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Lenovo ThinkPad X240
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Lenovo ThinkPad X240 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.9GHz 8GB 180GB SSD 12.5" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.9GHz 8GB Nov 2013
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The ThinkPad X240 is the thinnest and lightest ThinkPad laptop we offer. Weighing in at less than 1.36 kg and measuring 20.3mm at its thickest point, the X240 is ultraportable without sacrificing... More
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11 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

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

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

On average Lenovo medium processor cores notebook PCs have good reviews compared to other brands as do all laptops manufactured by Lenovo.

Fairly Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the ThinkPad X240 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the ThinkPad X240. The smallest internal memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the ThinkPad X240 is 1GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.5GB.

If you want a laptop with a bigger internal memory then you might want to look at the Fujitsu Lifebook U904[plb_2254413_price] (10GB) which also has a higher rating.

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SSD Storage Media

The ThinkPad X240 has an SSD storage media which is better than most notebook PCs that are a similar age to it. Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago 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 notebook PC's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium amongst all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

An HDD storage media is the worst storage medium across comparable types of notebook PC.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Has a Front Camera

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

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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 the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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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 have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Quite High Speaker Power

With an speaker power of 3 Watts, the ThinkPad X240 has a fairly high speaker power compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad X240. The speaker powers of notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ThinkPad X240 range from 1W to 11W, and the average speaker power is 1.7W.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

With a display brightness of 300 candellas per square meter, the Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has a quite bright display brightness compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad X240. The average display brightness of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 260 cd/m², and the display brightnesss range from 20 cd/m² to 1,200 cd/m².

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Light

At only 1.4 kilograms, the ThinkPad X240 is quite light compared to most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad X240. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad X240 the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg.

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11 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is the most frequently found HD type on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

At only 180 gigabytes, the ThinkPad X240 has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops that came out more than two years ago. The smallest total storage capacity of notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 1GB and the biggest is 1.5TB.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of laptops that have been available for around the same time as the ThinkPad X240 is 10" and the biggest is 18". The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has a quite small display diagonal (only 12.5 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The ThinkPad X240 does not have a full-size keyboard, although this is within the context that most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the ThinkPad X240 also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has one of the smallest battery capacity (Watt hours)s (only 23.5 watt-hours) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ThinkPad X240 have battery capacity (Watt hours)s of between 5Wh and 100Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 49Wh.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on laptops of a similar type and age 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

Most similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ThinkPad X240 do not have a touchscreen. The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 8 gigabytes, the ThinkPad X240 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type. The average maximum internal memory of notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad X240 is 12GB, and the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad X240

Released Over Three Years Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over three years.

Average Battery Life (max)

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

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Average Processor Frequency

The ThinkPad X240 has a fairly typical processor frequency (1.9 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Housing Material
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
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
Memory Form Factor
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
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Panel Type
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
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
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
3G Standards
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
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
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® 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
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
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
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo i54300, lenovo 20al008, lenovo i54300u, lenovo 20am004, lenovo 20al008e, lenovo 20am004x, lenovo 20al008eu, lenovo 20am004xu, lenovo 20am004xuk, lenovo 20al008euk
Barcodes 00888228530970, 00888228749310, 05054629648124, 08882287493100

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