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Fujitsu LifeBook A555

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

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB May 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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8 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Fujitsu Has Good Laptop Reviews

Fujitsu medium processor core notebook PCs have good ratings on average and across all portable PCs Fujitsu is one of the better rated manufacturers.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The LifeBook A555 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as it. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The worst memory clock speeds supported by processor of all notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the LifeBook A555 is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

The Fujitsu LifeBook A555 has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the LifeBook A555 also have a front camera.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative notebook PCs with a front camera currently available including the HP ProBook 640[plb_2735407_price], or the Lenovo B590[plb_2714638_price] which is cheaper.

It is worth considering other notebook PCs which also have a front camera including the DELL Latitude 14 3450[plb_2840240_price].

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Six Battery Cells

Most laptops that were launched around the same time as the LifeBook A555 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 the most commonly found memory slot on portable PCs of this age and type.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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12 Reasons Against

£86.11 Price Increase

The LifeBook A555 has increased in price by £86.11 in the last 7 days.

Only Not Supported HD Type

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

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The LifeBook A555 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other laptops of this age and type.

We think you might also be interested in other notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard including the HP ProBook 640[plb_2735407_price], or the Lenovo B590[plb_2714638_price] which is also cheaper.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has a Hybrid-HDD storage medium, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago. 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.

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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 commonly found display resolution on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Heavy

The average weight of similar spec portable PCs that were released more than a year ago is 2kg, and the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg. The LifeBook A555 is one of the heavier laptops of this age and type (2.4 kilograms) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 2.4kg heavy laptops currently available including the DELL Inspiron 15[plb_2854876_price] which is cheaper.

Portable PCs with a heavier weight that might be worth considering include the Fujitsu LifeBook A514[plb_2873169_price] (2.4kg), or 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 it is worth noting that most of the other laptops that were released around the same time as the LifeBook A555 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

We compared this laptop to all the other laptops with a touch sensitive screen and we think the Acer Aspire E5[plb_2736268_price] or the Asus UX301LA[plb_3012206_price] are also worth considering.

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Quite Low Front Camera Resolution

The Fujitsu LifeBook A555 has a fairly low front camera resolution (only 0.9 megapixels) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for more than a year. The average front camera resolution of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the LifeBook A555 is 1MP.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

With a maximum turbo frequency of only 2.7 gigahertz, the LifeBook A555 has a fairly slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type. The maximum turbo frequencies of notebook PCs that are a similar age to the LifeBook A555 range from 1.8GHz to 3.7GHz.

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Fairly Heavy Power Adapter Weight

The average power adapter weight of notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the LifeBook A555 is 480g. At 320 grams, the Fujitsu LifeBook A555 has a quite heavy power adapter weight compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the LifeBook A555.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Thick

The heights of laptops of this age and type range from 11mm to 2,400mm, and the average height is 27mm. The Fujitsu LifeBook A555 is one of the thicker medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the LifeBook A555 (30.9 millimeters) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Fujitsu LifeBook A555

Released Over a Year Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over a year.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.2 gigahertz, the Fujitsu LifeBook A555 has a pretty standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the LifeBook A555.

Alternative 2.2GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available that you might also want to look at include cheaper notebook PCs such as the Toshiba Satellite Z30[plb_2717447_price].

If you want a laptop with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the Acer Aspire E5-573[plb_3010583_price] (2.7GHz) which is also cheaper.

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Average Screen Size

The LifeBook A555 has a fairly standard screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

We compared all the other 15.6" portable PCs to this notebook PC and we think cheaper notebook PCs such as the Toshiba Satellite C50-B[plb_2256586_price] is also worth considering.

Notebook PCs with a bigger screen size that might also be worth considering include the Lenovo Z70-80[plb_3429896_price] (17.3" and cheaper).

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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Average Battery Life

With a battery life of 8 hours, the LifeBook A555 has a relatively typical battery life compared to most of the other portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the LifeBook A555.

We compared all the other 8h battery life notebook PCs to this notebook PC and we think a cheaper laptop such as the Toshiba Satellite Pro A50-C[plb_2962162_price] or you might consider a higher scoring laptop such as the DELL Latitude 13 3340[plb_2751294_price] are also worth considering.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the LifeBook A555 has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the LifeBook A555.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 500GB total storage capacity notebook PCs currently available including the Toshiba Satellite C50-B[plb_2256586_price], or the HP Probook 430 G2[plb_2913674_price] which is cheaper.

If this medium processor core notebook PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Aspire E5-573[pl_3007094_price] (1TB and cheaper), the Aspire E5-573[pl_3009234_price] (1TB and cheaper), or the Aspire E5-573[pl_3010583_price] (1TB and cheaper) all from Acer.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Fujitsu LifeBook A555 has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the LifeBook A555.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 4GB internal memory laptops currently available including the Toshiba Satellite C50-B[plb_2256586_price] which is cheaper.

Laptops with a bigger internal memory that might be worth considering include the Acer Aspire E5-573[plb_3007094_price] (8GB and cheaper), or the Lenovo E31-70[plb_3037849_price] (8GB and cheaper); or the Asus UX301LA[plb_3012206_price] (8GB and higher rated).

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Intel Turbo Boost Technology
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Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
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Intel Visual Technology
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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…

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Product Identifiers

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Barcodes 04053026803878, 04053026827461, 04053026861427, 04057185504317

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2 core Intel Core i5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 15.6"
£ 1,305.30 £366.10
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Lenovo B590 vs Fujitsu LifeBook A555

Lenovo B590 vs Fujitsu LifeBook A555
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2 core Intel Core i5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 15.6"
£ 362.73 £366.10
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Significantly Smaller Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
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