Fujitsu Japan have announced the Loox R/C70, an ultraportable notebook boasting a huge 12hr claimed battery life. The 1.27kg laptop has a 1.2GHz Core 2 Duo SU9300 processor, a 12.1-inch display running at WXGA resolution, and 2GB of RAM; despite the size, storage isn't sacrificed as the C70 also has a 128GB SSD.
Nokia stole much of the limelight this week, with the announcement of the N97 touchscreen QWERTY smartphone. Set to take the crown as flagship N-series device when it hits the market next year, make sure to check out our video preview. Meanwhile, after a few relatively quiet weeks, netbooks and their desk-bound nettop cousins seized headlines, with the HP Mini 1000 getting integrated 3G, Sony's EVDO/HSPA-packing VAIO netbook peeking out courtesy of the FCC, and the first Qualcomm Snapdragon netbook showing its convertible tablet charms.
Fujitsu's Amilo Mini Ui 3520 was the little netbook that shouldn't have existed. Denied by its makers until what seemed like seconds before the official announcement, you could be forgiven for thinking that this distinctive budget ultraportable would bring something seriously impressive to the netbook game. Pocket-lint have been putting the Mini Ui 3520 through its paces, and it sounds like the initial concerns were legitimate: the netbook encounters some real stumbles in usability.
Fujitsu UK have kicked off a tempting promotion called Lifebook 4 Life. Buy any Lifebook S, T, E, Q or P notebook, take out a three-year warranty and, at the end of that period, they'll replace your laptop with a new one. In fact you can keep doing that every three years.
Fujitsu have announced their latest ultraportable, the 13.3-inch AMILO Notebook Sa 3650, and its external video companion, the AMILO GraphicBooster. Offering up to 470-percent increased graphics performance, the GraphicBooster is an external ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3870 graphics card with 512MB memory, DVI-I and HDMI outputs, and two USB 2.0 connections.
Forget the cheesy weather proof feature or having a pelican case for your cell phone. The Futjisu F-01A goes beyond Slashproof, offers feature-rich handset with IPx5 and IPx7 waterproof protection. The F-01A is no ordinary cell phone with few O-rings; it’s a fully loaded "docomo PRIME series" mobile phones with GSM, GPS, Bluetooth, fingerprint sensor, and has a 5.2MP CMOS sensor for still image capture which also sports a 3.5-inch TFT LCD with ultra wide 854x480 resolution screen.
Fujitsu announced their latest SAS enterprise hard disk drives today and have upped the capacity and performance in the process. Both are 2.5-inch drives, but the MBD2 RC sports 10,000 RPM and the MBE2 RC is 15,000 RPM. They also feature 6Gbps.
When compared to the previous models of these drives, you will note that the capacity has been doubled. This is due to the company's use of perpendicular magnetic recording technology or PMR. This helps to lower power consumption as well.
These drives are green, too, with halogen-free construction and compliance with RoHS. They are also 28% more energy efficient. They've also gotten a 60% speed boost. You can get the MBD2 RC in 147GB or 300GB and the MBE2 RC is available in 73.5GB or 147GB.
Fujitsu have announced a mobile medical companion, the touchscreen ESPRIMO MA Tablet PC. Fanless, and capable of being entirely sterilized, the ESPRIMO MA has a 10.4-inch display, integrated UMTS 3G and WiFi n, together with barcode and RFID readers. It weighs 1.3kg and has a dual smart card reader for security.
Fujitsu have updated their Scaleo Home Server range with two new models, adding capacity to the media streaming and NAS backup products. The Home Server 2205 is preinstalled with two 1TB drives, while the Home Server 2105 is preinstalled with two 500GB drives; however there's room for a total of four drives in each. Fujitsu have used Western Digital Caviar Green SATA HDDs, for reduced power consumption.