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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. People really like the keyboard and screen. The price and design are also appreciated. Many are negative 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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alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Fujitsu Lifbook A530 Series from 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

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Jun, 2017

Expert review by: (

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 (

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 (

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 (

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


Front camera resolution (numeric):1.3


Display Surface:Gloss / Matt
HD type: No


Discrete graphics adapter:No / Yes
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 family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter memory:1.695

Optical Drive

DVD-R Double Layer read speed:8


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 cache level:L2 / L3
Processor cache type:Smart Cache, L2 / Smart Cache, L3 / SmartCache, L2 / SmartCache, L3
Processor codename:Arrandale
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
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA): No
Physical Address Extension (PAE):36
Processor ARK ID:43529 / 43537 / 43560 / 47341 / 47552 / 47663 / 49020 / 49022 / 49058 / 49653 / 50175 / 50176 / 50178 / 50179 / 52301 / 52952
Processor package size:34 / 37.5 / 37.5x37.5 / rPGA 37.5x 37.5, BGA 34x28