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New Products
Fujitsu LifeBook 635T
Light on Weight, Heavy on Features

Even if you travel light, you can still take all your multimedia. The Fujitsu LifeBook 635T packs a 133MHz Pentium, 16MB of RAM, a 1.3GB hard drive, 12.1-inch TFT display, 2MB of VRAM, a 28.8 modem and a ZV Port in a 4.2-pound package.

The unit measures a mere 1.2 by 11.7 by 9.2 inches. An enhancement unit includes an 8X CD-ROM, an internal floppy disk drive, stereo speakers and a MIDI/joystick port. The LifeBook 635T also has a touchpad, PCMCIA card locks for security, a second battery option that provides up to four hours of power, and infrared capability. The display supports 800x600-pixel resolution.

The Fujitsu LifeBook 500 series of notebooks offers 150MHz, 133MHz or 120MHz Pentiums, 8MB or 16MB of RAM, 810MB or 1.3GB hard drives, 11.3- or 12.1-inch displays, 2MB of VRAM, 6X CD-ROMs and GlidePoint touchpads. Most models have 28.8 modems. The 500 series weighs under 7 pounds and measures 2.08 by 11.7 by 9.8 inches.

The notebooks ship with either a corporate or SOHO software bundle. The light-blue colored LifeBooks replace Fujitsu's Montego, Milan and Monte Carlo models.

LifeBook 635T, from $3,999; 500 series, from $2,299 to $4,399

Fujitsu PC Corp.

800-4-ON-THE-GO, 408-935-8800

Copyright 1997 CMP Media Inc.


(From Windows Magazine, January 1997, page 86.)