Tuesday, June 5th 2012

Fujitsu Intros LIFEBOOK Ultrabook Devices for Consumers and Business Professionals

Fujitsu is kicking off the summer product season today, introducing two LIFEBOOK Ultrabook devices -- the 14" LIFEBOOK U772 Ultrabook designed for business professionals and the 13.3" LIFEBOOK UH572 Ultrabook ideal for consumers -- powered by the 3rd generation Intel Core processors, which enable improved performance and extended battery life. Stylish and durable with magnesium alloy housing, both Fujitsu Ultrabook systems offer large touchpads with integrated buttons and multi-touch gesture support.

In addition to the new LIFEBOOK Ultrabook systems, Fujitsu introduced the refreshed Fujitsu LIFEBOOK NH532 desktop replacement notebook featuring a 17.3" HD+ display and powered by a new 3rd generation Intel Core processor.


The 14" LIFEBOOK U772 Ultrabook is distinguished by its frameless WXGA HD Crystal View display delivering edge-to-edge viewing and support for an optional port replicator for easy docking/connecting to an external monitor, mouse and/or keyboard. Sporting an ultra slim .69" profile, weighing 3.15 pounds, a fast boot-up and offering approximately 7 hours of battery life, it's the perfect business companion to take to the office or on the road. Available with either an Intel Core i5 or Intel Core i7 processor with Intel® Turbo Boost Technology, the LIFEBOOK U772 Ultrabook delivers the power and performance to easily run most programs. Optional 3G WWAN will be offered in Q3 2012.

The LIFEBOOK U772 Ultrabook is fully customizable with different memory, CPU, and hard drive options. It's also one of the first Ultrabook devices to offer a large HDD with SSD cache in the thinnest profile available for the commercial market. The SSD cache -- along with Intel Rapid Start Technology and ExpressCache -- allows users to immediately resume working from standby, prolongs the battery life, and accelerates the HDD performance to near SSD speeds. In addition, the LIFEBOOK U772 Ultrabook offers an LED indicator with the HD webcam, alerting users if the camera is on.

The LIFEBOOK UH572 Ultrabook, powered by an Intel Core i5 processor with Turbo Boost Technology, boasts a .71" thin profile, weighs 3.5 pounds and delivers nearly 6 hours of battery life. With the latest Intel WiDi (Wireless Display), wirelessly stream to the TV, or utilize the HDMI port to connect to a larger HDTV to enjoy slideshows and video streaming on a big screen.

Safeguarding personal identity and information remains a top priority for Fujitsu, and both LIFEBOOK Ultrabook devices are packed with security features including Intel Anti-Theft Technology, Computrace BIOS Persistence Module, BIOS and HDD Password Protection, and a Kensington lock. In addition, the LIFEBOOK U772 Ultrabook takes security to the next level by offering an Intel Core vPro processor platform, Trusted Platform Module (TPM) and a biometric fingerprint sensor, while the LIFEBOOK UH572 Ultrabook adds Intel Identity Protection Technology.

"Top performance and mobility are the themes for these two LIFEBOOK Ultrabooks, and like all Fujitsu notebooks, they can be taken on the road with confidence," said Paul Moore, vice president, PC product marketing, Fujitsu America. "The Ultrabook market is ripe for some new exciting entries, and Fujitsu offers an array of useful features on our LIFEBOOK Ultrabook models. For the business user, expansion and security are key, while our consumer version is perfect for the student or home user, delivering just what they desire -- high capacity drives and WiDi. Either choice will not disappoint the customer."

The LIFEBOOK Ultrabook systems also feature:

● Fast-wake with Intel Rapid Start Technology
● Intel HD Graphics 4000
● High-definition webcam
● 3 USB ports and HDMI port
● SD Card Reader
● Up to 500 GB HDD with 32 GB cache or up to 256 GB SSD (LIFEBOOK U772 Ultrabook)
● Up to 500 GB 5400 RPM S-ATA HDD with 32 GB cache (LIFEBOOK UH572 Ultrabook)
● Microsoft Windows 7

The LIFEBOOK U772 Ultrabook is priced starting at $1,149, the LIFEBOOK UH572 Ultrabook is priced at $999 and the LIFEBOOK NH532 notebook is priced at $749. All three LIFEBOOK notebooks are immediately available. Fujitsu notebooks can be purchased through the Fujitsu direct sales force, channel partners, select retail outlets, and the Fujitsu website -- http://www.shopfujitsu.com.
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