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Lenovo ThinkPad X250

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

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 8GB SSD Feb 2015
Processor Cores Processor Family Internal Memory Storage Media Release Date
With its weight starting at 1.42 kg and measuring 20.3 mm at its thickest point for the non-multitouch model with internal 3-cell and rear 3-cell batteries, the X250 is ultraportable without... More
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10 Reasons For

Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

We checked 5,057 owner and expert reviews for Lenovo laptops and found that on average Lenovo has good reviews. We also found that Lenovo has good reviews specifically for its medium processor cores portable PCs.

Fairly Big Internal Memory

The average internal memory of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ThinkPad X250 is 6.3GB, and the internal memorys range from 2GB to 16GB. The ThinkPad X250 has one of the bigger internal memorys (8 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

If this medium processor cores laptop internal memory is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the HP Pavilion 15[plb_2839091_price] (12GB) which also has a higher rating.

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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 medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as 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.

This laptop's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium amongst all medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the ThinkPad X250.

An HDD storage media is the worst storage medium amongst similar types of laptop.

We compared this portable PC to all the other laptops that have an SSD storage media and we think because of it's better review score, the DELL Latitude 12 E7250[plb_2899678_price] is also worth considering.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Long Battery Life (max)

The ThinkPad X250 has a quite long battery life (max) (10.7 hours) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec. Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that were released one year ago the battery life (max)s range from 2.5h to 24h, and the average battery life (max) is 8.6h.

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Has a Front Camera

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

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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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 typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Has a Touchscreen

Unlike most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ThinkPad X250 which do not have a touchscreen, the Lenovo ThinkPad X250 has a touchscreen.

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Light

The weights of medium processor cores portable PCs that came out more than a year ago range from 940g to 3.8kg. At only 1.5 kilograms, the ThinkPad X250 is fairly light compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the ThinkPad X250.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The ThinkPad X250 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec which have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Small Display Diagonal

The ThinkPad X250 has one of the smaller display diagonals (only 12.5 inches) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. Across all the laptops of this type and age the display diagonals range from 11" to 18", and the average display diagonal is 15".

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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 age and type.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

When compared to other similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the ThinkPad X250 that we have checked, the maximum internal memory (64-bit) of the ThinkPad X250 of only 8 gigabytes is one of the smallest. The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad X250 is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memorys of laptops of a comparable age and type to the ThinkPad X250 range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 13GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad X250 has one of the smaller maximum internal memorys amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

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Quite Low Speaker Power

Medium processor cores portable PCs that came out more than a year ago have speaker powers of between 1W and 4W, and the average speaker power is 1.7W. At only 1.5 Watts, the Lenovo ThinkPad X250 has a quite low speaker power compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad X250.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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1 Other reason to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad X250

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this laptop was released.

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Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start 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
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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® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
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Intel Visual Technology
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