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Lenovo X240 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 8GB 180GB SSD 12.5" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 8GB Feb 2014
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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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12 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

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

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

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

Fairly Big Internal Memory

The average internal memory of laptops of a similar type and age to the X240 is 5.5GB, and the internal memorys range from 1GB to 16GB. With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo X240 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

Portable PCs with a bigger internal memory that might be worth considering include the Fujitsu Lifebook U904[plb_2254413_price] (10GB) which is also higher rated.

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SSD Storage Media

The Lenovo X240 has a better storage medium than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it. This notebook PC has an SSD storage media, whereas most similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as it have an HDD storage media. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

This laptop's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium across all notebook PCs of this spec and age.

The worst storage medium across comparable types of laptop is HDD.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The Lenovo X240 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

Across similar types of portable PC the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo X240 has a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the X240 which do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo X240 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the X240.

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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 the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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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 laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

When compared to other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the X240 that we have checked, the display brightness of the Lenovo X240 of 400 candellas per square meter is one of the brightest. The dimmest display brightness of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the X240 is 20 cd/m² and the brightest is 1,200 cd/m².

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Light

The lightest laptop that has been on the market for around the same time as the X240 is 300g heavy, the heaviest is 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg. At only 1.4 kilograms, the Lenovo X240 is fairly light compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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13 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Across all the laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the X240 the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 360MHz. At 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 were released more than two years ago.

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

The Lenovo X240 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) (only 1,000 megahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age. Across all the laptops of a similar age and spec to the X240 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the X240 is 510GB, and the total storage capacitys range from 1GB to 1.5TB. At only 180 gigabytes, the Lenovo X240 has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

If this notebook PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to consider the HP 8440p[plb_2912403_price] (250GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of only 12.5 inches, the Lenovo X240 has a fairly small display diagonal compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the X240. Across all the notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the X240 the display diagonals range from 10" to 18".

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

At only 1.6 gigahertz, the Lenovo X240 has a fairly slow processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the X240 the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.1GHz.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

The Lenovo X240 is a three number of battery cells laptop. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec have between one and eight number of battery cellss.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the X240, the Lenovo X240 does 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 a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec. The average maximum internal memory of portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 12GB, and the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

Notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years have processor boost frequencys of between 1.3GHz and 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3GHz. At only 2.6 gigahertz, the Lenovo X240 has a quite slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the X240.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The Lenovo X240 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This laptop has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most frequently found recovery operating system on similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

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

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2 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo X240

Released Over Three Years Ago

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

Average Battery Life (max)

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

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Housing Material
Colour of Product
Product Type
Docking Station
Docking Station Included
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
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 Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Hard Drive Size
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Panel Type
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
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
4G Standard
WWAN
3G Standards
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
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
Recovery Operating System
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® 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
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
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
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
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

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