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Lenovo ThinkPad X240

Lenovo ThinkPad X240 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 12.5" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Mar 2015
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The ThinkPad X240s is the thinnest and lightest ThinkPad laptop we offer. Weighing in at 2.8 lbs and less than 18mm at its thickest point, it's smaller than the diameter of a nickel. Ultraportable... More
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10 Reasons For

Four Number of SATA III Connectorss

Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the ThinkPad X240 only have between two and three number of SATA III connectorss, however the ThinkPad X240 has four number of SATA III connectorss.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Four Total Number of SATA Connectorss

Most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the ThinkPad X240 only have between two and three total number of SATA connectorss, however the ThinkPad X240 has four total number of SATA connectorss.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

We checked 4,876 expert and user reviews for Lenovo laptops and found that on average Lenovo has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Lenovo has good ratings specifically for its medium processor cores notebook PCs.

Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of notebook PCs of this spec and age range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 950MHz. The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s (1,000 megahertz) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year the best memory clock speeds supported by processor is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The ThinkPad X240 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad X240 also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ThinkPad X240 also have a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Very Light

The weights of laptops that were launched more than a year ago range from 940g to 3.8kg. The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 is quite light (only 1.3 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the ThinkPad X240.

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11 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency (only 200 megahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ThinkPad X240 range from 100MHz to 650MHz.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

Portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the ThinkPad X240 have display diagonals of between 10" and 18". The ThinkPad X240 has one of the smaller display diagonals (only 12.5 inches) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The ThinkPad X240 has a quite small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (only 2 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago. The maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad X240 range from 1.7GB to 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 11GB.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on laptops of this spec and age. 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 laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The average processor frequency of notebook PCs of this age and type is 2.2GHz. At only 1.7 gigahertz, the Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has a fairly slow processor frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the ThinkPad X240.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The internal memorys of similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the ThinkPad X240 range from 2GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.3GB. When compared to other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ThinkPad X240 that we have assessed the internal memory of, the ThinkPad X240's internal memory of only 4 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ThinkPad X240 have between two and eight number of battery cellss, including the Lenovo ThinkPad X240 which has three number of battery cellss.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ThinkPad X240. The smallest maximum internal memory of laptops of a comparable age and spec to the ThinkPad X240 is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 13GB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on laptops of a similar spec and age to it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad X240

Released Over a Year Ago

This medium processor cores notebook PC was released over a year ago.

Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The ThinkPad X240 has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than most notebook PCs of this spec and age. Most comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 8.7 hours, the ThinkPad X240 has a relatively average battery life (max) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the ThinkPad X240.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the ThinkPad X240 has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
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
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo x240, lenovo w7p32, lenovo w7p32b, lenovo p176232, lenovo w7p32bi, lenovo w7p32bit, lenovo 20al0081, lenovo p176232p, lenovo 20al0081u, lenovo 20al0081uk, lenovo 20ams0ns00
Barcodes 00888228750354

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