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Lenovo X230 2.6GHz 4GB 320GB HDD 12.5" Laptop

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2.6GHz 4GB 320GB HDD Oct 2012
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The Lenovo ThinkPad X230 offers the power and expansive feature set of a full-size laptop in a thin and lightweight ultraportable.ThinkPad X230. Whether you are travelling around the world or... More
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4 Reasons For

Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

On average Lenovo portable PCs have good ratings compared to other brands as do all laptops produced by Lenovo.

Very Fast Processor Frequency

The Lenovo X230 has a fairly fast processor frequency (2.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the X230. The average processor frequency of comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the X230 is 1.9GHz, and the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

The Lenovo X230 has a better Wi-Fi standard than most portable PCs that are a comparable age to it. This Lenovo laptop has an 802.11n wi-Fi standards, whereas most portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have an 802.11b wi-Fi standards. This Lenovo portable PC also has an 802.11g wi-Fi standards.

An 802.11n wi-Fi standards is actually the best Wi-Fi standard across all notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

Across similar types of notebook PC the worst Wi-Fi standard is 802.11a.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most commonly found memory slots on portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most laptops of this spec and age do not have a full-size keyboard. The Lenovo X230 is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Does Not Have a Front Camera

The Lenovo X230 does not have a front camera, although keep in mind that most of the other similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the X230 also do not have a front camera.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the X230 range from 10" to 18". The Lenovo X230 has a quite small display diagonal (only 12.5 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the X230.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Lenovo X230 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the X230 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Very Small Hard Drive Capacity

The average hard drive capacity of notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the X230 is 530GB. With a hard drive capacity of only 320 gigabytes, the Lenovo X230 has one of the smaller hard drive capacitys amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on laptops of a similar age and type to it.

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Very Low Speaker Power

At only 1 Watt, the Lenovo X230 has a fairly low speaker power compared to most of the other portable PCs that came out around the same time as the X230. The average speaker power of notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the X230 is 1.6W.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo X230

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when this portable PC was released.

Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo X230 has a relatively typical internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the X230.

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1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age. 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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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Lenovo X230 has a fairly average total storage capacity (320 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the X230.

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Average Weight

The Lenovo X230 has a pretty typical weight (1.7 kilograms) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

If you are not concerned about having a heavier weight then you might want to look at the HP EliteBook 2560p[plb_1424568_price] (1.7kg).

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Expert Reviews

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28 February 2013

The native resolution of the Lenovo ThinkPad X230 is 1366 x 768 pixels on a 12.5-inch display. It features a built-in 0.9-megapixel webcam capable of shooting at 720p, as well as integrated Dolby... Read more…

7 September 2012

If you're in a mobile occupation where mixing laptop and tablet functions will enhance your productivity, this ThinkPad convertible is an attractive offering?but you'll soon have a number of less...

31 July 2012

For ThinkPad enthusiasts the change of keyboards is the X230?s defining feature. There are already some nasty rage-reviews on Lenovo?s website. Personally, I like the keyboard, and I would...

Pcper.com

18 July 2012

As a laptop for on-the-go productivity, the Lenovo ThinkPad X230 is an excellent performer, with the best productive capability we've seen in a business ultraportable. However, if your notebook...

Itproportal.com

Lisa Gade compares the Sony S VAIO 13.3? and the Lenovo ThinkPad X230 notebooks, both running 3r gen Intel Core CPUs Ivy Bridge...

If you're after a small laptop that's also powerful and comfortable to type on, the ThinkPad X230 is perfect. It has an excellent, backlit keyboard and its screen is also splendid. The only thing...

Good Gear Guide.com.au

27 June 2012

The Lenovo ThinkPad X230 picks up right where the previous model left off, with category-leading performance and portability...

PC Mag

11 June 2012

ThinkPads have always been more than the sum of their parts, and the X230 is no exception. IT departments and fans will love the laptop and the vast array of support and warranty options that come...

11 June 2012

ThinkPads have always been more than the sum of their parts, and the X230 is no exception. IT departments and fans will love the laptop and the vast array of support and warranty options that come...

9 June 2012

Fans of the classic ThinkPad won't be disappointed with the X230. It's the X series you love with the same rugged styling and construction, eraserhead cursor control, and comfortable... Read more…

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Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo thinkpad x230, lenovo thinkpad x230i, lenovo thinkpad i33110, lenovo thinkpad i33110m, lenovo group limited win7, lenovo group limited win7p, lenovo group limited i53210, lenovo group limited win7pr, lenovo group limited win7pro, lenovo group limited i53210m
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