Fujitsu – LifeBook P1510D

Fujitsu P1510D
MFR’s Description: Whether you’re toting this tiny convertible to a customer site, visiting patients, or running from meeting to meeting, the LifeBook P1500D notebook offers you the comfort and ease of a notebook combined with the amazing versatility of a tablet….The LifeBook P1500D notebook offers the latest in security features with embedded TPM, integrated Fingerprint Sensor, Fujitsu Security Application Panel, and a built-in security lock slot helping you keep your data and assets safe.

November 22, 2005 It does appear that the P1500D/1510D is now shipping with Microsoft® Windows® XP Tablet PC Edition 2005
Please Note: Model P1510D is also referred to as P1500D, depending on the country. Previous versions contained a Transmeta Crusoe CPU. The current LifeBook contains a Pentium M 753 CPU.

Reviews at the bottom of the page.

Company/Manufacturing Information
Company: Fujitsu-Siemens
Company Website: www.fujitsu.com/global/
Model Name: P1510D or P1510
Product Page: P1500D Page (USA)
Type: Tablet/Notebook
Introduced: Fall 2005
Revised:
Cost (MSRP/Street): @ $1500 USD
CPU and Memory
Processor Company: Intel
Processor Model: Pentium M 753 Ultra Low Voltage
Processor Speed: 1.2GHz
Bus Speed: 400MHz
Cache Size: 2MB
Cache Type: L2
Memory Capacity:
Memory Type: 256MB – 1 Slot (Max 1GB)
Memory Speed: DDR2 400
Shared Video: Yes – 8MB upto 128MB
Systemboard Chipset: Intel 915GMS
Storage
Hard Drive Interface: ATA 100
Hard Drive Size: 30GB – 60GB, 4200rpm, 1.8″ (Toshiba)
Optical Drive: External
Display and Graphics
Graphics Chipset: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 900
Screen Size: 8.9″
Screen Type: LCD
Resolution: 1024×600 (WSVGA)
Widescreen (Ratio): Yes
Video Out: Yes, upto 1600×1200
Touchscreen: Yes – Resistive/Passive
Video Memory: Up to 128MB
Battery, Dimensions, and Weight
Battery Type: Lithium Ion
Default Battery Size: 3-Cell, 10.8V, 2600mAh
Also: 6-cell, 5200mAh
Mfr Estimated Runtime: 3-cell – 3.5hrs, 6-cell – 7hrs
Weight: 2.2 pounds with 3-cell battery
Height: 1.36″ – 1.46″
Width: 9.3″
Depth: 6.57″
Protection and Security
Fingerprint or Thumbprint: Yes, integrated into Screen
Harddrive Shock Protection: Shock-Mounted
Hardware Passwords:
Other: Kensington lock slot, Trusted Platform Module
Networking and I/O Ports
Wireless: Intel/Atheros Super AG 802.11a/b/g
Ethernet: 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet
Modem: 56k V.92
Input: Keyboard, Touch-Screen, Trackpoint
USB Ports: 2x USB 2.0
Firewire (1394):
PS/2, Serial, Parallel: No
Infrared:
Audio: RealTek ALC203, 18-bit
PC Card Slots: 1x Type or Type II CF
Flash Memory Card: 1x Secure Digital (SD)
Bluetooth: Optional
Port Replicator: Available
Headphone and Microphone: Headphone, Microphone, Stereo line-in jacks, built-in microphone
Other I/O:
Software and Warranty
Installed OS: Microsoft Windows XP Pro, Home, or Tablet PC (Only certain models)
Drivers: support.fujitsupc.com
Included Software: Fujitsu Display Controls, Fujitsu Hot Key Utility, Adobe® Reader®, Microsoft® Reader, Microsoft® Journal Viewer, Fujitsu Driver Update Utility, Fujitsu Touchscreen Calibration Utility, Softex OmniPass, EverNote™ Plus 1.0, ritePen® 2.5 and Fortune-Fountain DialKeys
Warranty: One – Three Year Warranties available. 24/7 Technical Support, Premium Plans available.

Review Excerpts – Click on links below to read full reviews

GottaBeMobile.com – May 2006 – Video Review – Overall, I was very impressed with the P1510D. It is light and a pleasure to hold. With 1024 x 600 resolution and an 8.9” screen, I was surprised at how much working room there was. I highly recommend it for those looking for an ultra mobile solution.

Mobile Tech Review – May 2006 – 4 out of 5 – Certainly one of the coolest, sexiest yet functional super-small notebooks available in the US. The specs and power make this machine good enough for business and school use while Windows XP Tablet Edition puts the touch screen to good use with better support for pen and voice input compared to non-Tablet Edition OS P1500 models.

TabletPCReviewSpot.com – March 2006 – the best we have seen in its class

TabletPC’Corner – February 2006 – Review is in French

infoSync World – January 2006 – 90% out of 100% – No larger than an oversize paperback, Fujitsu Siemens’ LifeBook P1510 convertible ultraportable tablet has Jørgen Sundgot slobbering like he’s rarely done before.

PC World – January 2006 – PC World Innovations Awards

HardwareZone.com – December 2005 – The Fujitsu LifeBook P1510 is one of the smallest and lightest ultra-portables to hit the market and should quickly stir up attention among those who travel frequently. Its diminutive size, light weight and touch-sensitive display are features that many would love in a Tablet PC and the design is something to be lusted after.

HardwareCentral – October 2005 – 4 out of 5 stars – In the category of super-easy-to-carry subnotebooks, the LifeBook P1510D delivers as much price/performance value and ease of use as any rival ultralight, even if you never swivel the screen and reach for the stylus to take advantage of its pen-input mode.

BlogCritics.org – October 2005 – For those who are new to penabled computing or who have been using PDAs and wishing for something that can do and show more, I have little doubt that the P1510d will deliver.

CNET – October 2005 – 6.2 out of 10 – The tiny Fujitsu LifeBook P1510D convertible tablet delivers a great compromise between a handheld form factor and laptop-quality performance.

PC World – October 2005 – More of a “Quick Take” than a review.

Sci-Tech Today – October 2005 – 4 out of 5 – Even with the higher price tag, the lightweight LifeBook fits the bill for the niche tablet PC market.

LAPTOP Magazine – October 2005 – 4.5/5 Stars – It has a few minor flaws, but the P1510D is a great tool for workers that place a premium on portability. It’s so light you don’t even have to think about packing it, and it doubles as a tablet and laptop. As long as you can live with a smaller display, you can’t go wrong with this convertible.

MobilityGuru (Tom’s Hardware) – October 2005 – First Editor’s Choice Award – October 2005 – This is a unique and market leading product. MobilityGuru thus presents Fujitsu and its Lifebook P1510D with our first Editors Choice Award.

TrustedReviews.com – October 2005 – 9/10 – “Recommended” – …the Lifebook P1510 is quite a remarkable little machine.

CNET Asia – September, 2005 – 8/10 Unless your profession requires data entry on the move, the hefty S$3,488 (US$2,066.47) price tag makes this an expensive, albeit extremely cool, tech toy instead of a serious work machine.

PC Magazine – August, 2005 – PCMAG.com Editor’s Choice – 4/5 Stars – The Fujitsu LifeBook P1510 has a lot going for it, thanks to its great design, excellent performance, intense security, and reasonable price. It’s a fabulous little ultraportable, and the touch screen and software only make it better. It’s the type of system that can finally take the tablet mainstream.