SOURCE: Fujitsu Computer Systems

June 11, 2008 16:18 ET

Fujitsu LifeBook U810 Mini-Notebook Wins 8th Annual eWEEK Excellence Award

SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwire - June 11, 2008) - Fujitsu Computer Systems Corporation today announced that the LifeBook(R) U810 convertible mini-notebook is the winner of the 8th Annual eWEEK Excellence Awards in the desktops and notebooks category. Fujitsu bested Hewlett-Packard's HP Compaq dc7800 Business Desktop PC and Lenovo's ThinkPad T61.

"The Fujitsu LifeBook U810 mini-notebook exemplifies eWEEK Excellence Awards honorees, which set new IT computing trends and meet the latest challenges," said eWEEK Editor Debra Donston. "The full functionality and lightweight convertible design of the LifeBook U810 mini-notebook significantly advances the ultramobile PC form factor -- key in its selection as an award winner."

Weighing just 1.56 pounds with a 5.6-inch LED back-lit touch screen display, the LifeBook U810 mini-notebook has the functionality of a traditional notebook, at only half the size. The mini powerhouse is packed with features for working, accessing email, conducting videoconferences, watching videos, listening to MP3s, browsing the Internet, taking pictures and staying connected. One of the world's smallest convertible notebooks, the LifeBook U810 mini-notebook features an ultra-slim QWERTY keyboard for thumb typing, or swivel the WSVGA Crystal View illuminated screen for use as a handheld tablet PC with a touch screen for finger or pen input. With the available integrated wireless high-speed broadband connection, the LifeBook U810 mini-notebook makes it easy to get work done anywhere.

The eWEEK Excellence Awards program presented by eWEEK, the industry leader for strategic technology information, provides the benchmark by which enterprise IT professionals can assess a wide range of technology products and services. A panel of eWEEK editors judged the entries this year. They applied their industry and technology expertise to their evaluation of the hundreds of products and services entered into the program. More information on this year's award winners is available at http://www.eweek.com/c/a/Security/eWEEK-Excellence-Awards-Honorees-Reflect-New-IT-Computing-Trends-Challenges/1/. Readers have the opportunity to participate in selecting the eWEEK Best in Show by casting a vote for the product that will have the biggest impact on business. Voting, which ends today, is taking place at http://www.eweek.com/c/a/Security/eWEEK-Excellence-Awards-Honorees-Reflect-New-IT-Computing-Trends-Challenges/2/.

"The LifeBook U810 convertible mini-notebook sets the standard for a full-featured laptop with the ultimate portable form factor," said Paul Moore, senior director of mobile product management, Fujitsu Computer Systems. "Recognition from eWEEK editors and the popularity of the LifeBook U810 mini-notebook among both consumers and mobile professionals validate that Fujitsu has achieved the perfect balance of performance and portability."

Priced starting at $999, the LifeBook U810 convertible mini-notebook, equipped with the energy efficient Ultra Low Power Intel(R) A110 processor, is available with Windows Vista(R) Home Premium, Windows Vista(R) Business, or Windows(R) XP Tablet PC Edition 2005. The system's standard four-cell battery delivers up to 5.5 hours (1) of computing time.

The LifeBook U810 mini-notebook complies with the new Energy Star(R) version 4.0 guidelines. The environmentally friendly 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.

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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 http://us.fujitsu.com/computers for further information.

About Fujitsu

Fujitsu is a leading provider of IT-based business solutions for the global marketplace. With approximately 160,000 employees supporting customers in 70 countries, Fujitsu combines a worldwide corps of systems and services experts with highly reliable computing and communications products and advanced microelectronics to deliver added value to customers. Headquartered in Tokyo, Fujitsu Limited (TSE: 6702) reported consolidated revenues of 5.3 trillion yen (US$53 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2008. For more information, please see: www.fujitsu.com.

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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.

(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.

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