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Fujitsu releases MacBook-influenced laptop

updated 04:40 pm EDT, Tue October 17, 2006

Fujitsu LifeBook laptops

Fujitsu on Tuesday dramatically expanded its LifeBook range of laptops with three new models, one of which shows clear design inspirations from Apple's entry-level portable. Colored completely in pearl white, the A3110 is an unusually stylish computer from the normally utilitarian PC builder. It also has a unique Crystal View feature that Fujitsu says can automatically improve the visual quality by adjusting the brightness, contrast, and sharpness of the onscreen image when turned on through a special button on the laptop. A 1.8GHz Turion 64 X2, 2GB of included RAM, and built-in slots for ExpressCard, flash memory, and PC Card adapters help the A3110 perform well in the mid-range laptop market. Fujitsu is shipping this model today for $1,399; a 1.66GHz Core 2 Duo equivalent, the A6010, has also just been launched for $1,419 in a more sedate black-and-gray color scheme.

Click through for details and a photo of the HD DVD-equipped N6420 laptop.

In its final announcement, Fujitsu became the second major laptop vendor after Toshiba to release a laptop with a built-in HD DVD drive by releasing the LifeBook N6420. As with Toshiba's Qosmio G35, the 17-inch N6420 can be equipped with an HD DVD drive that can read (but not record) the next-generation disc format as well as serve as a complete CD/DVD rewriter. In stock trim, this desktop replacement uses a 1,66GHz Core 2 Duo, 1GB of RAM, a dual-layer DVD rewriter, and Mobility Radeon X1400 video for $1499. A premium configuration with the HD DVD drive, 2GHZ Core 2 Duo, X1600 video and other extras sells for $2499.



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