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Lenovo X240 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 12.5" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB Jul 2014
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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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Lenovo Has Good Laptop Reviews

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

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

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

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo X240 has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the X240.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo X240 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most ultrabooks that have been available for a similar time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC 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 laptops that came out around the same time as the X240.

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

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SSD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an SSD storage medium, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. 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.

If you are looking for a portable PC with a better storage medium then you might also want to consider the Lenovo X1 Carbon (£697.00) (SSD).

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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 similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on laptops that are a similar 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 notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Lenovo X240 has a touch sensitive screen, which is unusual. Most of the other ultrabooks that are a similar age to the X240 do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Narrow

The average width of ultrabooks that have been on the market for a comparable time to the X240 is 330mm, and the widths range from 280mm to 420mm. At only 305.5 millimeters, the Lenovo X240 is quite narrow compared to most of the other ultrabooks that are a similar age to the X240.

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16 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the X240 is 290MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the Lenovo X240 has one of the slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequencies amongst laptops of this age.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The smallest maximum internal memory supported by processor of similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago is 8GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 23GB. At only 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo X240 has a quite small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago the total storage capacity range from 64GB to 1.1TB, and the average total storage capacity is 360GB. With a total storage capacity of only 128 gigabytes, the Lenovo X240 has one of the smaller total storage capacity amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

Portable PCs with a bigger total storage capacity that might be worth looking at include the Lenovo X1 Carbon (180GB and higher rated).

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Quite Small Screen Size

When compared to other ultrabooks that have been around for a similar time to the X240 that we have checked, the Lenovo X240's screen size of only 12.5 inches is one of the smallest. The screen sizes of notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the X240 range from 11" to 18".

If you want a portable PC with a bigger screen size then you might also want to look at the Toshiba Z30 (£1,075.00) (13.3"), or the Asus UX301LA (£843.02) (13.3").

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Only Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The Lenovo X240 is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec have between one and three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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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 similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Very Small Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of only 23.5 watt-hours, the Lenovo X240 has one of the smaller battery capacities amongst ultrabooks of this age. The battery capacities of notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the X240 range from 23Wh to 72Wh.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many laptops of a similar spec and age to it.

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Only Three Battery Cells

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

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Thick

At 21.5 millimeters, the Lenovo X240 is fairly thick compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the X240. Across all the ultrabooks that have been around for around the same time as the X240 the heights range from 6mm to 31mm, and the average height is 19mm.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of notebook PCs of this age and type is 9GB, and the maximum internal memory range from 4GB to 16GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo X240 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been available for a similar time to the X240.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The Lenovo X240 is a one USB 2.0 port laptop. Most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the X240 have one USB 2.0 port.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of laptops of this age and type is 22GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 16,384 megabytes, the Lenovo X240 has one of the smaller maximum internal memories amongst laptops of this age.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

At only 3 megabytes, the Lenovo X240 has a quite small processor cache compared to most of the other ultrabooks that were released around the same time as the X240. The average processor cache of ultrabooks that are a similar age to the X240 is 3.3MB, and the processor caches range from 1MB to 6MB.

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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

Most laptops of a comparable age and spec to the X240 have between one and three USB 3.0 ports, including the Lenovo X240 which has two USB 3.0 ports.

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Quite Small Cache Memory

The Lenovo X240 has a fairly small cache memory (only 3 megabytes) compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been on the market for more than two years. The cache memories of notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 2MB to 6MB.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo X240

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this portable PC was released.

Average Battery Life

At 8.7 hours, the Lenovo X240 has a relatively typical battery life compared to most of the other ultrabooks 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 (9h).

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo X240 has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other ultrabooks that are a similar age to the X240.

If you want a bigger internal memory then you might also want to look at the Lenovo X240 (£455.00) (8GB).

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.9 gigahertz, the Lenovo X240 has a pretty average processor clock speed compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

Laptops with a faster processor clock speed that might also be worth considering include the Lenovo X240 (£455.00) (2.1GHz).

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Average Weight

At 1.5 kilograms, the Lenovo X240 has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other ultrabooks that are a similar age to the X240.

Notebook PCs with a heavier weight that might also be worth considering include the Lenovo X240 (£1,299.89) (1.5kg).

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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
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
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 Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Hard Drive Size
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
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
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 Port
USB Sleep-and-Charge
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out 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 Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
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
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
Universal Asynchronous Receiver/transmitter (UART)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
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 Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Cell Count
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
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
Intel Virtualization Technology

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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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Product Identifiers

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