Close

Loading image...
Fujitsu LifeBook A555
6 Images

Fujitsu LifeBook A555 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB Mar 2015
Processor Core Processor Family Processor Clock Speed Internal Memory Release Date
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. More
Available from international sellers only
Tell Me When It Becomes Available
You are subscribed to price alerts for this product
Unsubscribe
Searching for international prices ...

Assumed Exchange Rates

Searching for prices in ...

16 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many laptops of a similar type and age to it.

Chart Edit

Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The Fujitsu LifeBook A555 has one of the bigger maximum on-board graphics adapter memories (16 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Across all the notebook PCs of this spec and age the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1.7GB to 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 11GB.

Chart Edit

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

Most similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to 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.

Chart Edit

Fujitsu Has Good Portable PC Reviews

Fujitsu has good average ratings for its medium processor core notebook PCs as well as across its entire notebook PC range.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The LifeBook A555 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most portable PCs that are a similar age to it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most portable PCs that came out around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The memory clock speeds supported by processor of all comparable spec portable PCs that came out more than a year ago ranges from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

Chart Edit

Fairly Big Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Fujitsu LifeBook A555 has one of the bigger screen sizes amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Across all the similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the LifeBook A555 the screen sizes range from 11" to 18".

If you would prefer a bigger screen size then you might want to look at the Acer Aspire E5-772[plb_2984402_price] (17.3").

Read more Less Chart Edit

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age, the LifeBook A555 has a full-size keyboard.

Chart Edit

Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the LifeBook A555, the LifeBook A555 has a front camera.

Chart Edit

L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

Chart Edit

802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and type to it.

Chart Edit

Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The maximum internal memory (64-bit) of laptops of this age and type range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 13GB. The LifeBook A555 has a fairly big maximum internal memory (64-bit) (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the LifeBook A555.

Chart Edit

Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The LifeBook A555 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory (16 gigabytes) amongst laptops of this age. Notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the LifeBook A555 have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 14GB.

Chart Edit

Three USB 3.0 Ports

Most similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Fujitsu LifeBook A555 which has three USB 3.0 ports.

Chart Edit

Six Battery Cells

The Fujitsu LifeBook A555 is a six battery cell count portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the LifeBook A555 have between two and eight battery cells.

Chart Edit

2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

Chart Edit

Very Light Power Adapter Weight

The power adapter weights of comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the LifeBook A555 range from 0.25g to 3.8kg. At only 0.32 grams, the Fujitsu LifeBook A555 has a quite light power adapter weight compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the LifeBook A555.

Chart Edit

14 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is typical of many portable PCs of this type and age.

Chart Edit

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

At only 900 megahertz, the Fujitsu LifeBook A555 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the LifeBook A555. Laptops that were released one year ago have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 750MHz and 1,300MHz.

Chart Edit

Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

Chart Edit

Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

Chart Edit

Heavy

The lightest portable PC of a similar spec and age to the LifeBook A555 is 940g heavy, the heaviest is 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg. With a weight of 2.4 kilograms, the Fujitsu LifeBook A555 is quite heavy compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the LifeBook A555.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 2.4kg heavy portable PCs currently available including the Acer Aspire VN7[plb_2867731_price] which has better reviews.

Notebook PCs with a heavier weight that might be worth looking at include the DELL Inspiron 15[plb_2854876_price] (2.4kg).

Read more Less Chart Edit

Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Fujitsu LifeBook A555 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

Chart Edit

Quite Dim Display Brightness

Notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the LifeBook A555 have display brightnesss of between 200 cd/m² and 1,200 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 270 cd/m². The display brightness of the LifeBook A555 of only 200 candellas per square meter is one of the dimmest amongst notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the LifeBook A555.

Chart Edit

Quite Low Front Camera Resolution

The lowest front camera resolution of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the LifeBook A555 is 0.3MP, the highest is 2MP, and the average front camera resolution is 1MP. The LifeBook A555 has one of the lower front camera resolutions (only 0.9 megapixels) amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

Chart Edit

Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The average maximum turbo frequency of similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the LifeBook A555 is 2.9GHz, and the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.8GHz to 3.7GHz. At only 2.7 gigahertz, the LifeBook A555 has a fairly slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the LifeBook A555.

Chart Edit

Only One USB 2.0 Port

The LifeBook A555 is a one USB 2.0 port notebook PC.

Chart Edit

Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The smallest hard drive capacity of notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year is 5GB, the biggest is 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 690GB. With a hard drive capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the LifeBook A555 has a fairly small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the LifeBook A555.

Chart Edit

Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that have been around for more than a year.

Chart Edit

Thick

The heights of portable PCs of a similar age and type to the LifeBook A555 range from 11mm to 2,400mm. The LifeBook A555 is one of the thicker medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the LifeBook A555 (30.9 millimeters) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

Chart Edit

Quite Wide Power Adapter Width

The LifeBook A555 has a quite wide power adapter width (126 millimeters) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the LifeBook A555. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the LifeBook A555 the power adapter widths range from 66mm to 490mm, and the average power adapter width is 130mm.

Chart Edit

6 Other reasons to consider the Fujitsu LifeBook A555

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this medium processor core notebook 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 medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the LifeBook A555.

Portable PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might also be worth considering include the DELL Latitude 12 E7250[plb_2899678_price] (2.3GHz and higher rated).

Read more Less Chart Edit

Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

Chart Edit

Average Battery Life

At 8 hours, the Fujitsu LifeBook A555 has a pretty average battery life compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for more than a year.

Alternative 8h battery life notebook PCs currently available which you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the DELL Latitude 13 3340[plb_2751294_price].

Read more Less Chart Edit

Average Total Storage Capacity

The Fujitsu LifeBook A555 has a pretty typical total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

We compared all the other 500GB total storage capacity notebook PCs to this portable PC and we think the HP 250[plb_2745520_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the Fujitsu Lifebook U745[plb_2939901_price] (512GB), or the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_3081569_price] (512GB).

Read more Less Chart Edit

Average Internal Memory

The Fujitsu LifeBook A555 has a relatively typical internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

Chart Edit

Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
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)
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
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Typical Contrast Ratio
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
3D Compatible
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
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 Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
S/PDIF Out 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
Performance
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect 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 Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features

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 i55200, fujitsu p233544, fujitsu p233543, fujitsu i55200u, fujitsu p233544p, fujitsu p233543p, fujitsu vfya5550m750, fujitsu vfya5550m750c, fujitsu vfya5550m750cg, fujitsu cuznaa5550m450, fujitsu vfya5550m750cgb, fujitsu cuznaa5550m450o, fujitsu cuznaa5550m450og, fujitsu cuznaa5550m450ogb, apple lifebooka555networkcardgigabite, apple lifebooka555networkcardgigabitet, apple lifebooka555networkcardgigabiteth, apple lifebooka555networkcardgigabitethe, apple lifebooka555networkcardgigabitether, apple lifebooka555networkcardgigabitethern, apple lifebooka555networkcardgigabitetherne, apple lifebooka555networkcardgigabitethernet, apple lifebooka555networkcardgigabitethernetl
Barcodes 04053026803878, 04053026811767, 04053026814638, 04053026821841, 04053026828734, 04053026843546, 04054681916125, 04054681947501, 04057185504317

Save Money with These Great Laptop Vouchers & Offers

25% Off
Voucher
25% Off Apple Macbook 13inch White MB061BA 2GB 160GB HDD
Valid 11 May 16 - 31 Dec 16
£20 Off
Voucher
£20 Off a £60+ spend
Offer ends today!
20% Off
Voucher
20% Off over £80
Valid until 31 Dec 16
15% Off
Voucher
15% Off for new customers
Valid 17 Mar 16 - 17 Mar 17

See How Other Laptops Compare to the Fujitsu LifeBook A555

Lenovo X250 vs Fujitsu LifeBook A555

Lenovo X250 vs Fujitsu LifeBook A555
Lenovo X250
2 core Intel Core i7-5xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 512GB SSD 12.5"
Fujitsu LifeBook A555
2 core Intel Core i5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
£ 371.80
Marginally Better Expert Reviews
70% Lighter
Significantly Thinner
50% Brighter Display Brightness
Only 3+3 Battery Cells
Smaller Maximum Internal Memory

ThinkPad X1 Carbon vs LifeBook A555

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon vs Fujitsu LifeBook A555
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon
2 core Intel Core i5-5xxx 2.3GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 14"
Fujitsu LifeBook A555
2 core Intel Core i5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
£ 1,099.00
77% Lighter
Hugely Thinner
Bigger Internal Memory
34% Brighter Display Brightness
8GB Smaller Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Vastly Smaller Maximum Internal Memory

Latitude 12 E7250 vs LifeBook A555

DELL Latitude 12 E7250 vs Fujitsu LifeBook A555
DELL Latitude 12 E7250
2 core Intel Core i7-5xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 12.5"
Fujitsu LifeBook A555
2 core Intel Core i5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
£ 916.98
1.2kg Lighter
Expert Reviews Are Marginally Better
60% Thinner
A Lot Bigger Internal Memory
Hugely Smaller Total Storage Capacity
Two Less Battery Cells
Feedback