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Lenovo X250 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 12.5" Laptop

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14 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Four SATA Connectors

The Lenovo X250 has more SATA connectors than most of the medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the X250. This notebook PC is a four SATA connector notebook PC compared to most of the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the X250 which only have between two and three SATA connectors.

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Good Brand

Based on 4,358 owner and expert reviews, Lenovo has good ratings for its laptops. Lenovo also has good ratings specifically within its medium processor core notebook PCs range compared to other brands.

Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the X250 is 750MHz, the fastest is 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 950MHz. At 1,000 megahertz, the Lenovo X250 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the X250.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo X250 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This Lenovo notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the X250 the best memory clock speeds supported by processor is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The Lenovo X250 has a better processor family than most notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year. This Lenovo laptop has an Intel Core i5 processor family, whereas most notebook PCs that were released one year ago have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. Portable PCs that are a comparable age to the X250 processor families range from AMD E to Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo X250 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Fairly Long Battery Life

At 10.7 hours, the Lenovo X250 has a quite long battery life compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the X250. Across all the laptops of this spec and age the battery lifes range from 2.5h to 24h, and the average battery life is 8.6h.

Notebook PCs with a longer battery life that might also be worth looking at include the X1 Carbon (£1,344.00) (10.9h), the X1 Carbon (10.9h), or the X1 Carbon (£1,417.20) (10.9h) all from Lenovo.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo X250 has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the X250.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Very Fast Hard Drive Speed

The average hard drive speed of portable PCs of a similar age and type to the X250 is 5,800 RPM, and the hard drive speeds range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM. The Lenovo X250 has one of the fastest hard drive speeds (7,200 revolutions per minute) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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Very Light

Notebook PCs of this type and age have weights of between 940g and 3.8kg. The Lenovo X250 is one of the lighter portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the X250 (only 1.4 kilograms) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Lenovo ThinkPad X240 (£749.99) (1.4kg).

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Narrow

The narrowest comparable spec laptop that is a similar age to the X250 is 28mm wide, the widest is 430mm, and the average width is 360mm. With a width of only 305.5 millimeters, the Lenovo X250 is quite narrow compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the X250.

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14 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

When compared to other notebook PCs of this type and age that we have assessed the on-board graphics adapter base frequency of, the Lenovo X250's on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz is one of the slowest. Laptops of this age and spec have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 100MHz and 650MHz.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of only 1.74 gigabytes, the Lenovo X250 has one of the smaller maximum on-board graphics adapter memories amongst laptops of this age. The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year is 11GB.

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Very Small Screen Size

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

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on comparable spec laptops that were launched more than a year ago. 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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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The processor clock speeds of medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.2GHz. The Lenovo X250 has one of the slowest processor clock speeds (only 1.6 gigahertz) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

If this portable PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might also want to consider the HP 650 (£515.01) (1.7GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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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 notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Very Small Internal Memory

With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo X250 has one of the smaller internal memory amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The smallest internal memory of notebook PCs of this age and type is 2GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.3GB.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other portable PCs of this type and age, the Lenovo X250 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The Lenovo X250 is a three battery cell count portable PC.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of laptops that have been around for around the same time as the X250 is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo X250 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The maximum turbo frequencies of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the X250 range from 1.8GHz to 3.7GHz. At only 2.6 gigahertz, the Lenovo X250 has a quite slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The Lenovo X250 has one of the smaller hard drive capacity (only 500 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The hard drive capacity of portable PCs of this age and spec range from 5GB to 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 690GB.

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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

The Lenovo X250 is a two USB 3.0 port portable PC. Most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the X250 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 notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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1 Other reason to consider the Lenovo X250

Average Total Storage Capacity

The Lenovo X250 has a relatively standard total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the X250.

Laptops with a bigger total storage capacity that might also be worth considering include the Lenovo X250 (512GB).

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor 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
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
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
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
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 3.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
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
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
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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3 January 2014

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