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Lenovo X250 2 Core Intel Core I3-5xxx 2.1GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 12.5" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I3-5xxx 2.1GHz 4GB Aug 2015
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Weighing in at less than 3 lbs and measuring 20.3mm at its thickest point, the X250 is ultraportable without sacrificing anything in terms of ports, connectivity, or durability. Full-sized and... More
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11 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo X250 has a fairly big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the X250. Comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the X250 have maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys of between 1.7GB and 16GB.

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Good Brand

On average Lenovo medium processor cores notebook PCs have good reviews compared to other brands as do all laptops built by Lenovo.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo X250 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most laptops of a similar age and type to it. This laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year the best memory clock speeds supported by processor is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other portable PCs that came out around the same time as the X250, the Lenovo X250 has a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Long Battery Life (max)

The shortest battery life (max) of portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the X250 is 2.5h, the longest is 24h, and the average battery life (max) is 8.6h. With a battery life (max) of 10.7 hours, the Lenovo X250 has a quite long battery life (max) compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

If you would prefer a longer battery life (max) then you might want to consider the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_3818141_price] (10.9h) which also has a higher rating.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo X250 has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Quite High Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

Portable PCs that were released around the same time as the X250 have front camera resolution (numeric)s of between 0.3MP and 2MP. With a front camera resolution (numeric) of 1 megapixel, the Lenovo X250 has a fairly high front camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the X250.

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Very Light

With a weight of only 1.4 kilograms, the Lenovo X250 is one of the lighter portable PCs of this spec and age amongst notebook PCs of this age. The weights of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago range from 940g to 3.8kg.

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15 Reasons Against

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

Across all the notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the X250 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of only 900 megahertz, the Lenovo X250 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s amongst laptops of this age.

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Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This laptop has a 11.2 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, 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 Small Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of only 12.5 inches, the Lenovo X250 has a quite small display diagonal compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the X250. Across all the portable PCs that are a similar age to the X250 the display diagonals range from 10" to 18".

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has a Hybrid-HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on notebook PCs of this age and spec. 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 notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Very Small Internal Memory

With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo X250 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the X250. The smallest internal memory of portable PCs of this age and spec is 2GB and the biggest is 16GB.

If you would prefer a laptop with a bigger internal memory then you might also want to look at the Toshiba L75[plb_2976722_price] (6GB and higher rated).

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Only Intel Core I3-5xxx Processor Family

The Lenovo X250 has an Intel Core i3-5xxx processor family which is better than most notebook PCs of this age and type. Most portable PCs that were released one year ago have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. The best processor family of all laptops of a similar type and age to the X250 is Intel Core i7-4xxx and the worst is AMD E.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most portable PCs that were released more than a year ago do not have a touchscreen. The Lenovo X250 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Very Dim Display Brightness

The display brightnesss of laptops of this type and age range from 200 cd/m² to 1,200 cd/m². The Lenovo X250 has a quite dim display brightness (only 200 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the X250.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

Across all the comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as the X250 the maximum internal memory (64-bit)s range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 13GB. The Lenovo X250 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (64-bit)s (only 8 gigabytes) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the X250 is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo X250 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the X250.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of only 16,384 megabytes, the Lenovo X250 has one of the smaller maximum internal memorys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The maximum internal memorys of portable PCs of this type and age range from 8.1GB to 33GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 21GB.

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Quite Small Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity

The hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacitys of portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the X250 range from 8GB to 1TB, and the average hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity is 650GB. With a hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo X250 has a fairly small hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the X250.

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Very Slow Hard Drive Speed

Laptops of a similar age and spec to the X250 have hard drive speeds of between 5,400 RPM and 7,200 RPM. With a hard drive speed of only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Lenovo X250 has one of the slower hard drive speeds amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo X250

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Lenovo released the X250.

Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.1 gigahertz, the Lenovo X250 has a relatively average processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the X250.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Lenovo X250 has a relatively typical total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

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Specification

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Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
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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)
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Intel Visual Technology
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Maximum Internal Memory
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Expert Reviews

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23 July 2015

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26 June 2015

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User Reviews

(2)
Reviewed 22 April 2016 by Claudiu Apostol
(Verified Purchase)

Perfect laptop/ultrabook for on-the-go coding and hacking away at stuff (which is the reason i bought it for). Battery life is amazing. I'm dual booting Fedora and Windows 10 (using legacy boot... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

The item i got had a 1366x768 display. Not impressed, returning.

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