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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
At 32 gigabytes, the Lenovo X131e has a fairly big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been around for more than two years. The maximum internal memory supported by processors of laptops that were released more than two years ago range from 2GB to 32GB.
Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops
We checked 2,530 user and expert 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 laptops.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Lenovo X131e supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most portable PCs of this type and age.
This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the X131e.
Across comparable types of portable PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.
Has a Front Camera
Like most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as the X131e, the Lenovo X131e has a front camera.
Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory
The maximum internal memories of notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the X131e range from 8.1GB to 33GB. With a maximum internal memory of 32,768 megabytes, the Lenovo X131e has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.
Very Fast Hard Drive Speed
The average hard drive speed of portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the X131e is 5,800 RPM, and the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM. With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the Lenovo X131e's hard drive speed is one of the fastest amongst medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago.
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64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.
802.11g WiFi Standard
The Lenovo X131e has an 802.11g WiFi standard which is better than the 802.11n WiFi standard found on most medium processor core laptops that came out around the same time as it. The Wi-Fi standard of all notebook PCs of this age and type ranges from 802.11a to 802.11n.
Six Battery Cells
Most portable PCs of this age and spec have between two and eight battery cells, including the Lenovo X131e which has six battery cells.
1.4 HDMI Version
This laptop has a 1.4 HDMI version, which is the most frequently found HDMI version on similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.
The Lenovo X131e is very narrow (only 293.4 millimeters) compared to most of the other laptops that were launched around the same time as the X131e. The narrowest notebook PC of this spec and age is 28mm wide, the widest is 430mm, and the average width is 360mm.
13 Reasons Against
Only One PCI Express Lane (max)
The Lenovo X131e is a one PCI Express lane (max) portable PC. Most of the other medium processor core laptops that came out around the same time as the X131e have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).
Quite Small Screen Size
Across all the medium processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as the X131e the screen sizes range from 10" to 18", and the average screen size is 15". With a screen size of only 11.6 inches, the Lenovo X131e's screen size is one of the smallest amongst comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the X131e.
Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
Most of the other laptops of this type and age have a full-size keyboard, however the Lenovo X131e does not have a full-size keyboard.
Only HDD Storage Medium
This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many laptops that have been on the market for a comparable 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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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many laptops of a similar type and age to it.
Quite Small Internal Memory
The internal memory of notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the X131e range from 1GB to 16GB. The Lenovo X131e has one of the smaller internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
Like most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years, the Lenovo X131e does not have a touch sensitive screen.
Very Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Across all the portable PCs of this type and age the maximum internal memory (64-bit) range from 4GB to 32GB. The Lenovo X131e has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (64-bit) (only 8 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age.
Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory
Portable PCs of this spec and age have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB. The Lenovo X131e has a quite small maximum internal memory (only 8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the X131e.
Only One USB 2.0 Port
Most similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the X131e have between one and four USB 2.0 ports, including the Lenovo X131e which has one USB 2.0 port.
Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System
This notebook PC has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most commonly found recovery operating system on comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.
Only 1,000 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate
This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on portable PCs of this spec and age.
At 32.3 millimeters, the Lenovo X131e is fairly thick compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that came out more than two years ago. Across all the medium processor core laptops that were released around the same time as the X131e the heights range from 1.8mm to 300mm, and the average height is 28mm.
6 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo X131e
Released Over Two Years Ago
This portable PC was released over two years ago.
Intel Core I3-3xxx Processor Family
The Lenovo X131e has a better processor family than most similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it. This portable PC has an Intel Core i3-3xxx processor family, whereas most comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.
Average Total Storage Capacity
The Lenovo X131e has a fairly standard total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the X131e.
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Average Battery Life
The Lenovo X131e has a fairly average battery life (8.5 hours) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were launched more than two years ago.
If you would prefer a longer battery life then you might also want to look at the DELL XPS 13 (£491.96) (8.53h).
Average Processor Clock Speed
With a processor clock speed of 1.9 gigahertz, the Lenovo X131e has a fairly standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the X131e.
At 1.8 kilograms, the Lenovo X131e has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the X131e.
Intel Core i3, Intel Core i3-3xxx
Processor Clock Speed
Intel HM77, Intel HM77 Express
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
133, 1333, 333, 1600
Processor Memory Type
DDR3-SDRAM, DDR3L, DDR3L-SDRAM
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
1x1, 1x16, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Processor Cache Type
Smart Cache, L3
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
1 x 4
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
MMC+, SD, SD, SDHC, SD, SDXC
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
1366 x 768
Touch Sensitive Screen
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 400, Intel HD Graphics 4000
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
DisplayPort, DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, Serial Digital Video Out (SDVO), VGA (D-Sub)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Dolby Advanced v2
Front Camera Resolution
1280 x 720
Wireless Wide Area Network (WWAN)
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt Combo Port
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
LAN/VGA Combo Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Windows 7 Professional
Recovery Operating System
Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro
Operating System Architecture
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 Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
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
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery Cell Count
Lithium, Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240
AC Adapter Frequency
50, 50/60, 60
AC Adapter Power
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
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