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Lenovo ThinkPad X250

Lenovo ThinkPad X250 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.3GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 12.5" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.3GHz 8GB Jan 2015
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With its weight starting at 1.42 kg and measuring 20.3 mm at its thickest point for the non-multitouch model with internal 3-cell and rear 3-cell batteries, the X250 is ultraportable without... More
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9 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Lenovo Has Good Portable PC Reviews

Based on 4,358 owner and expert reviews, Lenovo has good reviews for its laptops. Lenovo also has good reviews specifically within its medium processor core notebook PCs range.

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 have been around for more than a year. Most laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The best memory clock speeds supported by processor of all laptops of a comparable age and type to the ThinkPad X250 is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

The ThinkPad X250 has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad X250 also have a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Six Battery Cells

Most laptops of this age and spec have between two and eight battery cells, including the Lenovo ThinkPad X250 which has six battery cells.

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Very Light

Portable PCs of this age and spec have weights of between 940g and 3.8kg. At only 1.5 kilograms, the Lenovo ThinkPad X250 is quite light compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ThinkPad X250.

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Narrow

With a width of only 305.5 millimeters, the Lenovo ThinkPad X250 is one of the narrower portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. Laptops of this age and type have widths of between 28mm and 430mm.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The ThinkPad X250 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the ThinkPad X250 do have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Small Screen Size

The ThinkPad X250 has a quite small screen size (only 12.5 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than a year ago. The screen sizes of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago range from 11" to 18", and the average screen size is 15".

If this medium processor core notebook PC screen size is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Panasonic Toughbook CF-31[plb_2760840_price] (13.1").

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age 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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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable 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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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most notebook PCs of this spec and age do not have a touch sensitive screen. The ThinkPad X250 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The maximum internal memory (64-bit) of notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ThinkPad X250 range from 2GB to 32GB. The Lenovo ThinkPad X250 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (64-bit) (only 8 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 8 gigabytes, the ThinkPad X250 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the ThinkPad X250. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age 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 laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad X250

Released Over a Year Ago

This medium processor core notebook PC has been on the market for over a year.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.3 gigahertz, the Lenovo ThinkPad X250 has a fairly typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.

Notebook PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might be worth considering include the HP ZBook 15[plb_2740617_price] (2.4GHz), or the DELL Inspiron 17 5749[plb_2892460_price] (2.4GHz).

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Average Internal Memory

The ThinkPad X250 has a fairly standard internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the ThinkPad X250.

If you want a bigger internal memory then you might want to consider the T450s[pl_3046986_price] (12GB), or the ThinkPad T450[pl_2771075_price] (12GB) both from Lenovo.

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and spec to it.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The ThinkPad X250 has a pretty typical total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad X250.

If you want a notebook PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad W550[plb_2783796_price] (508GB), or the Fujitsu Lifebook U745[plb_2939901_price] (512GB).

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Specification

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Processor Cache
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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
Tjunction
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
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Open GL Graphics Adapter
Maximum Resolution
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
Speaker Power
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPort
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
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
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI Version
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
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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Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
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Depth
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Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Certificates
Certification
WiFi Certification
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Video Compression Format

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers apple i55300, apple i55300u, lenovo i55300, lenovo i55300u, apple x250networkcard10100mbpsgigabitethernet
Barcodes 00889233308974, 00889233313862

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2 core Intel Core i5-5xxx 2.3GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 12.5"
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Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
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