Fujitsu announced today the updates to a couple Tablet PCs in their line-up. The first being the updated LifeBook U820 and the other the LifeBook P1630. Fujitsu’s goal is to meet consumer and business demands for greater mobility and usability. The 1.32 pound LifeBook U820 combines full featured Windows functionality and integrated Garmin Mobile PC Navigation software and the feather-light P1630 has the latest Intel Centrino processor. Fujitsu really knows how to make a great travel companions for users, hopefully the price is right too.
Fujitsu LifeBook U820 specs and new features:
- New: Built-in GPS receiver and integrated Garmin Mobile PC software
- New: Lighter weight starting at 1.32 pounds.
New: Intel Centrino Atom Z-series processor
New: An additional row of keys and a new overall layout of the keyboard (resembles QWERTY)
New: Security features including fingerprint sensor and BIOS lock, and adds a Kensington lock slot
New: Up to 7.5 hours of battery life with 4-cell battery or 3.5 hours with new 2-cell battery option
New: Hard disk drive up to 120GB or solid state drive up to 64GB.
New: Improved screen resolution with WXGA display and touch and pen input.
New: Enhanced video quality with 1.3 mega-pixel (640×480) resolution webcam
Atheros XSPAN wireless LAN 802.11a/b/g/n or optional wireless broadband (Q1 2009)
Prices starting at $1,049 for a base configuration. Users can choose from a preconfigured tablet or they can customize their own U820. Check out Fujitsu’s website for more information
Photo Gallery of the U820:
The LifeBook P1630 feather-light convertible Tablet PC features the new Intel Centrino 2 Ultra Low Voltage processor technology, integrated wireless broadband and a webcam. A step in the right direction for a compact tablet.
Fujitsu LifeBook P1630 specs and new features:
- New: Improved performance and battery life from the latest Intel Centrino 2 processor technology with dual-core Intel Core 2 Duo SU9300 Ultra Low Voltage Processor.
- New:Intel Wireless WiFi Link 5300 (802.11a/b/g/draft-n).
- New: Up to 6.15 hours with the high-capacity battery option — an hour longer than its predecessor.
- New: Optional wireless broadband (coming in the first quarter of 2009).
- New: Webcam with 1.3 mega-pixels (640×480) resolution.
- Weighing only 2.2 pounds
- 8.9-inch WXGA touch-sensitive widescreen display with a high contrast ratio and exceptional viewing angle.
- Top and bottom magnesium-alloy exterior for extra durability and protection
- Solid state drive option.
- Advanced security with Fujitsu Portshutter data-leak-prevention software, and built-in biometric fingerprint swipe with pre-boot authentication (PBA).
- Optional integrated Bluetooth wireless technology.
Prices starting at $2,179 for a base configuration. Users can choose from a preconfigured tablet or they can customize their own P1630. Check out Fujitsu’s website for more information
Photo Gallery of the P1630: