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Fujitsu LifeBook A512 2 Core Intel Core I3-3xxx 2.4GHz 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-3xxx 2.4GHz 15.6" Jun 2014
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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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9 Reasons For

Fujitsu Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

Fujitsu is one of the better rated laptop brands according to average reviews from experts and owners, and Fujitsu also has good reviews for its medium processor cores notebook PCs.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the LifeBook A512 is 200MHz, the fastest is 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 360MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 650 megahertz, the LifeBook A512 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the LifeBook A512 range from 10" to 18", and the average display diagonal is 15". With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Fujitsu LifeBook A512 has one of the bigger display diagonals amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the LifeBook A512, the Fujitsu LifeBook A512 has a front camera.

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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 notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 12GB. At 16 gigabytes, the LifeBook A512 has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

The LifeBook A512 is a six number of battery cells laptop.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most commonly found memory slots on portable PCs of this spec and age.

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7 Reasons Against

Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

The Fujitsu LifeBook A512 is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes laptop. Most of the other laptops of this spec and age have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

The Fujitsu LifeBook A512 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s (only 1,000 megahertz) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the LifeBook A512 is 660MHz and the fastest is 1,300MHz.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the LifeBook A512, the LifeBook A512 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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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 the most frequently found display resolution on portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Heavy

Notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the LifeBook A512 have weights of between 300g and 3.8kg. At 2.5 kilograms, the LifeBook A512 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the LifeBook A512.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the LifeBook A512 do not have a touchscreen. The LifeBook A512 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4.0 EDR bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Fujitsu LifeBook A512

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this medium processor cores notebook PC was released.

Average Processor Frequency

The LifeBook A512 has a relatively typical processor frequency (2.4 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the LifeBook A512.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 2.4GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available including the Lenovo T520[plb_1500745_price] which has better reviews.

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Intel Core I3-3xxx Processor Family

The LifeBook A512 has a better processor family than most notebook PCs of this type and age. This laptop has an Intel Core i3-3xxx processor family, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 6 hours, the LifeBook A512 has a pretty typical battery life (max) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the LifeBook A512.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Line-in
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Number of Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Pre-Installed Software
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)

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

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