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Lenovo ThinkPad X250 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 12.5" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB May 2015
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Ultrathin And UltralightWeighing 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... More
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9 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the ThinkPad X250 have maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys of between 1.7GB and 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 11GB. At 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad X250 has a fairly big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ThinkPad X250.

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Lenovo Laptops Have Good Reviews

Lenovo has good average ratings for its medium processor cores notebook PCs as well as across its entire laptop range.

Very Long Battery Life (max)

The average battery life (max) of notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the ThinkPad X250 is 8.6h, and the battery life (max)s range from 2.5h to 24h. When compared to other notebook PCs that were released one year ago, the Lenovo ThinkPad X250's battery life (max) of 20 hours is one of the longest.

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SSD Storage Media

The ThinkPad X250 has an SSD storage media which is better than the HDD storage media found on most portable PCs of a comparable age and spec 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 actually the best storage medium amongst all notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the ThinkPad X250.

Amongst comparable types of portable PC the worst storage medium is HDD.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The ThinkPad X250 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The ThinkPad X250 has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the ThinkPad X250 also have a front camera.

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Has a Touchscreen

The ThinkPad X250 has a touchscreen, which is unusual. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the ThinkPad X250 do not have a touchscreen.

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Very Light

At only 1.4 kilograms, the Lenovo ThinkPad X250 is quite light compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the ThinkPad X250. The lightest similar spec notebook PC that has been on the market for more than a year is 940g heavy, the heaviest is 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg.

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9 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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The Lenovo ThinkPad X250 has a fairly small display diagonal (only 12.5 inches) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ThinkPad X250. The smallest display diagonal of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago is 10" and the biggest is 18".

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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 of this type and age.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The battery capacity (Watt hours)s of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago range from 23Wh to 120Wh. At only 23 watt-hours, the ThinkPad X250 has a very small battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the ThinkPad X250.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

The ThinkPad X250 is a three number of battery cells portable PC. Most of the other laptops that have been available 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)

The average maximum internal memory (64-bit) of comparable spec portable PCs that came out more than a year ago is 13GB, and the maximum internal memory (64-bit)s range from 2GB to 32GB. When compared to other notebook PCs that were released one year ago that we have checked the maximum internal memory (64-bit) of, the ThinkPad X250's maximum internal memory (64-bit) of only 8 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the ThinkPad X250 has one of the smaller maximum internal memorys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year have maximum internal memorys of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 13GB.

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Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards

The ThinkPad X250 has a better Wi-Fi standard than most notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it. This laptop has an 802.11a wi-Fi standards, whereas most laptops of this type and age have an 802.11n wi-Fi standards. Laptops of this spec and age wi-Fi standardss range 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 typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad X250

Released Over a Year Ago

Lenovo released the ThinkPad X250 over a year ago.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.2 gigahertz, the ThinkPad X250 has a relatively typical processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad X250.

If you are looking for a notebook PC with a faster processor frequency then you might also want to consider the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_3818141_price] (2.3GHz and higher rated).

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the ThinkPad X250 has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the ThinkPad X250.

We compared all the other 8GB internal memory laptops to this laptop and we think because of it's better review score, the DELL Inspiron 17 5000[plb_2656827_price] is also worth considering.

Laptops with a bigger internal memory that might also be worth looking at include the Lenovo T450s[plb_3046986_price] (12GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on laptops of this age and type.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The ThinkPad X250 has a fairly average total storage capacity (256 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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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
Touch Technology
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Panel Type
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
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 Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
4G Standard
WWAN
3G Standards
2G 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
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
GPS (satellite)
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Trial Software
Bundled Software
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
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

Manufacturer Part Numbers intel i55300, lenovo i55300, intel i55300u, lenovo p230665, lenovo i55300u, lenovo p230665p
Barcodes 00642968333617, 00642968333754, 00889233172797, 00889233173190, 00889233174432, 00889233175002, 00889233175552, 00889233178997, 00889233180204, 00889561459553

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