Fujitsu to launch STYLISTIC Q550 – A Windows based Tablet

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The Japan’s multinational IT Company Fujitsu has announced to launch its upcoming slat tablet PC, STYLISTIC Q550 at the CeBIT trade show. CeBIT is the world’s biggest computer expo which will run from 1 March to 5 March, 2011 in Hanover, Germany. The Fujitsu Stylistic Q550 is built to fulfill the requirements of mobile enterprise computing and to meet high-security criteria of governments and businesses.

Fujitsu to launch STYLISTIC Q550 - A Windows 7 Tablet

Most importantly, the Stylistic Q550 will have the Window 7 professional together with Intel’s new Oak Trail based Atom processor. The Atom Z670 will possibly debut in the Oak Trail line-up and also it will wind up in the Stylistic Q550. The CPU contains single core in addition to two threads which works at 1.5GHz and bears 512KB of cache. It requires very low TDP; only 3W which is similar to the need of battery operated mobile appliances like tablets. The safety features in the Q550 includes trusted-platform module (TPM), fingerprint reader and smartcard slot.

The display of the Stylistic Q550 includes 10-inch LED touchscreen with IPS technology. This anti-glare screen will allow Active Pen input and capacitive multi-touch like writing on the paper. When user is operating with the pen, Stylistic Q550 identifies by itself and when pen is not used, it manages mechanically to the touch interface. ‘Built-in handwriting recognition’ software translates the input into text. According to Fujitsu, blend of low-power processor and LED-backlit screen facilitates the long lasted battery life to an approximately 8 hours. Users will have two or four cell options for battery and they can also remove the battery in case of overtime working.

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Additional facets:

  • Front as well as rare side camera
  • Weight: about 1.5 kg
  • SSD: 32GB or 64GB Solid State Drive
  • 2GB of RAM
  • USB slots
  • Audio out
  • A dock connector
  • HDMI out
  • VESA mounting support
  • Optional Gobi 3000 with GPS
  • Connectivity: wireless LAN, Bluetooth and optional 3G internet

The Vice President of Workplace Systems at Fujitsu Technology Solutions, Rajat Kakar said, “Many slate PCs on the market today are fun toys, but they don’t come anywhere close to addressing the business and security needs that are holding enterprises back from embracing the latest mobile computing technology. This is our sweet spot – and we are targeting the professional and government computing markets with a new slate PC that draws on more than twenty years experience in building mobile computers for enterprise use.”

The details for the price and specification will be declared on its showing at CeBIT. The Stylistic Q550 Window 7 tablet is hopeful to be available in the coming spring at the prize under $800.

Video of Fujitsu’s STYLISTIC Q550 from Youtube:

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