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Fujitsu LifeBook A555 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB Mar 2015
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Enjoy multimedia applications on the LIFEBOOK A555G's FHD display which features the AMD Radeon R7 M260 graphic card. The integrated WLAN and Bluetooth, HDMI, Anytime USB Charger and num pad... More
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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 medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Laptops of a comparable age and spec to the LifeBook A555 have maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of between 1.7GB and 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 similar spec laptops of this age.

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

The Fujitsu LifeBook A555 is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the LifeBook A555 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Good Brand

Fujitsu medium processor core notebook PCs have good reviews on average and across all notebook PCs Fujitsu is one of the superior brands.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The LifeBook A555 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

This portable PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution amongst all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the LifeBook A555.

Amongst comparable types of portable PC the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The LifeBook A555 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Laptops of a comparable type and age to the LifeBook A555 processor memory clock speeds range from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the LifeBook A555 is 2GB and the biggest is 16GB. The Fujitsu LifeBook A555 has one of the bigger internal memory (8 gigabytes) amongst portable PCs of this age.

If you are looking for a bigger internal memory then you might also want to look at 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 are a similar age to it. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago 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 laptop's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium amongst all portable PCs of this spec and age.

An HDD storage medium is the worst storage medium amongst similar types of laptop.

Laptops with a better storage medium that might also be worth looking at include the Elitebook 820 G2[pl_2886802_price] (SSD), or the EliteBook 820 G2[pl_2897415_price] (SSD) both from HP.

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Fairly Big Screen Size

The Fujitsu LifeBook A555 has one of the bigger screen sizes (15.6 inches) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The average screen size of portable PCs of this type and age is 15".

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other laptops of this age and type, the Fujitsu 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 portable PCs of this age and spec also have a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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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 notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Very High Front Camera Resolution

With a front camera resolution of 2 megapixels, the LifeBook A555's front camera resolution is one of the highest amongst comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year. The average front camera resolution of notebook PCs that are a similar age to the LifeBook A555 is 1MP, and the front camera resolutions range from 0.3MP to 2MP.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 16 gigabytes, the LifeBook A555 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory (64-bit) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The average maximum internal memory (64-bit) of portable PCs of this age and spec is 13GB.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The LifeBook A555 has a quite big maximum internal memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the LifeBook A555. The smallest maximum internal memory of laptops of this age and spec is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

The LifeBook A555 is a three USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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Six Battery Cells

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for 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 typical of many portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable 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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7 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Laptops of this type and age have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 750MHz and 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 950MHz. The LifeBook A555 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (only 900 megahertz) compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the LifeBook A555.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacity of similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the LifeBook A555 range from 16GB to 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 550GB. The LifeBook A555 has a quite small total storage capacity (only 256 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the LifeBook A555.

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Heavy

The Fujitsu LifeBook A555 is one of the heavier portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the LifeBook A555 (2.4 kilograms) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. The weights of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the LifeBook A555 range from 940g to 3.8kg.

We compared all the other 2.4kg heavy notebook PCs to this portable PC and we think the Asus PU551JH[plb_2754427_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you would consider a notebook PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Fujitsu LifeBook A514[plb_2873169_price] (2.4kg).

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year 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.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The slowest maximum turbo frequency of portable PCs that have been available for more than a year is 1.8GHz, the fastest is 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 2.9GHz. 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 medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the LifeBook A555.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Thick

The thinnest notebook PC of a similar type and age to the LifeBook A555 is 11mm thick and the thickest is 2,400mm. With a height of 30.9 millimeters, the Fujitsu LifeBook A555 is quite thick compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Fujitsu LifeBook A555

Released Over a Year Ago

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

Average Processor Clock Speed

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

If this portable PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might want to look at the DELL Latitude 14 E7450[plb_2979416_price] (2.3GHz) which is also higher rated.

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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 portable PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Average Battery Life

At 6.5 hours, the LifeBook A555 has a fairly standard battery life compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the LifeBook A555.

If you want a longer battery life then you might want to consider the Toshiba C40-C[plb_2972022_price] (6.75h).

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Specification

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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
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Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
3D Compatible
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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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
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Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
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Networking
4G
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WiFi Standard
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SmartCard Slot
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Headphone Out Port
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DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
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Operating System
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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 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
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Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
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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
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Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
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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…

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers fujitsu 64, fujitsu 64b, fujitsu 5200, fujitsu 64bi, fujitsu a555, fujitsu 64bit, fujitsu a555g, fujitsu 5200u, fujitsu p233486, fujitsu p233486p, fujitsu vfya5550m45, fujitsu vfya5550m45b, fujitsu vfya5550m45bo, fujitsu vfya5550m45bod, fujitsu vfya5550m45bode
Barcodes 04053026803915, 04053026817998, 04053026818001, 04053026821872, 04053026827454, 04054681916132, 04054681947495, 04054681947525

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