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Fujitsu LifeBook T4410 review

£975.38 inc VAT

Manufacturer: Fujitsu

Our Rating: We rate this 4 out of 5

Fujitsu's LifeBook line has produced some impressive contenders among tablet PCs, and the Fujitsu LifeBook T4410 rates as a solid and versatile performer for business users.

Fujitsu's LifeBook line has produced some impressive contenders among tablet PCs, and the Fujitsu LifeBook T4410 rates as a solid and versatile performer for business users.

With a glut of multitouch-friendly tablets (including the vaunted Apple iPad) promising to revolutionise the way we compute, it's easy to forget that convertible laptops have been around for a while now. The Fujitsu LifeBook T4410 may not match the low prices of those "other" tablets, but it has the advantage of being a fully functional laptop, too.

The Fujitsu LifeBook T4410 houses a 2.2GHz T6670 Core 2 Duo CPU; 2GB of DDR3-1066 RAM; and a 160GB, 5400rpm hard drive. Running Windows 7 Professional (32-bit), the T4410 earned a mark of 86 on our WorldBench 6 test suite. That's a scant three points higher than its older sibling, the Fujitsu LifeBook T5010, which ran Windows Vista Business edition on similar components. We timed the unit's battery life at almost 4.5 hours, putting slightly above the average for all-purpose laptops.

Like the T5010, the Fujitsu LifeBook T4410 is built for business. The screen's bezel accommodates a 2Mp webcam, a pair of microphones, a fingerprint reader, a pair of speakers, a sliding power switch, and five customisable shortcut buttons. It looks a bit cluttered when you work in standard laptop mode, but the logic becomes clear when you fold the screen down, and everything remains readily accessible. The screen's orientation can be shifted with the push of a button - handy for switching from portrait to landscape mode, or for adjusting to suit left- or right-handed users.

The chassis is sturdy, and the screen swivels smoothly, without feeling flimsy. The Fujitsu LifeBook T4410 also offers a fair number of connectivity options, scattered about the base: three USB ports, a four-pin FireWire port, HDMI and VGA outputs, gigabit ethernet, multiformat card reader, and an ExpressCard slot. The DVD burner is housed in a modular bay, and you can replace it with a second battery (at extra cost) if you need to spend more time away from the power outlet. The speakers are predictably subpar - this is a business notebook, after all - so if audio playback is important to you, you'll want to pick up a pair of headphones or a proper set of speakers.

We found the 84-key keyboard comfortable to type on, with reasonably quiet and evenly spaced scissor keys. The undersize function keys make some tasks a bit of a chore, and the lack of dedicated media keys is disappointing, but overall the experience is still pleasant. The Fujitsu LifeBook T4410's trackpad is less impressive. Though smooth and responsive, it is a bit narrow and lies flush with the armrest; inevitably, touch-typists who have large hands will graze it, sending their cursor flying and making extended typing sessions frustrating.

NEXT: the touchscreen >>

Fujitsu LifeBook T4410 Expert Verdict »
Dual-Core Intel Core 2 Duo T5870/2GHz, 64-bit Computing, 2MB L2 Cache
4GB DDR3 SDRAM
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64-bit Edition/XP Tablet Edition
Mobile Intel GM45 Express
160GB Serial ATA-150, 5400rpm
Data Bus Speed: 1066MHz
Convertible Tablet PC
built-in stereo speakers, wireless LAN aerial, Bluetooth aerial
Fingerprint reader
DVD±RW (±R DL)/DVD-RAM - removable plug-in module
SD Memory Card, Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, MultiMediaCard, xD-Picture Card
12.1in TFT, 1280x800 (WXGA) Widescreen Display
Intel GMA 4500MHD Dynamic Video Memory Technology 5.0
Realtek ALC269 sound card, microphone
integrated 1.3Mp camera
6-cell Lithium Ion battery
Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n (draft), Bluetooth 2.1
EPA Energy Star Compliant
297x233x36mm
1.8kg
  • Overall: We give this item 8 of 10 overall

The Fujitsu LifeBook T4410 is a bit too large, but delivers performance on a par with standard laptops while offering superior functionality through its stylus-friendly touchscreen. Until Fujitsu (or a competitor) offers a convertible laptop that straddles the line between netbook and all-purpose laptop, fans of touch who insist on having a proper keyboard should add the LifeBook T4410 to their short list of candidates.

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