Fujits today announced the palm-sized LifeBook U810 mini and the ultra-portable LifeBook T2010 convertible notebooks. Here is more info:
"Weighing a scant 1.56 pounds with a 5.6-inch WSVGA Crystal View LED display and a newly designed, ultra slim QWERTY keyboard, the LifeBook U810 notebook is the world's smallest tablet convertible. Available next month, the mini-powerhouse works the way you like, regardless of the environment. As a standard notebook, it's easy to access mail, work on presentations, or just surf the web. Twist the screen and the LifeBook U810 notebook is now a handheld Tablet PC with a touch screen for finger or pen input. The multi-function capabilities of the LifeBook U810 notebook make it ideal for watching a movie, listening to music, viewing and editing documents, surfing the Internet, or video conferencing and digital picture taking using the notebook's integrated camera. And best of all, the LifeBook U810 notebook is a full function mini notebook capable of running standard notebook applications. Once back at the office or at home, simply dock the notebook into the docking station and use an external display and keyboard to deliver a true desktop experience.
The LifeBook U810 notebook is equipped with the energy efficient Ultra Low Power Intel A110 processor optimized specifically highly mobile devices With a standard 4-cell battery, it delivers up to 5.5 hours of computing time. The mini convertible offers users a choice of operating systems to meet their needs, and is available with Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Business or Windows XP Tablet PC Edition 2005.
For mobile professionals who desire a lightweight convertible without sacrificing battery life or display size, the LifeBook T2010 notebook, weighing in at approximately 3.5 pounds, is one of the lightest in its class. It is the first convertible notebook that comes very close to the weight of a slate tablet while maintaining exceptional battery life. Available immediately, this stylish ultra-portable with a slim 1.3-inch chassis features 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 with the extended battery option, or 9 hours with a standard battery. The LifeBook T2010 notebook, powered by the latest Intel Core 2 Duo Ultra Low Voltage U7600 Processor offers a choice of Windows Vista Business or Windows XP Tablet PC Edition 2005. A spill-resistant keyboard adds extra protection against accidents. You will find full specs of the LifeBook T2010 on this page.
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. Internet connectivity is easy via built-in Wireless LAN, LAN and Bluetooth connections.
Price and Availability
The LifeBook U810 notebook, available in September 2007, is priced starting at $999. The LifeBook T2010 notebook, priced starting at $1,599 is immediately available through the Fujitsu direct sales force, website, channel partners and select retail outlets. 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 information.