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Lenovo ThinkPad X240

Lenovo ThinkPad X240 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 180GB SSD 12.5" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Aug 2014
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Ultrathin And Ultralight The X240 long battery life laptop is the thinnest and lightest ThinkPad laptop we offer. Weighing in at less than 3 lbs and measuring 0.8 inches at its thickest point, the... More
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11 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Lenovo Laptops Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Lenovo notebook PCs and also specifically for Lenovo medium processor core notebook PCs and found that in both cases Lenovo had good reviews.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The ThinkPad X240 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also 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 laptops that came out around the same time as the ThinkPad X240.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of notebook PC.

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SSD Storage Medium

The ThinkPad X240 has an SSD storage medium which is better than the HDD storage medium found on most laptops of a comparable type and age to it. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

This notebook PC's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium amongst all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

Amongst similar types of notebook PC the worst storage medium is HDD.

If the storage medium of this notebook PC is too bad for you then you might also want to look at the T420s[pl_48433_price] (SSD), or the X1 Carbon[pl_2432329_price] (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The ThinkPad X240 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the ThinkPad X240 also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ThinkPad X240, the 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 frequently found WiFi standard on notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Light

The lightest portable PC that has been around for more than two years is 300g heavy and the heaviest is 3.8kg. The ThinkPad X240 is one of the lighter notebook PCs of this age and spec (only 1.4 kilograms) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

Laptops with a heavier weight that might also be worth looking at include the Toshiba R930[plb_1496279_price] (1.4kg), or the Lenovo ThinkPad X240[plb_2055821_price] (1.4kg).

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Narrow

The ThinkPad X240 is quite narrow (only 305.5 millimeters) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the ThinkPad X240. Across all the laptops that were released more than two years ago the widths range from 38mm to 430mm, and the average width is 360mm.

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13 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years is 1,100MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz. The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (only 1,000 megahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad X240.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of laptops that were released around the same time as the ThinkPad X240 is 1GB, the biggest is 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 520GB. The ThinkPad X240 has a fairly small total storage capacity (only 180 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the ThinkPad X240.

If you would prefer a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the HP 8440p[plb_2912403_price] (250GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Small Screen Size

The average screen size of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad X240 is 15", and the screen sizes range from 10" to 18". With a screen size of only 12.5 inches, the ThinkPad X240 has one of the smaller screen sizes amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

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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 the most commonly found display resolution on notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on portable PCs of this type and age.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The ThinkPad X240 is a three battery cell count portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and type have between one and eight battery cells.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the ThinkPad X240 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The 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)

At only 8 gigabytes, the ThinkPad X240 has a fairly small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the maximum internal memory (64-bit) range from 4GB to 32GB.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago. The smallest maximum internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the ThinkPad X240 is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ThinkPad X240 the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3GHz. With a maximum turbo frequency of only 2.7 gigahertz, the Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has one of the slower maximum turbo frequencies amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memories of portable PCs of this age and spec range from 8.1GB to 33GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 25GB. At only 16,384 megabytes, the ThinkPad X240 has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This laptop has a Windows 8.1 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many laptops of a similar spec and age to it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad X240

Released Over Two Years Ago

This medium processor core notebook PC was released over two years ago.

Average Battery Life

The ThinkPad X240 has a pretty typical battery life (8.7 hours) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Average Internal Memory

The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has a fairly typical internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the ThinkPad X240.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.7 gigahertz, the Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has a relatively standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

If this Lenovo laptop processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might also want to consider the Acer Aspire S3[plb_2647566_price] (1.8GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Panel Type
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
Near Field Communication (NFC)
4G
4G Standard
3G Standard
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPort
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
VGA Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
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)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
Security
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Technical Details
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

Brochures and Manuals

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