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Fujitsu Lifbook A530 Series

alaTest has collected and analyzed 692 reviews of Fujitsu Lifbook A530 Series. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the keyboard and screen. The price and design are also mentioned favorably. There are some less positive comments about the energy efficiency and touchpad.

performance, design, price, screen, keyboard

sound, touchpad, energy

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Fujitsu Lifbook A530 Series 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 Lifbook A530 Series

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Fujitsu Lifbook A530 Series from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 1.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.co.uk.

0% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: NewTech USB Laptop Speakers for use with Fujitsu Celsius H700, Fujitsu Celsius H710, Fujitsu Celsius H910, Fujitsu Lifebook A530, Fujitsu Lifebook A53NewTech USB Laptop Speakers for use with Fujitsu Celsius H700, Fujitsu Celsius H710, Fujitsu Celsius H910, Fujitsu Lifebook A530, Fujitsu Lifebook A53

Aug, 2016

Expert review by: (notebookcheck.net)

Review Fujitsu LifeBook A530 Notebook

 

Futureproof. 2010 Intel Core on the cheap? If you're looking for an office notebook with current hardware, good connectivity, matte TFT and acceptable battery life, you should call in at Fujitsu. In particular the ergonomics are inspiring.

Quiet and cool, Anti-glare display, Low energy consumption, Good performance, ExpressCard upgrade slot, A simple office device without bells and whistles. No noisy fan and no electric heating pad.  A matte display to top it off: that's how an office...

Too few connections, Tiny touchpad, Spongy keys, Low-contrast display, High-pitched sound, A larger touchpad that can be used pleasantly. Core i3 with good comprehensive equipment for the purchasing price (Bluetooth, ExpressCard, Windows 7 Pro + Win XP...

Aug, 2010

Expert review by: James Stables (techradar.com)

Fujitsu LifeBook A530 review

 

A low-cost laptop, but unfortunately cuts too many corners

Portability ; Build quality ; DVD drive

Performance ; Battery life ; Almost no video memory ; Small hard drive ; Dull screen

May, 2011

Expert review by: Barry de la Rosa (expertreviews.co.uk)

Fujitsu Lifebook A530 review

 

Good performance and decent build quality, but the screen isn't the best, and battery life is poor.

Jan, 2011

Consumer review by: Derek (reevoo.com)

Fujitsu Lifebook A530 VFY:A5300MRYF1GB

 

Solid case, feels like it will last ; Mousepad has a nice feel to it; although it's small, it's responsive and easy to use. It's also VERY customisable, with gestures and scrolling options where every parameter is adjustable. But it's hard to find the...

Power cord can foul DVD drive when it opens; make sure you have the right-angle in the cord facing AWAY from you ; Comes preinstalled with Office2010 trial; waste of disk space, especially as, even on a "virgin" machine, it won't run ; Keyboard looks a...

Nov, 2011

Product Specifications

Camera

Front camera resolution (numeric):1.3

Configuration

Apple Lightning Connector: No
Calculator Functionality:No / Yes
Chip Card Reader: No
Convertible: No
DVD Writer:DVD-Writer
Embedded 3G/4G:3G / No
Embedded UMTS:No / Yes
Fingerprint Reader: No
Flexible Keyboard: No
Hard Drive Type:Hard Disk Drive
Integrated Cursor Control: No
Magnetic Card Reader: No
Remote Control: No
Separate Mouse Included: No
TV Card: No
USB: No
USB Hub: No
Video Editing Card: No
Voice Control: No
Web Cam: Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth:No / Yes
Card Reader:4 in 1 Card Reader
Firewire: No
TV Output:No / Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes
Wireless LAN: Yes

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Surface:Gloss / Matt
HD type: No
LED Backlight:Edge LED / No
LED Technology:Edge LED / No
Touchscreen: No
True Resolution:WXGA

General Features

Convertible: No
Intel ® Centrino Technology: No
Intel Centrino Technology: No
Media Centre Edition: No
Netbook: No
Operating System Version:Windows 7 Professional / Windows 7 Professional Downgradable to XP
Platform:PC / Mac
RAM Type:DDR3 SDRAM
Supported Console:Not Applicable
Type:Keyboard / Portable
Type of Connection:Plug

Graphic

Brand of Graphic Chip:Intel / Intel ®
GPU Model (Graphic Card):INTEL HD GPU / Intel ® HD GPU

Graphics

Maximum graphics adapter memory:1.695
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:2
On-board graphics adapter memory:1.695

Optical Drive

DVD-R Double Layer read speed:8

Processor

Chipset Brand:Intel / Intel® / Unknown
Chipset Type:HM55 / Unknown
Conflict Free processor: No
ECC supported by processor: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:8
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1 / 16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):17.1
Memory channels supported by processor:2 / Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:800,1066
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3 800/1066 / DDR3-SDRAM
Processor:Celeron / CORE I3 / CORE I5 / Core™ i3 / Core™ i5
Processor Brand:Intel / Intel ®
Processor cache level:L2 / L3
Processor cache type:Smart Cache, L2 / Smart Cache, L3 / SmartCache, L2 / SmartCache, L3
Processor codename:Arrandale
Processor Number:I3-330M / I3-350M / I3-370M / I3-380M / I5-430M / I5-460M / I5-480M / P4600
Processor Series:Intel Celeron Processor P4000 series for Mobile / Intel Core i3-300 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-400 series / Intel Core i5-500 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-600 Mobile series / Intel Pentium P6000 series for Mobile
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1 / Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):No / Yes
Physical Address Extension (PAE):36
Processor package size:34 / 37.5 / 37.5x37.5 / rPGA 37.5x 37.5, BGA 34x28