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Lenovo ThinkPad X240 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 256GB 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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13 Reasons For

Four Total Number of SATA Connectorss

The ThinkPad X240 is a four total number of SATA connectors notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and type only have between two and three total number of SATA connectorss.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

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

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Good Brand

Based on 4,876 owner and expert reviews, Lenovo has good ratings for its notebook PCs. Lenovo also has good ratings specifically within its medium processor cores notebook PCs range compared to other manufacturers.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The ThinkPad X240 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it. Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The worst memory clock speeds supported by processor of all laptops of this age and type is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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SSD Storage Media

The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has an SSD storage media which is better than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it. Most portable PCs of a similar type and age to it have an HDD storage media. 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 amongst all notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the ThinkPad X240.

Amongst 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 portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago. The processor family of all notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad X240 ranges from AMD E to Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ThinkPad X240 also have a full-size keyboard.

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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 frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

This notebook PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution amongst all portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the ThinkPad X240.

Amongst comparable types of notebook PC the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Has a Front Camera

The ThinkPad X240 has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as 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 notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and spec to it.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

Comparable spec laptops that came out more than a year ago have display brightnesss of between 200 cd/m² and 1,200 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 270 cd/m². At 400 candellas per square meter, the ThinkPad X240 has a quite bright display brightness compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the ThinkPad X240.

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Very Light

The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 is quite light (only 1.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ThinkPad X240. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg.

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9 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the ThinkPad X240 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as 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

Across all the portable PCs of this age and type the maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys 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 medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of only 12.5 inches, the ThinkPad X240 has one of the smaller display diagonals amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The display diagonals of comparable spec laptops that were released more than a year ago range from 10" to 18".

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

Across all the portable PCs of this age and spec the total storage capacitys range from 32GB to 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 550GB. With a total storage capacity of only 256 gigabytes, the ThinkPad X240 has one of the smaller total storage capacitys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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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. At only 1.7 gigahertz, the ThinkPad X240 has a fairly slow processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

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

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 is a three number of battery cells laptop. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the ThinkPad X240 have between two and eight number of battery cellss.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memorys of notebook PCs of this type and age range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 13GB. The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has one of the smaller maximum internal memorys (only 8 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad X240

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this notebook PC was released.

Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the ThinkPad X240 has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 8GB internal memory notebook PCs and we think because of it's better review score, the LG 13Z940-GT58K[plb_2362386_price] is also worth considering.

If this notebook PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo T450s[plb_3046986_price] (12GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Battery Life (max)

With a battery life (max) of 8.7 hours, the ThinkPad X240 has a fairly standard 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
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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
Hard Drive Size
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
4G Standard
3G Standards
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Data Rate (max)
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
Island-Style Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
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 ddr3, lenovo ddr3l, lenovo 20al00, lenovo 20ama2, lenovo i54200, lenovo 20ama2n, lenovo i54200u, lenovo 20al00f, lenovo 64bit81, lenovo 20al00fm, lenovo 20ama2nc, lenovo 20ama2ncp, lenovo 20al00fmu, lenovo 20al00fmuk, lenovo 20ama2ncpb
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