Several Fujitsu LifeBook U904 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it was good looking. Two years ago expert review site Techradar.com and wrote in their review of the Fujitsu LifeBook U904 “It continues the Lifebook range's tradition of combining eye-catching consumer-style design with a raft of business-friendly features.”. Techradar.com also wrote “If you're in the running for a nippy, stylish business Ultrabook”.
One customer wrote in their reviews that it was a good design. Techradar.com/au/ gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and said in their Fujitsu LifeBook U904 review “With a slim and classy design”.
One person concluded that this laptops was thin. Techradar.com/au/ wrote “With a slim and classy design” in their Fujitsu LifeBook U904 review.
We checked 115 expert and owner reviews for Fujitsu notebook PCs and found that on average Fujitsu has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Fujitsu has good ratings specifically for its medium processor core laptops.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The LifeBook U904 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor core laptops that have been available for around the same time as it. This Fujitsu notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed.
A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all medium processor core laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the LifeBook U904.
Amongst comparable types of laptop the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.
SSD Storage Medium
The LifeBook U904 has an SSD storage medium which is better than the HDD storage medium found on most portable PCs of this type and age. 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 actually the best storage medium across all medium processor core laptops that have been around for a similar time to the LifeBook U904.
An HDD storage medium is the worst storage medium across comparable types of laptop.
If the storage medium of this portable PC is too bad for you then you might also want to look at the DELL XPS 13 (SSD).
Intel Core I5 Processor Family
This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.
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Fairly Long Battery Life
At 10 hours, the LifeBook U904 has a fairly long battery life compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the LifeBook U904. The shortest battery life of medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago is 2h and the longest is 4,700h.
If you would prefer a longer battery life then you might want to look at the Lenovo X230 (£2,429.98) (10.3h and higher rated).
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The LifeBook U904 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops that have been around for around the same time as the LifeBook U904 also have a full-size keyboard.
Has a Front Camera
The LifeBook U904 has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the LifeBook U904 also have a front camera.
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on medium processor core laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it.
Has a Touch Sensitive Screen
The Fujitsu LifeBook U904 has a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the LifeBook U904 do not have a touch sensitive screen.
802.11g WiFi Standard
The LifeBook U904 has an 802.11g WiFi standard which is better than the 802.11n WiFi standard found on most medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to it. Across all portable PCs of a similar type and age to the LifeBook U904 the Wi-Fi standard ranges from 802.11a (worst) to 802.11n (best).
Fairly Bright Display Brightness
The LifeBook U904 has a very bright display brightness (360 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the LifeBook U904. The display brightnesss of notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the LifeBook U904 range from 20 cd/m² to 1,200 cd/m².
Gold EPEAT Compliance
This portable PC has a Gold EPEAT compliance, which is the most commonly found EPEAT compliance on laptops that were released around the same time as it.
Across all the notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the LifeBook U904 the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg. At only 1.4 kilograms, the Fujitsu LifeBook U904 is quite light compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the LifeBook U904.
Very Short Battery Recharge Time
The average battery recharge time of similar spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the LifeBook U904 is 3.5h. At only 2 hours, the LifeBook U904 has a quite short battery recharge time compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago.
1000:1 Typical Contrast Ratio
The biggest typical contrast ratio of the LifeBook U904 is 1000:1. That's over two times the typical contrast ratio of the most frequently found typical contrast ratio of 500:1.
This portable PC's typical contrast ratio (1000:1) is actually the best typical contrast ratio amongst all portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the LifeBook U904.
The worst typical contrast ratio across similar types of portable PC is 250:1.
With a width of only 329.9 millimeters, the Fujitsu LifeBook U904 is one of the narrower comparable spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the LifeBook U904 amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. The widths of notebook PCs of this spec and age range from 28mm to 430mm, and the average width is 360mm.
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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity
The total storage capacity of the LifeBook U904 of only 128 gigabytes is one of the smallest amongst similar spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago. The average total storage capacity of laptops of a comparable age and type to the LifeBook U904 is 500GB, and the total storage capacity range from 1GB to 1.5TB.
If you are looking for a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to look at the Lenovo X230 (£2,429.98) (180GB) which is also higher rated.
Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed
The slowest processor clock speed of laptops of this spec and age is 0.8GHz, the fastest is 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.1GHz. The LifeBook U904 has a fairly slow processor clock speed (only 1.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the LifeBook U904.
Only 1x SO-DIMM Memory Slot
The biggest memory slots of the LifeBook U904 is 1x SO-DIMM. That's 50% less memory slots than the most frequently found memory slot of 2x SO-DIMM.
A 1x SO-DIMM memory slot is in fact the worst memory slots amongst all similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the LifeBook U904.
The best memory slots across comparable types of notebook PC is 4x SO-DIMM.
Very Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency
Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the LifeBook U904 the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.3GHz to 3,300GHz. The Fujitsu LifeBook U904 has one of the slower maximum turbo frequencies (only 2.6 gigahertz) amongst portable PCs of this age.
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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System
This portable PC has a Windows 8.1 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most commonly found recovery operating system on medium processor core laptops that were released around the same time as it.
Only 1,000 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate
This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.
3 Other reasons to consider the Fujitsu LifeBook U904
Released Over Two Years Ago
Fujitsu released the LifeBook U904 over two years ago.
Average Internal Memory
At 6 gigabytes, the LifeBook U904 has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the LifeBook U904.
Average Screen Size
With a screen size of 14 inches, the Fujitsu LifeBook U904 has a pretty typical screen size compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.
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Intel Core i5, Intel Core i5-4xxx
Processor Clock Speed
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
133, 1333, 333, 1600
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
Processor Cache Type
Smart Cache, L3
On-board, On-board + SO-DIMM, SO-DIMM
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
1 x 4
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
SD, SD, SDHC, SD, SDXC
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Interface
Serial ATA, Serial ATA II, Serial ATA III
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Touch Sensitive Screen
Typical Contrast Ratio
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4400
1920 x 1080
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
Front Camera Resolution
1280 x 720
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
USB 3.0 Port
SATA III Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Windows 7 Professional
Recovery Operating System
Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 8.1 Pro
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 Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
AVX, AVX 2.0
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery Recharge Time
Battery Cell Count
Lithium, Lithium Polymer (LiPo), Polymer
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240
AC Adapter Frequency
50, 50/60, 60
AC Adapter Power
BIOS, HDD, SSD, Supervisor, User
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Quick Start Guide
Operating Relative Humidity Range
20 - 85
Operating Temperature Range
5 - 35
CE, CB, WEEE, CT / HCL entry / WHQL
Energy Star Certified
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
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