsu logo, LifeBook and TRIOLE are trademarks or registered trademarks of Fujitsu Limited in the United States and other countries. Intel, the Intel logo and Intel Core are trademarks or registered trademarks of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries. Microsoft, Windows, and Windows Vista are trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. ENERGY STAR is a registered trademark of the United States Environmental Protection Agency in the United States. All other trademarks and product names are the property of their respective owners.

The statements provided herein are for informational purposes only and may be amended or altered by Fujitsu Computer Systems Corporation without notice or liability. Product description data represents Fujitsu design objectives and is provided for comparative purposes; actual results may vary based on a variety of factors. Specifications are subject to change without notice.

* 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(R) 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.

(4) Subject to International Limited Warranty terms and conditions.

(5) Service and warranty repairs turnaround time may vary by country and product. Support 24 hours a day, seven days a week applies to the U.S. and Canada only. Subject to International Limited Warranty terms and conditions.

Contact Information

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