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Lenovo ThinkPad X240 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 128GB SSD 12.5" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB Mar 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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16 Reasons For

Four Number of SATA III Connectorss

The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has more number of SATA III connectorss than most of the portable PCs of this age and type. Most of the comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the ThinkPad X240 only have between two and three number of SATA III connectorss, however this notebook PC 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 typical of many laptops of a similar spec and age to it.

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Four Total Number of SATA Connectorss

Most of the other laptops that have been available for a comparable time 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 Notebook PC Reviews

Medium processor cores notebook PCs produced by Lenovo have good ratings on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all laptops (not just medium processor cores notebook PCs) and found that Lenovo also has good ratings across its entire range.

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

At 1,000 megahertz, the ThinkPad X240 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the ThinkPad X240. 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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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The ThinkPad X240 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market 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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Fairly Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the ThinkPad X240 has one of the bigger internal memorys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The average internal memory of portable PCs of this spec and age is 6.3GB.

If you would prefer a bigger internal memory then you might also want to consider the Lenovo T450s (12GB) which also has a higher rating.

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SSD Storage Media

The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has an SSD storage media which is better than the HDD storage media found on most notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

This laptop's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ThinkPad X240.

Across comparable types of laptop the worst storage medium is HDD.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The ThinkPad X240 has an Intel Core i5 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it. The best processor family of all portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the ThinkPad X240 is Intel Core i7-4xxx and the worst is AMD E.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the ThinkPad X240.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the ThinkPad X240 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution across all similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst comparable types of laptop.

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Has a Front Camera

The ThinkPad X240 has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the ThinkPad X240 also have a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that have been around for a similar time to it.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

The dimmest display brightness of laptops that have been around for around the same time as the ThinkPad X240 is 200 cd/m² and the brightest is 1,200 cd/m². With a display brightness of 400 candellas per square meter, the ThinkPad X240 has a very bright display brightness compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the ThinkPad X240.

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Very Light

Across all the portable PCs of this age and type the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg. With a weight of only 1.4 kilograms, the Lenovo ThinkPad X240 is fairly light compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ThinkPad X240.

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12 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The ThinkPad X240 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencys (only 200 megahertz) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of laptops of a comparable spec and age to the ThinkPad X240 is 100MHz, the fastest is 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 290MHz.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys of notebook PCs of this type and age range from 1.7GB to 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 11GB. With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of only 1.74 gigabytes, the ThinkPad X240 has one of the smaller maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys amongst laptops of this age.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

Laptops that are a similar age to the ThinkPad X240 have total storage capacitys of between 32GB and 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 550GB. At only 128 gigabytes, the ThinkPad X240 has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the ThinkPad X240.

Notebook PCs with a bigger total storage capacity that might also be worth looking at include the Lenovo T450s (£1,174.80) (180GB).

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of only 12.5 inches, the ThinkPad X240 has a quite small display diagonal compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the ThinkPad X240. Across all the laptops of this type and age the display diagonals range from 10" to 18".

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The slowest processor frequency of comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ThinkPad X240 is 0.8GHz and the fastest is 3GHz. With a processor frequency of only 1.7 gigahertz, the ThinkPad X240 has a quite slow processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

Alternative 1.7GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available which you might also want to consider include the DELL Inspiron 15 which has better reviews.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The ThinkPad X240 does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ThinkPad X240 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

The ThinkPad X240 is a three number of battery cells notebook PC.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The maximum internal memory (64-bit)s of notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the ThinkPad X240 range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 13GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has a quite small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the ThinkPad X240.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the ThinkPad X240 is 13GB, and the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the ThinkPad X240.

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Only 128 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 is a 128 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity notebook PC.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

The slowest processor boost frequency of portable PCs of a similar type and age to the ThinkPad X240 is 2GHz, the fastest is 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 2.9GHz. At only 2.7 gigahertz, the ThinkPad X240 has a quite slow processor boost frequency 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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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad X240

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Lenovo released the ThinkPad X240.

Average Battery Life (max)

With a battery life (max) of 8.7 hours, the ThinkPad X240 has a pretty typical battery life (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad X240.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Housing Material
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost 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
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
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Panel Type
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
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
4G
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
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
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
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)
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
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo i54300, lenovo i54300u

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