Here’s another announcement of new PC’s loaded with Intel’s Centrino 2 processor, this time its from Fujitsu with their new LifeBook tablet PC’s, the LifeBook T5010 and LifeBook T1010. Both models have 13.3-inch widescreen displays and are said to be the lightest convertibles in the market sporting the that size display. The LifeBook T5010 weighs only 4.5 pounds while the LifeBook T1010 weighs 5.3-pounds.
Both of these Tablet PCs have a bi-directional display hinge that would let you turn the screen in both directions for added flexibility. In addition, these notebooks feature the next-generation Intel wireless draft-N or Atheros N which are touted as three times faster than the usual 802.11n-based wireless connectivity. Both notebooks also come with an option to have a Bluetooth v2.1 and optional wireless WAN for additional wireless connectivity features.The T5010 and T1010 both come with spill-resistant keyboards and are equipped with the Fujitsu Shock Sensor for protecting their hard drives from damage due to sudden jolt or drop.
For their other features, the silver-gloss covered LifeBook T1010 boasts of a built-in dual-layer multi-format DVD writer and webcam. While the black covered LifeBook T5010 features a stylus for pen-driven navigation, 6-cell battery plus an additional modular bay that can accommodate an additional battery, and either a second hard drive or optical drive and a slew of security features.
Both the T5010 (base configuration) and T1010 are available now and retail for $1,769 and $1,299 respectively.
Read [Market Wire]