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Fujitsu LifeBook A544 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 128GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB Aug 2014
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If you are looking for a solid and reliable all-round notebook the Fujitsu LIFEBOOK A544 is the right solution. With its high-definition 39.6 cm (15.6-inch) outdoor-friendly anti-glare LCD display... More
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18 Reasons For

16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

The LifeBook A544 has more PCI Express lanes (max) than most of the notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the LifeBook A544. This Fujitsu notebook PC is a 16 PCI Express lane (max) portable PC compared to most of the comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago which only have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Quite New PCI Express Slot Version

The Fujitsu LifeBook A544 has a quite new PCI Express slot version (3) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. The average PCI Express slot version of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 2.2.

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Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

Most notebook PCs of this spec and age have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the LifeBook A544 which has three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Across all the portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the LifeBook A544 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz. The LifeBook A544 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (1,150 megahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Fujitsu Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

Fujitsu is one of the superior notebook PC brands according to average reviews from experts and users, and Fujitsu also has good ratings for its medium processor core notebook PCs.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

The processor clock speeds of portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the LifeBook A544 range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.1GHz. With a processor clock speed of 2.6 gigahertz, the Fujitsu LifeBook A544 has a quite fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

There are a number of alternative 2.6GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs currently available which you might want to consider including the Lenovo G500[plb_1970446_price] which is cheaper; or the DELL Vostro 3560[plb_2034239_price] which has better reviews.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Fujitsu LifeBook A544 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago. This Fujitsu portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most portable PCs that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the LifeBook A544.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of laptop.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Fujitsu LifeBook A544 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago. The smallest internal memory of portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the LifeBook A544 is 1GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.3GB.

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SSD Storage Medium

The LifeBook A544 has an SSD storage medium which is better than the HDD storage medium found on most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

This notebook PC's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium amongst all notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the LifeBook A544.

Amongst comparable types of notebook PC the worst storage medium is HDD.

There are a number of other portable PCs that have an SSD storage media currently available which you might also want to consider including the ProBook 650 G1[pl_2059085_price], or the ProBook 650 G1[pl_2059085_price] both from HP which is cheaper.

Portable PCs with a better storage medium that might also be worth considering include the HP EliteBook 840 G1[plb_1620817_price] (SSD), or the Fujitsu LifeBook A544[plb_2508415_price] (SSD).

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs of this age and type, the LifeBook A544 has a front camera.

It may also be worth considering one of the other portable PCs with a front camera currently available including the Lenovo G500[plb_2248852_price], or the HP Pavilion 15-n244sa[plb_2171333_price] which is cheaper.

Alternative notebook PCs which also have a front camera that you might want to look at include the Fujitsu LifeBook A544[plb_2508415_price].

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

The LifeBook A544 is a three USB 3.0 port laptop.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

Across all the laptops that have been around for around the same time as the LifeBook A544 the battery capacities range from 3mAh to 30,000mAh, and the average battery capacity is 3,700mAh. With a battery capacity of 4,500 milliamperes * hour, the Fujitsu LifeBook A544 has one of the bigger battery capacities amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included on notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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12 Reasons Against

Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the LifeBook A544 is 520GB. With a total storage capacity of only 128 gigabytes, the LifeBook A544 has a very small total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the LifeBook A544.

There are a number of alternative 128GB total storage capacity portable PCs currently available which you might also want to consider including cheaper notebook PCs such as the Asus UX31E[plb_2640626_price], or the HP ProBook 650 G1[plb_2059085_price].

If this portable PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to look at the HP 2570p[plb_3229152_price] (320GB) which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The LifeBook A544 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the LifeBook A544.

There are a number of other portable PCs which also have a full-size keyboard which you might want to look at including the Lenovo G500[plb_2248852_price], or the HP Pavilion 15-n244sa[plb_2171333_price] which is also cheaper.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the LifeBook A544, the Fujitsu LifeBook A544 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

We compared all the other notebook PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen to this notebook PC and we think the DELL Inspiron 15[plb_2010002_price] which is also cheaper is also worth considering.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

The Fujitsu LifeBook A544 has one of the dimmer display brightnesss (only 200 candellas per square meter) amongst similar spec laptops of this age. The dimmest display brightness of laptops of this spec and age is 20 cd/m², the brightest is 1,200 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 240 cd/m².

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Only 128 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The LifeBook A544 is a 128 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity notebook PC.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports, including the LifeBook A544 which has one USB 2.0 port.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This portable PC has a Windows 8.1 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Fairly Wide Power Adapter Width

With a power adapter width of 108 millimeters, the LifeBook A544 has a fairly wide power adapter width compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the LifeBook A544. The power adapter widths of comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 46mm to 490mm.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Quite Tall Power Adapter Height

The average power adapter height of laptops of a similar age and type to the LifeBook A544 is 32mm. With a power adapter height of 30 millimeters, the LifeBook A544 has one of the taller power adapter heights amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Fujitsu LifeBook A544

Released Over Two Years Ago

This notebook PC has been on the market for over two years.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Fujitsu LifeBook A544 has a pretty standard screen size compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

We compared this laptop to all the other 15.6" portable PCs and we think the DELL Vostro 3560[plb_1412318_price], and the Asus R512CA[plb_2213523_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

Portable PCs with a bigger screen size that might be worth considering include the Lenovo G70-70[plb_3375260_price] (17.3").

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Average Weight

At 2.4 kilograms, the Fujitsu LifeBook A544 has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for around the same time as the LifeBook A544.

We compared this laptop to all the other 2.4kg heavy laptops and we think the Lenovo S510p[plb_1609701_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

Portable PCs with a heavier weight that might be worth looking at include the Asus X552CL[plb_2076535_price] (2.5kg), or the Fujitsu LifeBook A544[plb_2508415_price] (2.4kg).

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Specification

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Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Typical Contrast Ratio
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
3D Compatible
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Disc
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Included Driver
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel TSX-NI
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Power Adapter Weight
Power Adapter Height
Power Adapter Depth
Power Adapter Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

Expert Reviews

(9)
6 February 2014

Fujitsu Lifebook A544 Just how much "business" can the prospective buyer expect to purchase for less than 600 Euro (~$800)? Compromises are necessary as far as the chassis and the display are...

10 February 2014

Un plan de contingence. Les ordinateurs portables professionnels n'ont pas à être coûteux comme il a été possible de le voir dans le passé. Fujitsu essaie de prendre pied dans le marché des... Read more…

15 February 2014

Noodplan. Zakelijke notebooks hoeven niet duur te zijn, zoals we in het verleden hebben gezien. Fujitsu probeert met de LifeBook A544 een voet aan de grond te krijgen in het goedkope segment. Hoe... Read more…

26 February 2014

Beklenmedik durum plan?. ?? laptoplar? geçmi?te gördü?ümüz gibi pahal? olmamal?. Fujitsu Lifebook A544 modeli ile dü?ük fiyat segmentinde ba?ar? hedefliyor. Peki yeni notebook ne kadar... Read more…

11 February 2014

Jak du?o ma w sobie Fujitsu A544 z notebooka biznesowego? W tym niedrogim laptopie niew?tpliwie zaoszcz?dzono na obudowie i matrycy. Korpus nie zachwyca sztywno?ci?, a wy?wietlacz cechuje si?...

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User Reviews

(20)
Reviewed 11 July 2014 by Anil Kumar

A wonderful laptop. What attracted me most was the noting on name plate " Made in Germany " . And what a perfect machine it is.The build quality and battery life is more than excellent. Overall a... Read more…

Reviewed 3 September 2014 by P b
(Verified Purchase)

Performs well, but loses one star from me because mouse finger pad is offset to the left. This may sound petty, but being right-handed and used to a central pad I have found myself right-clicking... Read more…

Reviewed 15 August 2014 by O. Hubicka
(Verified Purchase)

I bought this because my current laptop - also Fujitsu Siemens - has served me well for many years but uses Windows XP which is no longer supported by Microsoft and you can't upgrade beyond IE8 on... Read more…

Reviewed 10 January 2015 by Mr. M. J. Orme
(Verified Purchase)

This was a Christmas present for the wife and I regret making the purchase. I am not new to computing so didnt think setting up would be a problem . After the initial startup window 7 insisted on... Read more…

Reviewed 28 September 2014 by Pat Webb
(Verified Purchase)

Late delivery but well packaged and in pristine condition. However, there is a major fault as it will not install windows because it keeps insisting that it cannot do so because of an error.... Read more…

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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers fujitsu i54210, fujitsu i54210m, fujitsu vfya5440m2511, fujitsu vfya5440m2511g, fujitsu vfya5440m2511gb
Barcodes 04053026729222

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