Fujitsu announced today the U.S. availability of the LifeBook T2010 Tablet PC, which features a 12.1-inch display, Intel’s “Santa Rosa” platform, the Core 2 Duo Ultra Low Voltage processor, and a claimed battery life of up to nine hours.
This pen-enabled convertible laptop has a WXGA 1280-by-800 pixels display with LED-backlighting and an enhanced outdoor viewing capability. The LifeBook T2010 is based on Intel 965GM chipset with the integrated GMA X3100 video controller and is paired with Core 2 Duo ULV U7600 or U7500 processor, depending on configuration. It ships with 1GB to 4 GB (actual 3.24 GB) of DDR2 system memory. The CPU and memory in this Tablet PC operate at 533MHz front side bus, which is slower than 800MHz/667MHz FSB in common â€œSanta Rosaâ€-based mobile computers with full-voltage processors.
Fujitsu LifeBook T2010 ships with up to 120GB SATA hard drive. In addition, there are options of 32GB solid state drive and 1GB Intel Turbo Memory. The T2010 does not have a built-in optical drive. Instead, a DVD/CD-RW combo drive or a dual-layer multi-format DVD writer can be provided via a separately sold docking station.
Regarding communications and networking, the LifeBook T2010 has 802.11a/b/g/draft-n wireless, a Gigabit Ethernet LAN, a 56K modem, and an optional Bluetooth module.
The Fujitsu’s new Tablet PC features a PCMCIA card slot, two USB ports, a Firewire connector, a 3-in-1 media card reader and a VGA output. For system security, there are a fingerprint reader, the Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 1.2, and a dedicated Smart Card slot.
Designed for mobile professionals, Fujitsu LifeBook T2010 weighs 3.5 pounds with a standard nine-hours six-cell battery, while an extended nine-cell battery adds 0.32 pounds and provides up to eleven hours of continuous work between charges.
This convertible notebook starts at $1,599 and is sold with Windows Vista Business or Windows XP Tablet PC Edition 2005 preloaded through Fujitsu direct sales force, website, channel partners and select retail outlets.