Fujitsu Lifebook U554
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)
Reviews for the Fujitsu Lifebook U554
Ultra ambitious. The Fujitsu Lifebook U554 has all the specs for an ultrabook, apart from the touchscreen. However, ambitions are not always enough: Is the subnotebook really a good companion? Find out in our in-depth review.
Source: Notebook-Center.ru RU→EN
Positive: Stylish aluminum case; water-resistant keyboard; decent performance. Negative: No 3G; high price.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/06/2015
Source: Wikitech HU→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/12/2014
Rating: Total score: 85% price: 80% workmanship: 60% ergonomy: 80%
Model: The Fujitsu Lifebook U554 belongs to the U series and is stylish and thin. Design is kept clean with strong lines and edges while the entire device comes in black with red highlights, which look particularly beautiful inside the speaker grill and around the touchpad. The usage of plastic and aluminium ensures the Fujitsu Lifebook U554 remains as light as possible at just 1.47 kg. The build quality is excellent and should complement the portability of the device well.
Edging towards the business sector, the Fujitsu Lifebook U554 comes in various configurations. Users can select from Windows 7 Professional to Windows 8.1 Professional and from multiple hardware configurations. Inside there are an Intel Core i5-4200U processor clocked at 1.6 GHz, 8 GB 1600 MHz DDR3L RAM and an Intel HD Graphics 4400 GPU. There are a few storage options from a 320 GB HDD to a 256 GB SSD either suiting a specific usage or budget.
The 13.3 inch LED display has an HD resolution and is anti-glare. Other features include an HD webcam, a USB 2.0 port, two USB 3.0 ports, an HDMI out, a memory card reader and even SIM card support depending on the model. Battery life is good with a 48 Wh Lithium-Polymer pack powering the device up to 11 hours.
Intel HD Graphics 4400:
ULV integrated GPU (GT2) with 20 EUs found on certain Haswell CPU models.
Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.
Haswell-based ULV dual-core processor clocked at 1.6 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 2.6 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4400 and a dual-channel DDR3 memory controller.» 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 big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 10-11 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).
84%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.
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