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Lenovo ThinkPad X240 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.1GHz 8GB 500GB HDD+SSD 12.5" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.1GHz 8GB Aug 2014
Processor Cores Processor Family Processor Frequency Internal Memory Release Date
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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9 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 released more than two years ago.

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Good Brand

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

Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it. Notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the ThinkPad X240 processor familys range from AMD C (worst) to Intel Core i7-3xxx (best).

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Has a Front Camera

The ThinkPad X240 has a front camera. Most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad X240 also have a front camera.

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Quite Fast Processor Boost Frequency

At 3.3 gigahertz, the Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has a fairly fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. Laptops of a similar age and spec to the ThinkPad X240 have processor boost frequencys of between 1.3GHz and 3.7GHz.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

The slowest hard drive speed of portable PCs of a similar type and age to the ThinkPad X240 is 4,200 RPM and the fastest is 7,200 RPM. At 7,200 revolutions per minute, the ThinkPad X240 has a quite fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the ThinkPad X240.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on portable PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

The ThinkPad X240 has a fairly big processor cache (4 megabytes) 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 similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad X240 the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 4MB.

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Light

With a weight of only 1.4 kilograms, the ThinkPad X240 is one of the lighter notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the ThinkPad X240 amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The average weight of portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the ThinkPad X240 is 2.1kg, and the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg.

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11 Reasons Against

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. Laptops of this age and spec have display diagonals of between 10" and 18".

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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 portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the ThinkPad X240 also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD+SSD storage media, which is typical of many laptops of a similar spec and age 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 notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Only 16 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

The ThinkPad X240 is a 16 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity portable PC.

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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 medium processor cores 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

The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 does not have a touchscreen, although keep in mind that most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age also do not have a touchscreen.

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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 notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the ThinkPad X240. The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ThinkPad X240 is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the laptops of this type and age the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the ThinkPad X240 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ThinkPad X240.

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Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards

The ThinkPad X240 has a better Wi-Fi standard than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it. This notebook PC has an 802.11a wi-Fi standards, whereas most laptops that have been available for a similar time to it have an 802.11n wi-Fi standards. Across all portable PCs of this age and spec the Wi-Fi standard ranges from IEEE 802.11a (worst) to 802.11n (best).

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on comparable spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad X240

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Lenovo portable PC was released over two years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

The ThinkPad X240 has a fairly standard processor frequency (2.1 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the ThinkPad X240.

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Average Internal Memory

The ThinkPad X240 has a pretty standard internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the ThinkPad X240 has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Docking Station
Docking Station Included
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 (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
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
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
Networking
4G
4G Standard
3G Standards
2G Standards
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
USB Sleep-and-Charge
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
DVI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Number of SATA III Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
GPS (satellite)
Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
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® 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
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Operational Conditions
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
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

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