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Lenovo X250 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 12.5" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB Apr 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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7 Reasons For

Lenovo Has Good Portable PC Reviews

Lenovo is one of the superior notebook PC manufacturers according to average reviews from experts and users, and Lenovo also has good reviews for its medium processor cores portable PCs.

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 spec to it. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Laptops of a similar age and spec to the X250 processor memory clock speeds range from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many laptops of this age and type.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the X250, the Lenovo X250 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type, the Lenovo X250 has a front camera.

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Very Fast Hard Drive Speed

When compared to other portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the X250 that we have assessed the hard drive speed of, the Lenovo X250's hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute is one of the fastest. The hard drive speeds of laptops of this spec and age range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,800 RPM.

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Very Light

At only 1.4 kilograms, the Lenovo X250 is quite light compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago. The lightest comparable spec laptop that was released around the same time as the X250 is 940g heavy and the heaviest is 3.8kg.

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8 Reasons Against

Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This portable PC has a 11.2 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many laptops that have been available for more than a year.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The Lenovo X250 has a fairly small display diagonal (only 12.5 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec. The average display diagonal of portable PCs that are a similar age to the X250 is 15", and the display diagonals range from 11" to 18".

Notebook PCs with a bigger display diagonal that might be worth considering include the Asus UX303UB (13.3" and higher rated).

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar type and age to it. 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 typical of many laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most notebook PCs that are a similar age to the X250 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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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

The Lenovo X250 is a three number of battery cells laptop. Most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the X250 have between two and eight number of battery cellss.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo X250 has a quite small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age. Comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the X250 have hard drive capacitys of between 250GB and 2TB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops that have been around for a similar time to it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo X250

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this notebook PC was released.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.2 gigahertz, the Lenovo X250 has a pretty average processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 2.2GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the DELL XPS 13.

If this portable PC processor frequency is not fast enough for you then you might also want to look at the DELL Latitude 14 E7450 (2.3GHz), or the Lenovo T450s (2.3GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo X250 has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo X250 has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the X250.

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Specification

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On-Board Graphics Adapter
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LightScribe
Audio
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Camera
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SmartCard Slot
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Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
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Full-Size Keyboard
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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
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Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
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Intel® OS Guard
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Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
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Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
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
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Fingerprint Reader
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Weight & Dimensions
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AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Certificates
Wi-Fi Certified
RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified
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Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Expert Reviews

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24 November 2015

The Lenovo ThinkPad X250 is designed to withstand the rigours of a tough professional and personal life. While still looking smart.Utter the words ?tough notebook? and the image that the mind... Read more…

24 July 2015

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23 July 2015

Most modern laptops are built around either 13- or 15in screens, with a few outliers at 17in. Then there are the ultra-ultraportables with 11in displays, but Lenovo's ThinkPad X250 sits just... Read more…

With its sharp screen, comfortable keyboard, good performance, and durability features, Lenovo's ThinkPad X250 comes as close to perfection as an ultraportable can. And how does two-day battery...

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26 June 2015

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User Reviews

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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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Manufacturer Part Numbers apple i55300, apple i55300u, lenovo i55300, lenovo i55300u, apple x250networkcard10100mbpsgigabitethernet

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