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Lenovo ThinkPad X240 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.1GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 12.5" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.1GHz 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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12 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 portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Four Number of SATA III Connectorss

The ThinkPad X240 is a four number of SATA III connectors laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the ThinkPad X240 only have between two and three number of SATA III connectorss.

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

At 1,100 megahertz, the Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for more than a year. The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of comparable spec portable PCs that were released one year ago is 950MHz.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

We calculated the average ratings for all Lenovo notebook PCs and also specifically for Lenovo medium processor cores notebook PCs and found that in both cases Lenovo had good ratings compared to other brands.

Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The ThinkPad X240 has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it. The best processor family of all similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad X240 is Intel Core i7-4xxx and the worst is AMD E.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other similar spec laptops that have been around for more than a year, the ThinkPad X240 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ThinkPad X240, the ThinkPad X240 has a front camera.

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Very Fast Processor Boost Frequency

When compared to other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad X240, the ThinkPad X240's processor boost frequency of 3.3 gigahertz is one of the fastest. The processor boost frequencys of comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the ThinkPad X240 range from 2GHz to 3.7GHz.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

The slowest hard drive speed of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago is 5,400 RPM and the fastest is 7,200 RPM. With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the ThinkPad X240 has one of the faster hard drive speeds amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

The average processor cache of comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad X240 is 3.1MB. When compared to other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ThinkPad X240 that we have assessed, the processor cache of the Lenovo ThinkPad X240 of 4 megabytes is one of the biggest.

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Very Light

With a weight of only 1.4 kilograms, the ThinkPad X240 is fairly light compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the ThinkPad X240. Notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the ThinkPad X240 have weights of between 940g and 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg.

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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 ThinkPad X240 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the ThinkPad X240. Across all the portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the ThinkPad X240 the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 100MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 290MHz.

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Quite Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of only 1.74 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has a fairly small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the ThinkPad X240. The maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys of similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the ThinkPad X240 range from 1.7GB to 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 11GB.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has one of the smallest display diagonals (only 12.5 inches) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Across all the notebook PCs of this age and spec the display diagonals range from 10" to 18".

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on portable PCs of a similar age and spec to 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 portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The ThinkPad X240 does not have a touchscreen, although this is within the context that most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year also do not have a touchscreen.

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Very Dim Display Brightness

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the ThinkPad X240 have display brightnesss of between 200 cd/m² and 1,200 cd/m². At only 200 candellas per square meter, the Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has a fairly dim display brightness 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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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of laptops of a comparable spec and age to the ThinkPad X240 is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 13GB. The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (64-bit)s (only 8 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of portable PCs of this age and type is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 13GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the ThinkPad X240.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

Portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the ThinkPad X240 have hard drive capacitys of between 250GB and 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 690GB. At only 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has a fairly small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the ThinkPad X240.

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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 were launched around the same time as it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad X240

Released Over Two Years Ago

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

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.1 gigahertz, the ThinkPad X240 has a pretty standard processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the ThinkPad X240.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 8.7 hours, the ThinkPad X240 has a relatively average battery life (max) compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for around the same time as the ThinkPad X240.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad X240.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the ThinkPad X240 has a relatively average 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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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
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 (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
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Panel Type
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL 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
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
Number of SATA III 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
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
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
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
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® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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