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Fujitsu Lifebook AH531 Series

Fujitsu Lifebook AH531-MF042DEProcessor: Intel Core i3 2310M, Intel Core i5 2410M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M
Display: 15.6 inch
Weight: 2.5kg, 2.611kg
Price: 599 euro
Average Score: 79.6% - good
Average of 5 scores (from 9 reviews)
: - %, performance: 75%, features: 60%, display: 49%
mobility: 71%, workmanship: 72%, ergonomy: 68%, emissions: 88%

 

Fujitsu Lifebook AH531

Specifications

Fujitsu Lifebook AH531Notebook: Fujitsu Lifebook AH531
Processor: Intel Core i3 2310M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M 1024 MB
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.611kg
Price: 599 euro
Links: Fujitsu homepage

Average Score: 83% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 8 reviews)

 

82% Review Fujitsu Lifebook AH531 Notebook | Notebookcheck
Basic bundle. Typewriter, calculator, gaming machine, movie entertainment system, portable companion and survival artist. The 15 incher has something of everything, yet isn't outstanding in any single point. But: does it have to at a price of 550 euros? With courage for incompleteness to a round offer.
87% Ganz schön stark, die Kleinen
Source: Computerbild - 25/11 German
Comparison, , Medium, Date: 12/01/2011
Rating: Total score: 87%
Fujitsu Lifebook AH531 (MRAB1DE)
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/11/2011
Rating: performance: 70% features: 60% display: 30% mobility: 60% workmanship: 60% ergonomy: 50%
Fujitsu Lifebook AH531
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/13/2011
Rating: performance: 60% features: 50% display: 30% mobility: 60% workmanship: 60% ergonomy: 50%
82% Test Fujitsu Lifebook AH531 Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/10/2011
Rating: Total score: 82% performance: 84% display: 67% mobility: 81% workmanship: 84% ergonomy: 85% emissions: 88%
80% Alleskönner-Trio
Source: e-media - 14/11 German
Comparison, , Short, Date: 06/01/2011
Rating: Total score: 80%
Angeschaut: Fujitsu LIFEBOOK AH531
Source: Cyberbloc German DE→EN
matte display, equipment up to date
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/01/2011
Fujitsu Lifebook AH531 — японский ультрабюджетный ноутбук, произведённый в Германии
Source: 3DNews.ru RU→EN
Positive: Price; Interesting design; Bright matte screen; Good sound; Low heat; Conectivity. Negative: Easy to be dirty by fingerprints; Low contrast of the display.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/09/2012
Fujitsu Lifebook AH531
Source: Itsvet HR→EN
Although this is a basic laptop version, it is generally very good in terms of value for money, especially since you get 15.6" laptop that is much stronger than the average netbook, which is marginally cheaper. The configuration of this Lifebook model is one of the weaker, with a 2GHz Intel Pentium processor. This is dual-core processor from the basic offer of Sandy Bridge Intel’s generation and is designed for entry-level laptops as this one is. It comes with integrated graphics from Intel HD 2000 series, which means you should not expect much in terms of 3D performance, but for the basic tasks, it will be quite an adequate solution. 2GB of DDR3 memory is installed, it has 320GB hard drive and DVD burner. In addition to standard LAN adapter, there are also Wi-Fi (802.11n is supported) and Bluetooth 2.1.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/21/2011

 

Fujitsu Lifebook AH531-MF042DE

Specifications

Fujitsu Lifebook AH531-MF042DENotebook: Fujitsu Lifebook AH531-MF042DE
Processor: Intel Core i5 2410M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.5kg
Links: Fujitsu homepage

Average Score: 67% - average
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

67% Fujitsu Lifebook AH531
Source: Dinside NO→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/16/2012
Rating: Total score: 67%

 

Comment

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".


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

NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M: Based on the GeForce GT 425M with slightly higher core clock speeds.

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


Intel Core i3:

2310M:

Dual-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. The CPU is clocked at 2.1 GHz and features the Turbo Boost 2.0 only for the graphics card (650/1100MHz).

Intel Core i5:

2410M:

Dual-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. The CPU is clocked at 2.3 GHz (Turbo Boost 2.6-2.9 GHz) and the GPU at 650 (1200 MHz Turbo).


» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2.5 kg:

Usually subnotebooks, ultrabooks and quite lightweight laptops with 12-16 inch display-diagonal weigh as much.

2.611 kg:

This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 inch display-diagonal.


79.6%: 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.

Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

Dell Inspiron N5110-B63F45
GeForce GT 525M, Core i7 2630QM

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2012-06- 8 (Update: 2012-06- 8)