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Fujitsu Lifebook E Series

Fujitsu Lifebook E544Processor: Intel Core i5 2430M, Intel Core i5 3230M, Intel Core i5 3340M, Intel Core i5 3360M, Intel Core i5 4210M, Intel Core i5 520M, Intel Core i7 3632QM, Intel Core i7 620M
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 3000, Intel HD Graphics 4000, Intel HD Graphics 4600, NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M
Display: 13.3 inch, 14.0 inch, 15.6 inch
Weight: 1.7kg, 1.8kg, 2.064kg, 2.1kg, 2.3kg, 2.5kg, 2.7kg, 2.8kg
Price: 700, 850, 940, 949, 950, 1000, 1099, 1500, 1600 euro
Average Score: 78.86% - good
Average of 22 scores (from 26 reviews)
price: 76%, performance: 75%, features: 81%, display: 74%
mobility: 80%, workmanship: 77%, ergonomy: 80%, emissions: 83%

 

Fujitsu LifeBook E780

Specifications

Fujitsu LifeBook E780Notebook: Fujitsu LifeBook E780
Processor: Intel Core i5 520M
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.7kg
Price: 1000 euro
Links: Fujitsu homepage
 Lifebook E (Series)

Average Score: 75% - good
Average of 8 scores (from 8 reviews)

 

70% Fujitsu LifeBook E780 review
Source: CNet English

The Fujitsu LifeBook E780 is designed for professionals who need a sturdy laptop  with fast performance and good security features. It doesn't come cheap, however. The model we had in for review will set you back around £1200. The 15.6-inch Fujitsu LifeBook E780 is a speedy performer, has good security features and impressive build quality, but its high price and poor screen and keyboard let it down somewhat.


Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/27/2010
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Fujitsu LifeBook E780 notebook
Source: Good Gear Guide English
Fujitsu's LifeBook E780 is a 15.6in widescreen laptop with a boxy design and a tacky, two-tone colour scheme. Fujitsu's LifeBook E780 is designed for professional users who want a fast notebook with a high screen resolution that's also capable of being relatively easily transported. It's well built, has good security, and you get lots of connectivity. However, it could use a faster hard drive and a DVI or HDMI port.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/04/2010
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Fujitsu LifeBook E780 review
Source: PC Advisor English
There's no doubt that the Fujitsu LifeBook E780 is costly, but it's worth it if you want a laptop with a high-end CPU and a vibrant, Full HD screen. We wish it also had an HDMI or DVI port, and that the keys were a little softer to press. (The location of the Kensington lock on the right side is also awkward.) But overall, we like the build quality, the excellent screen, and the long list of connectivity features.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/04/2010
Rating: Total score: 70%
40% Fujitsu LifeBook E780 15.6-inch Thin And Light Laptop PC
Source: Comp Reviews English
As a corporate laptop, the LifeBook E780 does a fairly decent job thanks to its nice set of security features to protect data. Consumers on the other hand are more interested in features such as graphics, storage and performance. In these areas, the LifeBook E780 comes up short of what the competition has to offer in this price range. The LifeBook E780 gets its desktop replacement label from its level of performance relative to other corporate class laptops.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/11/2010
Rating: Total score: 40%
94% Kampfansage an Intel?
Source: PC Praxis - 09/10 German
Comparison, , Length Unknown, Date: 10/01/2010
Rating: Total score: 94% price: 70%
80% Test: Fujitsu Lifebook E780
Source: Notebookinfo German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/21/2010
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 70% display: 80% mobility: 80% ergonomy: 80% emissions: 70%
92% Kraftmeier ohne Ausdauer: Notebooks mit Core i-CPU
Source: PC Praxis - 6/10 German
Comparison, , Length Unknown, Date: 05/01/2010
Rating: Total score: 92% price: 80%
84% Fujitsu LifeBook E780, para profesionales que busquen fiabilidad
Source: PC Actual Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/12/2011
Rating: Total score: 84% price: 79%

 

Fujitsu LifeBook E780-FP

Specifications

Fujitsu LifeBook E780-FPNotebook: Fujitsu LifeBook E780-FP
Processor: Intel Core i7 620M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1600x900 pixels
Weight: 2.8kg
Price: 1500 euro
Links: Fujitsu homepage
 Lifebook E (Series)

 

Fujitsu LifeBook E780 FP - firemní dříč
Source: Notebook.cz CZ→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/13/2011

 

Fujitsu Lifebook E781

Specifications

Fujitsu Lifebook E781Notebook: Fujitsu Lifebook E781
Processor: Intel Core i5 2430M
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 3000
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1600x900 pixels
Weight: 2.5kg
Price: 1099 euro
Links: Fujitsu homepage
 Lifebook E (Series)
 Lifebook E781 (Model)

 

84% Review Fujitsu Lifebook E781 Notebook | Notebookcheck
Stoic Runner. A reliable work mule - an apt description for the Fujitsu Lifebook E781. This 15.6 inch model may not have great graphics performance, but it is equipped with good hardware and offers essential features for a business user.
Fujitsu Lifebook E781 – Review
Source: Gadgetmix English
The Fujitsu Lifebook E781 is configurable in a range of options costing from $1100 to $1800. The unit reviewed here is the E781-MPCN2DE and costs $1400. The Fujitsu Lifebook E781 is capable, good-looking, and offers connectivity options second to none at its price point. With an Ivy Bridge upgrade for 30% more graphical grunt, that 36-month guarantee will make this a no-brainer.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/18/2012

 

Fujitsu Lifebook E782

Specifications

Fujitsu Lifebook E782Notebook: Fujitsu Lifebook E782
Processor: Intel Core i5 3360M
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 4000
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1600x900 pixels
Weight: 2.5kg
Price: 850 euro
Links: Fujitsu homepage
 Lifebook E (Series)

Average Score: 80.5% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 3 reviews)

 

84% Review Fujitsu Lifebook E782 Notebook | Notebookcheck
Endurance runner in business outfit. Fujitsu has indulged in an Ivy Bridge makeover of its reliable workhorse, the Lifebook E781. In a nutshell: The treatment was a success. The 15.6-inch notebook is designed for the business environment and provides numerous interfaces. Thanks to Ivy Bridge, the device also offers some graphics performance.
86% Fujitsu Lifebook E782 (E7820M55C1DE)
Source: Chip Test & Kauf - Heft Nr. 6/2014 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 10/01/2014
Rating: Total score: 86%
75% Gut, aber zu teuer
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/18/2014
Rating: Total score: 75% price: 64% performance: 55% features: 79% display: 90% mobility: 70% ergonomy: 90%
Geschäftlich unterwegs
Source: c't - 7/13 German
Comparison, , Length Unknown, Date: 02/01/2013

 

Fujitsu LifeBook E743

Specifications

Fujitsu LifeBook E743Notebook: Fujitsu LifeBook E743
Processor: Intel Core i5 3340M
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 4000
Display: 14.0 inch, 16:9, 1600x900 pixels
Weight: 1.8kg
Links: Fujitsu homepage
 Lifebook E (Series)

Average Score: 75.5% - good
Average of 4 scores (from 5 reviews)

 

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%
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

 

Fujitsu Lifebook E733

Specifications

Fujitsu Lifebook E733Notebook: Fujitsu Lifebook E733
Processor: Intel Core i7 3632QM
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 4000
Display: 13.3 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 1.7kg
Price: 1600 euro
Links: Fujitsu homepage
 Lifebook E (Series)

 

Mister Beam – Business-Notebook mit Mini-Projektor
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/23/2013
Rating: performance: 90% features: 70% display: 20% mobility: 70% workmanship: 50% ergonomy: 50%
Test: Fujitsu LIFEBOOK E733
Source: HwT DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/17/2013
Rating: price: 40% performance: 100% workmanship: 80%

 

Fujitsu Lifebook E753

Specifications

Fujitsu Lifebook E753Notebook: Fujitsu Lifebook E753
Processor: Intel Core i5 3230M
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 4000
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.1kg
Price: 950 euro
Links: Fujitsu homepage
 Lifebook E (Series)
 Lifebook E753 (Model)

Average Score: 81% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

81% Edler Business-Laptop
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/12/2013
Rating: Total score: 81% price: 85% performance: 69% features: 88% display: 64% mobility: 92% ergonomy: 80%
Обзор корпоративного ноутбука Fujitsu Lifebook E753: цельнометаллическая акула большого бизнеса?
Source: Zoom RU→EN
Positive: Interchangeability of components; good price. Negative: Color reproduction of the screen; short battery life.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/24/2014

 

Fujitsu Lifebook E743-0M55A1DE

Specifications

Fujitsu Lifebook E743-0M55A1DENotebook: Fujitsu Lifebook E743-0M55A1DE
Processor: Intel Core i5 3230M
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 4000
Display: 14.0 inch, 16:9, 1600x900 pixels
Weight: 1.8kg
Price: 940 euro
Links: Fujitsu homepage
 Lifebook E (Series)
 Lifebook E743-0M55A1DE (Model)

Average Score: 88% - very good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

84% Review Fujitsu LifeBook E743-0M55A1DE Notebook | Notebookcheck
Covers all the bases. The LifeBook E-series is to convince well-heeled business users with its great casing as well as numerous security features and interfaces. Our review sample belongs to the lower-priced models from the series and is appealing with a balanced mix of components.
88% Fujitsu LifeBook E743 (E7430M55A1DE)
Source: Chip Test & Kauf - Heft Nr. 6/2014 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 10/01/2014
Rating: Total score: 88%

 

Fujitsu LifeBook E554

Specifications

Fujitsu LifeBook E554Notebook: Fujitsu LifeBook E554
Processor: Intel Core i5 4210M
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 4600
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels
Weight: 2.3kg
Price: 949 euro
Links: Fujitsu homepage
 Lifebook E (Series)

Average Score: 90% - very good
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

81% Fujitsu Lifebook E554 Notebook Review | Notebookcheck
Not without faults. The Lifebook E554 is primarily aimed at corporate customers. The price level ranging from 600 to 1000 Euros (~$716 to ~$1194) also might make it interesting for private users. We have the current top model of the line at hand. It wants to entice potential customers with plenty of computing power, an IPS screen, a solid state drive, a 3G modem, and a very good battery life.
90% Teszt: Fujitsu Lifebook U554 – A strapabíró egyetemista
Source: Wikitech HU→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/17/2014
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 100% workmanship: 80% ergonomy: 80%
Recenze: Fujitsu LifeBook E554 - v pracovním provedení s dokováním a dobrým displejem
Source: Notebook.cz CZ→EN
Positive: IPS display; comfortable keyboard and touchpad; long battery life. Negative: Noisy under load; no keyboard backlit; low sound quality.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/07/2014

 

Fujitsu Lifebook E544

The Lifebook E544 from Fujitsu is a business laptop as it is deemed to be highly reliable. In terms of hardware specification, this Lifebook is equipped with an Intel Core i5 processor from the fourth generation line up of Intel processors. Alongside the processor, which is clocked at 2.6 GHz, is 4 GB of DDR3 RAM, which can be upgraded to a maximum of 16 GB. The hard drive of this laptop is a 500 GB hybrid drive with 8 GB SSD cache, which is used to install the operating system and increases system performance. The operating system is the 64 bit architecture of Windows 8.1 Pro. The integrated Intel HD Graphics 4600 can use up to 1,7 GB shared memory. As input devices, there are a touchpad and a full sized, spill-resistant keyboard. The 14 inch HD screen is capable of displaying at a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. As for ports, there are three USB 3.0 ports, a DisplayPort and a SD card slot. This device weighs in at 4.5 pounds (2,04 kg) with its battery plugged in, which is fairly portable. The battery is rated to last up to 11 hours with its 72 Wh high capacity battery. All in all, this device is suitable for office use as it is reliable and has long battery life.

Specifications

Fujitsu Lifebook E544Notebook: Fujitsu Lifebook E544
Processor: Intel Core i5 4210M
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 4600
Display: 14.0 inch, 16:9, 1600x900 pixels
Weight: 2.064kg
Price: 700 euro
Links: Fujitsu homepage
 Lifebook E (Series)

 

80% Fujitsu Lifebook E544 Notebook Review | Notebookcheck
Reliable. Reliability is regarded as the main focus of a business laptop. Fujitsu's Lifebook E544 lineup provides a total package for 700 Euros (~$854). Our test reveals whether the mix of hardware, input devices, and security standards are satisfactory, or whether they are even good.
Fujitsu LIFEBOOK E544 – выгодная инвестиция в бизнес
Source: Notebook-Center.ru RU→EN
Positive: Good portability and functionality; good performance and stylish high-quality case; fingerprint scanner. Negative: Relatively poor display.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/27/2014

 

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".


Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics: Onboard graphics card that is built in the new Arrandale CPUs (Core i3 / i5 / i7 Dual Cores). Depending on the model and Turbo Boost, the GMA HD is clocked between 166 and 766 MHz.

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 330M: The Nvidia GeForce GT 330M is the successor of the GT 230M and technically just a slightly higher clocked GT 240M (but it should still maintain the power envelope of the GT 230M as the naming suggests).

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.

Intel HD Graphics 4600:

Integrated processor graphics card found on a number of Haswell CPU models. Offers varying clock speeds depending on the CPU.

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

Intel HD Graphics 3000: Integrated graphics card in the Intel Sandy Bridge processors (Core ix-2xxx). The HD 3000 is the faster (internally GT2 called) version with 12 Execution Units (EUs).

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


Intel Core i5:

520M:

The Core i5-520M has only 3 MB L3 Cache (compared to the I7-640M) and clocks between 2.4-2.93 GHz (Turbo Mode). Thanks to Hyperthreading, 4 threads can be processed simultaneously. An integrated graphics card (GMA HD 3150) and a DDR3 memory controller are also included in the package.

2430M: 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 2.4 GHz (Turbo Boost 2.7-3 GHz) and the GPU at 650 (1200 MHz Turbo).

3360M: Fast Ivy-Bridge-based dual-core, 2.8-3.5 GHz, includes HD 4000 GPU

3340M: Fast Ivy-Bridge-based dual-core, includes HD 4000 Graphics, core clock 2.7 - 3.4 GHz

3230M: Fast Ivy-Bridge-based dual-core, includes HD 4000 GPU, core clock 2.6 - 3.2 GHz

4210M: Haswell-based dual-core processor clocked at 2.6 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 3.2 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4600 GPU and a dual channel DDR3 memory controller.

Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  

620M:

The Core i7-620M is the fastest Dual-Core CPU for laptops (at the time of introduction in Q1 2010). The 620M clocks betwenn 2.66 and 3.33 GHz due to the Turbo Mode and because of Hyperthreading, 4 threads are executed simultaneously. In the package, Intel also included a second die with an integrated GPU (GMA HD) and a memory controller. Therefore, the TDP of 35 Watt of the whole package is still quite good.

3632QM: An Ivy Bridge-based quad-core processor clocked at 2.2 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 3.2 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4000 GPU and a dual channel DDR3 memory controller. The speciality of the i7-3632QM is the low TDP of 35 Watt compared to 45 Watt of the other Ivy Bridge quad core CPUs (e.g. 3610QM).


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


1.7 kg:

This weight is typical for very big tablets, subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 11-13 inch display-diagonal.

2.8 kg:

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


78.86%: 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.

Fujitsu Lifebook E544
HD Graphics 4600

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2011-01-24 (Update: 2012-05-26)