Fujitsu LifeBooks Go Big Screen, HD DVD

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Computer and consumer electronics manufacturer Fujitsu today introduced three new editions to its LifeBook line of desktop-replacement multimedia notebook computers. offering Core 2 Duo processors, serious screen real estate, big storage options, and even an HD DVD player.

At the top of the line, the new LifeBook N6420 sports a 17-inch Color Enhanced Crystal View 1,440 by 900 pixel LCD display with brightness of 370 cd/m2 and a contrast ratio of 600 to 1; Fujitsu is also throwing in its Visual Optimizer, an image processing subsystem which amplifies video from any source for improved sharpness and color accuracy. The N6420 also offers support for two hard drives (up to 200 GB apiece), up to 4GB of RAM, options for ATI Mobility Radeon X1600 or X1400 graphics controllers, and either a 1.6 or 2.0 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor. Oh, and lets not forget an option HD DVD drive to put that big screen to the test. Also on board, five USB 2.0 ports, 4-pin FireWire, stereo speakers and subwoofer, S-Video output, ExpressCard and PCMCIA clots, gigabit Ethernet, integrated fingerprint sensor, and 802.11a/b/g Wi-FI. Base configurations start at $1,499, quickly jumping to $2,499 if you’d like that HD DVD drive. The system is available now.

Fujitsu’s new LifeBook A3110 and LifeBook A6010 are aimed at the more cost-conscious crowd: no HD DVD drives here, but they offer 15.4-inch LCD displays, 2 GB of RAM, dual-layer DVD writers, Bluetooth, integrated fingerprint readers, shock protection, and both USB 2.0 and 4-pin FireWire connectivity. The A6010 sports Core 2 processors, while the A3110 runs on an AMD Turion 64 X2 CPU. The A3110 starts at $1,399 after a $100 mail-in rebate, while the A6010 start at $1,149 with a $50 rebate. Both systems are available now.

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