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Lenovo X1 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 14" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Sep 2012
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6 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Lenovo Laptops Have Good Reviews

Based on 4,876 expert and user reviews, Lenovo has good ratings for its portable PCs. Lenovo also has good ratings specifically within its medium processor cores notebook PCs range.

SSD Storage Media

The Lenovo X1 has a better storage medium than most similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This portable PC has an SSD storage media, whereas most comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago 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 portable PC's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium amongst all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the X1.

An HDD storage media is the worst storage medium amongst comparable types of portable PC.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Light

The average weight of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the X1 is 2.1kg, and the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg. The Lenovo X1 is one of the lighter laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the X1 (only 1.4 kilograms) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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9 Reasons Against

Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

The Lenovo X1 is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes notebook PC.

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Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity

The Lenovo X1 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity portable PC.

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Does Not Have a Front Camera

The Lenovo X1 does not have a front camera, unlike most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec which have a front camera.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the X1 the total storage capacitys range from 1GB to 1.5TB. The Lenovo X1 has one of the smaller total storage capacitys (only 128 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo X1 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the X1 also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

With a memory clock speed of only 1,333 megahertz, the Lenovo X1 has a quite slow memory clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years. The memory clock speeds of medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the X1 range from 800MHz to 1,800MHz, and the average memory clock speed is 1,600MHz.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the X1, the Lenovo X1 does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

The Lenovo X1 has one of the slower processor boost frequencys (only 2.6 gigahertz) amongst portable PCs of this age. The slowest processor boost frequency of laptops of this type and age is 1.3GHz, the fastest is 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3GHz.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo X1

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when Lenovo released the X1.

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The Lenovo X1 has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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Average Battery Life (max)

With a battery life (max) of 8.2 hours, the Lenovo X1 has a relatively standard battery life (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the X1.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo X1 has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the X1.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 14 inches, the Lenovo X1 has a relatively standard display diagonal compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the X1.

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Average Processor Frequency

At 1.7 gigahertz, the Lenovo X1 has a relatively typical processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the X1.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Manufacturer
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
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
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Number of Processors Supported
Maximum Number of SMP Processors
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
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
Number of SSDs Installed
Hard Drive Interface
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio System
Networking
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
Networking Features
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone Connectivity
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
Headphone Connectivity
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
DVI Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
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® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
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
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
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)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Security
Fingerprint Reader
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Other Features
Graphics Adapter Family
Infrared Data Port

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Expert Reviews

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15 January 2016

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5 January 2016

If you're into gorgeous displays and hybrid laptops that claim not to compromise on performance, the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga is worthy of your consideration...

OLED display option
QHD monitor
16GB or RAM
Typical ThinkPad design
Pricey
Boring dual hinge
4 January 2016

If you're into gorgeous displays and hybrid laptops that claim not to compromise on performance, the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga is worthy of your consideration...

8 October 2012

Lenovo's succeeded in delivering a sexy ultrabook that still retains the traditional ThinkPad design cues. The battery life isn't as good as it could be though, and the SSD upgrade prices are...

1600 900 screen has better than usual viewing angles for TN
Screen can flip flat
Incredibly well built, light and tough
Inbuilt 3G
Great backlit keyboard
Ludicrous SSD upgrade prices
Only one USB 3.0 port
Faint vertical lines visible on display
Slow to boot (nearly 30 seconds)
Surprisingly buggy during normal operations, like running Windows Update
27 August 2012

Few laptops have been as anticipated in 2012 ? if such a sentiment actually exists ? as Lenovo?s latest ultrabook, the ThinkPad X1 Carbon. At 14 inches diagonally and a hair under 3 pounds, Lenovo... Read more…

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User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 23 February 2016 by Boris
(Verified Purchase)

Lightweight and compact, it starts in seconds - which is a welcome change to my Vaio. Good - light weight, portable, long battery life, good display, quick processing, nice features and durable... Read more…

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