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Lenovo X240 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.9GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 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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17 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

Most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the X240 only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, however the Lenovo X240 has 16 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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

Notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the X240 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of between 660MHz and 1,300MHz. At 1,300 megahertz, the Lenovo X240 has a very fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite New PCI Express Slots Version

Comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the X240 have PCI Express slots versions of between 2 and 3. With a PCI Express slots version of 3, the Lenovo X240 has one of the newer PCI Express slots versions amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Lenovo Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

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

Very Fast Processor Frequency

At 2.9 gigahertz, the Lenovo X240 has a very fast processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type. The processor frequencys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the X240 range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Lenovo X240 has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most laptops that are a similar age to it. The worst processor family of all comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the X240 is AMD C and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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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 comparable age to it. This portable PC has an SSD storage media, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago 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 actually the best storage medium amongst all similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the X240.

The worst storage medium amongst similar types of portable PC is HDD.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo X240 has one of the bigger internal memorys amongst similar spec laptops of this age. Laptops of this type and age have internal memorys of between 1GB and 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.5GB.

If this portable PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Fujitsu Lifebook U904[plb_2254413_price] (10GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Has a Front Camera

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

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Very Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The slowest processor boost frequency of comparable spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago is 1.3GHz, the fastest is 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3GHz. The processor boost frequency of the Lenovo X240 of 3.6 gigahertz is one of the fastest amongst laptops of this age and spec.

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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 commonly found wi-Fi standards on notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the X240 have between 8 and 999 solid-state drive capacitys, including the Lenovo X240 which has 256 solid-state drive capacitys.

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Has a Touchscreen

Unlike most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the X240 which do not have a touchscreen, the Lenovo X240 has a touchscreen.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

The average processor cache of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years is 3MB, and the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 4MB. At 4 megabytes, the Lenovo X240 has a quite big processor cache compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Light

The Lenovo X240 is one of the lighter portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the X240 (only 1.4 kilograms) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The average weight of notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the X240 is 2.1kg, and the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg.

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8 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago is 10" and the biggest is 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 were released around the same time as the X240.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo X240 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the X240 also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The Lenovo X240 has a fairly small total storage capacity (only 256 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. The smallest total storage capacity of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the X240 is 1GB, the biggest is 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 510GB.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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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 medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the X240 have maximum internal memorys of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The Lenovo X240 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity portable PC.

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1 Other reason to consider the Lenovo X240

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Lenovo portable PC has been on the market for over three years.

Specification

Design
Form Factor
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
Maximum Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touch Technology
Panel Type
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
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
WWAN
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
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
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Layout
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® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
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® Smart Cache
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® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Security
Fingerprint Reader
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included

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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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo i74600, lenovo 20al009, lenovo i74600u, lenovo 20al009c, lenovo 20al009cu, lenovo 20al009cus
Barcodes 00888228530925, 00888228884363, 00888440733326, 00888631669717

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