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Lenovo X220 2 Core Intel Core I5-2xxx 2.6GHz 4GB 320GB HDD 12.5" Laptop

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17 Reasons For

Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At 650 megahertz, the Lenovo X220 has a very fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago. Portable PCs that came out around the same time as the X220 have on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of between 200MHz and 650MHz.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of 1,300 megahertz, the Lenovo X220's on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is one of the fastest amongst laptops of this spec and age. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the X220 range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz.

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16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The Lenovo X220 has more maximum number of PCI Express laness than most of the laptops that have been around for more than two years. This portable PC is a 16 maximum number of PCI Express lanes notebook PC compared to most of the notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the X220 which only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Lenovo Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

Lenovo is one of the superior laptop brands according to average reviews from owners and experts, and Lenovo also has good reviews for its medium processor cores notebook PCs.

Quite Fast Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.6 gigahertz, the Lenovo X220 has one of the faster processor frequencys amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the X220 have processor frequencys of between 0.8GHz and 3.3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.1GHz.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo X220 has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the X220 also have a front camera.

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Very Fast Hard Drive Speed

The hard drive speeds of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the X220 range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM. The Lenovo X220 has one of the fastest hard drive speeds (7,200 revolutions per minute) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

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Quite Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The slowest processor boost frequency of laptops of a comparable age and spec to the X220 is 1.3GHz, the fastest is 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3GHz. At 3.3 gigahertz, the Lenovo X220 has a fairly fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the X220.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Lenovo X220 is a three USB 2.0 ports quantity laptop. Most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the X220 have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Quite High Speaker Power

At 2 Watts, the Lenovo X220 has a quite high speaker power compared to most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the X220. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the X220 have speaker powers of between 1W and 11W.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

At 62.4 watt-hours, the Lenovo X220 has a quite big battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the X220. The battery capacity (Watt hours)s of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the X220 range from 5Wh to 100Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 49Wh.

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Quite High Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

At 1.3 megapixels, the Lenovo X220 has a quite high front camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the X220. The average front camera resolution (numeric) of notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the X220 is 2.9MP, and the front camera resolution (numeric)s range from 0.3MP to 1,300MP.

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Light

With a weight of only 1.5 kilograms, the Lenovo X220 is fairly light compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the X220. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the X220 have weights of between 300g and 3.8kg.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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11 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Only Two Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)s

Most laptops of this spec and age use two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s, including the Lenovo X220 which uses two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of only 12.5 inches, the Lenovo X220 has a quite small display diagonal compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the X220 the display diagonals range from 10" to 18", and the average display diagonal is 15".

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo X220 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the X220 also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

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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 a similar age and spec to it.

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Very Small Hard Drive Capacity

Across all the laptops of a similar spec and age to the X220 the hard drive capacitys range from 250GB to 1.5TB. At only 320 gigabytes, the Lenovo X220 has a quite small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the X220.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

At only 1,333 megahertz, the Lenovo X220 has a very slow memory clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the X220. Laptops of a similar age and type to the X220 have memory clock speeds of between 800MHz and 1,800MHz.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Lenovo X220 does not have a touchscreen, although this is within the context that most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only 3 Bluetooth Version

The Lenovo X220 supports a 3 bluetooth version which is better than the 4 bluetooth version supported by most comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. The worst bluetooth version of all laptops of a comparable age and spec to the X220 is 2.1 and the best is 4.0 EDR.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo X220

Released Over Three Years Ago

This notebook PC has been on the market for over three years.

Intel Core I5-2xxx Processor Family

The Lenovo X220 has an Intel Core i5-2xxx processor family which is better than most notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it. Most portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Battery Life (max)

With a battery life (max) of 8.8 hours, the Lenovo X220 has a fairly average battery life (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the X220.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo X220 has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the X220.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 320 gigabytes, the Lenovo X220 has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the X220.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Manufacturer
Motherboard Chipset
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
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
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
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Subwoofer
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
Cabling Technology
Networking Standards
4G
4G Standard
WWAN
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
Networking Features
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone Connectivity
TV Out Port
Headphone Connectivity
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
DisplayPorts Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
S-Video Port
Performance
TV Tuner Integrated
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Number of Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
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
Execute Disable Bit
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)
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
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height (front)
Depth (imperial)
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Height (rear)
Width (imperial)
Width
Packaging Data
Handheld Remote Control
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
64-Bit Computing
Power Supply Type
Internal Modem
Graphics Adapter Family
Infrared Data Port
Wireless Technology
Display
Compliance Industry Standards
Type

12 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(58)
7 June 2012

This laptop is a no-nonsense machine, a philosophy that permeates every aspect of its design and performance. With its bland appearance, the X220 is unlikely to turn any heads. On the performance... Read more…

7 May 2012

Powerful with amazing battery life, but an Ultrabook is a cheaper option...

30 March 2012

It might not be sleek and sexy, but the 12in Lenovo ThinkPad X220 laptop has it where it counts: a rugged chassis, amazing keyboard, completely flexible and upgradable specifications including 3G,...

Trusted Reviews

23 March 2012

Say hello to the Lenovo ThinkPad X220, a splendid example of the Chinese manufacturer's commitment to powerful business machines. Weighing only 1.7kg, the ThinkPad X220 can easily be carried... Read more…

23 March 2012

Say hello to the Lenovo ThinkPad X220, a splendid example of the Chinese manufacturer's commitment to powerful business machines.Weighing only 1.7kg, the ThinkPad X220 can easily be carried around... Read more…

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User Reviews

(23)
Reviewed 13 August 2016 by Sparky
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Great value...

Reviewed 15 May 2016 by Sarah Boylan
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Came quickly and is just what I am looking for for college :-)...

(Verified Purchase)

Bought it for a friend, had to reinstall the OS in the first week but the BSOD continued, fiabkky took it to a store looks like we need a new harddrive. It came with a guarantee/warranty but... Read more…

Reviewed 26 March 2016 by Freespace
(Verified Purchase)

Laptop ordered Sunday and arrived on Tuesday, very fast shipping. Mine was purchased from Edge Computers, and cosmetically was a grade B by my books (scratched paint, loose fittings around the... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

This is a nice little laptop. Compact and has roughly the same power as my Macbook Pro. I like machines of this age because they were powerful beasties in their day but are now available at a... Read more…

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