Fujitsu Announces Latest LifeBooks

Fujitsu has released its latest range of notebooks in the Lifebook range but nothing new of note.

With all the hoopla of Toyota Corolla doing a circuit at Philip Island, Fujitsu has released its latest Lifebook range of laptop PCs.

Unfortunately, there is nothing to get that excited about. Sure, the SH760 and SH560 both have a generous capacity of 500GB and 320GB respectively, but outside of that it’s the same old, same old.

Both units have a Scroll Wheel for scrolling, an all new Keycap Keyboard and a USB-charging function – nice, but hardly cutting edge technology.

There is a five-button Application Panel, which allows access to Fujitsu’s battery-saving ECO function, as well as camera functions, which offer direct access to the webcam application.

They also possess video entertainment capability with a 13.3-inch SuperFine Back-Light LED display, offering optimum brightness of 300nits and 200nits respectively.

Both notebooks also feature HDMI output which allows HD videos to be transmitted to LCD TVs. The built-in NVIDIA CUDA technology is claimed to have the ability to accelerate applications up to 10 times faster than the CPU. The new drag-and-drop transcode feature built into Windows 7 will allow for automatic transfers of the videos for viewing on portable players.

Another feature of the LifeBook S710 is its expandability, with a range of functions for customers. The notebook caters to the different modes of usage of customers and comes with a swappable modular bay, the most flexible in the market. The expandability features of the S710 allow the extension of the notebook’s operating hours with a modular battery pack.

Other features include an Anti-theft Lock Slot, Fingerprint Sensor and a Trusted Platform Module, security is further enhanced since both the BIOS and HDD require password activation.

SH760 AU$2,299
SH560 AU$1,399