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Friday, June 15, 2001
Fujitsu Debuts Notebook with IEEE 1394, DVD/CD-RW Drive


Fujitsu PC Corporation is shipping its LifeBook S Series notebook targeted at mobile professionals requiring a lightweight and high-performance computing solution with IEEE 1394 and DVD/CD-RW capabilities.

With an ultra-compact form factor measuring just 11.34 inches wide by 8.92 inches deep by 1.3 inches high and weighing under four pounds, the LifeBook S Series is one of the few thin and light two-spindle notebooks with a built-in flexible bay available on the market today. This compact flexible bay, found exclusively in FPC's LifeBook S Series, allows users to swap bay devices to change configurations on the go.

FPC's customers also can select a CD-ROM, DVD, CD-RW drive or second bay battery to fit into the flexible bay, instead of the combo drive. Mobile professionals requiring prolonged battery life can extend battery life up to eight hours(1) using both the main and second batteries.

The LifeBook S Series is available in two recommended configurations. It can also be customized for users requiring a tailored mobile computing solution by utilizing FPC's Configure To Order (CTO) program. The notebook is available through FPC's retail and reseller channels(2) as well as at www.fujitsupc.com or 1-877-372-3473. Pricing starts at $2,399.

Both the recommended and customizable models feature a low-voltage, mobile Pentium III 750MHz processor with Intel SpeedStep technology. This advanced processor incorporating SpeedStep technology allows the LifeBook S Series to easily manage today's most intensive applications without draining battery life.

In addition to the new processor, the "thin and light" notebook can be ordered with a 30GB or 20GB hard drive standard. This increased storage capacity affords the mobile professional the ability to store large presentations and other miscellaneous items on the notebook's local drives without the need to access a central server while on the road.

The LifeBook S Series comes standard with 12.1 inch XGA TFT display for easy viewing, a large and comfortable keyboard for accurate data entry, a touchpad with scroll button for easy Internet browsing and a port replicator that further expands the number of ports offered the user.

An expanded selection of connectivity services includes a new integrated V.90 56K modem and IEEE 1394 connection with S-Video out combo port. The other connectivity option is an integrated modem and 10/100 base-Tx Ethernet combo port. Both options allow for communication in any type of environment. The notebook also features one Type I or Type II PC Card slot, making the LifeBook S Series "wireless ready" with the assistance of a third-party wireless PC Card modem.

FPC will continue to integrate a built-in Smart Card Reader(4) and a pre-boot data Security Panel as a theft deterrent into select notebooks, including the new LifeBook S Series. The pre-boot data security panel supplies more than 800,000 possible passwords to ensure the proper user's data will be safe and secure. The built-in Smart Card Reader provides users a range of applications, such as secured online transactions, personalized authentication services, access to personal data and "e-cash" storage options. FPC's Smart Card Reader needs to be complemented by an optional Smart Card Holder and third-party software to process data.

The LifeBook S Series is available with either Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition or Windows 2000 Professional.

The LifeBook S Series is the first to incorporate the Fujitsu Service Assistant, a Web-based diagnostic and resolution application preloaded on the system. The Fujitsu Service Assistant provides support solutions to the most common problems that may be experienced with just a simple click of the mouse. It was designed to increase customer satisfaction by delivering faster, more effective service, thus avoiding user frustrations usually associated with slower, non-technology-based service programs.

All of FPC's LifeBook notebooks are backed by a one-year International Limited Warranty for U.S. and Canadian customers. The warranty includes technical support, 24 hours a day, seven days a week(5). In addition, users can add First Cabin service and support options, including service upgrades that provide priority service and reduced downtime or a screen protection plan


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