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Fujitsu LifeBook A512
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Fujitsu LifeBook A512 2 Core Intel Core I3-3xxx 2.4GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-3xxx 2.4GHz 4GB Aug 2013
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Fujitsu Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

Fujitsu medium processor cores notebook PCs have good reviews on average and across all notebook PCs Fujitsu is one of the better rated manufacturers.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Portable PCs of this spec and age have on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of between 200MHz and 650MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 650 megahertz, the LifeBook A512 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the LifeBook A512.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Fujitsu LifeBook A512 has a quite big display diagonal compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type. Across all the portable PCs of this type and age the display diagonals range from 10" to 18".

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The LifeBook A512 has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other laptops of this spec and age do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The LifeBook A512 has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the LifeBook A512 also have a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The LifeBook A512 is a three USB 2.0 ports quantity notebook PC.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years have maximum internal memory (64-bit)s of between 2GB and 32GB. At 16 gigabytes, the LifeBook A512 has a fairly big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the LifeBook A512.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The LifeBook A512 has one of the bigger maximum internal memorys (16 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the LifeBook A512 the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

Most portable PCs of this type and age have between one and eight number of battery cellss, including the Fujitsu LifeBook A512 which has six number of battery cellss.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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15 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

The LifeBook A512 is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes portable PC.

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

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of only 1,000 megahertz, the LifeBook A512 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the LifeBook A512 is 660MHz, the fastest is 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable type and 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 notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on laptops of this type and age.

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Quite Small Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory

With a maximum graphics adapter memory of only 1.695 gigabytes, the LifeBook A512 has one of the smaller maximum graphics adapter memorys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Laptops that are a comparable age to the LifeBook A512 have maximum graphics adapter memorys of between 0.12GB and 5.9GB.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the LifeBook A512 has one of the smaller internal memorys amongst laptops of this age. Across all the portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the LifeBook A512 the internal memorys range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.5GB.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Heavy

The LifeBook A512 is fairly heavy (2.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other portable PCs that came out around the same time as the LifeBook A512. The weights of laptops that were released more than two years ago range from 300g to 3.8kg.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The LifeBook A512 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the LifeBook A512 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

Comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than two years have display brightnesss of between 20 cd/m² and 1,200 cd/m². When compared to other similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the LifeBook A512, the Fujitsu LifeBook A512's display brightness of only 200 candellas per square meter is one of the dimmest.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This laptop has a Windows 8.1 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Fairly Wide Power Adapter Width

With a power adapter width of 108 millimeters, the LifeBook A512 has a quite wide power adapter width compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the LifeBook A512. The narrowest power adapter width of laptops that have been available for around the same time as the LifeBook A512 is 46mm, the widest is 490mm, and the average power adapter width is 120mm.

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Quite Tall Power Adapter Height

The LifeBook A512 has a fairly tall power adapter height (30 millimeters) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the power adapter heights range from 22mm to 67mm.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

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

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5 Other reasons to consider the Fujitsu LifeBook A512

Released Over Three Years Ago

Fujitsu released the LifeBook A512 over three years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.4 gigahertz, the LifeBook A512 has a pretty standard processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the LifeBook A512.

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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 have been on the market for 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 were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the LifeBook A512 has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the LifeBook A512.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 6 hours, the Fujitsu LifeBook A512 has a fairly standard battery life (max) 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
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
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
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
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
4G
Data Network
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone Connectivity
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
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Number of Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Trial Software
Pre-Installed Software
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
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
Power Adapter Weight
Power Adapter Height
Power Adapter Depth
Power Adapter Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Wi-Fi Certified
RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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 a5120m0001it, a5120m13a7de
Barcodes 04053026492928, 04053026495141, 04053026507424, 04053026543248, 04053026549882, 04053026549899, 04053026556156, 04053026557832, 04053026566643, 04053026574570, 04053026574600, 04053026582773, 04053026662161

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