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Lenovo ThinkPad X250
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Lenovo ThinkPad X250 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.3GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 12.5" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.3GHz 8GB Mar 2015
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Ultrathin And Ultralight.Weighing in at less than 3 lbs and measuring 20.3mm at its thickest point, the X250 is ultraportable without sacrificing anything in terms of ports, connectivity, or... 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 typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Notebook PCs of this type and age have maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys of between 1.7GB and 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 11GB. The ThinkPad X250 has a fairly big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Lenovo Laptops Have Good Reviews

Lenovo medium processor cores notebook PCs have good reviews on average and across all portable PCs Lenovo is one of the superior brands.

SSD Storage Media

The ThinkPad X250 has an SSD storage media which is better than the HDD storage media found on most notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago. 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 across all similar spec portable PCs that were released more than a year ago.

Across similar types of notebook 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 similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the ThinkPad X250 also have a full-size keyboard.

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Fairly Long Battery Life (max)

The average battery life (max) of comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ThinkPad X250 is 8.6h. At 10.7 hours, the Lenovo ThinkPad X250 has a fairly long battery life (max) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ThinkPad X250.

Portable PCs with a longer battery life (max) that might be worth looking at include the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_3818141_price] (10.9h) which also has a higher rating.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo ThinkPad X250 has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec also have a front camera.

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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 frequently found wi-Fi standards on portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

The display brightnesss of similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the ThinkPad X250 range from 200 cd/m² to 1,200 cd/m². At 300 candellas per square meter, the ThinkPad X250 has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Very Light

With a weight of only 1.4 kilograms, the ThinkPad X250 is fairly light compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that came out more than a year ago. The weights of notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad X250 range from 940g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg.

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8 Reasons Against

Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This portable PC has a 11.2 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of only 12.5 inches, the ThinkPad X250 has a quite small display diagonal compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad X250 the display diagonals range from 10" to 18", and the average display diagonal is 15".

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacitys of similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad X250 range from 32GB to 2TB. At only 256 gigabytes, the ThinkPad X250 has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released one year ago.

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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 notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad X250 do not have a touchscreen. The Lenovo ThinkPad X250 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

At only 8 gigabytes, the ThinkPad X250 has a quite small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ThinkPad X250. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ThinkPad X250 have maximum internal memory (64-bit)s of between 2GB and 32GB.

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Only Windows 7 Professional Recovery Operating System

The ThinkPad X250 has a Windows 7 Professional recovery operating system which is better than most comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it. Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it have a Windows 8 recovery operating system. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago recovery operating systems range from Windows 10 Pro (worst) to Windows 8.1 Pro (best).

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on laptops that have been available for more than a year.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad X250

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this portable PC was released.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.3 gigahertz, the ThinkPad X250 has a relatively standard processor frequency compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the ThinkPad X250.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the ThinkPad X250 has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad X250.

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
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
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Panel Type
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
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
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Language
Windows Keys
Keyboard Layout
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
Embedded Options Available
Intel TSX-NI Version
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® OS Guard
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)
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 Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
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 i55300u, lenovo p230665, lenovo 20cm004, lenovo 20cm0027, lenovo p230665p, lenovo 20cm004x, lenovo 20cm004xu, lenovo 20cm0027u, lenovo 20cm0027uk, lenovo 20cm004xuk
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