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Lenovo X240 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 4GB 180GB SSD 12.5" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 4GB Dec 2013
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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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11 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

Lenovo medium processor core notebook PCs have good ratings on average and across all portable PCs Lenovo is one of the better rated manufacturers.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo X240 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most laptops of this type and age. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this Lenovo notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the X240.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst similar types of notebook PC.

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SSD Storage Medium

The Lenovo X240 has an SSD storage medium which is better than most laptops of a similar type and age to it. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have an HDD storage medium. 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.

An SSD storage medium is actually the best storage medium across all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the X240.

An HDD storage medium is the worst storage medium amongst comparable types of portable PC.

Notebook PCs with a better storage medium that might be worth considering include the T420s[pl_48433_price] (SSD), or the X1 Carbon[pl_2432329_price] (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo X240 has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs 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 notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

With a display brightness of 400 candellas per square meter, the Lenovo X240's display brightness is one of the brightest amongst comparable spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the X240. The average display brightness of notebook PCs of this spec and age is 240 cd/m².

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Lenovo X240 has a touch sensitive screen, unlike most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the X240 which do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Light

With a weight of only 1.5 kilograms, the Lenovo X240 is fairly light compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago. The average weight of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the X240 is 2.2kg, and the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg.

If you would consider a portable PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the HP EliteBook Folio 1040[plb_2673423_price] (1.5kg).

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Narrow

Across all the notebook PCs of this age and type the widths range from 38mm to 430mm. At only 305.5 millimeters, the Lenovo X240 is quite narrow compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the X240.

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11 Reasons Against

Very Small Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of only 180 gigabytes, the Lenovo X240 has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the X240. The smallest total storage capacity of comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the X240 is 1GB and the biggest is 1.5TB.

If this medium processor core notebook PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the HP 8440p[plb_2912403_price] (250GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Small Screen Size

The smallest screen size of notebook PCs of this spec and age is 10", the biggest is 18", and the average screen size is 15". The Lenovo X240 has one of the smaller screen sizes (only 12.5 inches) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo X240 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the X240 which have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The slowest processor clock speed of laptops of this type and age is 0.8GHz, the fastest is 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.1GHz. With a processor clock speed of only 1.6 gigahertz, the Lenovo X240 has one of the slower processor clock speeds amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

Across all the comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as the X240 the internal memory range from 1GB to 16GB. With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo X240 has one of the smaller internal memory amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The Lenovo X240 is a three battery cell count portable PC. Most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the X240 have between one and eight battery cells.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the X240 the maximum internal memory (64-bit) range from 4GB to 32GB. With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo X240 has a fairly small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the X240.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The maximum turbo frequencies of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz. With a maximum turbo frequency of only 2.6 gigahertz, the Lenovo X240 has one of the slower maximum turbo frequencies amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

The Lenovo X240 has a better Wi-Fi standard than most notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it. This Lenovo portable PC has an 802.11a WiFi standard, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it have an 802.11n WiFi standard.

This laptop's Wi-Fi standard (802.11a) is in fact the worst Wi-Fi standard amongst all medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

An 802.11n WiFi standard is the best Wi-Fi standard across comparable types of laptop.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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1 Other reason to consider the Lenovo X240

Released Over Three Years Ago

This laptop was released over three years ago.

Specification

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PCI Express Lane (max)
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Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
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Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
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
Touch Screen
Touch Technology
Typical Contrast Ratio
Panel Type
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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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
Speaker Power
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
3G Standard
2G Standard
Bluetooth Version
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WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPort
USB Sleep-and-Charge
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
DVI Port
VGA Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
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Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
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Operating System
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 Smart Connect Technology
Intel Matrix Storage 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
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 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
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Power
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Product Identifiers

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