Fujitsu LifeBook E743

Specifications

Fujitsu LifeBook E743Notebook: Fujitsu LifeBook E743 (Lifebook E Series)
Processor: Intel Core i5 3340M
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 4000
Display: 14.0 inch, 16:9, 1600x900 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 1.8kg
Average Score: 75.5% - good
Average of 4 scores (from 5 reviews)
price: 88%, performance: 62%, features: 79%, display: 78% mobility: 100%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: 84%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Fujitsu LifeBook E743

80% Fujitsu Lifebook E743 review
Source: Techradar English
If you're into swapping around accessories and having a multitude of peripherals at your disposal, the E743 is an attractive laptop. It's certainly a team player, and a welcome indication of the direction vendors are travelling in when attempting to make notebooks as attractive as their in vogue Ultrabook counterparts.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/14/2013
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Fujitsu Lifebook E743 review
Source: V3.co.uk English
Overall, we found that the Lifebook E743 appears to have been carefully designed for its target business market. It may not be as exciting as the latest super-thin ultrabooks, but it ticks all the right boxes for corporate buyers, and feels sturdy enough to last. The commonality of hardware across the whole Lifebook E Line should also appeal to IT departments, offering them the opportunity to standardise on drivers and peripherals across their laptop fleet.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/25/2013
Rating: Total score: 80%
60% Fujitsu Lifebook E743 Review and Ratings
Source: Computer Shopper English
When corporate bosses go PC shopping for their road warriors, they need to know: Are the laptops light and easy to carry? Like Tony Soprano, Fujitsu's latest little notebook is well connected—but not everyone will want to do business with it. A demanding keyboard and a few ill-fitting components mar this otherwise strong effort.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/20/2013
Rating: Total score: 60%

Foreign Reviews

82% Hochmobiles Business-Notebook
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/12/2013
Rating: Total score: 82% price: 88% performance: 62% features: 79% display: 78% mobility: 100% ergonomy: 84%
Recenze: Fujitsu LifeBook E743 - business v tradičním pojetí
Source: Notebook.cz CZ→EN
Positive: Slim and compact design; optional plug-in equipment; long battery life. Negative: Quality of the display.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/13/2013

Comment

Intel HD Graphics 4000: Processor graphics card in the high end Ivy Bridge models. Offers a different clock speed in the different CPU models (ULV to desktop quad core) and therefore a different performance.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


3340M: Fast Ivy-Bridge-based dual-core, includes HD 4000 Graphics, core clock 2.7 - 3.4 GHz» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


14.0": 14 inch display size is a mixture between the small formats of subnotebooks and the 15 inch standard display. The reason why so many people like displays with medium size is, that this size is not exhausting for the eyes, does not need too much energy and the laptops can be kept quite compact.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


1.8 kg: These sub-notebooks weight less than the average of all notebooks, but represent a heavier class of weight among the sub-notebooks. 12 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.


Fujitsu: Fujitsu, founded 1935, is a Japanese company specializing in semiconductors, air conditioners, computers (supercomputers, personal computers, servers), telecommunications, and services, and is headquartered in Tokyo. Fujitsu employs around 160,000 people and has 500 subsidiary companies. The partnership with Siemens AG was established in 1999 in the form of Fujitsu Siemens Computers, one of Europe's largest IT hardware suppliers, and owned 50/50 by Fujitsu and Siemens. 2009, this cooperation was terminated. In future, no laptops will be sold with the brand "Fujitsu-Siemens" but only "Fujitsu".


75.5%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2013-07- 9 (Update: 2013-07- 9)