SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Fujitsu Computer Systems today
announced that the ultra-portable 2.2-pound Fujitsu LifeBook(R) P1500
convertible notebook, the first touch screen notebook to offer the Microsoft
Windows XP Tablet PC Edition 2005 operating system, was honored with a 2006 PC
World Innovations Award.
Equipped with an 8.9 inch SVGA wide screen display, the LifeBook P1500
notebook is compact enough to go anywhere and light enough to hold
effortlessly, with the versatility to easily convert from a conventional
notebook into a slate tablet. Use a fingertip to easily navigate through forms
or the Internet. Use the pen stylus for jotting notes and capturing signatures
for contracts or purchase orders.
The 2006 PC World Innovations Awards recognize both benchmark and
breakthrough products that set the standard for innovation with unique
qualities that distinguish them from the pack. PC World's editors compared
hundreds of products before narrowing the field to the 25 winners. More
information can be found at www.pcworld.com.
"These are among the most inventive devices available, breaking the
boundaries of the computer and consumer electronics worlds while pushing the
limits of technology," stated Harry McCracken, VP/editor-in-chief of PC World.
"These trend-setting products help define industry standards and raise the bar
for creativity in the future. Congratulations to the Fujitsu LifeBook P1500
"The LifeBook P1500 notebook represents a significant technology
breakthrough in its compact size and uncompromising feature set, along with
the first industry support of Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition on a
touch screen," said Paul Moore, director of mobile product marketing, Fujitsu
Computer Systems. "Recognition by the prestigious PC World Innovations Awards
illustrates Fujitsu's success and ongoing commitment to combine innovation
with performance and reliability in its mobile computing products."
The LifeBook P1500 notebook, also available with Microsoft Windows XP
Professional, is powered by the Intel(R) Pentium(R) M Processor Ultra Low
Voltage 753 and 915GMS chipset with up to 1GB of system memory. Designed for
the highly mobile user, this full-function ultra-portable convertible is the
ideal traveling companion delivering extended battery life of up to seven
hours(1) for keeping up with a busy workday or lifestyle, a shock-mounted hard
drive for peace of mind, an easy-to-use intuitive touch screen -- all secured
with embedded Trusted Platform Module (TPM) and a biometric fingerprint swipe
sensor. Maximum productivity is ensured with built-in modem, LAN and optional
Atheros(R) Super AG(R) WLAN with dual diversity antenna, delivering excellent
connectivity and data transfer rates.
Pricing and Availability
The LifeBook P1500 notebook with Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition is
available through the Fujitsu direct sales force, Web site and channel
partners(2) with pricing starting at $1,449(3) for a base configuration. Users
can choose from a recommended configuration or they can customize their system
using the Fujitsu Configure To Order (CTO) program. The LifeBook P1500
notebook with Microsoft Windows XP Professional is also available with pricing
starting at $1,399(3) for a base configuration.
Service and Support
The Fujitsu LifeBook P1500 notebook is backed by a three-year or one-year
International Limited Warranty for U.S. and Canadian customers. The
International Limited Warranty includes technical support, 24 hours a day,
seven days a week.(4) In addition, users can add Fujitsu Premium Care Service
Plans, which include an on-site service or a screen protection plan.
About Fujitsu Computer Systems Corporation
Headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., Fujitsu Computer Systems is a wholly
owned subsidiary of Fujitsu Limited (TSE: 6702) committed to the design,
development and delivery of advanced computer systems and managed services for
the business enterprise. The company offers a complete line of
high-performance mobile and desktop computers, scalable and reliable servers
as well as managed and professional services. Fujitsu Computer Systems
emphasizes leading-edge technology, exceptional product quality, and
productivity, as well as outstanding customer service. More information on
Fujitsu Computer Systems is available at http://us.fujitsu.com/computers .
Fujitsu is a leading provider of customer-focused IT and communications
solutions for the global marketplace. Pace-setting device technologies,
highly reliable computing and communications products, and a worldwide corps
of systems and services experts uniquely position Fujitsu to deliver
comprehensive solutions that open up infinite possibilities for its customers'
success. Headquartered in Tokyo, Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702) reported
consolidated revenues of 4.7 trillion yen (US$44.5 billion) for the fiscal
year ended March 31, 2005. For more information, please see: www.fujitsu.com.
NOTE: Fujitsu, the Fujitsu logo and LifeBook are registered trademarks of
Fujitsu Limited. Atheros and Super AG are registered trademarks of Atheros
Communications, Inc. Intel and Pentium are trademarks or registered trademarks
of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and other
countries. Microsoft and Windows are either registered trademarks or
trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other
countries. All other trademarks and product names are the property of their
respective owners. The statements provided herein are for informational
purposes only and may be amended or altered by Fujitsu Computer Systems
Corporation without notice or liability. Product description data represents
Fujitsu design objectives and is provided for comparative purposes; actual
results may vary based on a variety of factors. Specifications are subject to
change without notice.
(1) Battery life estimates reflect the results of BAPCo MobileMark2002
Productivity Workloads performed upon systems with battery life setting
enabled. Actual battery life will vary based on screen brightness,
applications used, features selected, power management settings, battery
conditioning, and other customer preferences. DVD/CD-RW, DVD Writer, LAN,
wireless LAN or hard drive usage may also have a significant impact on battery
(2) Certain retailers will only offer select models.
(3) Pricing may change without notice.
(4) Service and warranty repairs turnaround time may vary by country and
product. Support 24 hours a day, seven days a week applies to the U.S. and
Jennifer McKim Wendy Grubow
Fujitsu Computer Systems Corporation Eastwick Communications
SOURCE Fujitsu Computer Systems Corporation