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Fujitsu LifeBook A512
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Fujitsu LifeBook A512 2 Core Intel Core I3-2xxx 2.3GHz 4GB 320GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-2xxx 2.3GHz 4GB Jun 2013
Processor Cores Processor Family Processor Frequency Internal Memory Release Date
The Fujitsu LIFEBOOK A512 is a solid everyday notebook with a high-definition 39.6cm (15.6-inch) anti-glare LCD in 16:9 widescreen format. You can also enjoy media on your TV via HDMI. Integrated... More
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10 Reasons For

Fujitsu Laptops Have Good Reviews

Fujitsu has good average ratings for its medium processor cores notebook PCs as well as across its entire notebook PC range compared to other brands.

16.78 Million Colours Display Number of Colours

This notebook PC has a 16.78 million colours display number of colours, which is the most commonly found display number of colours on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The LifeBook A512 has a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec which do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The LifeBook A512 has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The LifeBook A512 is a three USB 2.0 ports quantity notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the LifeBook A512 have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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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 portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Very Fast CD Rewrite Speed

The average CD rewrite speed of similar spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago is 6.1x, and the CD rewrite speeds range from 1x to 10x. At 10 CD-speeds, the Fujitsu LifeBook A512 has a quite fast CD rewrite speed compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the LifeBook A512.

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AC Cables Included

This notebook PC has an AC cables included, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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10 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as 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.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Only Intel Core I3-2xxx Processor Family

The Fujitsu LifeBook A512 has an Intel Core i3-2xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. The processor family of all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the LifeBook A512 ranges from AMD C (worst) to Intel Core i7-3xxx (best).

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the LifeBook A512 the hard drive capacitys range from 250GB to 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB. The LifeBook A512 has a very small hard drive capacity (only 320 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the LifeBook A512.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Heavy

At 2.5 kilograms, the LifeBook A512 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the LifeBook A512. Laptops of a similar age and type to the LifeBook A512 have weights of between 300g and 3.8kg.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years, the LifeBook A512 does not have a touchscreen.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This notebook PC has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most frequently found recovery operating system on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4.0 EDR bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Fujitsu LifeBook A512

Released Over Four Years Ago

Fujitsu released the LifeBook A512 over four years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.3 gigahertz, the Fujitsu LifeBook A512 has a relatively average processor frequency compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the LifeBook A512.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the LifeBook A512 has a pretty average display diagonal compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the LifeBook A512 has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Average Battery Life (max)

The LifeBook A512 has a relatively average battery life (max) (6 hours) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the LifeBook A512.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 320 gigabytes, the LifeBook A512 has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the LifeBook A512.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Model
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Display Number of Colours
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
DVD+RW Write Speed
DVD+RW Read Speed
DVD+R Write Speed
DVD+R Read Speed
DVD-RW Write Speed
DVD-RW Read Speed
DVD-R Write Speed
DVD-R Read Speed
CD Rewrite Speed
CD Write Speed
CD Read Speed
Disc Types Supported
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
Cabling Technology
4G
Data Network
WWAN
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone Connectivity
Headphone Connectivity
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Wi-Fi Certified
RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
64-Bit Computing

Expert Reviews

(10)
17 December 2014

Very short battery life recommend this laptop to a life on the mains leash, although its older IO, low-res screen and chunky build still make it hard to get excited about this dated design. In its...

Two operating systems with Recovery DVDs
Affordable extended warranty
Easy maintenance
Does not get hot
Up to 16 GB of RAM
No USB 3.0
Display has low contrast
Brak USB 3.0, saby kontrast
Wenig Ausstattung
15 December 2014

The Fujitsu LifeBook A512 is a budget laptop that stands out because it is designed for business use. But that doesn't restrict it to just the office, as its build and specification can still be... Read more…

28 January 2013

The Fujitsu LifeBook A512. The LifeBook A512 offers a good application performance . It also impresses us with its maintenance capabilities and low heat emission . The keyboard is also good and is...

26 February 2013

De LifeBook A512 biedt goede prestaties voor applicaties. Het weet ons ook te imponeren met het gemakkelijke onderhoud en de lage temperatuurontwikkeling. Het toetsenbord is ook erg goed geschikt...

25 January 2013

Najbardziej pozytywne cechy LifeBooka A512 to ?atwa ingerencja w podzespo?y i niskie temperatury robocze (laptop ten okaza? si? ch?odny). Matow? matryc? trzeba pochwali? za jasny obraz, a na...

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User Reviews

(5)
Reviewed 15 January 2015 by Val Hudson
(Verified Purchase)

Had a laptop with Windows 8 which I hated. Laptop was ok just didn't like windows 8 hence got a laptop with Windows 7. A bit slow but it is ok for me...

Reviewed 18 June 2015 by William Ferguson
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent buy, much better than expected. No bad points at all...

Reviewed 17 June 2015 by Ali B
(Verified Purchase)

Bought this to upgrade my old laptop and have been very happy with it for my needs. I don't play games so wouldn't know whether it's any good for that, but for emails, office work etc. it's great...

Reviewed 19 July 2015 by The man who turned his head

I recently purchased this laptop and I am very happy with it. It has enough power to get work done, but is cheap enough to not break the bank. Very good value. The battery life is surprisingly... Read more…

Reviewed 8 December 2013 by Janis

Intel dual core and AMD???? wtf??? please write accurate description. not good to deceive people. Intel and AMD is quite different and incompatible devices...

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers a5120m4311de, fujitsu i32348, fujitsu i32348m, fujitsu vfya5120m5311, fujitsu vfya5120m5311g, fujitsu vfya5120m5311gb
Barcodes 04051554649043, 04051554652418, 04053026401647, 04053026449175

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