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FIC’s PCA5X Series is Not Absent from Intel’s Calpella Launch Event
Date: 2010/1/8
Stylish design without giving up power-optimized performance
Taipei, Taiwan, January 8, 2010 – First International Computer, Inc. (FIC), a world leader in the design and production of electronic devices, today revealed their latest 15.6-inch notebook, model name PCA5X Series, to meet the Intel’s Calpella platform specification in Intel’s official launch event.

There are three models offered from FIC’s PCA5X Series, the model name PCA50, PCA51 and PCA52. All of the three products share the same industrial design and feature IntelR Core i5, Core i7 processors, a IntelR HM55 chipset and 15.6-inch wide LED Backlight panel. Supports up to 8 GB DDR3 memory, a Giga LAN, 1.3 mega webcam, 802.b/g/n wireless LAN, 4-in-1 card reader, optional finger-print and HDMI port, the PCA5X Series is endowed with full function yet superior performance.

FIC also provides two optional discrete graphic adaptors for this series, a basic-class ATI Mobility Radeon HD4530 with up to DDR3 512MB VRAM supported by PCA50; a middle-class graphic engine ATI Mobility Radeon HD4650 with up to DDR3 1GB VRAM supported by PCA52. The PCA50 and PCA52 equip a Hybrid Engine technology which allow users set the system to both integrated and discrete graphics chip according to their demand to optimize the best power management.

With a HDMI port and 16:9 aspect ratio of 15.6” widescreen supported, the PCA5X Series also grants users to view an eminent Full HD content without losing the viewing space.

“PCA5X Series is Energy Star compliant product. We have been developing energy efficient computers for many years; this series is designed for those companies who are seeking low power consuming, environmental friendly and performance competent products,” states Andy Lo, product marketing director at FIC.

Comparing with a traditional notebook keyboard, FIC’s PCA5X Series is offered a larger key cap and a numeric keyboard design included without connecting external separately. “Considering giving a more comfortable user behavior, we’ve included the numeric keys in totally 100 keycaps to this series,” states Tiffany Wang, product manager at FIC. “The keyboard has its own numeric keypad and a shortcut key on the top right of the keyboard deck. Users can start to calculate the number by pressing this shortcut key. It’s much convenient and suitable for business oriented persons.”

FIC defines PCA51 in mainstream design and PCA50, PCA52 in performance segment of the 15.6” widescreen laptop market. According to FIC’s speaker, they will keep cooking more prominent products in 15.6-inch line soon.

To learn more about FIC and their new product information, please see www.fic.com.tw


Model PCA50
- Windows 7 or Windows Vista operating system support
- IntelR Core i5 and Core i7 processors
- 2 DDR3 SO-DIMM Slot (up to 8GB)
- 15.6” WXGA (16:9) (1366 x 768 Resolution)
- 2.5”, SATA Hard Disk Drive
- 802.11b/g/n WLAN
- 10/100/1000 Giga LAN
- 1 x VGA port, 2 x USB 2.0 ports, 1 x USB/eSATA port, 1 x RJ-11 (option), 1 x RJ-45, 1 x Headphone Line-Out, 1 x Microphone Line-In, 1 x HDMI port, 1 x 4-in-1 Card Reader, 1 x 1.3M Webcam, 1 x Finger print (option), 1 x 34mm Express Card slot
- Bluetooth and 3.5G (option)
- ATI Mobility Radeon HD4530 with DDR3 512MB VRAM
- 6-Cell 4400mAh Battery
- 380mm x 256mm x 13.9~35.4mm (W x D x H)
- Approx. 2.6Kg


Model PCA51
- Windows 7 or Windows Vista operating system support
- IntelR Core i5 and Core i7 processors
- 2 DDR3 SO-DIMM Slot (up to 8GB)
- 15.6” WXGA (16:9) (1366 x 768 Resolution)
- 2.5”, SATA Hard Disk Drive
- 802.11b/g/n WLAN
- 10/100/1000 Giga LAN
- 1 x VGA port, 2 x USB 2.0 ports, 1 x USB/eSATA port, 1 x RJ-11 (option), 1 x RJ-45, 1 x Headphone Line-Out, 1 x Microphone Line-In, 1 x HDMI port, 1 x 4-in-1 Card Reader, 1 x 1.3M Webcam, 1 x Finger print (option), 1 x 34mm Express Card slot
- Bluetooth and 3.5G (option)
- IntelR Graphics Media Accelerator HD
- 6-Cell 4400mAh Battery
- 380mm x 256mm x 13.9~35.4mm (W x D x H)
- Approx. 2.6Kg


Model PCA52
- Windows 7 or Windows Vista operating system support
- IntelR Core i5 and Core i7 processors
- 2 DDR3 SO-DIMM Slot (up to 8GB)
- 15.6” WXGA (16:9) (1366 x 768 Resolution)
- 2.5”, SATA Hard Disk Drive
- 802.11b/g/n WLAN
- 10/100/1000 Giga LAN
- 1 x VGA port, 2 x USB 2.0 ports, 1 x USB/eSATA port, 1 x RJ-11 (option), 1 x RJ-45, 1 x Headphone Line-Out, 1 x Microphone Line-In, 1 x HDMI port, 1 x 4-in-1 Card Reader, 1 x 1.3M Webcam, 1 x Finger print (option), 1 x 34mm Express Card slot
- Bluetooth and 3.5G (option)
- ATI Mobility Radeon HD4650 with DDR3 up to 1GB VRAM
- 6-Cell 4400mAh Battery
- 380mm x 256mm x 13.9~35.4mm (W x D x H)
- Approx. 2.6Kg
* All Specifications subject to change



For the latest information on FIC products and services visit www.fic.com.tw

FIC Media Contact: Christine Tsai, Marketing Specialist, +886-2-875-18751 x 3156 (Taiwan), christine_tsai@fic.com.tw

About FIC:

Founded in 1980, First International Computer, Inc (FIC) is a world leader in the design and production of electronic devices now is focusing its core business on building automation system and versatile ARM platform enablement solutions.

FIC has a workforce of over 8,100 employees spread amongst 2 manufacturing/assembly sites and 4 branch offices.

As an OEM/ODM supplier to many of the leading brands in North America, Asia and Europe, FIC has established itself as a pioneer of innovative products, supplying engineering expertise, advanced R&D and logistical services throughout the world.

For the latest information on FIC products and services visit www.fic.com.tw
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