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Lenovo ThinkPad X240 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 12.5" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Feb 2015
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The 12.5" ThinkPad X240 Ultrabook is thin, light, built to last, and ready for business. Power Bridge technology lets you go ten or more hours without plugging in, vPro gives you the ultimate in... More
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9 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Four Total Number of SATA Connectorss

The ThinkPad X240 has more total number of SATA connectorss than most of the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ThinkPad X240. This portable PC is a four total number of SATA connectors laptop compared to most of the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago which only have between two and three total number of SATA connectorss.

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Good Brand

Lenovo has good average reviews for its medium processor cores notebook PCs as well as across its entire laptop range compared to other brands.

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

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of 1,000 megahertz, the Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the ThinkPad X240 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of between 750MHz and 1,300MHz.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The ThinkPad X240 has an Intel Core i5 processor family which is better than most similar spec laptops that have been on the market for more than a year. Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. Notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the ThinkPad X240 processor familys range from AMD E to Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other laptops of this type and age, the ThinkPad X240 has a front camera.

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Very Fast Hard Drive Speed

At 7,200 revolutions per minute, the ThinkPad X240 has a quite fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than a year ago. The average hard drive speed of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad X240 is 5,900 RPM, and the hard drive speeds range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many laptops of this age and type.

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Very Light

The lightest comparable spec laptop that has been on the market for a similar time to the ThinkPad X240 is 940g heavy and the heaviest is 3.8kg. With a weight of only 1.4 kilograms, the ThinkPad X240 is one of the lighter portable PCs of this age and spec amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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11 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencys amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad X240 have on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of between 100MHz and 650MHz.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

At only 1.74 gigabytes, the ThinkPad X240 has a fairly small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. The maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the ThinkPad X240 range from 1.7GB to 16GB.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ThinkPad X240 have a full-size keyboard, however the Lenovo ThinkPad X240 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

Notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the ThinkPad X240 have display diagonals of between 10" and 18". The ThinkPad X240 has a quite small display diagonal (only 12.5 inches) 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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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as 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 laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The processor frequencys of notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year range from 0.8GHz to 3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.2GHz. The ThinkPad X240 has one of the slower processor frequencys (only 1.7 gigahertz) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The ThinkPad X240 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the ThinkPad X240 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

At only 8 gigabytes, the ThinkPad X240 has a quite small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad X240 the maximum internal memory (64-bit)s range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the ThinkPad X240 the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the ThinkPad X240 has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the ThinkPad X240.

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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 notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad X240

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Lenovo notebook PC has been on the market for over two years.

Average Battery Life (max)

At 8.7 hours, the ThinkPad X240 has a fairly average battery life (max) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad X240.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the ThinkPad X240.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 500GB total storage capacity notebook PCs and we think the Lenovo L540[plb_2501252_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the ThinkPad X240 has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ThinkPad X240.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
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
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 Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Panel Type
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
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
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
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
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)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Security
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
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo i54200, lenovo i54200u

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