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Fujitsu LifeBook A512
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Fujitsu LifeBook A512 2 Core Intel Core I3-3xxx 2.4GHz 4GB 320GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-3xxx 2.4GHz 4GB Sep 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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Fujitsu Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

We checked 107 expert and user reviews for Fujitsu notebook PCs and found that on average Fujitsu has good ratings. We also found that Fujitsu has good ratings specifically for its medium processor cores notebook PCs.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many laptops of this age and type.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of portable PCs that are a comparable age to the LifeBook A512 is 360MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 650MHz. 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 similar spec laptops of this age.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

Similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as the LifeBook A512 have display diagonals of between 10" and 18", and the average display diagonal is 15". The Fujitsu LifeBook A512 has a quite big display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the LifeBook A512.

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16.78 Million Colours Display Number of Colours

This notebook PC has a 16.78 million colours display number of colours, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The LifeBook A512 has a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the LifeBook A512 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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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The LifeBook A512 is a three USB 2.0 ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other laptops of this type and age have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 16 gigabytes, the LifeBook A512 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory (64-bit)s amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago the maximum internal memory (64-bit)s range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 12GB.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

Laptops of this spec and age have maximum internal memorys of between 2GB and 32GB. The LifeBook A512 has one of the bigger maximum internal memorys (16 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

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

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AC Cables Included

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

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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 notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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14 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is the most frequently found HD type on similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

The Fujitsu LifeBook A512 is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes laptop.

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

At only 1,000 megahertz, the LifeBook A512 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other portable PCs that came out around the same time as the LifeBook A512. Across all the notebook PCs of this spec and age the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The LifeBook A512 has one of the smaller total storage capacitys (only 320 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. The smallest total storage capacity of notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the LifeBook A512 is 1GB, the biggest is 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 510GB.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to 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 portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

At only 4 gigabytes, the Fujitsu LifeBook A512 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the LifeBook A512. The average internal memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the LifeBook A512 is 5.5GB, and the internal memorys range from 1GB to 16GB.

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Very Small Hard Drive Capacity

At only 320 gigabytes, the LifeBook A512 has a quite small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the LifeBook A512. Across all the notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the LifeBook A512 the hard drive capacitys range from 250GB to 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Heavy

The LifeBook A512 is one of the heavier portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the LifeBook A512 (2.5 kilograms) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. Notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have weights of between 300g and 3.8kg.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The LifeBook A512 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the LifeBook A512 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

At only 200 candellas per square meter, the LifeBook A512 has a very dim display brightness compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the LifeBook A512. Similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have display brightnesss of between 20 cd/m² and 1,200 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 260 cd/m².

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This portable 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 around for more than two years.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

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

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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 Fujitsu released the LifeBook A512.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.4 gigahertz, the Fujitsu LifeBook A512 has a pretty average processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Intel Core I3-3xxx Processor Family

The LifeBook A512 has a better processor family than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it. This portable PC has an Intel Core i3-3xxx processor family, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Battery Life (max)

The LifeBook A512 has a fairly typical battery life (max) (6 hours) compared to most of the other laptops that are a similar 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
L3 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
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
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
Optical Drive
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
Networking Standards
4G
Data Network
WWAN
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone Connectivity
Line-in
Headphone Connectivity
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
USB Sleep-and-Charge
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
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Number of Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Optional Operating System Supplied
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 Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
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
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
Password Protection
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Mouse Included
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord 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
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
RJ-45 Ports Quantity

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

(6)
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 21 December 2014 by James S.
(Verified Purchase)

When you replace your Mustang with a Bugatti, expect that its going to be bigger and heavier...

Slick design, and it has a very solid construction. More metal than plastic in this beast. Boot up takes about 5 seconds, shutdown is complete in about 15, everything in between is equally fast. Has w
Great laptop . .. .solid frames and temps. .. no complaints
Lots of memory, great CPU and GPU. Great storage, etc
Could have been a great laptop
2 Intel-Lan Ports
Heavy, due to that solid construction. Also larger than typical 17" laptops means it doesn't fit in my old bag. Windows 8.1 takes some getting used to, you know, the first day of owning it
Bloatware. .. .. whats the point of all these ssds if youre gunna slow down boot time loading abunch of useless programs
Loaded with nonsense and garbage. It took several days to clean it up. It also has Windows 8.1 which only adds to the negative value of the otherwise great machine. Its a laptop not a tablet
For whatever reason it does not like the internet. Very slow and hardly worth the effort. Not sure why but it was like that right out of the box
I am down grading because of the software and nonsense loaded on it
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…

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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers a5120m7311de, fujitsu i33110, fujitsu i33110m, fujitsu vfyflba512, fujitsu vfyflba512b, fujitsu vfyflba512bu, fujitsu vfyflba512buy
Barcodes 04053026492911, 04053026493468, 04053026495967, 04053026496179, 04053026521413, 04053026551120, 04053026555258, 04053026555623, 04053026556149, 04053026567633, 04053026699334, 04053162394544

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