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Lenovo X240 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.9GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 12.5" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.9GHz 8GB 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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21 Reasons For

16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

The Lenovo X240 is a 16 PCI Express lane (max) laptop.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

At 32 gigabytes, the Lenovo X240 has a fairly big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been around for around the same time as the X240. Across all the ultrabooks that were released around the same time as the X240 the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 8GB to 32GB.

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Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

At 1,300 megahertz, the Lenovo X240 has a very fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other ultrabooks that are a comparable age to the X240. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of ultrabooks that have been available for a comparable time to the X240 is 800MHz and the fastest is 1,300MHz.

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Very New PCI Express Slot Version

The Lenovo X240 has a very new PCI Express slot version (3) compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age. Portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the X240 have PCI Express slot versions of between 2 and 3, and the average PCI Express slot version is 2.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Across all the similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the X240 the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz. At 400 megahertz, the Lenovo X240 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

Lenovo has good average reviews for its ultrabooks as well as across its entire portable PC range compared to other brands.

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Very Fast Processor Clock Speed

Across all the ultrabooks that have been around for a similar time to the X240 the processor clock speeds range from 1GHz to 2.9GHz. When compared to other portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the X240 that we have checked the processor clock speed of, the Lenovo X240's processor clock speed of 2.9 gigahertz is one of the fastest.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Lenovo X240 has a better processor family than most ultrabooks that have been available for a similar time to it. This portable PC has an Intel Core i7 processor family, whereas most ultrabooks that are a comparable age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The worst processor family of all portable PCs of this type and age is Intel Core i3-2xxx and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Has a Front Camera

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

We think you might also be interested in some of the other portable PCs with a front camera currently available including cheaper portable PCs such as the T440s, or the T440s both from Lenovo.

Other notebook PCs which also have a front camera that you might want to look at include the Lenovo X240 (£368.40).

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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 the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most ultrabooks that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the X240.

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

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SSD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an SSD storage medium, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and type 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.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other portable PCs that have an SSD storage media currently available including cheaper portable PCs such as the Latitude 6430u, or the Latitude 6430u (£349.99) both from DELL or the Lenovo T440s.

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Very Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The slowest maximum turbo frequency of notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the X240 is 1.3GHz and the fastest is 3.6GHz. The maximum turbo frequency of the Lenovo X240 of 3.6 gigahertz is one of the fastest amongst laptops of this spec and age.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on ultrabooks 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 typical of many laptops of this age and type.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on portable PCs of this type and age.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Lenovo X240 has a touch sensitive screen, unlike most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the X240 which do not have a touch sensitive screen.

We compared this portable PC to all the other laptops with a touch sensitive screen and we think the Lenovo T440s which is cheaper is also worth considering.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The Lenovo X240 is a 256 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity portable PC.

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Quite Big L3 Cache

Ultrabooks that came out around the same time as the X240 have L3 caches of between 2MB and 6MB, and the average L3 cache is 3.3MB. When compared to other ultrabooks that are a comparable age to the X240, the L3 cache of the Lenovo X240 of 4 megabytes is one of the biggest.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

The Lenovo X240 has one of the bigger processor caches (4 megabytes) amongst portable PCs of this age. The processor caches of portable PCs of this spec and age range from 1MB to 6MB, and the average processor cache is 3.3MB.

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Light

The weights of similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the X240 range from 870g to 3.3kg, and the average weight is 1.6kg. With a weight of only 1.4 kilograms, the Lenovo X240 is quite light compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been around for around the same time as the X240.

Laptops with a heavier weight that might be worth looking at include the Latitude 6430u (£349.99) (1.7kg), or the Latitude 6430u (1.7kg) both from DELL or the Lenovo T440s (1.6kg) which is also cheaper.

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Narrow

With a width of only 305.5 millimeters, the Lenovo X240 is very narrow compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. The narrowest comparable spec laptop that has been around for around the same time as the X240 is 280mm wide, the widest is 420mm, and the average width is 330mm.

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8 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Only 11.2/12 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This laptop has an 11.2/12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo X240 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the X240 also do not have a full-size keyboard.

We think you might also be interested in alternative laptops which also have a full-size keyboard including the T440s, or the T440s both from Lenovo.

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Very Small Screen Size

With a screen size of only 12.5 inches, the Lenovo X240 has a quite small screen size compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the X240. Laptops that were released more than two years ago have screen sizes of between 11" and 18", and the average screen size is 14".

If this Lenovo portable PC screen size is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Toshiba Z30 (13.3"), or the Lenovo T440s (14") which is also cheaper.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on portable PCs of this type and age.

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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 ultrabooks that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The Lenovo X240 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (only 8 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. Across all the notebook PCs of this type and age the maximum internal memory range from 4GB to 16GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 9GB.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

Most laptops of a comparable spec and age to the X240 have one USB 2.0 port, including the Lenovo X240 which has one USB 2.0 port.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo X240

Released Over Three Years Ago

This notebook PC has been on the market for over three years.

Average Internal Memory

The Lenovo X240 has a relatively typical internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Lenovo X240 has a relatively standard total storage capacity (256 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the X240.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 256GB total storage capacity laptops currently available including the Lenovo T440s which is cheaper.

If this portable PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo X240 (£368.40) (500GB).

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Specification

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Form Factor
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Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
L3 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
Maximum Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Touch Technology
Panel Type
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
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
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Wireless Wide Area Network (WWAN)
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
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading 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 FDI Technology
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 Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Security
Fingerprint Reader
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Other Features
Intel Visual 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…

22 September 2013

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24 January 2014

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