Pros

  • Great screen and keyboard
  • Luscious case colors

Cons

  • Disappointing performance
  • Weak audio

At A Glance

The price is right, but this consumer notebook's performance scrapes the bottom.

Manufacturer’s Description

LifeBook A3120 Notebook has state-of-the-art multimedia and wireless technology, an industry-leading wide 15.4 inch Crystal View display, high reliability and security options. Featuring Fujitsu quality you can depend on and stylishly packaged for those who want it all.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number FPCM31951
Battery Information
Battery Chemistry Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 4000 mAh
Maximum Battery Run Time 2 Hour
Interfaces/Ports
FireWire/i.LINK Yes
Total Number of USB Ports 5
Number of USB 2.0 Ports 5
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 15.40 "
Display Screen Type Active Matrix TFT Color LCD
Aspect Ratio 16:10
Screen Mode WXGA
Screen Resolution 1280 x 800
Color Supported 16.7 Million Colors
Graphics Controller Manufacturer ATI
Graphics Controller Model Mobility Radeon Xpress 1150
Graphics Memory Capacity Up to 256 MB
Graphics Memory Technology DDR2 SDRAM
Graphics Memory Accessibility Shared
Storage
Storage Size 120 GB
Hard Drive Interface Ultra ATA/100 (ATA-6)
Hard Drive RPM 4200
Solid State Drive Capacity No
Optical Drive Type DVD-Writer
General Information
Manufacturer Fujitsu
Manufacturer Part Number FPCM31951
UPC Code 611343062114
Brand Name Fujitsu
Product Name LifeBook A3120 Notebook
Marketing Information

LifeBook A3120 Notebook has state-of-the-art multimedia and wireless technology, an industry-leading wide 15.4 inch Crystal View display, high reliability and security options. Featuring Fujitsu quality you can depend on and stylishly packaged for those who want it all.

Product Model A3120
Product Type Notebook
Manufacturer Website Address http://us.fujitsu.com
Product Line LIFEBOOK
Product Series A
Memory
Memory Card Supported Memory Stick, xD-Picture Card, Memory Stick PRO, Secure Digital (SD) Card
Standard Memory 2 GB
Maximum Memory 4 GB
Memory Technology DDR2 SDRAM
Memory Standard DDR2-667/PC2-5300
Number of Total Memory Slots 2
Memory Card Reader Yes
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • LifeBook A3120 Notebook
  • Lithium-Ion Battery
  • AC Adapter
  • Remote Control
  • Bluetooth Utility Software CD
  • Network & Communication
    Wireless LAN Yes
    Wireless LAN Manufacturer Atheros
    Wireless LAN Model Super AG
    Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11a/b/g
    Ethernet Technology Gigabit Ethernet
    Bluetooth Yes
    Bluetooth Standard Bluetooth 2.0
    Physical Characteristics
    Height 1.6"
    Width 14.2"
    Depth 10.4"
    Weight (Approximate) 105.6 oz
    Built-in Devices
    Finger Print Reader Yes
    Processor & Chipset
    Processor Manufacturer AMD
    Processor Type Turion 64 X2
    Processor Model TL-56
    Processor Speed 1.80 GHz
    Processor Core Dual-core (2 Core)
    Cache 1 MB
    Bus Speed 1600 MHz
    Chipset Manufacturer ATI
    Chipset Model Radeon Xpress 1150
    Software
    Operating System Windows Vista Home Premium
    Input Devices
    Pointing Device Type TouchPad
    I/O Expansions
    Expansion Slot Type PC Card Type II, ExpressCard/54

    Performance

    Overall Performance
    WorldBench 6 Score 55.0
    WorldBench 6 Rating Fair
    Battery
    Battery Life 1:31:47 AM   (hh:mm)
    Office Productivity
    Web Browsing 568.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Office Suite Use 480.0   seconds (lower is better)
    File Compression 577.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Content Creation
    Image Editing 887.0   seconds (lower is better)
    GPU Graphics Rendering 685.0   seconds (lower is better)
    CPU Graphics Rendering 1063.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Video Encoding 384.0   seconds (lower is better)
    DVD Burning 957.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Video Editing 319.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Gaming
    Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 19.54   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Doom 3, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 7.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Performance
    World Bench 5 Multitasking 695.0
    Number of Included Batteries 1.0