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Fujitsu Lifebook A544

alaTest has collected and analyzed 106 reviews of Fujitsu Lifebook A544. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the reliability and size. The price and performance are also mentioned favorably, but some have doubts about the touchpad and screen.

usability, performance, price, size, reliability

durability, screen, touchpad

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Fujitsu Lifebook A544 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Fujitsu Lifebook A544

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 user reviews of Fujitsu Lifebook A544 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the sound and price. The image quality and performance are also mentioned favorably, whereas the reliability and touchpad get less positive comments. There are some mixed opinions about the keyboard.

usability, performance, image quality, price, sound

durability, screen, touchpad, reliability

75% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Fujitsu Lifebook A544 15.6-inch Notebook (Black) - (Intel Core i3 2.4GHz, 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD, DVDSM DL, LAN, WLAN, Webcam, BT, Integrated Graphics, WiFujitsu Lifebook A544 15.6-inch Notebook (Black) - (Intel Core i3 2.4GHz, 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD, DVDSM DL, LAN, WLAN, Webcam, BT, Integrated Graphics, Wi

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: Michael (reevoo.com)

Fujitsu Lifebook A544

 

3 x usb 3.0 is a bonus. Able to partition the drive to suit your needs is a plus. Overall reasonable speed

Feel very plastic and flimsy and not robust

Apr, 2015

Consumer review by: Victor (reevoo.com)

Fujitsu Lifebook A544

 

McCaffee anti virus rather vigourous, and slows the computer down

Nov, 2014

Consumer review by: Lil Ol me (tesco.com)

Poor Wifi, poor build quality

 

Problems with the WIFI from the day bought, keeps disconnecting, dropping data and \

Sep, 2014

Consumer review by: richard (reevoo.com)

Fujitsu Lifebook A544

 

Light, compact,

very flimsy piece of kit. will not take any knocks. key board feels cheap and spongy. cd/dvd player conflifts with many programmes. (bsod) screen quality not so hot. toshiba satilite pro or acer aspire much better value. sorry!!!

Sep, 2014

Consumer review by: richard (reevoo.com)

Fujitsu Lifebook A544

 

Light, compact

very flimsy piece of kit. will not take any knocks ; key board feels cheap and spongy ; cd/dvd player conflifts with many programmes. (bsod) ; screen quality not so hot ; toshiba satilite pro or acer aspire much better value ; sorry

Aug, 2014

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio chip:Realtek ALC269
Audio system:1 / DTS / DTS Boost / HD / HD + DTS Boost / Realtek ALC269 VC3
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2

Battery

Battery Capacity:48
Battery capacity (Watt hours):48
Battery life (max):5.2 / 5.3 / 5.33 / 5.34 / 5.4 / 6.2
Battery performance:4400 / 4500
Battery Technology:Lithium / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:6

Camera

Front Camera:Y / Yes
Front camera resolution:1200 x 768 / 1280 x 720
Front camera resolution (numeric):0.9

Certificates

Certification:WEEE
Energy Star certified: Yes
EPEAT compliance:Gold
RoHS compliance: Yes

Design

Color of product:Black
Form Factor:Clamshell
Product type:Netbook / Notebook

Display

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:10 / 16:9
Contrast ratio (typical):300:1
Display brightness:200 / 300
Display Diagonal:15.6 / 16
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
Display Surface:Gloss / Matt
Full HD: No
HD type:HD / Not supported
LED backlight: Yes
Panel Type:TN
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N / No

Energy Management

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output current:3.42
AC adapter output voltage:19
AC adapter power:65
Power auto-sensing: Yes

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N / No / Y
Discrete graphics adapter model:No / Not available / NVIDIA GeForce 305M
Graphics adapter Open GL support: Yes
Maximum graphics adapter memory:1.695
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.74 / 2
Maximum Resolution:1920 x 1200
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:400
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:11.1
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1100 / 1150
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x416
On-board graphics adapter memory:1.695
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics / Intel HD Graphics 4600 / Intel® HD Graphics 4600
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.3

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard: Yes
Numeric keypad: Yes
Pointing device:Clickpad / Touchpad
Spill resistant keyboard: Yes
Windows keys: Yes

Memory

Internal memory:4 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):16
Memory clock speed:1600
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory layout:1 x 4 / 1 x 8 / 2 x 2 / 2 x 4
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 4 / 1 x 8 / 2 x 2 / 2 x 4
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G: No
4G:N / No
4G WiMAX: No
Bluetooth:No / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0 / 4.0 EDR
Data network: No
Ethernet LAN:Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi data rate (max):300
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):20 - 85
Operating relative humidity range:20 - 85
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):5 - 35

Optical Drive

Disc types supported:CD, DVD / CD-R, CD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW
LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi / DVD-ROM / DVD-RW

Other Features

64-bit computing: Yes
Audio system:1 / DTS / DTS Boost / HD / HD + DTS Boost / Realtek ALC269 VC3
Display Technology:LCD
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-x
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-x

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Cables included:AC / Yes
Manual: Yes
Power cord included: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Combo headphone/mic port: No
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot:No / Yes
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Microphone in: Yes
Mini HDMI ports quantity:1
Mini VGA ports quantity:1
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2 / 3
USB 3.0 ports quantity:3
USB Sleep-and-Charge:Y
USB Sleep-and-Charge ports:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output current:3.42
AC adapter output voltage:19
AC adapter power:65
Power auto-sensing:Y

Processor

Bus type:DMI / DMI2
Chipset:Intel HM86
Conflict Free processor:Y / Yes
ECC supported by processor:N / No
FSB Parity: No
L3 cache:3
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16
Motherboard chipset:Intel HM86
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 1x8, 2x4, 2x8 / 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
PCI Express slots version:2.0 / 3.0
Processor:2950M / i3-4000M / i5-4200M / i5-4210M / i7-4702MQ
Processor boost frequency:3.1 / 3.2
Processor cache:2 / 3 / 5 / 6
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Haswell
Processor cores:2 / 4
Processor family:4th gen Intel® Core™ i3 / 4th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 4th gen Intel® Core™ i7 / Intel Core i3-4xxx / Intel Core i5-4xxx / Intel Core i7-4xxx / Intel® Celeron®
Processor frequency:2 / 2.2 / 2.4 / 2.5 / 2.6
Processor lithography:22
Processor model:2950M / i3-4000M / i5-4200M / i5-4210M / i7-4702MQ
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Celeron Processor 2000 series for Mobile / Intel Core i3-4000 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-4200 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-4700 Mobile series / Intel® Core™ i3-4000 Mobile Series
Processor socket:BGA956 / PGA946
Processor threads:2 / 4 / 8
Stepping:C0
System bus data transfer rate:3 / 5
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):37
Tjunction:100

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y / Yes
Intel Active Management Technology: No
Intel AES New Instructions:No / Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology:No / Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology:No / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N / No
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State:No / Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology:No / Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel HD Audio Technology: No
Intel HD Graphics:Y
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Insider:No / Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology:No / Yes
Intel Matrix Storage Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology:No / Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology:No / Yes
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology: No
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel TSX-NI:N / No / Y / Yes
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-x
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel visual technologies:Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT):N / No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N / Y / Yes
Intel® Built-in Visuals Technology: Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N / No / Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N / No
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio):N / No
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N / Y / Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):N / Y / Yes
Intel® Insider™:No / Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:No / Y / Yes
Intel® Iris™ Pro Graphics: No
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST):N / No
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N / No / Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel® Secure Key:Y / Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N / No
Intel® Smart Cache:Y / Yes
Intel® Smart Response Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No / Yes
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N / Y / Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology:No / Yes
Processor ARK ID:75104 / 75119 / 76348 / 77403 / 81012
Processor code:SR15J / SR1HA / SR1HC / SR1HF / SR1L4
Processor package size:37.5
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0, SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / SSE4.1, SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes

Security

Cable lock slot: Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Fingerprint reader: No
Password protection:BIOS / BIOS, HDD / BIOS, HDD, Supervisor / BIOS, HDD, Supervisor, User / BIOS, HDD, User / BIOS, Supervisor, User / HDD, Supervisor / HDD, Supervisor, User / Y
Password protection type:BIOS / BIOS, HDD / BIOS, HDD, Supervisor / BIOS, HDD, Supervisor, User / BIOS, HDD, User / BIOS, Supervisor, User / HDD, Supervisor / HDD, Supervisor, User
Trusted Platform Module (TPM): Yes

Software

Bundled software:Adobe Reader\nCyberLink YouCam\nMcAfee Internet Security and Antivirus Software\nTPM software\nMicrosoft Office\nEasyGuide / Adobe® Reader\nCyberLink YouCam / Adobe® Reader® (pdf reader)\nCyberLink YouCam (webcam software)\nMcAfee Internet Security and Antivirus Software (60 days trial version)\nTPM software (with TPM Module only)\nMicrosoft Office (buy license to activate the pre-installed Microsoft Office)\nEasyGuide online user documentation / Office Home and Business 2013
Drivers included: Yes
Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:No / Windows 7 Home Premium / Windows 7 Professional / Windows 7 Professional Preload / Windows 8 Pro / Windows 8.1 / Windows 8.1 Home Premium / Windows 8.1 Pro
Optional operating system supplied:Windows 8 Pro / Windows 8.1 Pro
Pre-installed software:Adobe Reader, Microsoft Office / Norton 360 / special bndl o365personal
Recovery operating system:Windows 7 Professional / Windows 8 Pro / Windows 8.1 / Windows 8.1 Pro
Trial software:McAfee Internet Security / Office 2013

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDHC, MicroSDXC / SD, SDHC, SDXC
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Capacity:1000 / 500 / 750
Hard Drive Interface:SATA / Serial ATA
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:5400
Host interface:SATA
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory:8
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache type:SSD
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity:500
Number of hard drives installed:1
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:128 / 8
Solid-state drive interface:Serial ATA III
Solid-state drive interfaces:Serial ATA III
Storage media:HDD / Hybrid-HDD / SSD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 128 / 500 / 508 / 750

Technical Details

Intel visual technologies:Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video / Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:10 / 9.92
Height:1 / 1.22 / 1.35
Power adapter depth:1.81
Power adapter height:1.18
Power adapter weight:8.82
Power adapter width:4.25
Weight:4 / 5.29
Width:10.9 / 14.9 / 15