Watch out smartphones, Fujitsu’s latest edition of its LifeBook series is the new ultra-portable, multi-touch device in town. Fujitsu says that its pocket-sized PC, the LifeBook UH900, boasts a bevy of features that could take both smartphones and netbooks down a notch. This compact device has a 5.6-inch “vivid glare screen,” 62GB SSD, WXGA display resolution, full wireless communications capabilities, a 3.5G configuration, and weighs in at (barely) 500g. Fujitsu claims this 20.4cm x 10.65cm x 2.38cm, ultra lightweight mini PC has an “unrivalled sleek design which can be easily slotted into a clutch bag or a pocket,” making this gadget a great travel companion.
“Always in the forefront of delivering the latest technology coupled with stylish design and user-friendly features, Fujitsu has answered to the needs of today’s consumers for ultra-mobile computing gadgets that exude convenience and style with the new LifeBook UH900. Meticulously engineered and thoughtfully designed, the UH900 raises the bar in addressing the demanding needs of being constantly on the move,” commented Mr Raymond Foo, Associate Vice President, Product Marketing and Engineering, Fujitsu PC Asia Pacific.
The LifeBook UH900 is powered by the Intel Atom Z530 processor, and also features Bluetooth support, web camera, stereo mic and a 5 thumb-controlled Touch Buttons panel at the flanks of the screen. This Touch Button panel has a resolution change button, an ECO button for extending battery life up to 3 hours or to launch media programs, and the remaining 3 buttons can be programmed to your favorite applications.
The non-UMTS version of the UH900 is expected to be launched in January, followed by the UMTS model after. Prices are expected to be announced this January. The device will be available in Mocha Black, Fiery Red and Vintage Gold with a glossy finish.