Now here is a tablet series that sure to set more than a few
hearts ablaze. Fujitsu has announced its new Stylistic ST5100 Tablet PC Series
that takes advantage of Intel Core Duo processors and is primed for Windows Vista.
There are two models in the series: the 10.4" Stylistic
ST511 and the 12.1" ST5112. Both are packed with security features
including embedded Trusted Platform Module (TPM), Smart Card slot,
CompuTrace/LoJack theft recovery and a two-level hard drive password.
Other more pertinent features include an Intel Core Duo
Processor Ultra Low Voltage U2500 (1.2 GHz), support for up to 4GB of memory,
Intel GMA950 graphics (XGA screen resolution), SATA hard drive support, 56k
modem, GbE, Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG, Bluetooth 2.0+EDR, biometric
fingerprint sensor, two USB 2.0 ports, 3-in-1 media reader and a PCMCIA slot.
The ST5111 measures 12.77" x 8.66" x
.91-1.01" and weighs just 3.5 pounds. The ST5112 measures 13.51" x
8.66" x .82-.88" and weighs 3.9 pounds. With a 6-cell battery, the
tablets are rated at up to 6 hours of battery life while the optional 9-cell
battery pushes that figure to 9 hours.
Both tablets are available
now with the ST5111 starting at $2,492 and the ST5112 starting at $2,199.