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Lenovo X240 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB 180GB SSD 12.5" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB 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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13 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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

Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the X240 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz. At 1,100 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 have been on the market for a similar time to the X240.

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Good Brand

Lenovo has good average reviews for its medium processor cores notebook PCs as well as across its entire portable PC range compared to other brands.

Fairly Long Battery Life (max)

The Lenovo X240 has one of the longer battery life (max)s (13.1 hours) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the X240 have battery life (max)s of between 2h and 5,200h.

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SSD Storage Media

The Lenovo X240 has an SSD storage media which is better than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. Most medium processor cores notebook PCs 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.

An SSD storage media is in fact the best storage medium across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the X240.

The worst storage medium across comparable types of notebook PC is HDD.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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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 frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

This portable PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution across all notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst comparable types of portable PC.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo X240 has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago, the Lenovo X240 has a front camera.

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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 notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

When compared to other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age 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. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the X240 the display brightnesss range from 20 cd/m² to 1,200 cd/m².

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Has a Touchscreen

The Lenovo X240 has a touchscreen, which is unusual. Most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years do not have a touchscreen.

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11 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the Lenovo X240 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Portable PCs of this spec and age 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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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

At only 180 gigabytes, the Lenovo X240 has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the X240. Notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have total storage capacitys of between 1GB and 1.5TB.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The Lenovo X240 has one of the smaller display diagonals (only 12.5 inches) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The display diagonals of comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the X240 range from 10" to 18", and the average display diagonal is 15".

We compared this laptop to all the other 12.5" notebook PCs and we think the Lenovo X220 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

At only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo X240 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the X240. The average internal memory of portable PCs of a similar age and type to the X240 is 5.5GB, and the internal memorys range from 1GB to 16GB.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The smallest battery capacity (Watt hours) of notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the X240 is 5Wh, the biggest is 100Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 49Wh. With a battery capacity (Watt hours) of only 23.5 watt-hours, the Lenovo X240's battery capacity (Watt hours) is one of the smallest amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the X240.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

Most portable PCs of a comparable type and age 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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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 laptops of this age and type. The maximum internal memory (64-bit)s of similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the X240 is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB. The Lenovo X240 has one of the smaller maximum internal memorys (only 8 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This portable PC has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most frequently found recovery operating system on laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops of this type and age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo X240

Released Over Three Years Ago

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

Average Processor Frequency

At 1.9 gigahertz, the Lenovo X240 has a relatively standard processor frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 1.9GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available including the Lenovo T431s which has better reviews.

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Average Weight

At 1.7 kilograms, the Lenovo X240 has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Housing Material
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
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 (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
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Hard Drive Size
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
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
2G 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
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
GPS (satellite)
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
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
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
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
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
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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