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Lenovo X240 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 8GB 180GB SSD 12.5" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 8GB Dec 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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14 Reasons For

Good Brand

Lenovo is one of the better rated portable PC manufacturers according to average user and expert reviews, and Lenovo also has good ratings for its ultrabooks.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the Lenovo X240 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution across all notebook PCs of this age and type.

The worst display resolution amongst comparable types of portable PC is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other laptops of this type and age which do not have a full-size keyboard, the Lenovo X240 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo X240 has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of this spec and age also have 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 that came out more than two years ago. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most laptops that have been around for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all ultrabooks that have been around for a comparable time to the X240.

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

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SSD Storage Medium

This laptop has an SSD storage medium, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to 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.

Notebook PCs with a better storage medium that might also be worth considering include the DELL XPS 13 (SSD).

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as 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 ultrabooks that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Very Bright Display Brightness

When compared to other laptops that have been available for a similar time to the X240, the Lenovo X240's display brightness of 400 candellas per square meter is one of the brightest. The dimmest display brightness of ultrabooks that came out around the same time as the X240 is 200 cd/m², the brightest is 500 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m².

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AC Cable Included

This notebook PC has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Light

The weights of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years range from 870g to 3.3kg, and the average weight is 1.6kg. The Lenovo X240 is fairly light (only 1.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

If you would consider a notebook PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the DELL Latitude 12 E7240 (1.4kg), or the Lenovo X240 (£368.40) (1.4kg).

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Narrow

The width of the Lenovo X240 of only 305.3 millimeters is one of the narrowest amongst similar spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago. Across all the ultrabooks that were launched around the same time as the X240 the widths range from 280mm to 420mm, and the average width is 330mm.

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11 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 1,000 megahertz, the Lenovo X240 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the X240 is 800MHz, the fastest is 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of only 180 gigabytes, the Lenovo X240 has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the X240. The total storage capacity of ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago range from 64GB to 1.1TB.

If you are looking for a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the Asus UX301LA (£635.00) (256GB).

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Very Small Screen Size

The average screen size of portable PCs of a similar type and age to the X240 is 14". With a screen size of only 12.5 inches, the Lenovo X240 has one of the smaller screen sizes amongst ultrabooks of this age.

If this portable PC screen size is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the DELL XPS 13 (13.3"), or the Asus UX301LA (£635.00) (13.3").

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The Lenovo X240 has a fairly slow processor clock speed (only 1.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the X240. The processor clock speeds of ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago range from 1GHz to 2.9GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 1.8GHz.

If this notebook PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might want to consider the DELL XPS 13 (1.7GHz).

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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 ultrabooks that have been around for a similar time to the X240 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The smallest battery capacity of notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the X240 is 23Wh and the biggest is 72Wh. The Lenovo X240 has one of the smallest battery capacities (only 23.2 watt-hours) amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on ultrabooks that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The Lenovo X240 is a three battery cell count portable PC. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the X240 have between two and seven battery cells.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The slowest maximum turbo frequency of portable PCs of this age and type is 1.3GHz, the fastest is 3.6GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 2.9GHz. At only 2.6 gigahertz, the Lenovo X240 has a quite slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The Lenovo X240 has a quite small maximum internal memory (only 16,384 megabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years. The average maximum internal memory of similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 22GB.

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Quite Small L3 Cache

The Lenovo X240 has one of the smaller L3 caches (only 3 megabytes) amongst ultrabooks of this age. Across all the laptops of this age and spec the L3 caches range from 2MB to 6MB.

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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 fairly typical internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the X240.

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Average Battery Life

With a battery life of 8.7 hours, the Lenovo X240 has a pretty average battery life compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

If you want a portable PC with a longer battery life then you might want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon (9h).

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
L3 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
Memory
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 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
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
Wireless Wide Area Network (WWAN)
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPort
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
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 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Operating System/software
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
Battery Life
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
Security
Fingerprint Reader
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Technical Details
Other Features
64-Bit Computing Architecture

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