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Lenovo X131e 2 Core Intel Core I3-2xxx 1.4GHz 4GB 320GB HDD 11.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-2xxx 1.4GHz 4GB Aug 2012
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18 Reasons For

16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

The Lenovo X131e is a 16 PCI Express lane (max) laptop.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Lenovo Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

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

16.78 Million Colours Supported Number of Colours Display

This laptop has a 16.78 million colours supported number of colours display, which is the most commonly found supported number of colours display on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the X131e, the Lenovo X131e has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo X131e has a front camera, as do most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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1,066MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo X131e supports a 1,066MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. This Lenovo notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The worst memory clock speeds supported by processor of all laptops of a similar spec and age to the X131e is 133MHz and the best is 1,600MHz.

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Light

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg. The Lenovo X131e is fairly light (only 1.8 kilograms) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

If you are not concerned about having a heavier weight then you might also want to consider the DELL XPS 13 (1.4kg), or the Lenovo T420s (£1,388.87) (1.7kg).

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

The Lenovo X131e has a quite fast hard drive speed (7,200 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the X131e. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the X131e have hard drive speeds of between 4,200 RPM and 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This portable PC has a 1.4 HDMI version, which is the most frequently found HDMI version on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is typical of many laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Very Shallow

The Lenovo X131e is one of the shallower similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the X131e (only 8.5 inches) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. The shallowest comparable spec notebook PC that has been around for a similar time to the X131e is 8" deep and the deepest is 15".

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HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Narrow

Laptops that have been around for a similar time to the X131e have widths of between 9.6" and 17". With a width of only 11.55 inches, the Lenovo X131e is very narrow compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Narrow

The narrowest comparable spec portable PC that has been on the market for a similar time to the X131e is 38mm wide and the widest is 430mm. At only 293.4 millimeters, the Lenovo X131e is very narrow compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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18 Reasons Against

Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago use two displays supported by on-board grap, including the Lenovo X131e which uses two displays supported by on-board grap.

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Quite Small Screen Size

When compared to other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the X131e that we have assessed, the Lenovo X131e's screen size of only 11.6 inches is one of the smallest. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the X131e have screen sizes of between 10" and 18".

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

Across all the portable PCs that are a comparable age to the X131e the total storage capacity range from 1GB to 1.5TB. At only 320 gigabytes, the Lenovo X131e has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the X131e.

Portable PCs with a bigger total storage capacity that might also be worth looking at include the HP 250 (£379.00) (500GB).

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many laptops of a similar spec and 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.

If you want a notebook PC with a better storage medium then you might want to look at the T420s (£1,388.87) (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

Across all the portable PCs of this spec and age the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz. When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the X131e that we have assessed, the Lenovo X131e's processor clock speed of only 1.4 gigahertz is one of the slowest.

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Only Intel Core I3-2xxx Processor Family

The Lenovo X131e has a better processor family than most medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i3-2xxx processor family, whereas most similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all laptops that have been available for a similar time to the X131e the worst processor family is AMD C and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

With a memory clock speed of only 1,066 megahertz, the Lenovo X131e's memory clock speed is one of the slowest amongst laptops of a similar spec and age to the X131e. The memory clock speeds of notebook PCs of this age and type range from 1,000MHz to 1,800MHz, and the average memory clock speed is 1,600MHz.

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Very Small Hard Drive Capacity

The hard drive capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the X131e range from 180GB to 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB. With a hard drive capacity of only 320 gigabytes, the Lenovo X131e has one of the smaller hard drive capacity amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Very Slow Processor Clock Speed

Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the X131e the processor clock speeds range from 800MHz to 3,100MHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2,200MHz. At only 1,400 megahertz, the Lenovo X131e has a quite slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as the X131e.

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Very Small L3 Cache

The average L3 cache of portable PCs of this type and age is 3MB, and the L3 caches range from 2MB to 6MB. With a L3 cache of only 2 megabytes, the Lenovo X131e has a quite small L3 cache compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Lenovo X131e does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth noting that most of the other portable PCs of this type and age also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the X131e is 4GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 12GB. When compared to other notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the X131e that we have checked the maximum internal memory (64-bit) of, the Lenovo X131e's maximum internal memory (64-bit) of only 8 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

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Very Low Speaker Power

At only 1 Watt, the Lenovo X131e has a quite low speaker power compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age. The average speaker power of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 1.7W.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The Lenovo X131e has one of the smaller maximum internal memories (only 16,384 megabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The average maximum internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the X131e is 25GB.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This notebook PC has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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Thick

The heights of laptops that were released more than two years ago range from 2.4mm to 300mm. With a height of 32.3 millimeters, the Lenovo X131e is quite thick compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the X131e.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo X131e

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when Lenovo released the X131e.

Average Battery Life

The Lenovo X131e has a relatively typical battery life (8.5 hours) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

Portable PCs with a longer battery life that might be worth looking at include the XPS 13 (8.53h), or the XPS 13 (8.53h) both from DELL.

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Average Internal Memory

The Lenovo X131e has a relatively standard internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Processor Model
Integrated 4G WiMAX
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
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Subwoofer
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Networking
Cabling
Wireless Wide Area Network (WWAN)
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Version
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Integrated TV Tuner
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Included Driver
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading 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 FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
Security
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height
Depth
Depth
Width
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Technical Details
Other Features
Hot-Swap
Graphics Adapter Family
Infrared Data Port
HD-Ready

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo x131, lenovo x131e, lenovo i33227, lenovo 33681q1, lenovo i33227u
Barcodes 00887037467637, 00887037467651, 00887037467682, 00887037467798, 00887037468207, 00887263898588, 00887456618535, 00887456618573, 00887456618634, 00887456969262, 00889800430831

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