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Lenovo X250 2 Core Intel Core I3-5xxx 2.1GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 12.5" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I3-5xxx 2.1GHz 4GB May 2015
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10 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Lenovo Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

On average Lenovo medium processor core notebook PCs have good ratings compared to other brands as do all laptops built by Lenovo.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo X250 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most portable PCs that are a similar age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This Lenovo laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the X250 the worst memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the X250, the Lenovo X250 has a full-size keyboard.

We compared all the other portable PCs with a full-size keyboard to this notebook PC and we think the DELL Latitude 15 3550[plb_2698953_price] which is cheaper; or the Lenovo B5400[plb_2715847_price] which has better reviews are also worth considering.

We compared all the other notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard to this notebook PC and we think the Lenovo ThinkPad T440[plb_2781730_price] is also worth considering.

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Fairly Long Battery Life

The average battery life of notebook PCs that are a similar age to the X250 is 8.6h. The Lenovo X250 has one of the longer battery lifes (10.7 hours) amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 10.7h battery life portable PCs currently available including the Lenovo X250[plb_2899793_price] which is cheaper.

Laptops with a longer battery life that might be worth looking at include the Fujitsu Lifebook U745[plb_2960584_price] (14h and cheaper).

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo X250 has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type also have a front camera.

It may also be worth considering one of the other laptops with a front camera currently available including the Lenovo B5400[plb_2715847_price] which has better reviews; or the DELL Latitude 15 3550[plb_2698953_price] which is cheaper.

Other notebook PCs which also have a front camera that you might want to consider include the Lenovo ThinkPad T440[plb_2781730_price].

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, 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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Very Light

With a weight of only 1.4 kilograms, the Lenovo X250 is one of the lighter comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the X250 amongst notebook PCs of this age. The weights of portable PCs that were released around the same time as the X250 range from 940g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg.

Notebook PCs with a heavier weight that might be worth considering include the ProBook 430[pl_2447779_price] (1.5kg), or the Elitebook 820 G1[pl_2898921_price] (1.3kg) both from HP or the Lenovo ThinkPad X250[plb_2743534_price] (1.4kg) which is also cheaper.

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Narrow

At only 307 millimeters, the Lenovo X250 is quite narrow compared to most of the other laptops that were released around the same time as the X250. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the X250 the widths range from 28mm to 430mm.

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15 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

At only 900 megahertz, the Lenovo X250 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the X250. Across all the laptops of a comparable spec and age to the X250 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz.

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Very Small Screen Size

With a screen size of only 12.5 inches, the Lenovo X250 has one of the smaller screen sizes amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The average screen size of portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the X250 is 15", and the screen sizes range from 11" to 18".

We compared all the other 12.5" notebook PCs to this laptop and we think cheaper laptops such as the HP Elitebook 820 G1[plb_2898921_price], the Lenovo ThinkPad X250[plb_2743534_price], and the DELL Latitude 12 E5250[plb_2854767_price] is also worth considering.

If this notebook PC screen size is too small for you then you might also want to look at the HP Probook 430 G2[plb_2976370_price] (13.3" and cheaper), the Acer Aspire V3-331[plb_2917776_price] (13.3" and cheaper), or the Lenovo E31-70[plb_3305792_price] (13.3" and cheaper).

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

Most portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the X250 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Lenovo X250 which has two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has a Hybrid-HDD storage medium, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar 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.

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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 typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Very Small Internal Memory

Similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the X250 have internal memory of between 2GB and 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.3GB. With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo X250 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the X250.

If this notebook PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo X250[plb_2899793_price] (8GB and cheaper).

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Only Intel Core I3-5xxx Processor Family

The Lenovo X250 has an Intel Core i3-5xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most notebook PCs of this age and spec. The worst processor family of all laptops of this age and type is AMD E and the best is Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the X250, the Lenovo X250 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

There are a number of alternative laptops which also have a touch sensitive screen that you might also want to consider including the ZBook 14 G2[pl_3017136_price], or the ProBook 11[pl_2837133_price] both from HP or the DELL Latitude 15 E5550[plb_2701391_price].

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Only Three Battery Cells

The Lenovo X250 is a three battery cell count laptop.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

The display brightnesss of notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the X250 range from 200 cd/m² to 1,200 cd/m². With a display brightness of only 200 candellas per square meter, the Lenovo X250 has a fairly dim display brightness compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

Across all the notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the X250 the maximum internal memory (64-bit) range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 13GB. The Lenovo X250 has a quite small maximum internal memory (64-bit) (only 8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the X250.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo X250 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the X250. Medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the X250 have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 14GB.

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Quite Small Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity

The Lenovo X250 has a quite small hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity (only 500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops that were launched around the same time as the X250. The smallest hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the X250 is 8GB and the biggest is 1TB.

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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

The Lenovo X250 is a two USB 3.0 port laptop. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on portable PCs of this spec and age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo X250

Released Over a Year Ago

This notebook PC has been on the market for over a year.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.1 gigahertz, the Lenovo X250 has a pretty typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the X250.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 2.1GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs currently available including cheaper laptops such as the DELL Latitude 12 E5250[plb_2697619_price].

If you would prefer a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the Acer Aspire E5-511[plb_2913136_price] (2.16GHz) which is also cheaper.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Lenovo X250 has a fairly average total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 500GB total storage capacity laptops currently available including cheaper portable PCs such as the Latitude 14 3450[pl_2840240_price], or the Inspiron 15[pl_2447697_price] both from DELL.

If this portable PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to look at the X555LA[pl_2947144_price] (1TB and cheaper), or the X555LA[pl_2947788_price] (1TB and cheaper) both from Asus or the Lenovo X250[plb_2899793_price] (512GB and cheaper).

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Specification

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Storage
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Memory Card
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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 InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
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Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
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Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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Fingerprint Reader
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Warranty Card
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Manual
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Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Video Compression Format

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Expert Reviews

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24 November 2015

The Lenovo ThinkPad X250 is designed to withstand the rigours of a tough professional and personal life. While still looking smart.Utter the words ?tough notebook? and the image that the mind... Read more…

24 July 2015

The Lenovo ThinkPad Z50 business ultraportable is ready to work hard, with ruggedized construction, a hot-swappable battery, and an Intel Core i5 processor...

23 July 2015

Most modern laptops are built around either 13- or 15in screens, with a few outliers at 17in. Then there are the ultra-ultraportables with 11in displays, but Lenovo's ThinkPad X250 sits just... Read more…

With its sharp screen, comfortable keyboard, good performance, and durability features, Lenovo's ThinkPad X250 comes as close to perfection as an ultraportable can. And how does two-day battery...

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26 June 2015

Lenovo arguably went overboard last year in tweaking the design of its premium ThinkPad X1 Carbon business laptop. After the inevitable backlash from ThinkPad users, it has rolled back some of the... Read more…

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User Reviews

(2)
Reviewed 22 April 2016 by Claudiu Apostol
(Verified Purchase)

Perfect laptop/ultrabook for on-the-go coding and hacking away at stuff (which is the reason i bought it for). Battery life is amazing. I'm dual booting Fedora and Windows 10 (using legacy boot... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

The item i got had a 1366x768 display. Not impressed, returning.

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