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Lenovo X240 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 12.5" Laptop

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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

Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

We calculated the average ratings for all Lenovo portable PCs and also specifically for Lenovo ultrabooks and found that in both cases Lenovo had good ratings.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo X240 has a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other ultrabooks that have been on the market for more than two years which do not have a full-size keyboard.

Other laptops with a full-size keyboard currently available that you might also want to look at include the Latitude 12 E7240[pl_2037345_price], or the XPS 13[pl_1474903_price] both from DELL which is cheaper.

We compared all the other notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard to this portable PC and we think the Asus UX301LA[plb_3353474_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Front Camera

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

Alternative laptops with a front camera currently available which you might also want to look at include cheaper portable PCs such as the Latitude 12 E7240[pl_2037345_price], the Latitude 12 E7240[pl_2073679_price], or the Latitude 12 E7240[pl_1623520_price] all from DELL.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

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

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all portable PCs of this type and age.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst similar types of portable PC 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 notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age 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 frequently found WiFi standard on comparable spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Narrow

With a width of only 305.3 millimeters, the Lenovo X240 is very narrow compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age. Notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the X240 have widths of between 280mm and 420mm.

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7 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The Lenovo X240 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (only 1,000 megahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the X240. The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of ultrabooks that have been around for around the same time as the X240 is 1,100MHz.

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Quite Small Screen Size

The screen sizes of ultrabooks that came out around the same time as the X240 range from 11" to 18". With a screen size of only 12.5 inches, the Lenovo X240 has one of the smaller screen sizes amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

Other 12.5" portable PCs currently available that you might want to look at include cheaper laptops such as the Latitude 12 E7240[pl_1623520_price], or the Latitude 12 E7240[pl_2037345_price] both from DELL.

If you want a bigger screen size then you might want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_3120631_price] (14") which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

Across all the comparable spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the X240 the processor clock speeds range from 1GHz to 2.9GHz. At only 1.6 gigahertz, the Lenovo X240 has a fairly slow processor clock speed 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 alternative 1.6GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available including the XPS 13[pl_2111443_price], or the Latitude 12 E7240[pl_1623520_price] both from DELL or the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_2189879_price] which is cheaper.

If you want a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_3120631_price] (1.8GHz) which is also higher rated.

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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 ultrabooks that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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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 portable PCs of this spec and age also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

We compared this portable PC to all the other notebook PCs with a touch sensitive screen and we think the DELL Latitude 12 E7240[plb_2037345_price], or the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_3538075_price] is also worth considering.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on ultrabooks that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Only Three Battery Cells

Most ultrabooks that have been available for around the same time as the X240 have between two and seven battery cells, including the Lenovo X240 which has three battery cells.

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6 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 average internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the X240.

We compared all the other 8GB internal memory notebook PCs to this notebook PC and we think the DELL XPS 13[plb_1474903_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

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Average Battery Life

The Lenovo X240 has a pretty typical battery life (8.7 hours) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the X240.

If you want a notebook PC with a longer battery life then you might want to consider the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_3538075_price] (9h and cheaper).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo X240 has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the X240.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 500GB total storage capacity notebook PCs currently available including the Acer Aspire V5-122P[plb_1569271_price] which is cheaper.

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HDD Storage Medium

The Lenovo X240 has an HDD storage medium which is better than most ultrabooks that have been available for a comparable time to it. Most notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it have an SSD storage medium. 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.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative laptops that have an HDD storage media currently available including cheaper portable PCs such as the Acer Aspire V5-122P[plb_1569271_price].

If the storage medium of this laptop is too bad for you then you might want to look at the DELL XPS 13[plb_1474903_price] (SSD) which is also cheaper.

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Average Weight

At 1.4 kilograms, the Lenovo X240 has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been on the market for a comparable time to the X240.

We compared this portable PC to all the other 1.4kg heavy notebook PCs and we think the XPS 13[pl_1474903_price], and the Latitude 12 E7240[pl_1623520_price] both from DELL which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might also want to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon[plb_1611730_price] (1.4kg).

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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 Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
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
Speaker Power
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
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
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
Pointing Device
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
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Operational Conditions
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features
64-Bit Computing Architecture

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Expert Reviews

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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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