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Lenovo ThinkPad X240
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Lenovo ThinkPad X240 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 12.5" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 4GB Jan 2014
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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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16 Reasons For

Five Industry Awards

Amongst portable PCs of this type and age, this laptop is one of the most awarded by experts in laptops.

This portable PC was given an "Editor's Choice" award by PC Mag, Digitaltrends.com, Computershopper.com, Laptopmag.com and 3dnews.ru all of whom said that this medium processor cores notebook PC was outstanding.

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Average Expert Reviews

Based on six expert reviews from sites including PC Mag, Digitaltrends.com, computershopper.com and Laptopmag.com this medium processor cores notebook PC has an average expert rating of 79 out of 100.

Robust

Several Lenovo ThinkPad X240 reviewers who purchased the product concluded that it was well made. Expert website Pc Mag said “They have a long history of durability and solid performance” in their review of the Lenovo ThinkPad X240. Pc Mag also said “You'll pay top dollar for this well-built ultrabook.”. Slashgear.com wrote four years ago “All-around solid laptop that offers everything you need in a small system without being boisterous or in your face about it” in their review.

One Lenovo ThinkPad X240 owner who reviewed it concluded that it was strong and durable. Expert website Laptopmag.com wrote four years ago “The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 delivers amazing battery life, powerful performance and a durable design, making it the best business ultraportable yet” and rated this laptop 4 stars.

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Good Battery Life

A few Lenovo ThinkPad X240 reviewers thought it had a good battery life. Expert website Computershopper.com said “Durability you'd expect, along with astonishing battery life” in their review of this laptop. Four years ago Techreviewsource.com said “The all-new Lenovo ThinkPad X240 is a lightweight business-oriented laptop that delivers extremely long battery life, decent performance” and gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100.

Good Size

A few people who reviewed it said that it was lightweight. Four years ago Laptopmag.com said “Lenovo's X200 series of lightweight ThinkPads have long been some of the most lightweight, long-lasting business laptops on the market”. Slashgear.com mentioned in their review in the same month “The feel of the laptop is excellent, being a nice mixture of lightweight” .

Nice Design

A number of Lenovo ThinkPad X240 reviewers who bought the product wrote that it was a good design. Expert website Techreviewsource.com wrote “The design is absolutely perfect”.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Lenovo Has Good Laptop Reviews

Lenovo medium processor cores notebook PCs have good reviews on average and across all laptops Lenovo is one of the superior brands.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops that have been available for more than two years do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad X240, the Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has a front camera.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

The hard drive speeds of laptops of a comparable age and spec to the ThinkPad X240 range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM. The ThinkPad X240 has one of the faster hard drive speeds (7,200 revolutions per minute) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

The display brightnesss of portable PCs of this spec and age range from 20 cd/m² to 1,200 cd/m². At 300 candellas per square meter, the Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the ThinkPad X240.

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Light

Across all the similar spec laptops that came out more than two years ago the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg. With a weight of only 1.4 kilograms, the Lenovo ThinkPad X240 is quite light compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the ThinkPad X240.

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12 Reasons Against

Quite Small Display Diagonal

The ThinkPad X240 has a fairly small display diagonal (only 12.5 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec. The average display diagonal of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 15".

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 12.5" portable PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the Lenovo X220[plb_1553881_price].

Notebook PCs with a bigger display diagonal that might be worth looking at include the HP 8440p[plb_2912403_price] (14") which is also higher rated.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar spec and 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.

It may also be worth considering one of the other portable PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available including the X220[pl_1553881_price], or the T420[pl_1562255_price] both from Lenovo which has better reviews.

If the storage medium of this medium processor cores notebook PC is not good enough for you then you might want to consider the DELL Latitude 14 7404[plb_2327337_price] (SSD) which also has a higher rating.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The slowest processor frequency of notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the ThinkPad X240 is 0.8GHz, the fastest is 3.3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.1GHz. The ThinkPad X240 has a quite slow processor frequency (only 1.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

If you want a faster processor frequency then you might also want to look at the HP 8440p[plb_2912403_price] (2.4GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

The ThinkPad X240 is a three number of battery cells laptop.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The ThinkPad X240 does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth noting that most of the other laptops of this spec and age also do not have a touchscreen.

We compared this portable PC to all the other laptops with a touchscreen and we think the DELL Latitude 14 7404[plb_2327337_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

Across all the laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the ThinkPad X240 the maximum internal memory (64-bit)s range from 2GB to 32GB. The ThinkPad X240 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (64-bit)s (only 8 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the ThinkPad X240 has one of the smaller maximum internal memorys amongst laptops of this age. The maximum internal memorys of notebook PCs of this type and age range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

At only 2.6 gigahertz, the Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has a quite slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the ThinkPad X240. Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad X240 the processor boost frequencys range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This notebook PC has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most frequently found recovery operating system on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad X240

Released Over Three Years Ago

This notebook PC was released over three years ago.

Average Battery Life (max)

At 8.7 hours, the ThinkPad X240 has a relatively average battery life (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad X240.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the ThinkPad X240 has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Average Internal Memory

The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has a fairly typical internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ThinkPad X240.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 4GB internal memory notebook PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the X220[pl_1553881_price], or the T420[pl_1562255_price] both from Lenovo.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
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Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free 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
Memory Form Factor
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
Flash Memory
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Panel Type
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
Discrete 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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
Near Field Communication (NFC)
4G
WWAN
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
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
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Recovery Operating System
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® 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 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 Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
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
Certification
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
64-Bit Computing
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

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