Fujitsu-Siemens Amilo Pi 3540

Specifications

Fujitsu-Siemens Amilo Pi 3540Notebook: Fujitsu-Siemens Amilo Pi 3540 (Amilo P Series)
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo P8600
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 9300M GS
Display: 15.4 inch, 16:10, 1280x800 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 3kg
Price: 900 euro
Average Score: 67.13% - average
Average of 8 scores (from 8 reviews)
price: 50%, performance: 66%, features: 78%, display: 80% mobility: 48%, workmanship: 93%, ergonomy: 67%, emissions: 87%

Reviews for the Fujitsu-Siemens Amilo Pi 3540

70% Fujitsu-Siemens Amilo Pi 3540
Source: Techradar English
As long as you're not looking for the most powerful laptop at this price, the FSC Amilo Pi 3540 is a great choice. It's stylish and usable, with a great screen and multimedia capabilities. Just make sure you weigh up how important performance and battery life are to you before you buy.
3.5 von 5, Display sehr gut, Ausstattung gut, Leistung mäßig, Mobilität schlecht
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/09/2008
Rating: Total score: 70% performance: 60% features: 80% display: 90% mobility: 40%
75% Fujitsu Siemens Amilo Pi 3540 review
Source: CNet English
The Fujitsu Siemens Amilo Pi 3540 is a fairly average laptop with above-average looks. It doesn't excel in any particular area, but it is pretty affordable, so for that it earns our respect. However, if you're after a faster, lighter, longer-lasting -- albeit uglier -- Centrino 2 laptop, you'll be better off with the Samsung Q210.
7.5 von 10, Mobilität mäßig
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/02/2008
Rating: Total score: 75% mobility: 60%

Foreign Reviews

63% Zehn Spiele-Notebooks bis 1.500 Euro
Source: Gamestar German
Comparison, , Length Unknown, Date: 12/01/2008
Rating: Total score: 63% price: 60% performance: 50%
78% Die Kleinen sind da
Source: Stiftung Warentest - 12/08 German
User Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/01/2008
Rating: Total score: 78% performance: 88% display: 84% mobility: 70% workmanship: 93% ergonomy: 82% emissions: 87%
60% Ein Puma ohne Krallen
Source: Chip.de - 12/08 German
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 12/01/2008
Rating: Total score: 60% price: 70% performance: 76% features: 94% display: 81% mobility: 40% ergonomy: 68%
80% Aktuell und vielseitig
Source: Notebook / Organizer / Handy - 1-2/09 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 12/01/2008
Rating: Total score: 80% features: 80%
63% FSC Amilo Pi3540
Source: Gamestar German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/22/2008
Rating: Total score: 63% price: 60% performance: 45% display: 65%
48% Test: Fujitsu-Siemens Amilo Pi 3540
Source: PC Welt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/18/2008
Rating: Total score: 48% price: 11% performance: 75% features: 57% mobility: 29% ergonomy: 50%

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce 9300M GS: Compared to the 9300M G, the GS has only 8 unified shaders but a higher clock rate. Therefore, the performance should be similar according to Nvidia. Supports 
Hybrid-SLI (GeForceBoost and HybridPower) with Nvidia 9100M G and PureVideo HD (VP3).

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

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


Intel Core 2 Duo: This is the Core Duo and Core Solo successor with a longer pipeline and 5-20% more speed without more power consumption. As an addition to the Core Duo design there exists a fourth decoder, an amplified SSE-unit and an additional arithmetical logical unit (ALU).

The Core 2 Duo for laptops is identical to the desktop Core 2 Duo processors but the notebook-processors work with lower voltages (0.95 to 1188 Volt) and a lower Frontside bus clock (1066 vs 667 MHz). The performance of equally clocked notebooks is 20-25% lower than Desktop PCs because of the lower Frontside bus clock and the slower hard disks.


P8600:

Fast but still not overpriced dual core CPU. For most games and multimedia applications sufficient and due to the 25W TDP even for smaller notebooks useable.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.4": 15 inch display-variants are the standard and are used for more than the half of all notebooks. 15.4 inch display with 16:10 are the standard for notebook displays. Nowadays, more and more 16:9 displays with 15.6 inch appear. 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.


3 kg: This weight is average for notebooks. Therefore the numerous mass of laptops with 15 inch display fits in this class of weight.


Fujitsu-Siemens: 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 (FSC), one of Europe's largest IT hardware suppliers, and owned 50/50 by Fujitsu and Siemens. 2009, this cooperation was terminated, FSC ended to exist. In future, no laptops will be sold with the brand "Fujitsu-Siemens" but only "Fujitsu".

Fujitsu-Siemens reviews


67.13%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.


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

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2008-09-23 (Update: 2012-05-26)