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Lenovo ThinkPad X250

Lenovo ThinkPad X250 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 12.5" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB Apr 2015
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Weighing in at less than 3 lbs and measuring 20.3mm at its thickest point, the X250 is ultraportable without sacrificing anything in terms of ports, connectivity, or durability. Full-sized and... More
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12 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on portable PCs of this age and type.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 16 gigabytes, the ThinkPad X250 has a fairly big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ThinkPad X250 have maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of between 1.7GB and 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 11GB.

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Good Brand

On average Lenovo medium processor core notebook PCs have good reviews compared to other brands as do all notebook PCs produced by Lenovo.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo ThinkPad X250 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it. This laptop supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most notebook PCs that are a similar age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The memory clock speeds supported by processor of all notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the ThinkPad X250 ranges from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The ThinkPad X250 has a fairly big internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the ThinkPad X250. Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that were released one year ago the internal memory range from 2GB to 16GB.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a bigger internal memory then you might also want to consider the Fujitsu Lifebook U745 (£1,183.19) (12GB).

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The ThinkPad X250 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year also have a full-size keyboard.

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Fairly Long Battery Life

With a battery life of 10.7 hours, the Lenovo ThinkPad X250 has a quite long battery life compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ThinkPad X250. The shortest battery life of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the ThinkPad X250 is 2.5h, the longest is 24h, and the average battery life is 8.6h.

If this notebook PC battery life is not long enough for you then you might want to look at the X1 Carbon (10.9h), the X1 Carbon (£1,344.00) (10.9h), or the X1 Carbon (10.9h) all from Lenovo.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago, the ThinkPad X250 has a front camera.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

The average hard drive speed of notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the ThinkPad X250 is 5,800 RPM. With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the Lenovo ThinkPad X250 has a quite fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ThinkPad X250.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

The average display brightness of laptops that were released around the same time as the ThinkPad X250 is 270 cd/m², and the display brightnesss range from 200 cd/m² to 1,200 cd/m². The ThinkPad X250 has a fairly bright display brightness (300 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Very Light

The average weight of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad X250 is 2kg, and the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg. At only 1.4 kilograms, the Lenovo ThinkPad X250 is quite light compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad X250.

If you would consider a notebook PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Lenovo ThinkPad X250 (£371.80) (1.4kg).

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Narrow

The narrowest medium processor core notebook PC that has been around for a comparable time to the ThinkPad X250 is 28mm wide and the widest is 430mm. The Lenovo ThinkPad X250 is quite narrow (only 305.5 millimeters) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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11 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

At only 900 megahertz, the Lenovo ThinkPad X250 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad X250. The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of laptops of this spec and age is 950MHz.

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Very Small Screen Size

The screen sizes of portable PCs of this age and type range from 11" to 18", and the average screen size is 15". The ThinkPad X250 has one of the smaller screen sizes (only 12.5 inches) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it. 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 laptop 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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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec, the ThinkPad X250 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The ThinkPad X250 is a three battery cell count portable PC. Most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the ThinkPad X250 have between two and eight battery cells.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

At only 8 gigabytes, the ThinkPad X250 has a fairly small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year. The average maximum internal memory (64-bit) of comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the ThinkPad X250 is 13GB, and the maximum internal memory (64-bit) range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the ThinkPad X250 is 14GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the ThinkPad X250 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as the ThinkPad X250.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.8GHz to 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 2.9GHz. The Lenovo ThinkPad X250 has one of the slower maximum turbo frequencies (only 2.7 gigahertz) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad X250 has a fairly small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the ThinkPad X250. The hard drive capacity of comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the ThinkPad X250 range from 5GB to 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 690GB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that were launched more than a year ago.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad X250

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this medium processor core notebook PC was released.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.2 gigahertz, the ThinkPad X250 has a fairly typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the ThinkPad X250.

If you want a faster processor clock speed then you might want to look at the HP EliteBook 820 G2 (£778.63) (2.3GHz), or the DELL Latitude 14 E7450 (£634.80) (2.3GHz).

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the ThinkPad X250 has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

If you want a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the Lenovo T450s (£982.61) (512GB).

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Specification

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Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
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Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Typical Contrast Ratio
Panel Type
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board 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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
Wireless LAN Connection
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPort
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
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Spill Resistant Keyboard
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Windows Key
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Operating System/software
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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 Clear Video Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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Power
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Password Protection
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Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
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Weight & Dimensions
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Depth
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Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
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RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified
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Intel Visual Technology
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Manufacturer Part Numbers apple i55300, apple i55300u, lenovo i55300, lenovo i55300u, apple x250networkcard10100mbpsgigabitethernet

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