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Fujitsu LifeBook A555

Fujitsu LifeBook A555 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 128GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 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. More
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15 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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

The LifeBook A555 is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Fujitsu Has Good Laptop Reviews

On average Fujitsu medium processor core notebook PCs have good ratings as do all laptops manufactured by Fujitsu.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The LifeBook A555 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it. Most comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This Fujitsu notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The worst memory clock speeds supported by processor of all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of laptops of this age and type is 2GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.3GB. At 8 gigabytes, the LifeBook A555 has a fairly big internal memory 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 this Fujitsu laptop internal memory is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the Fujitsu Lifebook U745[plb_2939901_price] (12GB).

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SSD Storage Medium

The LifeBook A555 has an SSD storage medium which is better than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as 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.

An SSD storage medium is in fact the best storage medium amongst all medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the LifeBook A555.

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

If the storage medium of this Fujitsu notebook PC is not good enough for you then you might also 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 smallest screen size of laptops of this age and type is 11", the biggest is 18", and the average screen size is 15". The Fujitsu LifeBook A555 has a quite big screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs that came out around the same time as the LifeBook A555.

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

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the LifeBook A555, the LifeBook A555 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The LifeBook A555 has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the LifeBook A555 also have a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

At 16 gigabytes, the LifeBook A555 has a fairly big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the LifeBook A555. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the LifeBook A555 the maximum internal memory (64-bit) range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the LifeBook A555 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Fujitsu LifeBook A555 which has three USB 3.0 ports.

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Six Battery Cells

The LifeBook A555 is a six battery cell count laptop. Most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the LifeBook A555 have between two and eight battery cells.

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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 similar age and type to it.

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16 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

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

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The LifeBook A555 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (only 900 megahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the LifeBook A555. Portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the LifeBook A555 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 750MHz and 1,300MHz.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

At only 128 gigabytes, the Fujitsu LifeBook A555 has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. Across all the laptops of a similar age and type to the LifeBook A555 the total storage capacity range from 16GB to 2TB.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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Heavy

The lightest portable PC of this spec and age is 940g heavy, the heaviest is 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg. With a weight of 2.4 kilograms, the LifeBook A555 is one of the heavier medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the LifeBook A555 amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The LifeBook A555 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for more than a year also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Dim Display Brightness

At only 200 candellas per square meter, the LifeBook A555 has a fairly dim display brightness compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the LifeBook A555. Across all the notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the LifeBook A555 the display brightnesss range from 200 cd/m² to 1,200 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 270 cd/m².

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Quite Low Front Camera Resolution

With a front camera resolution of only 0.9 megapixels, the LifeBook A555 has one of the lower front camera resolutions amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the LifeBook A555 have front camera resolutions of between 0.3MP and 2MP.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

With a maximum turbo frequency of only 2.7 gigahertz, the LifeBook A555 has one of the slower maximum turbo frequencies amongst notebook PCs of this age. Across all the portable PCs that were released around the same time as the LifeBook A555 the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.8GHz to 3.7GHz.

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Only 128 Solid-State Drive Capacity

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

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The Fujitsu LifeBook A555 is a one USB 2.0 port portable PC.

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Quite Deep Power Adapter Depth

Across all the laptops of a similar spec and age to the LifeBook A555 the power adapter depths range from 40mm to 300mm. At 50 millimeters, the LifeBook A555 has a quite deep power adapter depth compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the LifeBook A555.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Quite Tall Power Adapter Height

At 30 millimeters, the LifeBook A555 has a quite tall power adapter height compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago. The average power adapter height of medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the LifeBook A555 is 31mm, and the power adapter heights range from 22mm to 67mm.

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Thick

The LifeBook A555 is quite thick (30.9 millimeters) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the LifeBook A555. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the LifeBook A555 the heights range from 11mm to 2,400mm, and the average height is 27mm.

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Quite Wide Power Adapter Width

The power adapter widths of laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the LifeBook A555 range from 66mm to 490mm, and the average power adapter width is 130mm. With a power adapter width of 126 millimeters, the LifeBook A555 has one of the wider power adapter widths amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Fujitsu LifeBook A555

Released Over a Year Ago

This notebook PC was released over a year ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.2 gigahertz, the Fujitsu LifeBook A555 has a fairly average processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the LifeBook A555.

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Average Battery Life

At 8 hours, the Fujitsu LifeBook A555 has a relatively standard battery life compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

There are a number of alternative 8h battery life portable PCs currently available that you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the HP Stream 13[plb_2499796_price], or the Lenovo B5400[plb_2715847_price].

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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
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
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
Bluetooth Version
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
Docking Connector
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
Performance
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
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 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
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 64, fujitsu 64b, fujitsu 5200, fujitsu 64bi, fujitsu 5200u, fujitsu 64bit, fujitsu p233488, fujitsu p233488p
Barcodes 04053026803908, 04053026806923, 04054681945675

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