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Fujitsu introduces its First MeeGo™-Based Netbook in Asia Pacific; Unlocks Infinite Social Capabilities

The MeeGo operating system provides fun and interactive interface, a wealth of social networking capabilities, and enhanced user experience to Fujitsu’s LIFEBOOK MH330.


Asia Pacific, 11 February, 2011 — Fujitsu PC Asia Pacific today announced the debut of Fujitsu’s first MeeGo™ netbook based on the Intel® Atom™ processor, the LIFEBOOK MH330, opening up infinite social capabilities for tomorrow’s computing experience.

“For our valued users, the MeeGo-based netbook’s human-centric nature not only transcends the boundaries of netbooks but also serves as the new standard for tomorrow’s computing experience. The netbook crystallizes these two best-of-breed products and MeeGo is part of Fujitsu and Intel’s combined efforts to take the industry a big step forward,” said Mr. Lim Teck Sin, Vice President, Engineering and Product Marketing, Fujitsu PC Asia Pacific. “For multimedia natives who long for enhanced interactivity and immediate multimedia access, the refreshed LIFEBOOK MH330 will definitely surpass their expectations.”

“The MeeGo open source software platform with Intel® Atom™ processors give mobile device manufacturers both the freedom and the powerful capabilities to suit a consumer’s mobile lifestyle,” said Ram Peddibhotla, System Software Marketing Director, Intel Corporation. “Intel welcomes Fujitsu and other manufacturers to the MeeGo ecosystem to give consumers a personalized netbook experience with the benefits of an optimized battery life, rich multimedia support and fast boot time.”

ENHANCED USER EXPERIENCE
Fujitsu’s new LIFEBOOK MH330 features MeeGo’s rich interface that allows users to have seamless access to a full suite of usable applications that include social networking tools and multimedia capabilities. Users can get automatic updates and transit easily between applications, browsers and various social networking sites on MeeGo’s powerful user interface which is also flexible and easy to use.

EASY SYSTEM MANAGEMENT
Enjoy lesser waiting time and faster web-browsing experience with the significant reduction in system reboot time. Also, users can easily manage system devices, networks, time and date, and emails, through the simple and straightforward navigation panels.

MEDIA ENTERTAINMENT
Specially designed for multimedia natives, the media panel provides an organized view of the videos and music files stored in the media library and offers immediate access and play. The panel also has a built-in control for playback.

SOCIAL NETWORKING ON-THE-GO
The Myzone panel offers a quick snapshot of the user’s personal activity and shows instant updates about the happenings in their social media sphere. Get connected easily with popular social network tools, such as twitter and Facebook, or be in touch with friends via chat.

MEEGO The MeeGo™ project combines Intel’s Moblin™ and Nokia’s Maemo projects into one Linux-based, open source software platform for the next generation of computing devices. The MeeGo software platform is designed to give developers the broadest range of device segments to target for their applications, including netbooks and entry-level desktops, handheld computing and communications devices, in-vehicle infotainment devices, connected TVs, media phones and more. For consumers, MeeGo will offer innovative application experiences that they can take from device to device. The MeeGo project is hosted by the Linux Foundation. For more information on MeeGo, visit www.meego.com.

Fujitsu remains firmly committed to the promotion of a cleaner environment and complies with the European Union’s Restriction of Hazardous Substances directive (RoHS) across its entire range of products. In addition, Fujitsu has established a set of commitments that goes beyond RoHS requirements, thus allowing it to stay keenly focused on its customers’ health and well-being as well as to embrace a healthier environment for all. By adopting a green factory concept and being committed to the cause of energy-efficient computing, Fujitsu also fights to sustain the Earth as a sponsor and a member of the Climate Savers Computing Initiative.


About Fujitsu

Fujitsu is a leading provider of ICT-based business solutions for the global marketplace. With approximately 170,000 employees supporting customers in 70 countries, Fujitsu combines a worldwide corps of systems and services experts with highly reliable computing and communications products and advanced microelectronics to deliver added value to customers. Headquartered in Tokyo, Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702) reported consolidated revenues of 4.6 trillion yen (US$50 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2010. For more information, please see: www.fujitsu.com.

About Fujitsu PC Asia Pacific

Fujitsu PC Asia Pacific is the Asia Pacific Regional Headquarters for the 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.


Press Contacts

Stanley Nam
Role: Marketing Communications

Fujitsu PC Asia Pacific Ltd
Tel: (65) 6395 6574
E-mail:stanley.nam@sg.fujitsu.com



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