PARTNER RELEASE: Fujitsu collaborates with Sierra Wireless to offer you a new lease on life with enhanced connectivity

Responding to consumers’ demand for a seamless mobile experience, Fujitsu presents exciting enhanced models to whet your increasing appetite for wireless connectivity
Vancouver, B.C.-September 26, 2007

Fujitsu PC Asia Pacific today ushers in two new enhanced LifeBook notebooks to give you the freedom you crave for true mobility. The LifeBook P7230 and S6410 with embedded HSPA  (High Speed Packet Access) connectivity were designed to complement the new mobile lifestyle.

Mr Lim Teck Sin, Associate Director, Product Marketing said, “Fujitsu is very excited to be working with Sierra Wireless once again. Users enjoy having the prerogative to get connected wirelessly at their convenience so we are proud to have the experience, know-how and capacity to fulfill that demand. “

The Sierra Wireless MC8780 embedded module is integrated into the new LifeBook notebooks, offering the latest in mobile broadband connectivity for quick and easy access to the Internet, email, and online information. With the faster data speeds offered by HSUPA technology1, mobile users will find sending large email attachments or working over a virtual private network to be nearly as quick as if they were in the office. The MC8780 embedded module operates on all three UMTS/HSPA and all four EDGE/GPRS frequency bands used worldwide, delivering the best mobile broadband network access available in locations around the world.

Embedded mobile broadband allows users to work confidently from anywhere, knowing that their wireless connection is always there and they will be able to access the information they need quickly,” said Jin Pak, Vice President of Sales, Asia Pacific for Sierra Wireless. “We are pleased to collaborate with Fujitsu once again to deliver reliable, high-performance wireless technology to LifeBook users.”


LifeBook P7230 (3.5G)
A picture of elegant simplicity, this 1.19kg2  mini powerhouse features a 10.6 inch SuperFine Wide XGA TFT-LCD screen that’s great for users always on the go. With a 3cm profile and an elegant minimalist design available in 3 colours, you can now jet around not only in style, but also with ease.

To ensure users experience seamless communication, the LifeBook P7230 (3.5G) is equipped with Bluetooth® v2.0 + EDR, dual built-in stereo speakers, a built in 1.3 Mega Pixel camera as well as Wireless LAN connection support so you can keep in touch with family and friends through instant messaging, VoIP Internet phone calls or webcam video calls.

For complete peace of mind, superior security features such as Fingerprint Sensor, Fujitsu 3D Shock Sensor, BIOS Lock and Hard Disk Lock are available to keep your confidential data secure.

LifeBook S6410 (3.5G)
Remarkably slim and light, the LifeBook S6410 (3.5G) is the perfect combination of ultra mobility and superior performance. Made for the highly mobile executive, the S6410 weighs about 1.6kg2  featuring a slim SuperFine LCD screen with a sleek magnesium cover to wow its admirers.

To help users achieve instant converged communication, the LifeBook S6410 is packed with comprehensive features including 3.5G capability, a 1.3 Mega Pixel camera as well as dual built-in stereo microphones for optimised VoIP communications to stay connected to business associates and friends.

The LifeBook S6410 is also equipped with an ensemble of advanced security features such as Fujitsu 3D Shock Sensor, Hard Disk Lock, BIOS Lock and Fingerprint Sensor to keep your data safe from prying eyes.

Fujitsu remains firmly committed to the promotion of a cleaner environment, complying with the European Union’s Restriction of Hazardous Substances directive (RoHS) across our entire range of products, allowing Fujitsu to stay keenly focused on our customers’ health and well-being, embracing a healthier environment for all.

1 Firmware upgrade required
2 With weight saver option

Please note that product availability will differ from country to country.

 

 


 


Fujitsu PC Asia Pacific is the Asia Pacific Regional Headquarters for PC business of Fujitsu Limited, Japan. Its responsibilities include the marketing and sales of a wide range of personal computers for the corporate and end-user markets in the Asia Pacific.

Fujitsu PC Asia Pacific pledges “Built-in Confidence” for every product under its brand name to reassure users of product and service excellence.  From high performance components to stringent quality control and professional after-sales service, Fujitsu stands for reliability and satisfaction.

Fujitsu is a leading provider of customer-focused IT and communications solutions for the global marketplace. Pace-setting technologies, highly reliable computing and telecommunications platforms, and a worldwide corps of systems and services experts uniquely position Fujitsu to deliver comprehensive solutions that open up infinite possibilities for its customers’ success. Fujitsu also makes every effort to ensure that our products are manufactured in a bid to promote environment conservation and protection. Headquartered in Tokyo, Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702) reported consolidated revenues of about 4.8 trillion yen (US$40.6 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2006. See www.fujitsu.com for further information.


About Sierra Wireless
Sierra Wireless modems and software connect people all over the world with mobile broadband networks that keep them in touch, informed, and productive from wherever they need to be. The Company offers a diverse product portfolio addressing enterprise, consumer, original equipment manufacturer, machine-to-machine, and specialized vertical industry markets, and provides professional services to customers requiring expertise in wireless design, integration, and carrier certification. With 2006 revenues of $221 million, Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR – TSX: SW) is headquartered in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada with additional offices in Carlsbad and Hayward, California; London; and Hong Kong. For more information about Sierra Wireless, visit http://www.sierrawireless.com.

Sierra Wireless Forward Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. These forward-looking statements relate to, among other things, plans and timing for the introduction or enhancement of our services and products, statements about future market conditions, supply conditions, channel and end customer demand conditions, revenues, gross margins, operating expenses, profits, and other expectations, intentions, and plans contained in this press release that are not historical fact. Our expectations regarding future revenues and earnings depend in part upon our ability to successfully develop, manufacture, and supply products that we do not produce today and that meet defined specifications. When used in this press release, the words "plan", "expect", "believe", and similar expressions generally identify forward-looking statements. These statements reflect our current expectations. They are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to, changes in technology and changes in the wireless data communications market. In light of the many risks and uncertainties surrounding the wireless data communications market, you should understand that we cannot assure you that the forward-looking statements contained in this press release will be realized.