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Lenovo X240 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 516GB HDD+SSD 12.5" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Nov 2013
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The ThinkPad X240 is the thinnest and lightest ThinkPad laptop we offer. Weighing in at less than 1.36 kg and measuring 20.3mm at its thickest point, the X240 is ultraportable without sacrificing... More
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11 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

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

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Portable PCs of a similar age and type to the X240 have maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys of between 1.7GB and 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 2.7GB. At 2 gigabytes, the Lenovo X240 has a fairly big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

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Lenovo Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

On average Lenovo medium processor cores notebook PCs have good reviews as do all laptops built by Lenovo.

Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The Lenovo X240 has a fairly big total storage capacity (516 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the X240. The total storage capacitys of similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the X240 range from 1GB to 1.5TB.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the X240, the Lenovo X240 has a front camera.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

Across all the laptops of this age and spec the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the Lenovo X240 has a quite fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many laptops that have been around for around the same time as 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 portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Quite High Speaker Power

With an speaker power of 3 Watts, the Lenovo X240 has one of the higher speaker powers amongst laptops of this age. Comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years have speaker powers of between 1W and 11W.

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Light

Across all the notebook PCs of this age and type the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg. At only 1.4 kilograms, the Lenovo X240 is fairly light compared to most of the other laptops that were released around the same time as the X240.

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AC Cables Included

This laptop has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included on portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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17 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is the most frequently found HD type on comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the Lenovo X240 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the X240. Laptops of a comparable spec and age to the X240 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 Lenovo X240 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s (only 1,000 megahertz) amongst laptops of this age. Across all the notebook PCs of this age and spec the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The Lenovo X240 has a quite small display diagonal (only 12.5 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the X240. The average display diagonal of comparable spec laptops that have been around for a similar time to the X240 is 15", and the display diagonals range from 10" to 18".

We compared this portable PC to all the other 12.5" laptops and we think because of it's better review score, the HP 2570p is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years do not have a full-size keyboard. The Lenovo X240 is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

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

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of only 1.7 gigahertz, the Lenovo X240 has one of the slower processor frequencys amongst notebook PCs of this age. Across all the comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to the X240 the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz.

If you are looking for a faster processor frequency then you might also want to consider the Asus PU500CA (1.8GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The Lenovo X240 has one of the smaller internal memorys (only 4 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The average internal memory of laptops of a similar type and age to the X240 is 5.5GB.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 4GB internal memory portable PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the Lenovo Z500.

If this portable PC internal memory is too small for you then you might want to look at the Toshiba Satellite L50t (6GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Only 16 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

The Lenovo X240 is a 16 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity notebook PC. Most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the X240 have between 8 and 999 solid-state drive capacitys.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

Most portable PCs of this age and spec have between one and eight number of battery cellss, including the Lenovo X240 which has three number of battery cellss.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

At only 200 candellas per square meter, the Lenovo X240 has a quite dim display brightness compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as the X240. The dimmest display brightness of portable PCs of this type and age is 20 cd/m², the brightest is 1,200 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 260 cd/m².

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Lenovo X240 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec also do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo X240 has one of the smaller maximum internal memorys amongst portable PCs of this age. The maximum internal memorys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the X240 range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo X240 has a fairly small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the X240. Laptops of this age and type have hard drive capacitys of between 250GB and 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on portable PCs of this age and type.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo X240

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Lenovo portable PC was released over three years ago.

Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Lenovo X240 has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than most notebook PCs of this age and spec. Most similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 8.7 hours, the Lenovo X240 has a fairly standard battery life (max) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Housing Material
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor 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
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
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
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)
Panel Type
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
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
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
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® 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® 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)
Number of Battery Cells
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers thinkpadx240
Barcodes 00600649321261, 00888228750354, 00888228750538, 00888228750606, 00888228751412

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