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Lenovo ThinkPad X240 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.1GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 12.5" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.1GHz 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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13 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

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

Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than most comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it. Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years the best processor family is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is AMD C.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The internal memorys of similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the ThinkPad X240 range from 1GB to 16GB. At 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

If you want a portable PC with a bigger internal memory then you might want to consider 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 the HDD storage media found on most notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time 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.

An SSD storage media is in fact the best storage medium across all notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the ThinkPad X240.

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

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Has a Front Camera

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

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Quite Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The processor boost frequencys of laptops that came out around the same time as the ThinkPad X240 range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3GHz. At 3.3 gigahertz, the ThinkPad X240 has a fairly fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the ThinkPad X240.

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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 portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

The ThinkPad X240 is a 256 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity notebook PC.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

The ThinkPad X240 has a fairly big processor cache (4 megabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the ThinkPad X240. The smallest processor cache of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ThinkPad X240 is 0.51MB and the biggest is 4MB.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has one of the brighter display brightnesss (300 candellas per square meter) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. The display brightnesss of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the ThinkPad X240 range from 20 cd/m² to 1,200 cd/m².

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Light

The weights of laptops of this age and spec range from 300g to 3.8kg. The ThinkPad X240 is fairly light (only 1.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the ThinkPad X240.

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10 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 comparable spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad X240 is 15". The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has one of the smaller display diagonals (only 12.5 inches) amongst laptops of this age.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age, the ThinkPad X240 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

At only 256 gigabytes, the ThinkPad X240 has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age. The total storage capacitys of similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ThinkPad X240 range from 1GB to 1.5TB.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 is a three number of battery cells notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago have between one and eight number of battery cellss.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

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

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The ThinkPad X240 has one of the smaller maximum internal memorys (only 8 gigabytes) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. Across all the laptops of a similar age and spec to the ThinkPad X240 the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad X240

Released Over Three Years Ago

Lenovo released the ThinkPad X240 over three years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

The ThinkPad X240 has a fairly average processor frequency (2.1 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad X240.

Other 2.1GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available which you might also want to look at include the HP EliteBook 820 G1[plb_1870629_price] which has better reviews.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 8.7 hours, the ThinkPad X240 has a pretty average battery life (max) 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
Market Positioning
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
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 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
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
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
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)
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)
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)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
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 64bit81, lenovo 20al00c1, lenovo 20al00c1u, lenovo 20al00c1uk
Barcodes 00888440796673

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