Fujitsu has 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 ATnT's BroadbandConnect High-Speed Uplink Packet Access (HSUPA) network delivering the highest speed data wireless GSM WAN connection available in North America. To read our review of the LifeBook U810 visit: http://www.mobiletechreview.com/notebooks/Fujitsu-U810.htm
Here is more info from Fujitsu's announcement:
"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.
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.
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(R) 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.
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 with the extended battery option, or 9 hours with a standard battery. The LifeBook T2010 notebook equipped with Intel Core 2 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 and the LifeBook T2010 notebook, priced starting at $1,599 are immediately available without the HSUPA Wireless WAN option 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."