Fujtsu Lifebook P770 review

High performance from a low-voltage processor makes for an ultraportable powerhouse

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Fujitsu lifebook p770

The next generation of low-voltage processors already offer the kind of performance we saw from top-end chips a year or two ago.

With the added bonus of their slimline design and reduced power consumption, we can now expect resource-intensive applications to run smoothly on something no bigger than a typical netbook.

The Fujitsu Lifebook P770 is one of the latest entrants to the ULV laptop market, and there's a lot to like here.

We liked

With excellent battery life and a light and compact chassis, the Fujitsu Lifebook P770 is a highly portable machine that rivals most netbooks.

But that low-voltage Core i7 processor means the P770 is much more powerful than a netbook, capable of multitasking with resource-intensive applications.

Fujitsu has also crammed plenty of extra features into the Lifebook P770, including a fingerprint scanner for extra security and a docking station to increase the number of available ports.

Built-in 3G support gives users the freedom to travel almost anywhere in the country and still access the internet.

Usability is also strong, with a firm and textured keyboard that proves great for touch-typing after a short bedding-in period, and the non-reflective TFT screen is perfect for outdoors use.

We disliked

Although the low-voltage Core i7 processor provides great performance, the integrated graphics means that games and intensive multimedia applications are out of the Fujitsu Lifebook P770's league.

The chassis may be light and slim but it's also plastic in look and feel, with noticeable flex in several areas.

Storage is limited at just 160GB, and while the TFT screen is highly non-reflective, it also loses some vibrancy without the glossy coating that many modern laptops use.


Anyone who needs a highly portable laptop for constant travel, but with more power than a standard netbook, should definitely consider the Fujitsu Lifebook P770.

Very few flaws detract from this feature-packed machine, which provides the ultimate freedom thanks to the built-in 3G module.


Tech Specs

Product TypeNotebook
Green CompliantYes
Processor ManufacturerIntel
Graphics Controller ManufacturerIntel
Graphics Controller ModelHD Graphics
Wireless LANYes
Optical Drive TypeDVD-Writer
Graphics Memory AccessibilityShared
Maximum Battery Run Time8 Hour
Finger Print ReaderYes
Solid State Drive Capacity128 GB
Backlight TechnologyLED
Cellular Data Connectivity TechnologyUMTS
Product FamilyLIFEBOOK P
Operating System Architecture64-bit
Processor Modeli7-620UM
Operating SystemWindows 7 Professional
Brand NameFujitsu
Processor Speed1.06 GHz
Processor TypeCore i7
Screen Size30.7 cm (12.1")
Number of Cells6-cell
Screen Resolution1280 x 800
Standard Memory4 GB
Weight (Approximate)1.40 kg
Cache4 MB
Processor CoreDual-core (2 Core)
Green Compliance Certificate/AuthorityRoHS, WEEE, ENERGY STAR, EPEAT Gold
64-bit ProcessingYes
Chipset ManufacturerIntel
Chipset ModelQS57 Express
Number of Total Memory Slots2
Optical Media SupportedDVD-RAM/±R/±RW
Dual-Layer Media SupportedYes
Display Screen TypeActive Matrix TFT Colour LCD
WWAN SupportedYes
Wireless LAN StandardIEEE 802.11a/b/g/n
Bluetooth StandardBluetooth 2.1
Gobi SupportedYes
Ethernet TechnologyGigabit Ethernet
Total Number of USB Ports3
Memory StandardDDR3-1066/PC3-8500
Height30 mm
Width282 mm
Depth215 mm
Screen ModeWXGA
Memory TechnologyDDR3 SDRAM
Product SeriesP
Product ModelP770
Product NameLIFEBOOK P770 Notebook
Pointing Device TypeTouchPad
Product LineLIFEBOOK
Aspect Ratio16:10
Manufacturer Part NumberVFY:P7700MF081GB
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://uk.fujitsu.com
Marketing Information

Small, lightweight and nevertheless high performance? The answer to those requirements is the LIFEBOOK P770. With one of the smallest footprints in the 12-inch market and weighing only 1.4 kg, it offers the user quite a range of goodies: all standard interfaces including HDMI, 3G/UMTS, WLAN and Bluetooth, an integrated webcam and long battery runtime. As data security is immensely important for mobile users, the LIFEBOOK P770 meets such requirements thanks to its fingerprint sensor and optional TPM.

Maximum Memory8 GB
Battery ChemistryLithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Package Contents
  • LIFEBOOK P770 Notebook
  • Lithium Ion Battery
  • AC Adapter
Limited Warranty2 Year