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Lenovo X240 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 12.5" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 4GB Jun 2015
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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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13 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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Four Total Number of SATA Connectorss

The Lenovo X240 has more total number of SATA connectorss than most of the notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the X240. Most of the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago only have between two and three total number of SATA connectorss, however this Lenovo portable PC has four total number of SATA connectorss.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

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

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

Similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the X240 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of between 750MHz and 1,300MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of 1,000 megahertz, the Lenovo X240 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo X240 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it. In addition, this Lenovo notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all portable PCs of this age and type the worst memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The Lenovo X240 has a better processor family than most notebook PCs of this age and spec. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5 processor family, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. Across all similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year the best processor family is Intel Core i7-4xxx and the worst is AMD E.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo X240 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops that came out more than a year ago also have a full-size keyboard.

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Fairly Long Battery Life (max)

At 10.7 hours, the Lenovo X240 has a fairly long battery life (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the X240. The battery life (max)s of laptops of a similar age and type to the X240 range from 2.5h to 24h, and the average battery life (max) is 8.6h.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a longer battery life (max) then you might want to consider the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_3818141_price] (10.9h and higher rated).

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo X240 has a front camera, as do most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the X240.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

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 comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the X240. The average hard drive speed of notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the X240 is 5,900 RPM.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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Very Light

At only 1.4 kilograms, the Lenovo X240 is fairly light compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the X240. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the X240 have weights of between 940g and 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg.

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13 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The Lenovo X240 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencys (only 200 megahertz) amongst portable PCs of this age. The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the X240 is 290MHz.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The Lenovo X240 has one of the smaller maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys (only 1.74 gigabytes) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. Laptops of a comparable type and age to the X240 have maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys of between 1.7GB and 16GB.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago the display diagonals range from 10" to 18". 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 came out around the same time as the X240.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many portable PCs of this type 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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Only 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 similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The Lenovo X240 has one of the slower processor frequencys (only 1.6 gigahertz) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Across all the similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the X240 the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.2GHz.

We compared this laptop to all the other 1.6GHz processor clock speed laptops and we think because of it's better review score, the LG 13Z940-GT58K[plb_2362386_price] is also worth considering.

If this portable PC processor frequency is not fast enough for you then you might want to consider the HP 650[plb_2949825_price] (1.7GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Very Small Internal Memory

At only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo X240 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. The average internal memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the X240 is 6.3GB, and the internal memorys range from 2GB to 16GB.

If you would prefer a bigger internal memory then you might also want to consider the Toshiba L75[plb_2976722_price] (6GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other laptops of this spec and age, the Lenovo X240 does not have a touchscreen.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

The Lenovo X240 is a three number of battery cells notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the X240 have between two and eight number of battery cellss.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo X240 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the X240. The average maximum internal memory of comparable spec notebook PCs that were released one year ago is 13GB, and the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

The average processor boost frequency of laptops of this age and spec is 2.9GHz. At only 2.6 gigahertz, the Lenovo X240 has a quite slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the X240.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The average hard drive capacity of portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the X240 is 690GB, and the hard drive capacitys range from 250GB to 2TB. With a hard drive capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo X240's hard drive capacity is one of the smallest amongst comparable spec notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

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

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2 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo X240

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this portable PC was released.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo X240 has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the X240.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by 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
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
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
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
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
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
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
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® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
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® 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 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 Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo i55200, lenovo i55200u, lenovo 20cm0050, lenovo 20cm0050u, lenovo 20cm0050uk
Barcodes 00889800673917

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