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Lenovo X240 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 4GB 500GB 12.5" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 4GB Oct 2013
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The ThinkPad X240 is the thinnest and lightest ThinkPad laptop we offer. Weighing in at less than 3 lbs and measuring 0.8 inches at its thickest point, the X240 is ultraportable without... More
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9 Reasons For

Good Brand

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

12 PCI Express Lanes (max)

The Lenovo X240 is a 12 PCI Express lane (max) notebook PC. Most of the other laptops of this age and spec have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other ultrabooks that have been available for around the same time as the X240, the Lenovo X240 has a front camera.

We compared all the other portable PCs with a front camera to this laptop and we think cheaper laptops such as the Lenovo X1 Carbon is also worth considering.

We compared all the other laptops which also have a front camera to this laptop and we think the ThinkPad X240, or the X240 both from Lenovo is also worth considering.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo X240 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most ultrabooks that have been available for around the same time as it. Most ultrabooks that were launched around the same time as 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 actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all portable PCs of this age and type.

Across comparable types of laptop the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo X240 has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the X240. The total storage capacity of notebook PCs of this age and spec range from 64GB to 1.1TB, and the average total storage capacity is 360GB.

We compared this portable PC to all the other 500GB total storage capacity portable PCs and we think the DELL Latitude 14 E7440 which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If this portable PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the HP Zbook 14 (750GB) which is also cheaper.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on ultrabooks that are a similar age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Very Narrow

With a width of only 305.5 millimeters, the Lenovo X240 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type. The narrowest ultrabook that has been around for a similar time to the X240 is 280mm wide and the widest is 420mm.

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14 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The Lenovo X240 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency (only 200 megahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the X240. Across all the similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the X240 the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of ultrabooks that are a comparable age to the X240 is 800MHz and the fastest is 1,300MHz. When compared to other similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago that we have checked the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of, the Lenovo X240's on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 1,000 megahertz is one of the slowest.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most laptops that are a comparable age to the X240 do not have a full-size keyboard. The Lenovo X240 is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.

There are a number of other portable PCs which also have a full-size keyboard which you might want to look at including the Lenovo T440s, or the DELL XPS 13 which is also cheaper.

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Very Small Screen Size

With a screen size of only 12.5 inches, the Lenovo X240 has one of the smaller screen sizes amongst ultrabooks of this age. The screen sizes of comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the X240 range from 11" to 18", and the average screen size is 14".

We compared all the other 12.5" laptops to this notebook PC and we think cheaper laptops such as the Lenovo X240 is also worth considering.

If you want a bigger screen size then you might also want to consider the Toshiba Z30 (13.3" and cheaper), or the Lenovo T440s (14" and cheaper).

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

At only 1.6 gigahertz, the Lenovo X240 has a fairly slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the X240. Laptops of this age and type have processor clock speeds of between 1GHz and 2.9GHz.

There are a number of other 1.6GHz processor clock speed laptops currently available which you might also want to consider including cheaper portable PCs such as the DELL Latitude 14 E7240.

If you want a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the Fujitsu LifeBook U772 (£1,096.65) (1.8GHz and cheaper), the Toshiba Z30 (1.9GHz and cheaper), or the Lenovo X240 (£910.00) (1.9GHz and cheaper).

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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 the most frequently found display resolution on similar spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The Lenovo X240 has one of the smaller internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. The smallest internal memory of laptops that were released more than two years ago is 4GB and the biggest is 16GB.

We compared this laptop to all the other 4GB internal memory notebook PCs and we think the Latitude 14 E7240, and the Latitude 14 E7440 both from DELL which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a portable PC with a bigger internal memory then you might want to look at the Toshiba Z30 (8GB), or the Lenovo X240 (£910.00) (8GB) which is also cheaper.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Lenovo X240 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the X240 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

We compared all the other laptops which also have a touch sensitive screen to this laptop and we think the Lenovo X1 Carbon is also worth considering.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on ultrabooks that are a comparable age to it.

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Only Three Battery Cells

Most ultrabooks that are a similar age to the X240 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

At only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo X240 has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago. The maximum internal memory of notebook PCs of this age and type range from 4GB to 16GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 9GB.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

At only 2.6 gigahertz, the Lenovo X240 has a fairly slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than two years. Ultrabooks that have been available for a similar time to the X240 have maximum turbo frequencies of between 1.3GHz and 3.6GHz.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The Lenovo X240 is a one USB 2.0 port laptop.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago is 1MB and the biggest is 6MB. With a processor cache of only 3 megabytes, the Lenovo X240 has one of the smaller processor caches amongst ultrabooks of this age.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo X240

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this Lenovo notebook PC was released.

Average Weight

At 1.4 kilograms, the Lenovo X240 has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as the X240.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 1.4kg heavy notebook PCs currently available including the DELL XPS 13, or the Lenovo X240 which is cheaper.

Alternative notebook PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Lenovo X1 Carbon Touch (1.4kg and cheaper).

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Specification

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Processor Core
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Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
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
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Panel Type
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
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
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 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Included Driver
Recovery Operating System
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 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
Battery Cell Count
Security
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
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Depth
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Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included

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Expert Reviews

(10)
30 January 2014

The latest-generation ThinkPad X240 delivers the features and durability you'd expect, along with astonishing battery life. A few design choices won't be to everyone's liking, but on balance this...

Computershopper.com

25 January 2014

For me, that price is too steep when competitors like the MacBook Air offer all-day endurance in a larger, lighter frame. The ThinkPad X240 is inarguably an impressive display of what's possible...

23 January 2014

The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 is a powerful business laptop sporting a Core i5 Haswell CPU, a speedy solid-state drive, and a 12.5-inch IPS touch-screen display. You'll pay top dollar for this...

PC Mag

18 December 2013

There's a lot to like about the X240?especially if Lenovo delivers on the optional 1080p IPS panel in the near future. The company has tweaked a few things here and there, mostly for the better...

Digitaltrends.com

9 December 2013

The all-new Lenovo ThinkPad X240 is a lightweight business-oriented laptop that delivers extremely long battery life, decent performance and a touch screen display. For business-use, the design is... Read more…

2 December 2013

The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 delivers amazing battery life, powerful performance and a durable design, making it the best business ultraportable yet.

Laptopmag.com

30 November 2013

The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 is a small, robust, and all-around solid laptop that offers everything you need in a small system without being boisterous or in your face about it. The feel of the laptop...

1 February 2014

Desde que IBM dejó partir a Lenovo , éste ha conseguido desarrollar una exitosa carrera para el portátil ThinkPad, manteniéndolo con vida después de muchos años y bien conceptuado por la... Read more…

24 January 2014

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3 January 2014

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers intel i54300, lenovo i54200, intel i54300u, lenovo i54300, intel 1366x768, lenovo i54300u, lenovo i54200u, lenovo 20am005, lenovo 1366x768, lenovo 20am005x, lenovo 20am005xg, lenovo 20am005xf, lenovo 20am005xfr, lenovo 20am005xge
Barcodes 00642968332184, 00888228747989

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