Fujitsu has launched two new additions to its LifeBook series of business notebooks, the S6510 and the S2710, for mobile professionals looking for more notebook security features
The company claims that the LifeBook S6510 measures less than two inches in thickness, 14.1-inch widescreen, and weighs 4 pounds. It is available with the 6-cell battery, Intel Core 2 Duo processors ranging from 2GHz to 2.4GHz, up to 4GB of RAM, a combo of DVD/CD-RW or dual-layer DVD writer, and shock-mounted hard drives ranging between 40GB and 120GB, 1.3 megapixel webcam, 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi connectivity, and Windows Vista Business or XP operating systems.
It is also equipped with security features such as a biometric fingerprint reader, trusted platform module (TPM), a theft-deterrent security panel with more than 800,000 passwords, and the optional Computrace LoJack service, which can track and recover lost or stolen notebooks when they are connected to the internet.
According to the company, the 5.2 pound LifeBook S7210 has similar features to that of the S6510, but includes a dedicated Smart Card slot, an ExpressCard/54 slot, option of Windows Vista Home Premium in addition to Vista Business and XP, and hard drives in the range of 80GB and160GB without the 1.3 megapixel camera. It features a 14-inch screen and offers a slightly longer battery life of 6.5 hours with an extended battery that can be placed in the modular bay.
The Fujitsu LifeBook S6510 and the S7210 are priced at $1,529 and $1,329, respectively.
In October 2007, Fujitsu introduced the LifeBook A6110 targeted at mobile professionals who need low-end workstation. It is equipped with Intel Core 2 Duo processor, shock sensor technology, a biometric fingerprint swipe, and wireless connectivity options. The 15.4-inch LifeBook A6110 starts at $849 with a $50 rebate.
On November 6, 2007 Dell launched its Precision series of laptop, the M2300. A 14.1-inch display notebook featured Intel Core 2 Duo 7000 series processors, an Intel 965PM Express chip set, up to 4GB of RAM, a SATA hard disk drive with 200GB capacity, and an Nvidia Quadro FX 360M graphics card. It was priced at $1,599.
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