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Fujitsu LifeBook E743

alaTest has collected and analyzed 18 reviews of Fujitsu LifeBook E743. 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. Comments about the screen and durability are generally positive. The connectivity and design also get good comments. There are some less positive opinions about the usability and reliability. The battery and keyboard get mixed comments.

portability, design, connectivity, durability, screen

sound, reliability, usability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Fujitsu LifeBook E743 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Sven Kloevekorn (notebookcheck.net)

Review Fujitsu LifeBook E743-0M55A1DE Notebook

 

Covers all the bases. The LifeBook E-series is to convince well-heeled business users with its great casing as well as numerous security features and interfaces. Our review sample belongs to the lower-priced models from the series and is appealing with...

Light; Stylish, rigid casing; Good runtimes; Decent screen for TN technology; Decent input devices; Performance matches application field; Many interfaces

No SSD; TouchStick finicky (and unnecessary?); Multibay secured by only one bar; No keyboard backlight; No HDMI

Fujitsu managed to put more laptop in the E743 for $1260 than in the E733 for $2144 - both from the same series. That's weird.

Oct, 2013

Expert review by: Charles McLellan (zdnet.com)

Fujitsu Lifebook E743 review: Nice design, but no Haswell yet

 

Fujitsu's new Lifebook E-Line offers an attractive design and solid build quality, with plenty of configuration options and (common) accessories. The optional modular Bay Projector is interesting, but you'll need to weigh its utility against the £280...

Attractive design ; Solid build quality ; Plenty of ports and slots ; Mobile broadband support ; Matte screen ; Modular bay options include a pico projector

Fourth-generation (Haswell) CPUs not available yet ; Integrated GPU only ; Second battery may be needed for all-day mains-free operation

Fujitsu's new Lifebook E-Line offers an attractive design and solid build quality, with plenty of configuration options and (common) accessories. Our 14-inch Core i5-powered E743 review sample delivered acceptable performance and is just about slim and...

Aug, 2013

Expert review by: ComputerShopper (computershopper.com)

Expert Review

 

Lots of connectivity for its size, Very secure, including Smart Card slot and fingerprint reader, Long battery life with optional second pack

Keyboard, touch pad had comfort shortfalls, Not quite sturdy enough for hard travel, Anemic audio

If it's going to spend more time in the office than on the road, and you can plug in an external keyboard and mouse, then this Lifebook isn't a bad deal. But if you travel a lot, check out similar 14-inch slimlines from other vendors, and be sure to...

Sep, 2013

Expert review by: Kane Fulton (techradar.com)

Fujitsu Lifebook E743 review

 

Modular projector bay lets you beam presentations

Stylish design ; Modular bays ; Projector ; Swappable peripherals ; Decent dock

No Haswell (yet) ; Chunky ; Average battery life ; Poor audio

Over the past few years, the 'bring your own device' (BYOD) phenomenon has placed pressure on laptop vendors to raise their game. With employees taking their own slim, stylish models with top-end specs to match into the workplace, IT leaders are under...

Nov, 2013

Expert review by: Daniel Robinson (theinquirer.net)

Fujitsu Lifebook E743 review

 

Device emphasises build quality, standardisation and security, plus a projector module option

Built to last, good connectivity, good expansion options including Bay Projector module

Relatively bulky compared with ultrabooks, Intel vPro only on select models

Overall, we found that the Lifebook E743 appears to have been carefully designed for its target business market. It may not be as exciting as the latest super-thin ultrabooks, but it ticks all the right boxes for corporate buyers, and feels sturdy...

Oct, 2013

Expert review by: (v3.co.uk)

Fujitsu Lifebook E743 review

 

Fujitsu's Lifebook E743 may lack the glamour of an ultrabook, but it is a well-designed business portable that is sturdy and offers decent performance, plus the unique ability to fit an optional projector module for giving presentations.

Built to last, good connectivity, good expansion options including Bay Projector module

Relatively bulky compared with ultrabooks, Intel vPro only on select models

Product Specifications

Camera

Front Camera: Yes
Front camera resolution:1920 x 1080

Graphics

Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:3
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x166
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, Serial Digital Video Out (SDVO), VGA (D-Sub)

Ports & interfaces

USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:3
USB Sleep-and-Charge: Yes
USB Sleep-and-Charge ports:1

Processor

Conflict Free processor: Yes
ECC supported by processor: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX: Yes
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:32
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM, DDR3L-SDRAM
Processor cache level:L3
Processor cache type:SmartCache, L3
Processor codename:Ivy Bridge
Processor Series:Intel Core i7-3500 Mobile series
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Secure Key: Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): Yes
Processor package size:31

Security

Cable lock slot type:Kensington