Good or bad idea? Laptop with built-in projector

Back in the old days, you used to have to lug around a heavy video projector if you wanted to give a presentation with your laptop. Nowadays everything is so compact, it all fits right inside of the computer. Take these new Lifebooks by Fujitsu. They have optional video projectors built right in.

Available in two models, the Lifebook S761/C and P711/C are laptops that come with an optional 800x600 resolution video projector that sits neatly inside of the CD/DVD slot and slips out when needed. It's not really great for say, watching a streaming 1080p video on YouTube, but it should do the trick for professionals who need to show off their text-heavy Powerpoint presentations and such.

We're just wondering if it's better to have a pico projector inside the laptop or just let it sit outside as an external accessory. We suppose that's a matter of preference.

The only downside of slapping a mini video projector into your DVD drive is obviously, the loss of being able to project DVD movies. Not a big loss, considering how common downloaded video or streaming Netflix is these days.

Expect to find all your modern day components inside, including Core i3 and Core i5 processors, 1GB of RAM and 160GB of hard drive inside. Actual configs can also be custom configured for other specs.

The Fujitsu laptops will be available next month with pricing still TBA.

Fujitsu, via AkihabaraNews

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