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Lenovo ThinkPad X250

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

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB Feb 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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13 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ThinkPad X250 have maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of between 1.7GB and 16GB. The ThinkPad X250 has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released one year ago.

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Good Brand

We checked 4,358 expert and owner reviews for Lenovo portable PCs and found that on average Lenovo has good reviews. We also found that Lenovo has good reviews specifically for its medium processor core notebook PCs.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The Lenovo ThinkPad X250 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels laptop, which is the most common display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution amongst all laptops of this type and age.

A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution across comparable types of portable PC.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The ThinkPad X250 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago. Most similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This Lenovo notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The memory clock speeds supported by processor of all portable PCs of a similar type and age to the ThinkPad X250 ranges from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The ThinkPad X250 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the ThinkPad X250 also have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Long Battery Life

The battery lifes of portable PCs that came out more than a year ago range from 2.5h to 24h, and the average battery life is 8.6h. The ThinkPad X250 has a quite long battery life (10.7 hours) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad X250.

If you would prefer a laptop with a longer battery life then you might also want to consider the X1 Carbon[pl_2911178_price] (10.9h), the ThinkPad X1 Carbon[pl_2802546_price] (10.9h), or the X1 Carbon[pl_2993340_price] (10.9h) all from Lenovo.

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Has a Front Camera

The ThinkPad X250 has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs that came out more than a year ago also have a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

At 400 candellas per square meter, the Lenovo ThinkPad X250 has a quite bright display brightness compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad X250. Across all the similar spec portable PCs that were released one year ago the display brightnesss range from 200 cd/m² to 1,200 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 270 cd/m².

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Very Light

Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ThinkPad X250 have weights of between 940g and 3.8kg. The ThinkPad X250 is fairly light (only 1.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ThinkPad X250.

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Narrow

With a width of only 307 millimeters, the Lenovo ThinkPad X250 is quite narrow compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. The widths of comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as the ThinkPad X250 range from 28mm to 430mm, and the average width is 360mm.

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9 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The ThinkPad X250 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (only 900 megahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released around the same time as the ThinkPad X250. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of laptops that were released one year ago is 750MHz and the fastest is 1,300MHz.

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Quite Small Screen Size

The average screen size of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ThinkPad X250 is 15". The screen size of the Lenovo ThinkPad X250 of only 12.5 inches is one of the smallest amongst medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ThinkPad X250.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has a Hybrid-HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to 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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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The ThinkPad X250 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the ThinkPad X250 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The ThinkPad X250 is a three battery cell count notebook PC.

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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 laptops of a comparable spec and age to the ThinkPad X250. Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the ThinkPad X250 the maximum internal memory (64-bit) range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 13GB.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The Lenovo ThinkPad X250 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (only 8 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Across all the laptops of a similar age and type to the ThinkPad X250 the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 14GB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Very Long Battery Recharge Time

The shortest battery recharge time of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad X250 is 2h and the longest is 23h. The ThinkPad X250 has a very long battery recharge time (23 hours) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the ThinkPad X250.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad X250

Released Over a Year Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over a year.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The Lenovo ThinkPad X250 has a pretty typical processor clock speed (2.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the ThinkPad X250.

If this Lenovo notebook PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might also want to look at the DELL Latitude 14 E7450[plb_2866951_price] (2.3GHz), or the HP EliteBook 820 G2[plb_2897415_price] (2.3GHz).

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the ThinkPad X250 has a relatively typical internal memory 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.

If you are looking for a portable PC with a bigger internal memory then you might also want to look at the Lenovo T450s[plb_3046986_price] (12GB), or the Fujitsu Lifebook U745[plb_2939901_price] (12GB).

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Lenovo ThinkPad X250 has a pretty average total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the ThinkPad X250.

If you would prefer a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad W550[plb_2783796_price] (508GB).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers apple i55300, apple i55300u, lenovo i55300, lenovo i55300u, apple x250networkcard10100mbpsgigabitethernet
Barcodes 00889233173275, 00889233762622

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