Fujitsu-Siemens Lifebook T4220

Specifications

Fujitsu-Siemens Lifebook T4220Notebook: Fujitsu-Siemens Lifebook T4220 (Lifebook T Series)
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo T7500
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) X3100 128 MB
Display: 12.1 inch, 4:3, 1024x768 pixels
Weight: 2kg
Average Score: 75% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 4 reviews)
price: 55%, performance: 82%, features: 76%, display: 87% mobility: 60%, workmanship: 80%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Fujitsu-Siemens Lifebook T4220

75% Fujitsu LifeBook T4220 Tablet PC
Source: PC World English
The Fujitsu LifeBook T4220 is designed to weather outside use better than your typical convertible tablet. It has a nice keyboard and performs well, too, all at a competitive price.
This successor to the LifeBook T4020 offers several improvements. The T series now uses Intel's Santa Rosa processor line, and the hard drive, sealed before, is now user upgradable.
Most important, the T4220 has a single, bidirectional hinge that is a first for a convertible and a major convenience breakthrough. When you want to switch between the tablet and notebook forms, you can swivel the screen right or left on its hinge--no worries about having to double-check a directional arrow or twisting the screen the wrong way on the first try.
(von 100): 75, Leistung 76, Ausstattung 72, Preis/Leistung teuer, Display gut
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/07/2007
Rating: Total score: 75% price: 40% performance: 76% features: 72% display: 80%
Review: Fujitsu Lifebook T4220 Tablet PC
Source: Tablet PC2 English
Fujitsu continues to expand their Tablet PC line with an assortment of new machines including the The new Fujitsu T4220.  The Lifebook T4220 Tablet PC is a eye pleasing silver with a white keyboard and a matt black top.  It weighs in at 4.9 lbs with the Modular Dual-Layer Multi-Format DVD Writer installed. (4.3 with the weight saver)  Built to meet the needs of the business man/road warrior who is always on the go in mind everything about the T4220 feels strong and sturdy, including the bi directional hinge that allows you to turn the screen in either direction. Fujitsu's new T4220 Tablet PC is running Windows Vista Business and comes with Microsoft Office OneNote 2007 installed.  Five pre configured base options and the ability to customize each of them to suit your personally needs makes it easy for everyone to order their new Fujitsu Tablet PC with the options and extras best suited to their needs.
Display außergewöhnlich, Mobilität mäßig, Leistung gut
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/22/2007
Rating: performance: 80% display: 100% mobility: 60%
70% Fujitsu LifeBook T4220 tablet PC
Source: PC Advisor English
The Fujitsu LifeBook T4220 is designed to weather outside use better than your typical convertible tablet laptop PC. And the Fujitsu LifeBook T4220 tablet PC has a nice keyboard and performs well, too, all at a competitive price. This successor to the LifeBook T4020 offers several improvements. The Fujitsu LifeBook T4220 tablet PC series now uses Intel's Santa Rosa processor line, and the hard drive, sealed before, is now user upgradable. Most important, the Fujitsu LifeBook T4220 tablet PC has a single, bidirectional hinge that is a first for a convertible and a major convenience breakthrough. When you want to switch between the tablet and notebook forms, you can swivel the screen right or left on its hinge - no worries about having to double-check a directional arrow or twisting the screen the wrong way on the first try.
(von 5): 3.5, Ausstattung 4, Verarbeitung 4, Preis/Leistung 3.5
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/08/2007
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 70% features: 80% workmanship: 80%
80% Fujitsu's latest convertible Tablet takes full advantage of Intel's new Centrino technology, and it shows.
Source: Laptop Mag English
The new Fujitsu LifeBook T4220 is a travel-friendly, well-rounded convertible Tablet PC that suffers from a few flaws. When it comes to computing horsepower and video quality, the newest addition to the LifeBook line reaps the benefits of Intel's Next-Generation Centrino Processor Technology (codenamed Santa Rosa), but its battery life left us wanting more.
eher kurz gehaltener Test; online abrufbar

4 von 5, Leistung sehr gut, Display gut, Mobilität mäßig
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/09/2007
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 90% display: 80% mobility: 60%

Comment

Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) X3100: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) X3100 is an integrated (onboard) graphic chip on a Mobile Intel 965GM chipset. It is the successor of GMA 950 and features a fully programmable pipeline (supports Aero Glass fully and DirectX 10 with newest drivers). The peformance of the X3100 is clearly better than the GMA 950, still demanding modern games won't run fluently.

These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

» 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.


T7500:

The Core 2 Duo T7500 is a Merom based Core 2 Duo with 4MB Level 2 Cache. It is positioned in the middle class (in 2009) and performs on par with a modern P7550 or Turion II Ultra M640/M660.

» 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


75%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.


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Author: Stefan Hinum (Update: 2013-01-16)