Fujitsu today announced its new lineup of consumer PCs and tablet products built for Microsoft Windows 8 will be available in Japan starting October 26.
The new lineup includes a total of 19 models in nine product series. Particularly, Fujitsu updates its FMV Series of consumer PCs and offer the ARROWS Tab Wi-Fi series of water-resistant tablets, as well as models from the new Floral Kiss brand, designed for women.
Fujitsu will be offering the water-resistant ARROWS Tab Wi-Fi QH55/J, a thin water-resistant Windows 8 tablet, as well as FMV ESPRIMO FH 98/JD, which is equipped with an eye tracking sensor, allowing users to operate the computer screen with their eye movements. In addition, all of the models will be delivered together with Fujitsu's consumer cloud service, My Cloud.
The ARROWS Tab Wi-Fi QH55/J features a a slim 9.9 mm body. Weighing approximately 574 g, it enables approximately 10.5 hours of video playback. In addition, it is IPX5/7/8 water-resistant and dust resistant. It employs an IPS LCD display featuring Super Clear Panel, which cuts down reflective glare.
In addition, it supports multi-user accounts so multiple users can employ their own personalized settings environment. And, while it is a tablet, it comes equipped with Microsoft Office Home and Business 2010 (SP1).
The STYLISTIC QH77/J is a hybrid device that can be used as both a tablet and a notebook PC. For example, the LCD can be detached and used as a tablet when on the go, and comes standard equipped with a stylus to enable handwritten input. In addition, when being used for writing longer text, users can simply connect the keyboard to the docking station and use it as a notebook PC.
The FH98/JD model features a touch panel screen and is also equipped with an eye tracking sensor, which is a new operational interface that enables users to move the screen up or down, left or right, just by moving their eyes.
The FH77/JD model supports a wireless touch pad, enabling remote touch operation of Windows 8, so the screen can be manipulated even from a distance.
In addition, both the FH98/JD and FH98/JD models are equipped with Pioneer speakers.
The LIFEBOOK UH75/J Ultrabook has a built-in hard disk drive, measures 15.6 mm (at its thickest point), and weighs roughly 1.44 kg. It features 10.2 hours of battery runtime and a large touchpad for Windows 8 touch operations.
The LIFEBOOK AH78/JA is equipped with a 15.6-inch LCD, an optical drive, and a quad-core CPU. The A4-size notebook PC has a 20.8 mm (at its thickest point) body. It supports wireless TV, and now comes with high-quality speakers from Pioneer and a 15.6-inch full flat fine-panel IPS LCD.
The LIFEBOOK SH76/J notebook measures only 19.9mm, has a 13.3-inch screen and an integrated optical disk. It weighs 1.23kg and offers 13 hours of battery runtime. Featuring Mobile Multi-Bay construction, extra internal hard disk units (included standard) and extra battery units (optional), can be swapped to meet the user's needs.
Based upon the design concept of bringing elegance to PCs, Floral Kiss (LIFEBOOK CH series) is a new brand that was planned and developed primarily "under the direction of Fujitsu's female employees," according to the company.
The newly released model is a Windows 8-based Ultrabook preloaded with original applications that women can enjoy on a daily basis. It features a 3rd generation Intel Core i5 processor and a 500GB hard disk drive.
The Floral Kiss also comes with special feminine custom-made apps: a scrapbook, a personalized diary, and 12 daily horoscopes.
Fujutsu is also offering an even more sophisticated version, created in collaboration with the jewelry brand Agete.