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Fujitsu-Siemens Amilo Xi2528


Fujitsu-Siemens Amilo Xi2528
Fujitsu-Siemens Amilo Xi2528 (Amilo X Series)
Graphics adapter
NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GS - 256 MB, Core: 600 MHz, Memory: 400 MHz, GDDR2
2048 MB 
, PC5300 DDR2 667MHz, 2x1024MB, max. 2048MB
17.10 inch 16:10, 1440 x 900 pixel, Brilliant View WXGA+, glossy: yes
Intel PM965
2x 160 GB - 5400 rpm, 160 GB 
, 5400 rpm
Realtek ALC883
1 Express Card 54mm, 3 USB 2.0, 1 Firewire, 1 VGA, 1 HDMI, 1 S-Video, V.92 Modem, 1 Infrared, 1 Kensington Lock, 1 eSata, Audio Connections: Kopfhörer, Mikrofon, S/PDIF, Card Reader: 5in1, eSATA
Realtek RTL8168/8111 Gigabit-LAN (10/100/1000MBit/s), Intel Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4), Bluetooth 2.0
Optical drive
height x width x depth (in mm): 38 x 291 x 408 ( = 1.5 x 11.46 x 16.06 in)
49 Wh Lithium-Ion, 11.1V 4400mAh
Operating System
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium 32 Bit
Additional features
Notebook Tasche, Fernbedienung, 24 Months Warranty, Intel Turbo Memory 1GB (Robson)
4 kg ( = 141.1 oz / 8.82 pounds), Power Supply: 0 g ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
1299 Euro



Average Score: 82.71% - good
Average of 7 scores (from 9 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 74%, features: 73%, display: 63% mobility: 52%, workmanship: 89%, ergonomy: 73%, emissions: 73%

Reviews for the Fujitsu-Siemens Amilo Xi2528

90% Fujitsu-Siemens - Amilo Xi2528 review
Source: IT Reviews English
At first glance, Fujitsu-Siemen's Amilo Xi2528 looks like any other desktop replacement; in fact it looks more suited to the corporate environment than the home, with its sober dark grey and silver finish. But under the skin there are some surprises - no, make that real surprises - that make it an ideal system for the home.
The old saying "Never judge a book by its cover" is very apt for the Amilo Xi2528. It may look a bit of plain Jane on the outside, but inside Fujitsu-Siemens has bundled nearly every desirable feature you can think of. If they upped the graphics spec this would be one Hell of a system, but as it is it's a very capable, well priced desktop replacement notebook.
sehr gut, Preis/Leistung gut, Leistung mäßig
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/16/2007
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 80% performance: 60%

Foreign Reviews

84% Test Fujitsu Siemens Amilo Xi2528 Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/27/2007
Rating: Total score: 84% performance: 92% display: 80% mobility: 50% workmanship: 86% ergonomy: 84% emissions: 80%
Ganz etwas Großes
Source: Notebook / Organizer / Handy - 1-2/08 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 12/12/2007
Rating: performance: 90% display: 80% emissions: 40%
92% Notebook oder PC? - Notebooks bis 1.299 Euro
Source: PC Praxis - 1/08 German
Comparison, , Length Unknown, Date: 12/07/2007
Rating: Total score: 92% price: 80% mobility: 50%
76% FSC AMILO Xi 2528 T7700
Source: Connect - 12/07 German
Comparison, , Short, Date: 11/29/2007
Rating: Total score: 76% performance: 97% features: 86% mobility: 59% ergonomy: 63%
70% Silberne Lichtblicke an der Amilo-Front
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/16/2007
Rating: Total score: 70% performance: 30% features: 30% display: 30% mobility: 50% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 70%
Für ein paar Euro mehr
Source: c't - 23/07 German
Comparison, , Long, Date: 10/16/2007
Rating: performance: 80% features: 80% display: 70% mobility: 30% ergonomy: 70% emissions: 70%
87% Mobiles Spielzeug
Source: Computerbild - 20/07 German
Single Review, , Medium, Date: 09/15/2007
Rating: Total score: 87% price: 80% performance: 91% features: 79% display: 90% mobility: 73% ergonomy: 79% emissions: 87%
80% Gamestarbook - FSC Amilo Xi2528
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/14/2007
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 50% features: 90% display: 30% mobility: 50% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 70% emissions: 90%


NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GS: NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GS is the DirectX 10 capable successor of the GeForce Go 7600 / 7700 for laptops and technically a higher clocked 8400M GT. The performance is slightly above the 7600 / 7700 and, therefore, it can represent DirectX9 games fluently. For DirectX 10 effects, the power of the card is not sufficient.

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.

T7700: Fastest Merom based Core 2 Duo with 35 Watt. The later Penryn Core 2 Duo are a bit faster at the same clock speed.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


This large display size is used for laptops which are mainly intended for an use on a desk.

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.

4 kg:

This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 inch display-diagonal.

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

82.71%: 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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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2012-05-26)