Fujitsu soon to launch the ultralight LifeBook U938 in NA
Fujitsu launched the Lifebook U938 back in January this year, but this was not a worldwide release, as it was just localized for Japan. The good news is that the enterprise-oriented Lifebook U938 was just announced to make its way to the North American countries later this month.
The 13-inch U938 ultrabook weighs less than 1.8 lbs and has an overall thickness of 0.6-inch. Processor options include the i5-8250U/i5-8350U/i7-8650U CPUs coupled with either 12 GB or 20 GB of DDR4 RAM (1 DIMM slot + 4 GB onboard). The storage options are very diversified, and users can opt to include SATA III M.2 SSDs with 256/512 GB capacities (optional OPAL cables) or NVMe SSDs with 256/512 GB capacities. All versions come preinstalled with Windows 10 Pro.
Users can also choose among a glossy FHD IPS touch display and a slightly brighter non-glare IPS display. The aforementioned CPUs integrate Intel’s UHD Graphics 620 GPUs.
Other specs include:
• HD webcam
• Stereo speakers + Realtek ALC255 audio codec
• Dual array mics
• Optional LTE cat. 6 modem
• Wi-fi + Bluetooth 4.2 + GbE
• Fingerprint sensor + palm vein sensor
• Connectors: mic in + headphone out, 2 x USB 3.0 Type-A (1x for charging), 1x USB 3.1 Type-C, 1 x HDMI, GbE jack, SIM card slot, SD card reader, SmartCard reader
There are a few battery options, which can add to the total weight of the notebook:
• 2 cell, 25 Whr battery + non-touch display – 1.76 pounds and 7 hours battery life
• 4 cell, 50 Whr battery + non-touch display – 2.03 pounds and 13 hours battery life
• 4 cell, 50 Whr battery + touchscreen display – 2.09 pounds and 9 hours battery life
Prices for the different versions of the LifeBook U938 have not been disclosed as of yet.