Fujitsu Lifebook E746
Reviews for the Fujitsu Lifebook E746
Source: Notebook-Center.ru RU→EN
Positive: Decent hardware; excellent display; backlit keyboard; lightweight. Negative: Relatively high price.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/24/2016
Source: Prohardver.hu HU→EN
Positive: Good material; decent performance; good IPS display. Negative: Mediocre keyboard and touchpad.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/11/2016
Model: The Fujitsu Lifebook E746 is a great choice if a user needs a stylish notebook with valuable features to support you in daily work. With its wide display, light weight, extensive set of interfaces and advanced security features, this modular notebook offers full convenience and flexibility. The dimensions of the laptop are 338 x 231 x 20-27 mm. As for the weight, it is 1.7 kg. When comparing the Fujitsu Lifebook E746 with the Lifebook E744 or E743 predecessor, there aren't any special design differences. The case does not look too modern like many other laptops'. In appearance, it has the classical style with two primary colors, which are black with silver. A noticeable accent of the laptop appearance is the thin red strip on the top edge of the lid and down the contour of the keyboard. The laptop cover is made of magnesium and aluminum alloy, thus it makes a sturdy and reliable design. The laptop provides an IPS display with a resolution of 1,920 x 1,080 pixels. The screen has a diagonal of 14 inch, which is suitable for work and watching videos. It offers excellent viewing angles, as well as an image that has enough contrast (700:1) and brightness (300 cd/m²). In addition, the screen has a matte surface, so the owner will not face the problem with reflections from environmental light.
The Fujitsu Lifebook E746 comes pre-installed with the Windows 10 Pro 64-bit operating system. However, it is possible to roll back to the professional Windows 7. The device is equipped with a dual-core processor of the sixth generation Intel Core i5-6200U with a frequency of 2.3 GHz, rising to 2.8 GHz, thanks to Turbo Boost. The chip is built according to the standards of 14 nm technical process and it has a cache of 3 MB. The CPU performance is enough for many daily tasks, including multimedia. There is an integrated video card Intel HD Graphics 520. It is able to encode and decode video. In addition, it supports display output to three displays. As for RAM, the laptop has 16 GB RAM in two slots, with 8 GB in each slot. The memory has a modern standard DDR4 and a bus frequency of 2,133 MHz. It is upgradable to a maximum of 32 GB RAM. As for the storage, the laptop has a 500 GB hard disk drive. With a 2 MP webcam, users can communicate with video calling. Of course, there is still some small graininess. On the left side of Lifebook E746, there are RJ-45, VGA, DisplayPort, and USB 3.0 ports, as well as a power socket and two slots media cards. On the opposite side, there are two USB 3.0, an headphone output, a microphone input and a slot for the Kensington lock. The Lifebook E746 is a perfect daily driver for mid-range office workers. It is slim, light and well equipped with all the necessary hardware.
Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam
Intel HD Graphics 520: Integrated GPU (GT2) with 24 EUs found on some Skylake CPU models (15 W ULV series).
Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.
6200U: Skylake-based ULV dual-core processor for thin notebooks and ultrabooks. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 520 GPU and is manufactured in 14 nm.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
Above all, this display size is used for subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles. For all three types, this size is quite large. The biggest variety of subnotebooks is represented with this size.
Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
This weight is typical for very big tablets, subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 11-13 inch display-diagonal.
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".
Fujitsu is a medium-sized laptop manufacturer, which did not belong to the global Top 10 in the last years. In the smartphone sector, Fujitsu does hardly play any role. The ratings are above-average in the reviews (as of 2016).
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