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Lenovo ThinkPad X240 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 12.5" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB Jul 2014
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The 12.5" ThinkPad X240 Ultrabook is thin, light, built to last, and ready for business. Power Bridge technology lets you go ten or more hours without plugging in, vPro gives you the ultimate in... More
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12 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Good Brand

Lenovo has good average ratings for its medium processor core notebook PCs as well as across its entire notebook PC range compared to other manufacturers.

Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The ThinkPad X240 has a fairly big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (2 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago. The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the ThinkPad X240 is 1.9GB.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most portable PCs of this age and type. This laptop supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ThinkPad X240.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst similar types of notebook PC is 133MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age, the ThinkPad X240 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ThinkPad X240, the Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has a front camera.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

The display brightnesss of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years range from 20 cd/m² to 1,200 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 240 cd/m². At 300 candellas per square meter, the ThinkPad X240 has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the ThinkPad X240.

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AC Cable Included

This laptop has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included on portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Light

At only 1.4 kilograms, the Lenovo ThinkPad X240 is fairly light compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age. Medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad X240 have weights of between 300g and 3.8kg.

If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might also want to look at the Lenovo ThinkPad X240[plb_2430339_price] (1.4kg).

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Narrow

The widths of notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ThinkPad X240 range from 38mm to 430mm, and the average width is 360mm. At only 307 millimeters, the Lenovo ThinkPad X240 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ThinkPad X240.

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9 Reasons Against

Quite Small Screen Size

The smallest screen size of similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ThinkPad X240 is 10" and the biggest is 18". The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has a fairly small screen size (only 12.5 inches) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as the ThinkPad X240.

If you are looking for a bigger screen size then you might want to consider the X1 Carbon[pl_3102084_price] (14"), or the T440p[pl_3682866_price] (14") both from Lenovo.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has a Hybrid-HDD storage medium, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Only Three Battery Cells

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago have between one and eight battery cells, including the ThinkPad X240 which has three battery cells.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the ThinkPad X240 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (64-bit) amongst notebook PCs of this age. Laptops of this age and type have maximum internal memory (64-bit) of between 4GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 12GB.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This laptop has a Windows 8.1 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most commonly found recovery operating system on portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad X240

Released Over Two Years Ago

This notebook PC was released over two years ago.

Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Average Battery Life

With a battery life of 8.7 hours, the ThinkPad X240 has a pretty standard battery life compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

If this notebook PC battery life is too short for you then you might also want to look at the HP 2570p[plb_3229152_price] (9.3h) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the ThinkPad X240.

If you want a notebook PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the Lenovo G70-70[plb_3375260_price] (1TB).

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the ThinkPad X240 has a relatively typical internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ThinkPad X240.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.9 gigahertz, the Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has a pretty typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the ThinkPad X240.

If this notebook PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might also want to consider the HP 2570p[plb_3229152_price] (2.6GHz and higher rated).

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Specification

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Maximum Internal Memory
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Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
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Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Display
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Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
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LED Backlight
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Graphics
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Optical Drive
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Audio
Built-In Microphone
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Audio System
Camera
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Front Camera
Networking
Near Field Communication (NFC)
4G
Bluetooth Version
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WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
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Mini DisplayPort
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
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SmartCard Slot
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Combo Headphone/mic Port
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Ethernet LAN Ports
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Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel HD Graphics
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Built-In Visuals Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
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Intel Secure Key
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Universal Asynchronous Receiver/transmitter (UART)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel AES New Instructions
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Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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Fingerprint Reader
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Weight & Dimensions
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Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
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Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology
USB Version
Maximum Internal Memory
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5 Awards

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Expert Reviews

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30 January 2014

The latest-generation ThinkPad X240 delivers the features and durability you'd expect, along with astonishing battery life. A few design choices won't be to everyone's liking, but on balance this...

Computershopper.com

25 January 2014

For me, that price is too steep when competitors like the MacBook Air offer all-day endurance in a larger, lighter frame. The ThinkPad X240 is inarguably an impressive display of what's possible...

23 January 2014

The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 is a powerful business laptop sporting a Core i5 Haswell CPU, a speedy solid-state drive, and a 12.5-inch IPS touch-screen display. You'll pay top dollar for this...

PC Mag

18 December 2013

There's a lot to like about the X240?especially if Lenovo delivers on the optional 1080p IPS panel in the near future. The company has tweaked a few things here and there, mostly for the better...

Digitaltrends.com

9 December 2013

The all-new Lenovo ThinkPad X240 is a lightweight business-oriented laptop that delivers extremely long battery life, decent performance and a touch screen display. For business-use, the design is... Read more…

2 December 2013

The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 delivers amazing battery life, powerful performance and a durable design, making it the best business ultraportable yet.

Laptopmag.com

30 November 2013

The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 is a small, robust, and all-around solid laptop that offers everything you need in a small system without being boisterous or in your face about it. The feel of the laptop...

1 February 2014

Desde que IBM dejó partir a Lenovo , éste ha conseguido desarrollar una exitosa carrera para el portátil ThinkPad, manteniéndolo con vida después de muchos años y bien conceptuado por la... Read more…

22 September 2013

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24 January 2014

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo p176232, lenovo 20al0081, lenovo p176232p, lenovo 20al0081u, lenovo 20al0081uk, lenovo 20amx50300, lenovo thinkpad i34010, lenovo thinkpad i34010u
Barcodes 00711730347005, 00888228750354, 00888772636258, 00889561388068, 04053162930025, 04054843770862

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