Fujitsu today announced the availability of the palm-sized LifeBook U810 mini convertible notebook. Here is more info:
"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 version 4.0 guidelines, is equipped with the energy-efficient Ultra Low Power Intel A110 processor optimized specifically for highly mobile devices. With a standard four-cell battery, it delivers up to 5.5 hours of computing time, perfect for a cross-country flight. The LifeBook U810 notebook offers a choice of operating systems, including Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Business or Windows 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 http://www.computers.us.fujitsu.com/store/index.shtml for further information. "