Fujitsu-Siemens Esprimo Mobile U9210


Fujitsu-Siemens Esprimo Mobile U9210Notebook: Fujitsu-Siemens Esprimo Mobile U9210 (Esprimo Mobile U Series)
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo P8400
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD
Display: 12.1 inch, 16:10, 1280x800 pixels, glossy: no
Weight: 2kg
Price: 1100 euro
Average Score: 79.4% - good
Average of 5 scores (from 7 reviews)
price: 70%, performance: 79%, features: 80%, display: 59% mobility: 68%, workmanship: 88%, ergonomy: 85%, emissions: 61%

Reviews for the Fujitsu-Siemens Esprimo Mobile U9210

Fujitsu Siemens - Esprimo Mobile U9210 review
Source: IT Reviews English
Just one glance at Fujitsu Siemen's Esprimo Mobile U9210 tells you all you need to know about which market segment it is aimed at. The plain dark grey and black finish screams 'corporate' and that's exactly who is being targeted: the road warrior who needs a tough, compact, no-nonsense ultraportable notebook for the daily grind. If you can get past its chunky styling and the relatively poor viewing angles of the screen, the Esprimo Mobile U9210 is a no-nonsense, tough - if heavy - business ultaportable that offers pretty good value for money.
Preis 80
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/17/2009
Rating: price: 80%
73% Fujitsu Siemens Esprimo Mobile U9210 review
Source: CNet English
The Fujitsu Siemens Esprimo Mobile U9210 laptop is aimed squarely at business travellers. It's lightweight, has an integrated 3G module for go-anywhere Internet access, and promises excellent battery life of up to 5 hours, according to the Fujitsu Siemens Web site. The Fujitsu Siemens Esprimo Mobile U9210 has too many downsides for us to recommend it. It's hideously unattractive, has relatively poor battery life and has a specification that doesn't -- in our eyes -- reflect its high price. Have a look at something like a Toshiba Portege R500 or Apple MacBook instead.
73, Preis 40, Mobilität 40
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/25/2009
Rating: Total score: 73% price: 40% mobility: 40%
Fujitsu-Siemens Esprimo U9210
Source: IT Reviewed English
Small in size, but big for business, Fujitsu Siemens’ Esprimo Mobile U9210 is an ultra-portable (300x229 x36.5mm, 1.95kg) laptop with enough power and connectivity under its hood to let you get your job done at your desk or on the road. Business people who are frequently on the move need the perfect companion on the road, and the Esprimo Mobile U Series could have been just the ticket - if it wasn’t for a few shortcomings. The Esprimo Mobile U9210 (Best Current Price: £785) offers a good combination of weight and battery life to make it a worthwhile productivity tool. Perfectly capable if uninspiring laptop for road warriors looking for a truly mobile workhorse.
Ausstattung gut, Display schlecht
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/07/2009
Rating: features: 80% display: 40%
80% Fujitsu-Siemens Esprimo Mobile U9210
Source: Trusted Reviews English
Despite a few niggles and the surprising omission of an integrated ExpressCard slot, Fujitsu-Siemens' Esprimo Mobile U9210 is an excellent 3G-enabled business notebook. It offers rugged build quality, handy business-oriented features and, at this price, very good value for money, too.
(von 10): 8, Ausstattung 8, Leistung 8, Preis 9
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/29/2008
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 90% performance: 80% features: 80%

Foreign Reviews

84% Test Fujitsu Siemens Esprimo Mobile U9210 Subnotebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/21/2009
Rating: Total score: 84% performance: 76% display: 78% mobility: 85% workmanship: 88% ergonomy: 85% emissions: 82%
80% Mobil und vielseitig
Source: Notebook / Organizer / Handy - 3-4/09 German
Comparison, , Length Unknown, Date: 02/01/2009
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 80% mobility: 80% emissions: 40%
80% Kleines Notebook für große Aufgaben
Source: Notebook / Organizer / Handy - 1-2/09 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 12/01/2008
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 80%


Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD: Onboard (shared Memory) GPU built in the GM45, GE45 and GS45 chipset (Montevina). Because of two more shaders and a higher core clock, much faster than the old GMA X3100. Still not advisable for gamers (DirectX 10 games not playable or only with very low settings). The integrated video processor is able to help decode HD videos (AVC/VC-2/MPEG2) , e.g., for a fluent Blu-Ray playback with slow CPUs.

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.


Middle class dual core CPU with a TDP of 25 Watt. For high end gamer the performance could be not sufficient (for class 1 graphic cards).

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

12.1": This is a common display format for subnotebooks. Most netbooks have a tinier display. The advantage is, that the subnotebook can be small dimensioned and can be carried easily. Further the small display needs few energy, which improves the battery runtime and in consequence the mobility. The disadvantage is that the reading of texts is a bit exhausting for the eyes, especially with high resolutions.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

2 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-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

79.4%: 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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