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Lenovo X240 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 12.5" Laptop

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The ThinkPad X240 is the thinnest and lightest ThinkPad laptop we offer. Weighing in at less than 3 lbs and measuring 0.8 inches at its thickest point, the X240 is ultraportable without... More
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8 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

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

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the X240 have maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys of between 1.7GB and 16GB. The Lenovo X240 has one of the bigger maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys (2 gigabytes) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Lenovo Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Lenovo portable PCs and also specifically for Lenovo medium processor cores notebook PCs and found that in both cases Lenovo had good reviews.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years which do not have a full-size keyboard, the Lenovo X240 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo X240 has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the X240 also have a front camera.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

The hard drive speeds of comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM. At 7,200 revolutions per minute, the Lenovo X240 has a quite fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the X240.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Light

The Lenovo X240 is quite light (only 1.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the X240. Laptops of this age and spec have weights of between 300g and 3.8kg.

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18 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At only 200 megahertz, the Lenovo X240 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the X240. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of between 200MHz and 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 360MHz.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the X240 is 660MHz and the fastest is 1,300MHz. The Lenovo X240 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s (only 1,000 megahertz) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of portable PCs that are a similar age to the X240 is 10", the biggest is 18", and the average display diagonal is 15". The Lenovo X240 has a quite small display diagonal (only 12.5 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 12.5" notebook PCs currently available including the DELL Latitude 12 E7240[plb_1619979_price] which has better reviews.

If this notebook PC display diagonal is too small for you then you might want to look at the Fujitsu LifeBook U554[plb_2356556_price] (13.3") which also has a higher rating.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it. 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 notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

At only 1.7 gigahertz, the Lenovo X240 has a fairly slow processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. The average processor frequency of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the X240 is 2.1GHz.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo X240 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the X240. The average internal memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 5.5GB.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

When compared to other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the X240 that we have assessed the battery capacity (Watt hours) of, the Lenovo X240's battery capacity (Watt hours) of only 23.2 watt-hours is one of the smallest. Comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago have battery capacity (Watt hours)s of between 5Wh and 100Wh.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the X240 have between one and eight number of battery cellss, including the Lenovo X240 which has three number of battery cellss.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the X240 do not have a touchscreen. The Lenovo X240 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 Lenovo X240 has a quite small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the X240. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the X240 have maximum internal memory (64-bit)s of between 2GB and 32GB.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memorys of laptops of this age and spec range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo X240 has one of the smaller maximum internal memorys amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The Lenovo X240 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity laptop. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

At only 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo X240 has a quite small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the X240. The hard drive capacitys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 250GB to 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB.

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Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards

The Lenovo X240 has an 802.11a wi-Fi standards which is better than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it. Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it have an 802.11n wi-Fi standards. Across all laptops of this age and spec the best Wi-Fi standard is 802.11n and the worst is IEEE 802.11a.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo X240

Released Over Three Years Ago

Lenovo released the X240 over three years ago.

Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Lenovo X240 has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 8.7 hours, the Lenovo X240 has a pretty average battery life (max) compared to most of the other portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the X240.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo X240 has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the X240.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
Processor Threads
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)
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
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Panel Type
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
Near Field Communication (NFC)
4G
WWAN
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
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
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
Intel TSX-NI
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
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)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
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
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Expert Reviews

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30 January 2014

The latest-generation ThinkPad X240 delivers the features and durability you'd expect, along with astonishing battery life. A few design choices won't be to everyone's liking, but on balance this...

Computershopper.com

25 January 2014

For me, that price is too steep when competitors like the MacBook Air offer all-day endurance in a larger, lighter frame. The ThinkPad X240 is inarguably an impressive display of what's possible...

23 January 2014

The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 is a powerful business laptop sporting a Core i5 Haswell CPU, a speedy solid-state drive, and a 12.5-inch IPS touch-screen display. You'll pay top dollar for this...

PC Mag

18 December 2013

There's a lot to like about the X240?especially if Lenovo delivers on the optional 1080p IPS panel in the near future. The company has tweaked a few things here and there, mostly for the better...

Digitaltrends.com

9 December 2013

The all-new Lenovo ThinkPad X240 is a lightweight business-oriented laptop that delivers extremely long battery life, decent performance and a touch screen display. For business-use, the design is... Read more…

2 December 2013

The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 delivers amazing battery life, powerful performance and a durable design, making it the best business ultraportable yet.

Laptopmag.com

30 November 2013

The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 is a small, robust, and all-around solid laptop that offers everything you need in a small system without being boisterous or in your face about it. The feel of the laptop...

1 February 2014

Desde que IBM dejó partir a Lenovo , éste ha conseguido desarrollar una exitosa carrera para el portátil ThinkPad, manteniéndolo con vida después de muchos años y bien conceptuado por la... Read more…

24 January 2014

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Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo 20al00, lenovo i34030, lenovo i34030u, lenovo 20al00e, lenovo 20al00eu, lenovo 20al00euu, lenovo 20al00euuk
Barcodes 00888228934884, 00888965448446, 00888965448460, 08889654484600

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