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Lenovo X240 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.6GHz 4GB 180GB SSD 12.5" Laptop

£915.84
£585.50 £330.34 cheaper than 22 days ago
2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.6GHz 4GB Jan 2014
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The ThinkPad X240 is the thinnest and lightest ThinkPad laptop we offer. Weighing in at less than 1.36 kg and measuring 20.3mm at its thickest point, the X240 is ultraportable without sacrificing... More
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12 Reasons For

Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

Ultrabooks produced by Lenovo have good ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all laptops (not just ultrabooks) and found that Lenovo also has good ratings across its entire range.

Very Long Battery Life

Laptops that were released around the same time as the X240 have battery lifes of between 3.1h and 18h, and the average battery life is 8.5h. The battery life of the Lenovo X240 of 17.4 hours is one of the longest amongst ultrabooks that have been around for a comparable time to the X240.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the X240, the Lenovo X240 has a front camera.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo X240 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs of this spec and age. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most ultrabooks that are a similar age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all ultrabooks that have been available for a comparable time to the X240.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst similar types of laptop is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an SSD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on laptops that were launched around the same time as it. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

If the storage medium of this Lenovo portable PC is not good enough for you then you might want to look at the DELL XPS 13 (SSD).

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on ultrabooks that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many ultrabooks that came out around the same time as it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.

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Light

With a weight of only 1.4 kilograms, the Lenovo X240 is one of the lighter ultrabooks that came out around the same time as the X240 amongst ultrabooks of this age. Across all the ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago the weights range from 870g to 3.3kg.

Alternative notebook PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Lenovo X240 (1.4kg), or the DELL Latitude 12 E7240 (1.4kg).

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Narrow

The average width of ultrabooks that are a similar age to the X240 is 330mm, and the widths range from 280mm to 420mm. The Lenovo X240 is quite narrow (only 305.5 millimeters) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

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12 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The Lenovo X240 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (only 1,000 megahertz) amongst ultrabooks of this age. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of ultrabooks that have been on the market for a similar time to the X240 range from 800MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo X240 does not have a full-size keyboard, although it is worth noting that most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the X240 also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Screen Size

With a screen size of only 12.5 inches, the Lenovo X240 has a quite small screen size compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the X240. The screen sizes of ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago range from 11" to 18".

If this ultrabook screen size is too small for you then you might want to consider the DELL XPS 13 (13.3"), or the Asus UX301LA (£635.00) (13.3").

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The processor clock speeds of portable PCs that have been around for more than two years range from 1GHz to 2.9GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 1.8GHz. With a processor clock speed of only 1.6 gigahertz, the Lenovo X240 has one of the slower processor clock speeds amongst notebook PCs of this age.

If this Lenovo portable PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might also want to consider the DELL XPS 13 (1.7GHz), or the Asus UX301LA (£635.00) (1.8GHz).

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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 ultrabooks that have been around for more than two years.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Lenovo X240 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many laptops of a similar spec and age to it.

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Only Three Battery Cells

Most comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for more than two years have between two and seven battery cells, including the Lenovo X240 which has three battery cells.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The maximum internal memory (64-bit) of ultrabooks that have been around for a similar time to the X240 range from 4GB to 16GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 9.6GB. The Lenovo X240 has a quite small maximum internal memory (64-bit) (only 8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been around for around the same time as the X240.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memories of laptops that are a comparable age to the X240 range from 16GB to 33GB. At only 16,384 megabytes, the Lenovo X240 has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Cache Memory

Similar spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years have cache memories of between 2MB and 6MB, and the average cache memory is 3.3MB. The Lenovo X240 has one of the smaller cache memories (only 3 megabytes) amongst ultrabooks of this age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo X240

Released Over Two Years Ago

Lenovo released the X240 over two years ago.

Average Internal Memory

The Lenovo X240 has a relatively typical internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been available for a similar time to the X240.

Notebook PCs with a bigger internal memory that might be worth looking at include the Asus UX301LA (£635.00) (8GB).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Lenovo X240 has a pretty standard total storage capacity (180 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

If this Lenovo notebook PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Asus UX301LA (£635.00) (256GB).

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
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
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Panel Type
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete 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 Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Wireless Wide Area Network (WWAN)
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPort
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
VGA Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Included Driver
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 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 Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel TSX-NI
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Cell Count
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Fingerprint Reader
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Technical Details
Other Features

Expert Reviews

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo 64, lenovo 64b, lenovo 64bi, lenovo 4200, lenovo hdw7, lenovo 4210, lenovo hdw7p, lenovo 4210u, lenovo 64bit, lenovo 4200u, lenovo 20al00, lenovo 20al007, lenovo p219391, lenovo 20al00e, lenovo p213279, lenovo p176230, lenovo p213279p, lenovo p176230p, lenovo 20al007s, lenovo 20al00ep, lenovo p219391p, lenovo 20al00er, lenovo 20al007su, lenovo 20al00epu, lenovo 20ama25a0, lenovo 20ama0nt0, lenovo 20al00eru, lenovo 20ama0nt00, lenovo 20al00eruk, lenovo 20ama25a00
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