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Lenovo ThinkPad X250
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Lenovo ThinkPad X250 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 180GB SSD 12.5" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB Mar 2015
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Weighing in at less than 3 lbs and measuring 0.8" at its thickest point, the X250 is ultraportable without sacrificing anything in terms of ports, connectivity, or durability. Full-sized and... More
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10 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on laptops of this age and type.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the ThinkPad X250 has a fairly big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad X250. The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the ThinkPad X250 is 1.7GB and the biggest is 16GB.

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Good Brand

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

SSD Storage Media

The ThinkPad X250 has a better storage medium than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it. This portable PC has an SSD storage media, whereas most similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it 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 across all laptops of a comparable type and age to the ThinkPad X250.

The worst storage medium amongst similar types of notebook PC is HDD.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo ThinkPad X250 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago also have a full-size keyboard.

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Fairly Long Battery Life (max)

The average battery life (max) of portable PCs that were released more than a year ago is 8.6h, and the battery life (max)s range from 2.5h to 24h. With a battery life (max) of 10.7 hours, the ThinkPad X250 has a quite long battery life (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ThinkPad X250.

If this notebook PC battery life (max) is too short for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo X1 Carbon (10.9h and higher rated).

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Has a Front Camera

The ThinkPad X250 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the ThinkPad X250.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

The Lenovo ThinkPad X250 has a fairly bright display brightness (300 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ThinkPad X250. The display brightnesss of similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ThinkPad X250 range from 200 cd/m² to 1,200 cd/m².

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Very Light

The Lenovo ThinkPad X250 is quite light (only 1.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type. The weights of portable PCs of this age and type range from 940g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg.

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10 Reasons Against

Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This notebook PC has a 11.2 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the ThinkPad X250 is 32GB and the biggest is 2TB. The ThinkPad X250 has a fairly small total storage capacity (only 180 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ThinkPad X250.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to look at the Lenovo L450 (192GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ThinkPad X250 range from 10" to 18", and the average display diagonal is 15". With a display diagonal of only 12.5 inches, the Lenovo ThinkPad X250 has a fairly small display diagonal compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ThinkPad X250.

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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 typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

When compared to other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year that we have checked, the Lenovo ThinkPad X250's battery capacity (Watt hours) of only 23 watt-hours is one of the smallest. The battery capacity (Watt hours)s of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the ThinkPad X250 range from 23Wh to 120Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 45Wh.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The ThinkPad X250 does not have a touchscreen, although this is within the context that most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the ThinkPad X250 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

The ThinkPad X250 is a three number of battery cells notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the ThinkPad X250 have between two and eight number of battery cellss.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

At only 8 gigabytes, the ThinkPad X250 has a very small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the ThinkPad X250. Across all the laptops that were released one year ago the maximum internal memory (64-bit)s range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 13GB.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the portable PCs that have been available for more than a year the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 13GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the ThinkPad X250 has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the ThinkPad X250.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad X250

Released Over a Year Ago

This Lenovo notebook PC was released over a year ago.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.2 gigahertz, the ThinkPad X250 has a pretty standard processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ThinkPad X250.

If this Lenovo notebook PC processor frequency is not fast enough for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon (2.3GHz and higher rated).

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the ThinkPad X250 has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Housing Material
Colour of Product
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
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)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
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
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
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
Maximum Resolution
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
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
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
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® 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® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
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
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
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)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
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
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
Certificates
Certification
Wi-Fi Certified
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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