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11 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 that have been on the market for more than a year.
Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs
We calculated the average reviews for all Lenovo portable PCs and also specifically for Lenovo medium processor core notebook PCs and found that in both cases Lenovo had good reviews compared to other brands.
Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed
The processor clock speeds of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the X250 range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz. The Lenovo X250 has one of the faster processor clock speeds (2.6 gigahertz) amongst portable PCs of this age.
Other 2.6GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs currently available which you might also want to consider include the Lenovo T450[plb_2966422_price] which is cheaper.
If you would prefer a portable PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to consider the MSI GP72 2QD[plb_3008884_price] (2.9GHz and cheaper).
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Lenovo X250 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all portable PCs of this type and age the memory clock speeds supported by processor ranges from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).
Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family
The Lenovo X250 has a better processor family than most notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family, whereas most laptops that are a similar age to it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. Across all laptops of this age and spec the processor family ranges from AMD E to Intel Core i7-4xxx.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The Lenovo X250 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the X250.
There are a number of alternative laptops with a full-size keyboard currently available which you might want to look at including a cheaper laptop such as the ThinkPad T450[pl_2746927_price], or the ThinkPad W550[pl_2800102_price] both from Lenovo or you might consider a higher rated laptop such as the Fujitsu Lifebook U745[plb_3000568_price].
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Has a Front Camera
Like most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for more than a year, the Lenovo X250 has a front camera.
Other notebook PCs with a front camera currently available that you might want to look at include a cheaper notebook PC such as the HP EliteBook 840 G2[plb_2993347_price], or the Lenovo ThinkPad T450[plb_2746927_price] or you might consider a higher rated notebook PC such as the Fujitsu Lifebook U745[plb_3000568_price].
Fairly Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency
With a maximum turbo frequency of 3.2 gigahertz, the Lenovo X250 has a quite fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the X250. The maximum turbo frequencies of similar spec notebook PCs that were released one year ago range from 1.8GHz to 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 2.9GHz.
802.11n WiFi Standard
This notebook 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 more than a year.
Fairly Big Processor Cache
Portable PCs of this spec and age have processor caches of between 1MB and 6MB, and the average processor cache is 3.1MB. With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the Lenovo X250 has one of the bigger processor caches amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.
Across all the similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the X250 the widths range from 28mm to 430mm. With a width of only 305.5 millimeters, the Lenovo X250 is quite narrow compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released one year ago.
6 Reasons Against
Very Small Screen Size
The Lenovo X250 has one of the smaller screen sizes (only 12.5 inches) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. The average screen size of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the X250 is 15", and the screen sizes range from 11" to 18".
It may also be worth considering one of the other 12.5" portable PCs currently available including the Lenovo ThinkPad X250[plb_2831096_price], or the DELL Latitude 12 7000[plb_2855917_price] which is cheaper.
Notebook PCs with a bigger screen size that might also be worth considering include the Asus UX301LA[plb_3012166_price] (13.3" and cheaper); or the UX303UB[pl_2993330_price] (13.3" and higher rated), or the UX303LA[pl_3136892_price] (13.3" and higher rated) both from Asus.
We checked 306 portable PCs of this age and type and they range in price from £149 to £3,405. We think that this notebook PC looks expensive compared to other portable PCs of this age and type.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
The Lenovo X250 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the X250 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.
We compared all the other notebook PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen to this laptop and we think the Lenovo ThinkPad T450[plb_2746927_price] or the Fujitsu Lifebook U745[plb_3000568_price] are also worth considering.
Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
At only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo X250 has a quite small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the X250. Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar 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.
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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory
The smallest maximum internal memory of laptops of this type and age is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 14GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo X250 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the X250.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.
2 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo X250
Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when Lenovo released the X250.
Average Internal Memory
With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo X250 has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other 8GB internal memory notebook PCs currently available including the T440p[pl_2980614_price], or the ThinkPad X250[pl_2831096_price] both from Lenovo which is cheaper.
If you are looking for a notebook PC with a bigger internal memory then you might want to consider the Lenovo T450s[plb_3046986_price] (12GB) which is also cheaper.
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