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Lenovo X250 2 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 12.5" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.6GHz 8GB Jun 2015
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Ultrathin And Ultralight.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... More
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12 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Good Brand

We calculated the average ratings for all Lenovo portable PCs and also specifically for Lenovo medium processor cores notebook PCs and found that in both cases Lenovo had good ratings compared to other manufacturers.

Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.6 gigahertz, the Lenovo X250 has a fairly fast processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. The processor frequencys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the X250 range from 0.8GHz to 3GHz.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo X250 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it. Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all laptops of a comparable age and type to the X250 the worst memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo X250 has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the X250. Across all the portable PCs that were released one year ago the internal memorys range from 2GB to 16GB.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo X250 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the X250.

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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 that have been around for more than a year. Notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the X250 processor familys range from AMD E (worst) to Intel Core i7-4xxx (best).

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo X250 has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the X250 also have a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency

Across all the laptops that have been around for a similar time to the X250 the processor boost frequencys range from 2GHz to 3.7GHz. At 3.2 gigahertz, the Lenovo X250 has a quite fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the X250 the processor caches range from 1MB to 6MB. The Lenovo X250 has a fairly big processor cache (4 megabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the X250.

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Very Light

With a weight of only 1.3 kilograms, the Lenovo X250 is one of the lighter medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the X250 amongst similar spec laptops of this age. The lightest laptop of this spec and age is 940g heavy and the heaviest is 3.8kg.

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12 Reasons Against

Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This notebook PC has a 11.2 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

Portable PCs of this age and type have display diagonals of between 10" and 18". The Lenovo X250 has one of the smaller display diagonals (only 12.5 inches) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

Laptops with a bigger display diagonal that might also be worth considering include the Toshiba Z30t (13.3") which also has a higher rating.

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

The shortest battery life (max) of laptops of this spec and age is 2.5h, the longest is 24h, and the average battery life (max) is 8.6h. With a battery life (max) of only 5.2 hours, the Lenovo X250 has one of the shorter battery life (max)s amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago. 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 laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The average battery capacity (Watt hours) of notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the X250 is 45Wh, and the battery capacity (Watt hours)s range from 23Wh to 120Wh. When compared to other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the X250 that we have checked, the battery capacity (Watt hours) of the Lenovo X250 of only 23 watt-hours is one of the smallest.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Lenovo X250 does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth noting that most of the other similar spec laptops that came out more than a year ago also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

The Lenovo X250 is a three number of battery cells portable PC.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo X250 has one of the smaller maximum internal memorys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The average maximum internal memory of portable PCs of a similar age and type to the X250 is 13GB, and the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards

The Lenovo X250 has an 802.11a wi-Fi standards which is better than the 802.11n wi-Fi standards found on most laptops of this type and age. Across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year the best Wi-Fi standard is 802.11n and the worst is IEEE 802.11a.

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Very Slow Hard Drive Speed

The average hard drive speed of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year is 5,900 RPM, and the hard drive speeds range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM. At only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Lenovo X250 has a fairly slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the X250.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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1 Other reason to consider the Lenovo X250

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo X250 has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Housing Material
Colour of Product
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by 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)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
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
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Panel Type
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Graphics
On-Board 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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
USB Sleep-and-Charge
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
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
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
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Intel TSX-NI Version
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
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
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Certificates
Wi-Fi Certified
RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo 20cl001, lenovo 20cl001b, lenovo 20cl001bu, lenovo 20cl001buk
Barcodes 00889233308349, 00889233310472

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