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Lenovo ThinkPad X240 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 12.5" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 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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14 Reasons For

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 notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Four Number of SATA III Connectorss

The ThinkPad X240 has more number of SATA III connectorss than most of the similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ThinkPad X240. This Lenovo laptop is a four number of SATA III connectors notebook PC compared to most of the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ThinkPad X240 which only have between two and three number of SATA III connectorss.

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Four Total Number of SATA Connectorss

The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has more total number of SATA connectorss than most of the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ThinkPad X240. This portable PC is a four total number of SATA connectors laptop compared to most of the notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad X240 which only have between two and three total number of SATA connectorss.

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Lenovo Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

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

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

Notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of between 750MHz and 1,300MHz. At 1,000 megahertz, the ThinkPad X240 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ThinkPad X240.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The 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 came out around the same time as it. In addition, this Lenovo portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ThinkPad X240 the worst memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The average internal memory of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 6.3GB, and the internal memorys range from 2GB to 16GB. 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.

If you want a notebook PC with a bigger internal memory then you might want to consider the Lenovo T450s[plb_3046986_price] (12GB) which is also higher rated.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The ThinkPad X240 has a better processor family than most comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to it. This Lenovo notebook PC has an Intel Core i5 processor family, whereas most notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. Across all comparable spec portable PCs that came out more than a year ago the processor family ranges from AMD E to Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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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 amongst all notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.

The worst display resolution amongst comparable types of portable PC is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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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 more than a year also have a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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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 typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

When compared to other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the ThinkPad X240 that we have checked, the display brightness of the ThinkPad X240 of 400 candellas per square meter is one of the brightest. The display brightnesss of similar spec laptops that were released one year ago range from 200 cd/m² to 1,200 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 270 cd/m².

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Very Light

The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 is quite light (only 1.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad X240. Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad X240 the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg.

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13 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year is 290MHz. At only 200 megahertz, the Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year is 11GB. The ThinkPad X240 has one of the smaller maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys (only 1.74 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ThinkPad X240 do have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the ThinkPad X240 is 10" and the biggest is 18". The ThinkPad X240 has one of the smallest display diagonals (only 12.5 inches) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has a Hybrid-HDD storage media, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out 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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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

At 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 around the same time as the ThinkPad X240. Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the ThinkPad X240 the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3GHz.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

Across all the laptops of this spec and age the battery capacity (Watt hours)s range from 23Wh to 120Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 45Wh. With a battery capacity (Watt hours) of only 23.2 watt-hours, the ThinkPad X240's battery capacity (Watt hours) is one of the smallest amongst notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the ThinkPad X240.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the ThinkPad X240, the ThinkPad X240 does not have a touchscreen.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago have between two and eight number of battery cellss, including the ThinkPad X240 which has three number of battery cellss.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of only 8 gigabytes, the ThinkPad X240 has a quite small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the ThinkPad X240. Laptops of this age and type have maximum internal memory (64-bit)s of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 13GB.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memorys of notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the ThinkPad X240 range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 13GB. 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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad X240.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

With a processor boost frequency of only 2.7 gigahertz, the Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has one of the slower processor boost frequencys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the ThinkPad X240 have processor boost frequencys of between 2GHz and 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 2.9GHz.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad X240

Released Over Two Years Ago

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

Average Battery Life (max)

At 8.7 hours, the Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has a relatively standard battery life (max) compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The ThinkPad X240 has a relatively typical total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 500GB total storage capacity laptops currently available including the Asus X551CA[plb_2045549_price] which has better reviews.

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Specification

Design
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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
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
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
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
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
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
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
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
Island-Style Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
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 Power
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
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

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