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Fujitsu LifeBook A555 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB Mar 2015
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The FUJITSU Notebook LIFEBOOK A555 is a solid and reliable partner with a 39.6 cm (15.6-inch) anti-glare display offering comfortable viewing, even outdoors. Enjoy multimedia applications on the... More
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15 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Very Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of portable PCs that were released more than a year ago is 1.7GB and the biggest is 16GB. With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 16 gigabytes, the Fujitsu LifeBook A555 has one of the bigger maximum on-board graphics adapter memories amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

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

Most similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the LifeBook A555 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the LifeBook A555 which has three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Fujitsu Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

Fujitsu has good average ratings for its medium processor core notebook PCs as well as across its entire laptop range compared to other brands.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The LifeBook A555 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most portable PCs of this type and age. Most laptops of a comparable age and spec to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Laptops of this age and type processor memory clock speeds range from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

The Fujitsu LifeBook A555 has a better storage medium than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it. This notebook PC has an SSD storage medium, whereas most notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it have an HDD storage medium. 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 portable PC's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium amongst all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the LifeBook A555.

An HDD storage medium is the worst storage medium across similar types of portable PC.

If the storage medium of this portable PC is not good enough for you then you might want to look at the Elitebook 820 G2[pl_2886802_price] (SSD), or the EliteBook 820 G2[pl_2897415_price] (SSD) both from HP.

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Quite Big Screen Size

The average screen size of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the LifeBook A555 is 15". With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the LifeBook A555 has a fairly big screen size compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the LifeBook A555.

If you would prefer a bigger screen size then you might also want to consider the Acer Aspire VN7-791G[plb_3000372_price] (17.3") which is also higher rated.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year, the LifeBook A555 has a front camera.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

When compared to other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the LifeBook A555 that we have assessed, the maximum internal memory (64-bit) of the Fujitsu LifeBook A555 of 16 gigabytes is one of the biggest. Across all the comparable spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the LifeBook A555 the maximum internal memory (64-bit) range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 13GB.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the LifeBook A555 has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the LifeBook A555 have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

The LifeBook A555 is a three USB 3.0 port laptop. Most of the other laptops of this type and age have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Six Battery Cells

Most laptops of this type and age have between two and eight battery cells, including the LifeBook A555 which has six battery cells.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Very Light Power Adapter Weight

The Fujitsu LifeBook A555 has one of the lighter power adapter weights (only 0.32 grams) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. The lightest power adapter weight of similar spec portable PCs that came out more than a year ago is 0.25g, the heaviest is 3.8kg, and the average power adapter weight is 480g.

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18 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is the most frequently found HD type on comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than a year.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

At only 900 megahertz, the LifeBook A555 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the LifeBook A555. Medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 750MHz and 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 950MHz.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other laptops that came out more than a year ago have a full-size keyboard, however the Fujitsu LifeBook A555 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

At only 128 gigabytes, the LifeBook A555 has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year. The average total storage capacity of portable PCs of this age and type is 550GB, and the total storage capacity range from 16GB to 2TB.

If you would prefer a portable PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to consider the T450s[pl_2967417_price] (180GB), or the X1 Carbon[pl_2993340_price] (180GB) both from Lenovo.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on portable PCs of this age and type.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the LifeBook A555 is 2GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.3GB. With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Fujitsu LifeBook A555 has one of the smaller internal memory amongst portable PCs of this age.

Laptops with a bigger internal memory that might also be worth looking at include the Toshiba L75[plb_2976722_price] (6GB and higher rated).

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Heavy

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg. At 2.4 kilograms, the LifeBook A555 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the LifeBook A555.

If you are not bothered about having a heavier weight then you might want to look at the DELL Inspiron 15[plb_2447697_price] (2.4kg).

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The LifeBook A555 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although this is within the context that most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the LifeBook A555 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Dim Display Brightness

The LifeBook A555 has one of the dimmer display brightnesss (only 200 candellas per square meter) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Laptops of this type and age have display brightnesss of between 200 cd/m² and 1,200 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 270 cd/m².

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Quite Low Front Camera Resolution

At only 0.9 megapixels, the LifeBook A555 has a fairly low front camera resolution compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the LifeBook A555. The average front camera resolution of comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the LifeBook A555 is 1MP.

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Only 128 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The LifeBook A555 is a 128 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity portable PC.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The LifeBook A555 has one of the slower maximum turbo frequencies (only 2.7 gigahertz) amongst portable PCs of this age. The average maximum turbo frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago is 2.9GHz.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The LifeBook A555 is a one USB 2.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the LifeBook A555 have between one and three USB 2.0 ports.

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Fairly Deep Power Adapter Depth

Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago the power adapter depths range from 40mm to 300mm. The LifeBook A555 has one of the deeper power adapter depths (50 millimeters) amongst laptops of this age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Quite Tall Power Adapter Height

Across all the portable PCs of this type and age the power adapter heights range from 22mm to 67mm, and the average power adapter height is 31mm. With a power adapter height of 30 millimeters, the Fujitsu LifeBook A555 has a fairly tall power adapter height compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the LifeBook A555.

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Thick

The Fujitsu LifeBook A555 is quite thick (30.9 millimeters) compared to most of the other laptops that were launched around the same time as the LifeBook A555. The heights of similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the LifeBook A555 range from 11mm to 2,400mm, and the average height is 27mm.

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Fairly Wide Power Adapter Width

With a power adapter width of 126 millimeters, the LifeBook A555 has one of the wider power adapter widths amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The narrowest power adapter width of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the LifeBook A555 is 66mm and the widest is 490mm.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Fujitsu LifeBook A555

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this portable PC was released.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.2 gigahertz, the Fujitsu LifeBook A555 has a relatively average processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the LifeBook A555.

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Average Battery Life

The Fujitsu LifeBook A555 has a pretty standard battery life (8 hours) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the LifeBook A555.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 8h battery life portable PCs currently available including the HP Stream 11[plb_2499827_price] which has better reviews.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Typical Contrast Ratio
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
3D Compatible
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Display Number of Colours
Supported Number of Colours Display
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board 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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Disc
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
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
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Included Driver
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
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
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
Certification
RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

Expert Reviews

(5)
30 July 2015

A 750 Euro office laptop should have more to offer than just up-to-date hardware and a quiet operating noise - a demand that Fujitsu's Lifebook A555 only fulfills to a part. Although assets like...

29 August 2015

Changement de tactique. En basculant vers les processeurs bas-voltage, plus économiques, le nouveau LifeBook A555 perd un peu en puissance, mais gagne en autonomie de batterie tout en réduisant... Read more…

Four USB ports
Decent input devices
Solid application performance
Matte screen
Mostly quiet in routine use
Weaker CPU performance than its precursor
Relatively thick casing
Screen's low resolution, low brightness, poor contrast, and high viewing angle dependency
12month warranty only
Menos potencia de CPU que su precursor
7 August 2015

Enfoque diferente. Cambiando a procesadores económicos ULV, el nuevo LifeBook A555 pierde parte de su potencia de cálculo y gana una mayor duración de batería y menos emisiones. La mayor... Read more…

26 July 2015

Fujitsu Lifebook A555Für 750 Euro sollte ein Office-Notebook schon etwas mehr als aktuelle Hardware und ein leises Betriebsgeräusch bieten ? eine Forderung, die von Fujitsus Lifebook A555 leider...

7 August 2015

Approccio diverso. Passando agli economici processori ULV, il nuovo LifeBook A555 perde un po' della sua potenza - e guadagno in autonomia e riduzione delle emissioni. La principale critica va... Read more…

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers fujitsu 64, fujitsu 64b, fujitsu 5200, fujitsu 64bi, fujitsu 5200u, fujitsu 64bit, fujitsu p233488, fujitsu p233488p
Barcodes 04053026805995, 04053026811774, 04053026815802, 04053026828741, 04053026843553, 04054681941219

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