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Fujitsu Lifebook A532

alaTest has collected and analyzed 22 reviews of Fujitsu Lifebook A532. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviews about the durability and reliability are generally positive. The design and size are also appreciated. There are some negative views about the touchpad and usability.

performance, size, design, reliability, durability

usability, touchpad

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Fujitsu Lifebook A532 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Fujitsu Lifebook A532 A5320M5501GB

 

Non reflective screen. Fast i5 ivybridge processor. It came with Windows 7 (not wiin 8)

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Oct, 2013

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Fujitsu Lifebook A532 A5320M5501GB

 

Pathetic speakers. Knobbly surface of touchpad is unpleasant to use

Sep, 2013

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Fujitsu Lifebook A532 A5320M5501GB

 

Pathetic speakers ; Knobbly surface of touchpad is unpleasant to use

Aug, 2013

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:HD / Realtek ALC269 VC2 HD
Built-In Microphone:Y / Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes
Built-in subwoofer: No
Number of built-in speakers:2

Battery

Battery Capacity:4400
Battery capacity (Watt hours):48
Battery life (max):6 / 6.2 / 6.3 / 6.33
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:6

Camera

Front Camera:Y / Yes
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720
Front camera resolution (numeric):1.3
Rear camera: No
Swivel webcam: No

Certificates

Certification:WEEE
Energy Star certified: Yes
EPEAT compliance:Gold
RoHS compliance: Yes
Wi-Fi certified: Yes

Design

Colour of product:Black / Black, grey / Black, Silver
Form factor:Clamshell
Product colour:Black / Black, grey / Black, Silver
Product Type:Netbook / Notebook

Display

3D: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Contrast ratio (typical):300:1 / 400:1
Display brightness:200 / 220
Display diagonal:39.6
Display number of colours:16.77 / 16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
Display Surface:Matt
Full HD: No
HD type:HD / No
LED Backlight:Y / Yes
Touchscreen:N / No

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N / No / Yes
Discrete graphics adapter model:No / Not available / nVidia GeForce GT 620M
Maximum graphics adapter memory:1.695
Maximum Resolution:1920 x 1200
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2 / 3
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:2 / 3
On-board graphics adapter:Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:650
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1000 / 1100 / 1150 / 1200 / 1300
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x116 / 0x166
On-board graphics adapter memory:1.65 / 1.695
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics / Intel HD Graphics 3000 / Intel HD Graphics 4000
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, Serial Digital Video Out (SDVO), VGA (D-Sub)

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard: Yes
Island-style keyboard:Y
Keyboard backlit: No
Keyboard language:French
Keyboard layout:AZERTY / QWERTY / QWERTZ
Keyboard number of keys:106
Numeric keypad:Y / Yes
Pointing device:Touchpad
Spill resistant keyboard:Y / Yes
Windows keys:Y / Yes

Memory

Internal Memory:2 / 4 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):16
Memory clock speed:1333 / 1600
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 2 / 1 x 4 / 2 x 2
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM
Memory slots (available):1

Networking

3G:No / Y / Yes
3G standards:HSDPA, HSUPA / UMTS
4G:N / No / Yes
4G standard:WiMAX
4G standards:WiMAX
4G WiMAX:No / Yes
Bluetooth:No / Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0 / 4.0 EDR
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Data network:No / Yes
Ethernet LAN:Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Networking features:Gigabit Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN
Networking standards:IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.3u
Networking topology:Gigabit Ethernet
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11n
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n
WWAN:No / Yes

Operational conditions

Non-operating altitude:0 - 4570
Operating altitude:0 - 3050
Operating relative humidity (H-H):20 - 85
Operating temperature (T-T):10 - 35 / 5 - 35
Storage relative humidity (H-H):0 - 90 / 10 - 90
Storage temperature (T-T):-15 - 60 / -24 - 45

Optical Drive

CD read speed:24
CD rewrite speed:10
CD write speed:24
Disc types supported:CD, DVD / CD-R, CD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+R DL, DVD+RW, DVD+RW DL, DVD-R, DVD-R DL, DVD-RW, DVD-RW DL
DVD-R read speed:8
DVD-R write speed:8
DVD-RW read speed:8
DVD-RW write speed:6
DVD+R read speed:8
DVD+R write speed:8
DVD+RW read speed:8
DVD+RW write speed:8
LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Interface:SATA
Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi / DVD Super Multi DL / DVD-RW / DVD±RW

Other features

64-bit computing: Yes
Assisted GPS (A-GPS): Yes
Audio system:HD / Realtek ALC269 VC2 HD
Compatible operating systems:Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit, Windows 7 Home Basic 64-bit / Windows 8 64-bit\nWindows 8 Pro 64-bit\nWindows 7 Home Basic (EM) 64-bit\nWindows 7 Home Premium 64-bit\nWindows 7 Professional 64-bit
Compliance industry standards:IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3U, IEEE 802.3ab
Display:LCD / TFT
Display diagonal (metric):39.6
Ethernet interface type:Gigabit
Floppy drive installed: No
Graphics adapter family:Intel
GSM module: Yes
Infrared data port: No
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-x
Intel visual technologies:Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-x
Internal modem: No
LAN controller:Realtek RTL8111F
Number of products included:1
Number of Speakers:2
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
Power supply type:AC/DC
Type:PC
USB connector type:USB Type-A
Volume Control:Digital
Wake-on-LAN ready: Yes
Wireless Technology:Wireless LAN, Bluetooth

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Bag included:N
Cables included:AC
Handheld remote control:N
Manual:Y
Mouse included:N
Power cord included:Y
Quick start guide:Y
Warranty card:Y

Packaging Data

AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Bag included: No
Cables included:AC
Handheld remote control: No
Manual:Y / Yes
Mouse included: No
Power cord included:Y / Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card:Y / Yes

Performance

TV tuner integrated: No

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Charging port type:DC-in jack
Combo headphone/mic port:No / Y
DC-in jack:Y / Yes
Docking connector:N / No
DVI port:N / No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
ExpressCard slot: Yes
HDMI ports quantity:1
HDMI Version:1.4
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Microphone in: Yes
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
TV Out:N
TV out port: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2 / 3
USB Sleep-and-Charge: Yes
USB Sleep-and-Charge ports:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1
Volume Control:Digital

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output current:3.25 / 3.42 / 3.5
AC adapter output voltage:19 / 20
AC adapter power:65
Power auto-sensing: Yes

Processor

Bus type:DMI
Conflict Free processor:No / Y / Yes
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):21 / 22 / 23 / 24 / 25 / 26
ECC supported by processor:N / No
FSB Parity: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX:No / Y / Yes
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:16 / 32
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1 / 16
Maximum number of SMP processors:1
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):21.3 / 25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1066,1333 / 1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3-SDRAM, DDR3L-SDRAM
Motherboard chipset:Intel HM76 Express
Number of Processors Supported:1
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
PCI Express slots version:2.0 / 3.0
Processor boost frequency:3 / 3.1 / 3.2
Processor cache:2 / 3 / 6
Processor cache type:L3, L2 / Smart Cache / Smart Cache, L3 / SmartCache, L3
Processor codename:Ivy Bridge / Sandy Bridge
Processor Cores:2 / 4
Processor family:2nd gen Intel® Core™ i3 / 2nd gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 3rd gen Intel® Core™ i3 / 3rd gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 3rd gen Intel® Core™ i7 / Intel Core i3-3xxx / Intel Core i5-3xxx / Intel® Pentium®
Processor frequency:2.1 / 2.2 / 2.3 / 2.4 / 2.5 / 2.6
Processor lithography:22 / 32
Processor Manufacturer:Intel
Processor Model:B960 / I3-2350M / I3-2370M / i3-3110M / I3-3120M / I5-2430M / I5-2450M / I5-3210M / I5-3230M / I7-3612QM / I7-3632QM
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i3-2300 Mobile series / Intel Core i3-3100 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-2400 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-3200 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-3600 Mobile series / Intel Pentium B900 series for Mobile
Processor Socket:BGA1023 / PGA988 / Socket 1224 / Socket 988
Processor threads:2 / 4 / 8
Stepping:E1 / J1 / L1 / Q0
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35
Tjunction:100 / 105 / 85 / 90

Processor special features

Conflict Free processor:N / Y
CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:N / No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y / Yes
Execute Disable Bit:Y / Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:22 / 32
Idle States:Y / Yes
Integrated 4G WiMAX:N / Y
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 / Yes
Intel Demand Based Switching:N / No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology:Y / Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State:Y / Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access:Y / Yes
Intel FDI Technology:Y / Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access:Y / Yes
Intel HD Audio Technology:No / Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version: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:N / No
Intel Secure Key: Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): No
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology: No
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:N / No / Yes
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):No / Y / Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology:No / Yes
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT): No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):No / Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):No / Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):No / Y / Yes
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio):No / Yes
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):No / Y / Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y / Yes
Intel® Insider™:No / Y / Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N / Y
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST): No
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):No / Y / Yes
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:No / Y / 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 / N / No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):No / Y / Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology:No / Y / Yes
Processor ARK ID:53438 / 53442 / 53450 / 53452 / 59836 / 65700 / 65708 / 71465 / 72056 / I3-2370M / i3-3110M / I5-2450M / I5-3230M / I7-3612QM / I7-3632QM
Processor code:SR04W / SR04Z / SR07V / SR0DN / SR0DP / SR0MR / SR0N0 / SR0N2 / SR0WX
Processor package size:31 / 37.5 / 37.5x37.5 (rPGA988B); 31 x 24 (BGA1023)
Supported instruction sets:AVX / SSE4.1, SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y / Yes

Security

Cable lock slot:Kensington / Y / Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Fingerprint Reader: No
Password protection:Y / Yes
Password protection type:BIOS / BIOS, HDD / BIOS, HDD, Supervisor, User / HDD, Supervisor, User / Yes

Software

Bundled software:- Adobe Reader\n- Nero Essentials S\n- Microsoft Office Starter / Adobe Acrobat Reader\nCyberLink YouCam\nEasyGuide\nNero Essentials S\nMicrosoft Office Starter / Adobe Reader\nCyberLink YouCam\nEasyGuide / Microsoft Office 2010 / Microsoft Office 2010\nAdobe Reader\nCyberLink YouCam\nEasyGuide
Drivers included:Y / Yes
Operating System Architecture:32-bit / 64-bit
Operating system installed:No / Windows 7 Home Premium / Windows 7 Professional / Windows 8 / Windows 8 Pro
Optional operating system supplied:Windows 7 Professional / Windows 8 Pro
Pre-installed software:Adobe Reader, CyberLink YouCam, EasyGuide, Nero Essentials S, Norton Internet Security, Microsoft Office Starter / Adobe Reader, CyberLink YouCam, EasyGuide, Norton Internet Security
Recovery operating system:Windows 7 Professional / Windows 8 / Windows 8 Pro
Trial software:Norton Internet Security

Storage

Card reader integrated:Y / Yes
Compatible memory cards:Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MS PRO, SD / Memory Stick (MS), MS PRO, MSXC, SDHC / Memory Stick (MS), MS PRO, PSVita, SDHC / Memory Stick (MS), MS PRO, SD, SDHC / Memory Stick (MS), MS PRO, SD, SDHC, SDXC / Memory Stick (MS), SD / MS PRO, Memory Stick (MS), SD, SDHC / MS PRO, SD / ms pro, sd, sdhc, sdxc
Hard Drive Capacity:320 / 500 / 750
Hard Drive Interface:SATA
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:5400 / 7200
Number of Hard Drives Installed:1
Storage Media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:320 / 500 / 750

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:25.2 / 252
Height :3.42 / 34.2
Weight:2.4
Width:37.8 / 378