Slim and stylish: Lifebook l2010

Although the Fujitsu L2010 is in essence and looks a transportable slimline PC, it actually uses note­book components and can run from its own six-cell battery.

Targeting niche markets such as trend-setters wanting to integrate a PC into a living space like a kitchen bench or coffee table, the 4.6kg L2010’s high build quality and silver/black colour scheme ooze style.

Our engineering sample configuration (almost identical to what will be available) consisted of a Mobile AMD Athlon XP 1800+ processor, 256MB of DDR SDRAM (of 768MB maximum) and a 40GB hard disk. The ATI AGP 320M graphics controller could be made to steal up to 128MB from main RAM. Put to the test, the L2010 scored 155 in SYSMark 2001 and 1547 in 3DMark 2001 at its maximum resolution of 1024x768 in 32-bit.

The keyboard can attach to the bottom of the 15in display and also folds upwards over half the screen. We’re told that this will cause final models to show the time, date and other functions in the remaining viewable display area. A wireless mouse is included; it utilises a mouse ball rather than an optical sensor.

DVDs can be watched using the slot DVD/CD-RW drive located on the side of the display and heard through the integrated speakers that feature a subwoofer. Connectivity is provided with built-in Wi-Fi, integrated Ethernet and a 56Kbps (V.92) modem. Other connections include three USB 2.0 and FireWire, headphone and microphone ports. Both SD and Memory Stick media are supported, as are two Type II or one Type III PC cards.

In brief: Fujitsu Lifebook L2010
While definitely an appealing slimline unit, the L2010 suffers due to pricing — especially when compared to similarly priced yet more functional devices such as Hi-Grade’s Xperian (reviewed June 2003). A one-year warranty is standard but can be upgraded to three years for $299 (this doesn’t include accidental damage).
Price: $2,999 (with Windows XP Home edition)
Vendor: Fujitsu PC Australia
Phone: 1800 288 283
URL: www.lifebook.com.au

Join the newsletter!

Error: Please check your email address.
Rocket to Success - Your 10 Tips for Smarter ERP System Selection
Keep up with the latest tech news, reviews and previews by subscribing to the Good Gear Guide newsletter.

Danny Allen

PC World
Show Comments

Cool Tech

SanDisk MicroSDXC™ for Nintendo® Switch™

Learn more >

Breitling Superocean Heritage Chronographe 44

Learn more >

Toys for Boys

Family Friendly

Panasonic 4K UHD Blu-Ray Player and Full HD Recorder with Netflix - UBT1GL-K

Learn more >

Stocking Stuffer

Razer DeathAdder Expert Ergonomic Gaming Mouse

Learn more >

Christmas Gift Guide

Click for more ›

Most Popular Reviews

Latest Articles

Resources

PCW Evaluation Team

Edwina Hargreaves

WD My Cloud Home

I would recommend this device for families and small businesses who want one safe place to store all their important digital content and a way to easily share it with friends, family, business partners, or customers.

Walid Mikhael

Brother QL-820NWB Professional Label Printer

It’s easy to set up, it’s compact and quiet when printing and to top if off, the print quality is excellent. This is hands down the best printer I’ve used for printing labels.

Ben Ramsden

Sharp PN-40TC1 Huddle Board

Brainstorming, innovation, problem solving, and negotiation have all become much more productive and valuable if people can easily collaborate in real time with minimal friction.

Sarah Ieroianni

Brother QL-820NWB Professional Label Printer

The print quality also does not disappoint, it’s clear, bold, doesn’t smudge and the text is perfectly sized.

Ratchada Dunn

Sharp PN-40TC1 Huddle Board

The Huddle Board’s built in program; Sharp Touch Viewing software allows us to easily manipulate and edit our documents (jpegs and PDFs) all at the same time on the dashboard.

George Khoury

Sharp PN-40TC1 Huddle Board

The biggest perks for me would be that it comes with easy to use and comprehensive programs that make the collaboration process a whole lot more intuitive and organic

Featured Content

Product Launch Showcase

Latest Jobs

Don’t have an account? Sign up here

Don't have an account? Sign up now

Forgot password?