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Fujitsu Lifebook U745

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 reviews of Fujitsu Lifebook U745. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Opinions about the portability and connectivity are on the whole positive. The design and reliability also get good feedback, but some have doubts about the screen.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Fujitsu Lifebook U745 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Sascha Mölck (notebookcheck.net)

Fujitsu LifeBook U745 Ultrabook Review

 

Disappointing display. Fujitsu's new 14-inch business Ultrabook, the LifeBook U745, left a good impression overall. However, Fujitsu has made a mistake when selecting the display.

Slim, sleek case, Fast Solid State Disk, LTE modem, Good input devices, Works quietly, Does hardly get warmer

Low-contrast TN display with narrow viewing angles

With the LifeBook U745, Fujitsu has a 14-inch Ultrabook in its series. The hardware is inside a presentable, elegant case made of aluminum and magnesium. Thanks to its Core i5 processor, it does not lack processing performance. A solid-state disk...

Apr, 2015

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio chip:Realtek ALC3233
Audio system:HD / High Definition Audio / Realtek ALC3233
Built-In Microphone:Y / Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2
Number of microphones:2

Battery

Battery capacity (Watt hours):45
Battery charge status button:Y
Battery life (max):10 / 14 / 8 / 9.3 / 9.5
Battery recharge time:2
Battery technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo) / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:4

Camera

Front Camera:Y / Yes
Front camera HD type:HD
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720 / 640 x 480
Front camera resolution (numeric):1
Front camera signal format:720p

Certificates

Certification:CE, CB / CE, CB, WEEE / CE, CB, WEEE, HCT, HCL entry, WHQL / CE, CB, WEEE, HCT, HCL entry, WHQL, ENERGY STAR 6.0 / CE, CB, WEEE, HCT, HCL entry, WHQL, ENERGY STAR 6.0f / CE, CB, WEEE, HCT, HCL entry, WHQL, GS, BC / CE, CB, WEEE, HCT, HCL, WHQL / CE, CB, WEEE, HCT/HCL entry/WHQL / CE, CB, WEEE, Microsoft Operating Systems (HCT / HCL entry / WHQL) / CE, CB, WEEE,HCT, HCL entry, WHQL / WEEE / WEEE, CB, CE, GS
Energy Star certified:Y / Yes
EPEAT compliance:Gold
RoHS compliance:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi certified: Yes

Design

Colour of product:Black / Black, grey / Black, Metallic / Black, Silver / Grey / Silver
Form factor:Clamshell
Housing material:Aluminium, Magnesium / Magnesium
Intel segment tagging:Home office, Professional, Small Business / Home Office, Small Business
Market positioning:Business
Product colour:Black / Black, grey / Black, Metallic / Black, Silver / Grey / Silver
Product Type:Notebook / Ultrabook

Display

3D:N / No
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Contrast ratio (typical):400:1 / 700:1
Display brightness:1300 / 250 / 300
Display diagonal:35.6
Display number of colours:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1600 x 900 / 1920 x 1080
Display response rise/fall:16
Display Surface:Matt
Full HD:No / Yes
HD type:Full HD / HD Ready / HD+ / No / QHD+
LED Backlight:Y / Yes
Panel Type:IPS
Touch screen: No
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen:N / No / Y / Yes
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive

Docking station

Docking station DisplayPort: Yes
Docking station DVI port: Yes
Docking station Ethernet LAN: Yes
Docking station headphone out: Yes
Docking station included: Yes
Docking station microphone in: Yes
Docking station USB 3.0 ports quantity:4
Docking station VGA (D-Sub) port: Yes

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N / No
Discrete graphics adapter model:N / No / Not available
Graphics adapter Open GL support:Y / Yes
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.74 / 16
Maximum Resolution:2560 x 1600
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:3
On-board graphics adapter:Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:200 / 300
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:11.2 / 11.2/12
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1000 / 1100 / 900 / 950
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x1616 / 0xA16 / 1916
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (DisplayPort):2560 x 1600 / 3840 x 2160
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (HDMI):2560 x 1600
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (VGA):1920 x 1200
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 5500 / Intel® HD Graphics 4400 / Intel® HD Graphics 520 / Intel® HD Graphics 5500
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.3 / 4.4
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI / DisplayPort, VGA (D-Sub) / Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, VGA (D-Sub)

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard:Y / Yes
Island-style keyboard:Y / Yes
Keyboard backlit:Y / Yes
Keyboard language:German
Keyboard layout:QWERTY / QWERTZ
Keyboard number of keys:85
Number of hot keys:85
Number of touchpad buttons:2
Numeric keypad:N / No / Y / Yes
Pointing device:Touchpad
Spill resistant keyboard:Y / Yes
Windows keys:Y / Yes

Memory

Internal Memory:12 / 4 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-RS-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM / DDR4-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:12 / 16 / 32 / 8
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):12
Memory clock speed:1600
Memory form factor:On-board / On-board + SO-DIMM / SO-DIMM
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 4 / 1 x 4 + 1 x 8 / 1 x 8 / 2 x 4 / 2 x 8
Memory slots:1x SO-DIMM / 2x SO-DIMM

Networking

2G standards:EDGE, GPRS, GSM
3G:N / No / Y / Yes
3G standards:DC-HSPA+, HSDPA+, HSPA+, HSUPA, WCDMA / HSPA+, UMTS / HSPA+, WCDMA / UMTS
4G:No / Y / Yes
4G standard:LTE
4G standards:LTE
Antenna type:2X2
Bluetooth:No / Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Ethernet LAN:Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000 / 10,100,10000 / 10,1000,100
MIMO:Y
MIMO type:Multi User MIMO
Near Field Communication (NFC):N
SIM card support:Y / Yes
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11ac / IEEE 802.11n
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi data rate (max):867
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11ac / 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11ac / IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n
WLAN controller model:Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265
WWAN:Y / Yes

Operational conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):20 - 80 / 20 - 85
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35
Storage relative humidity (H-H):8 - 85
Storage temperature (T-T):-15 - 60

Optical Drive

LightScribe:N / No
Optical Drive Type:DVD-ROM / DVD±RW / N / No

Other features

Audio system:HD / Realtek ALC3233
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-d, VT-x / VT-x, VT-d
Intel visual technologies:Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-d, VT-x / VT-x, VT-d
On/off button:Y

Packaging Content

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

Packaging Data

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

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type:N / No
Charging port type:DC-in jack
Combo headphone/mic port:N / No / Y / Yes
DC-in jack:No / Y / Yes
DisplayPorts quantity:1
Docking connector:N / No / Y / Yes
DVI port:N / No / Yes
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
ExpressCard slot:N / No / Yes
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Line-in: Yes
Microphone in:N / No / Y / Yes
S/PDIF out port:N / No
SmartCard slot:N / No / Y / Yes
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:3
USB Sleep-and-Charge:Y / Yes
USB Sleep-and-Charge ports:1
USB Type-C DisplayPort Alternate Mode:N
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50 / 50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output current:3.42
AC adapter output voltage:19
AC adapter power:65 / 80
Power Management :Y

Processor

Bus type:DMI2 / QPI
Configurable TDP-down:10 / 7.5
Configurable TDP-down frequency:600 / 800
Conflict Free processor:Y / Yes
ECC supported by processor:N / No
FSB Parity:N / No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:16
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:12
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:DDR3L-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM, LPDDR3-SDRAM
Motherboard chipset:Intel SoC
PCI Express configurations:1x4,4x1 / 2x4, 4x1 / 4x1, 2x4 / 4x1,2x4
PCI Express slots version:2.0 / 3.0
Processor boost frequency:2.1 / 2.7 / 2.8 / 2.9 / 3 / 3.2 / 3.3
Processor cache:3 / 4
Processor cache type:L2 / L3 / Smart Cache
Processor codename:Broadwell / Haswell / Skylake
Processor Cores:2
Processor family:4th gen Intel® Core™ i7 / 5th gen Intel® Core™ i3 / 5th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 5th gen Intel® Core™ i7 / 6th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / Intel Core i3-5xxx / Intel Core i5-5xxx / Intel Core i7-5xxx
Processor frequency:2.1 / 2.2 / 2.3 / 2.4 / 2.6 / 2.7
Processor lithography:14 / 22
Processor Model:I3-5010U / I5-5200U / I5-5300U / I5-6200U / I7-4600U / I7-5500U / I7-5600U
Processor operating modes:32-bit, 64-bit / 64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i3-5000 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-5200 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-5300 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-6200 series / Intel Core i7-4600 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-5500 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-5600 Mobile series / Intel® Core™ i5-5200 Mobile Series / Intel® Core™ i5-5300 Mobile Series
Processor Socket:BGA 1168 / BGA1168 / LGA 1356 (Socket B2)
Processor threads:4
Stepping:D0 / D1 / F0
System bus rate:4 / 5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15
Tjunction:100 / 105

Processor special features

Conflict Free processor:Y
CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:N / No / Y / Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y / Yes
Execute Disable Bit:Y / Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:14
Idle States:Y / Yes
Intel 64:Y / Yes
Intel Active Management Technology: No
Intel AES New Instructions: Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Built-in Visuals Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: Yes
Intel Demand Based Switching:N / No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology:N / No
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
Intel HD Graphics: Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider: Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology: Yes
Intel Iris Pro Graphics: No
Intel Matrix Storage Technology: No
Intel ME Firmware Version:9.5
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology:N / No / Y
Intel RealSense 3D Camera: No
Intel RealSense Snapshot: No
Intel RealSense Technology: No
Intel Secure Key: Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): Yes
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:1.00
Intel Smart Cache:No / Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology:N / No / Y
Intel Smart Connect Technology version:1.00
Intel Smart Response Technology: Yes
Intel Smart Response Technology version:1.00
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX):1
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:N / No / Y / Yes
Intel TSX-NI:N / No / Y / Yes
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):Y / Yes
Intel vPro Technology:No / Yes
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):Y / Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT):N / No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y / Yes
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N / No / Y
Intel® Built-in Visuals Technology: Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):Y / Yes
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio):N / No / Y
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y / Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y / Yes
Intel® Insider™:Y / Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® Iris Pro Graphics: No
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST):N / No
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N / No / Y
Intel® OS Guard:Y / Yes
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Rapid Start Technology:N / No
Intel® RealSense Technology: No
Intel® Secure Key:Y / Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):Y / Yes
Intel® Smart Cache:No / Y / Yes
Intel® Smart Response Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / N / No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y / Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology:Y / Yes
OS Guard: Yes
Processor ARK ID:76616 / 84697 / 85212 / 85213 / 85215 / 88193
Processor code:SR1EA / SR23V / SR23W / SR23X / SR23Y / SR23Z / SR2EY
Processor package size:40 / 42
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0 / AVX 2.0, SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / AVX 2.0,SSE4.1,SSE4.2 / SSE4.1,SSE4.2,AVX 2.0
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y / Yes

Security

Cable lock slot:No / Y / Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Fingerprint Reader:No / Y / Yes
HDD recovery:Y
Palm vein scanner: Yes
Password protection:Y / Yes
Password protection type:BIOS, HDD / BIOS, HDD, SSD, Supervisor, User / BIOS, HDD, Supervisor, User / BIOS, SSD, Supervisor, User / HDD, Supervisor, User
Trusted Platform Module (TPM):No / Y / Yes

Software

Bundled software:Adobe Reader, Fujitsu LIFEBOOK, Fujitsu Display Manager, ShockSensor Utility, Power Saving Utility, Fujitsu Plugfree Network, EasyGuide / Adobe Reader, ShockSensor, Power Saving, Plugfree Network
Drivers included:Y / Yes
Operating System Architecture:32-bit / 64-bit
Operating system installed:WINDOWS 10 HOME / WINDOWS 10 PRO / Windows 7 Professional / Windows 8.1 Pro
Operating System Language:Multilingual
Optional operating system supplied:WINDOWS 10 PRO / Windows 7 Professional
Pre-installed software:Adobe Reader, Fujitsu LIFEBOOK, Fujitsu Display Manager, ShockSensor Utility, Power Saving Utility, Fujitsu Plugfree Network, EasyGuide / Microsoft Office
Recovery operating system:WINDOWS 10 PRO / Windows 7 Professional / Windows 8.1 Pro
Trial software:McAfee / McAfee Multi Access Security / Microsoft Office 2013 / Office 365

Storage

Card reader integrated:Y / Yes
Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDHC, MicroSDXC / MicroSDHC, MicroSDXC / SD / SD, SDHC, SDXC / SD,SDHC,SDXC
Hard Drive Capacity:1000 / 320 / 500
Hard Drive Interface:SATA / SATA III / Serial ATA III
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:5400
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:1000 / 128 / 256 / 512
Solid-state drive interface:Serial ATA III
Solid-state drive interfaces:Serial ATA III
SSD form factor:2.5"
Storage Media:HDD / Hybrid-HDD / SSD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 128 / 256 / 320 / 500 / 512

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:23.4 / 234 / 24.3 / 26.4 / 264
Height :1.9 / 19
Weight:1.5 / 1.55 / 1.7
Width:32.3 / 33.3 / 332 / 332.6