The world’s most desirable notebook

Fujitsu Siemens (FS) today unveiled the Lifebook Q2010 which it claims is “the world’s most desirable laptop.” It is claimed to be so desirable, that FS are limiting the number being produced.

Among its appealing features: it’s 2cm thick the entire machine is finished in a “black piano lacquer.”

The Lifebook Q2010 is a Centrino-branded machine based on an Intel Core ULV processor and Intel’s 945GMS chipset, which also provides the machine’s graphics. It features a 1280 x 800, 12.1 inch display and offer up to 1GB of 400MHz DDR SDRAM on board, of which up to 128MB is used as video buffer.

The Lifebook Q2010 not only boasts Bluetooth 2.0 and 802.11g Wi-Fi but also 3G mobile phone network connectivity and Gigabit Ethernet, a fingerprint scanner backed by a Trusted Platform Module for secure log-ins, SD and Express Card slots for expansion and a pair of USB 2.0 ports.

Weighing 1kg, the Q2010 measures 29.7 x 21.9cm roughly the same as an A4 sheet of paper and is 1.8-2cm thick, will cost around £2,700 and is expected to be available in limited numbers in the second quarter of 2006.