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Lenovo X250 2 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 12.5" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.6GHz 8GB Jun 2015
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Ultrathin And UltralightWeighing in at less than 3 lbs and measuring 0.8" at its thickest point, the X250 is ultraportable without sacrificing anything in terms of ports, connectivity, or... More
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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on laptops of a similar age and type to it.

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Lenovo Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

We checked 4,876 expert and user reviews for Lenovo laptops and found that on average Lenovo has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Lenovo has good reviews specifically within its medium processor cores notebook PCs range.

Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

The average processor frequency of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the X250 is 2.2GHz, and the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3GHz. At 2.6 gigahertz, the Lenovo X250 has a quite fast processor frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released one year ago.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo X250 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it. This Lenovo laptop supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The worst memory clock speeds supported by processor of all notebook PCs of this age and type is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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SSD Storage Media

The Lenovo X250 has an SSD storage media which is better than the HDD storage media found on most notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it. 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 across all portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

An HDD storage media is the worst storage medium across similar types of notebook PC.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo X250 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year. The smallest internal memory of notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the X250 is 2GB and the biggest is 16GB.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo X250 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the X250 also have a full-size keyboard.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The Lenovo X250 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels notebook PC, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

This portable PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution amongst all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution across similar types of portable PC.

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Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family

The Lenovo X250 has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most notebook PCs of this spec and age. Across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the X250 the processor family ranges from AMD E to Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Quite Long Battery Life (max)

At 10.7 hours, the Lenovo X250 has a quite long battery life (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago. The battery life (max)s of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the X250 range from 2.5h to 24h.

If you want a notebook PC with a longer battery life (max) then you might also want to consider the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_3818141_price] (10.9h and higher rated).

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year, the Lenovo X250 has a front camera.

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Quite Fast Processor Boost Frequency

At 3.2 gigahertz, the Lenovo X250 has a fairly fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the X250. The slowest processor boost frequency of portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the X250 is 2GHz, the fastest is 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 2.9GHz.

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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 comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on laptops of this age and type.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Lenovo X250 has a touchscreen, unlike most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the X250 which do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

The Lenovo X250 has a quite big processor cache (4 megabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs that came out around the same time as the X250. The smallest processor cache of similar spec laptops that were released one year ago is 1MB, the biggest is 6MB, and the average processor cache is 3.1MB.

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Quite Big Cache Memory

Across all the portable PCs that came out around the same time as the X250 the cache memorys range from 1MB to 4MB, and the average cache memory is 3.1MB. With a cache memory of 4 megabytes, the Lenovo X250 has a fairly big cache memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the X250.

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Light

The lightest portable PC of a comparable type and age to the X250 is 940g heavy and the heaviest is 3.8kg. At only 1.5 kilograms, the Lenovo X250 is quite light compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the X250.

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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 notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The Lenovo X250 has one of the smaller display diagonals (only 12.5 inches) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. Portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the X250 have display diagonals of between 10" and 18", and the average display diagonal is 15".

Portable PCs with a bigger display diagonal that might be worth considering include the Toshiba Z30t[plb_2984362_price] (13.3" and higher rated).

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the X250 is 32GB, the biggest is 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 550GB. At only 256 gigabytes, the Lenovo X250 has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the X250.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

When compared to other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the X250 that we have checked, the Lenovo X250's battery capacity (Watt hours) of only 23 watt-hours is one of the smallest. The smallest battery capacity (Watt hours) of laptops that are a similar age to the X250 is 23Wh, the biggest is 120Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 45Wh.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

Most portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the X250 have between two and eight number of battery cellss, including the Lenovo X250 which has three number of battery cellss.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The Lenovo X250 has one of the smaller maximum internal memorys (only 8 gigabytes) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. The maximum internal memorys of laptops of a similar spec and age to the X250 range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 13GB.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

Similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the X250 have maximum internal memorys of between 8.1GB and 33GB. The Lenovo X250 has one of the smaller maximum internal memorys (only 16,384 megabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on laptops that came out more than a year ago.

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Specification

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Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
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Intel® Smart Response Technology
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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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