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Lenovo X240 8GB 256GB SSD 12.5" Laptop

8GB 256GB SSD 12.5" May 2014
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The 12.5" ThinkPad X240 Ultrabook is thin, light, built to last, and ready for business. Power Bridge technology lets you go ten or more hours without plugging in, vPro gives you the ultimate in... More
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7 Reasons For

Good Brand

Lenovo is one of the superior portable PC brands according to average reviews from owners and experts, and Lenovo also has good reviews for its portable PCs.

Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo X240 has a front camera, unlike most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec which do not have a front camera.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the X240 is 2GB and the biggest is 16GB. The Lenovo X240 has a quite big internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the X240.

If you want a notebook PC with a bigger internal memory then you might also want to look at the Lenovo Y70[plb_2964651_price] (16GB) which also has a higher rating.

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SSD Storage Media

The Lenovo X240 has a better storage medium than most laptops of this age and type. This notebook PC has an SSD storage media, whereas most portable PCs of this spec and age 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 portable PC's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium across all portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the X240.

Across comparable types of portable PC the worst storage medium is HDD.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

The Lenovo X240 has an 802.11n wi-Fi standards which is better than most notebook PCs of this age and type. Most portable PCs that are a comparable age to it have an 802.11b wi-Fi standards. This portable PC also have an 802.11a and 802.11g wi-Fi standards.

An 802.11n wi-Fi standards is in fact the best Wi-Fi standard amongst all portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the X240.

Amongst comparable types of laptop the worst Wi-Fi standard is 802.11a.

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Two USB 3.0 Ports

The Lenovo X240 is a two USB 3.0 port portable PC.

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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. Across all the laptops of this age and type the weights range from 210g to 4.5kg.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the X240, the Lenovo X240 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The Lenovo X240 has one of the smaller display diagonals (only 12.5 inches) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. Across all the portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the X240 the display diagonals range from 10" to 18".

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

Laptops of a similar spec and age to the X240 have total storage capacitys of between 16GB and 1TB. At only 256 gigabytes, the Lenovo X240 has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the X240.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most portable PCs that are a comparable age to the X240 do not have a touchscreen. The Lenovo X240 is no exception to this as it too 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 laptop. Most of the other portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the X240 have between two and five number of battery cellss.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

Portable PCs that are a comparable age to the X240 have maximum internal memory (64-bit)s of between 8GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 16GB. With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo X240 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (64-bit)s amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo X240 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been around for a similar time to the X240. Similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago have maximum internal memorys of between 4GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 14GB.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo X240

Released Over Two Years Ago

Lenovo released the X240 over two years ago.

1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Motherboard Chipset
Memory
Internal Memory
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
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
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
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual

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Product Identifiers

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