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

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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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10 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many laptops that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Lenovo Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

Medium processor core notebook PCs built by Lenovo have good reviews on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all laptops (not just medium processor core notebook PCs) and found that Lenovo also has good reviews across its entire range.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

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

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the X240.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of portable PC is 133MHz.

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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 notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo X240 has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec also have a front camera.

Alternative laptops which also have a front camera that you might also want to look at include the ThinkPad X240[pl_2473900_price], the X240[pl_3003449_price], or the ThinkPad X240[pl_2594839_price] all from Lenovo.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

At 7,200 revolutions per minute, the Lenovo X240 has a fairly fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the X240. The hard drive speeds of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the X240 range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and type to it.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

At 300 candellas per square meter, the Lenovo X240 has a quite bright display brightness compared to most of the other notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago. The dimmest display brightness of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 20 cd/m², the brightest is 1,200 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 240 cd/m².

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Light

With a weight of only 1.4 kilograms, the Lenovo X240 is quite light compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the X240. Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.2kg.

Alternative notebook PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Lenovo ThinkPad X240[plb_2430339_price] (1.4kg and cheaper).

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Narrow

The narrowest laptop of this age and type is 38mm wide, the widest is 430mm, and the average width is 360mm. The Lenovo X240 is quite narrow (only 305.5 millimeters) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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13 Reasons Against

Quite Small Screen Size

The average screen size of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the X240 is 15". With a screen size of only 12.5 inches, the Lenovo X240 has a quite small screen size compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the X240.

We compared this portable PC to all the other 12.5" laptops and we think cheaper notebook PCs such as the Lenovo ThinkPad X240[plb_2430339_price] is also worth considering.

If this Lenovo laptop screen size is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the X1 Carbon[pl_2907060_price] (14"), or the X1 Carbon[pl_3085960_price] (14") both from Lenovo which is also cheaper.

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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 notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years which have a full-size keyboard.

We compared all the other laptops which also have a full-size keyboard to this laptop and we think the Toshiba Portégé Z30-A[plb_2450897_price] is also worth considering.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable 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.

Other laptops that have an HDD storage media currently available which you might want to look at include cheaper portable PCs such as the HP 8470p[plb_1481744_price].

If the storage medium of this medium processor core notebook PC is not good enough for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_2907060_price] (SSD and cheaper).

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

Medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago have processor clock speeds of between 0.8GHz and 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 laptops of this age.

Alternative 1.6GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs currently available that you might also want to consider include the Z30[pl_2209211_price], or the Tecra Z40[pl_2197427_price] both from Toshiba which is cheaper.

If this Lenovo notebook PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_2907060_price] (1.7GHz and cheaper), or the DELL Latitude 12 7000[plb_2855453_price] (2GHz and cheaper).

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

Across all the notebook PCs of this spec and age the internal memory range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.3GB. The Lenovo X240 has one of the smaller internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) amongst portable PCs of this age.

We compared all the other 4GB internal memory laptops to this portable PC and we think the Lenovo T540p[plb_1873372_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If you are looking for a portable PC with a bigger internal memory then you might want to consider the X1 Carbon[pl_2907060_price] (8GB and cheaper), or the X1 Carbon[pl_3085960_price] (8GB and cheaper) both from Lenovo or the DELL Latitude 12 7000[plb_2855453_price] (8GB and cheaper).

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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 medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The Lenovo X240 is a three battery cell count notebook PC.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the X240, the Lenovo X240 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

There are a number of alternative laptops which also have a touch sensitive screen which you might want to look at including the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_2907060_price].

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The Lenovo X240 has a quite small maximum internal memory (64-bit) (only 8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. The average maximum internal memory (64-bit) of portable PCs of this type and age is 12GB, and the maximum internal memory (64-bit) range from 4GB to 32GB.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The maximum turbo frequencies of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the X240 range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3GHz. At only 2.6 gigahertz, the Lenovo X240 has a fairly slow maximum turbo frequency 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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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

The Lenovo X240 has an 802.11a WiFi standard which is better than the 802.11n WiFi standard found on most portable PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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

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

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo X240

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Lenovo released the X240.

Average Battery Life

At 8.7 hours, the Lenovo X240 has a pretty average battery life compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the X240.

Portable PCs with a longer battery life that might be worth considering include the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_2907060_price] (9h and cheaper).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo X240 has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the X240.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 500GB total storage capacity laptops currently available including cheaper portable PCs such as the Lenovo T540p[plb_1873372_price], or the HP ProBook 440[plb_2353338_price].

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Docking Station Included
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by 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
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Typical Contrast Ratio
Panel Type
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board 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
Speaker Power
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
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
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
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 Active Management Technology Version
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 Life
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
Storage Relative Humidity Range
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

5 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(11)
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…

22 September 2013

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24 January 2014

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 40a20090, 40a20090e, 40a20090eu, intel i54300, lenovo i54300, intel i54300u, lenovo 20am005, lenovo i54300u, intel 1366x768, lenovo 20am005x, lenovo 1366x768, lenovo 20am005xf, lenovo 20am005xg, lenovo 20am005xge, lenovo 20am005xfr
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