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Lenovo X250 2 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 512GB SSD 12.5" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.6GHz 8GB Aug 2015
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Ultrathin And UltralightWeighing 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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18 Reasons For

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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

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

Very Fast Processor Frequency

Across all the comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for more than a year the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3GHz. With a processor frequency of 2.6 gigahertz, the Lenovo X250 has a quite fast processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the X250.

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Quite Long Battery Life (max)

When compared to other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the X250 that we have assessed, the battery life (max) of the Lenovo X250 of 16 hours is one of the longest. The average battery life (max) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the X250 is 8.6h.

If this Lenovo laptop battery life (max) is too short for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo W550s[plb_3369680_price] (17.3h) which is also higher rated.

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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 came out around the same time as it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all comparable spec notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago the best memory clock speeds supported by processor is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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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 laptops that are a comparable age to the X250. The smallest internal memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the X250 is 2GB and the biggest is 16GB.

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SSD Storage Media

The Lenovo X250 has an SSD storage media which is better than most portable PCs of this type and age. Most comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to it 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 notebook PC's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium amongst all notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the X250.

An HDD storage media is the worst storage medium amongst comparable types of notebook PC.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo X250 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable 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 the most frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution across all portable PCs of this spec and age.

A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst 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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it. Across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago the best processor family is Intel Core i7-4xxx and the worst is AMD E.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo X250 has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the X250 also have a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The slowest processor boost frequency of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year is 2GHz, the fastest is 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 2.9GHz. The Lenovo X250 has one of the faster processor boost frequencys (3.2 gigahertz) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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512 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

The Lenovo X250 is a 512 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age only have between 8 and 511 solid-state drive capacitys.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on laptops that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

The average display brightness of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the X250 is 270 cd/m², and the display brightnesss range from 200 cd/m² to 1,200 cd/m². At 400 candellas per square meter, the Lenovo X250 has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the X250.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The Lenovo X250 has a very big battery capacity (Watt hours) (71 watt-hours) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the X250. The battery capacity (Watt hours)s of similar spec notebook PCs that were released one year ago range from 23Wh to 120Wh.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

The Lenovo X250 has a very big processor cache (4 megabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the X250. The smallest processor cache of portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the X250 is 1MB and the biggest is 6MB.

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6 Reasons Against

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

The Lenovo X250 has one of the smaller display diagonals (only 12.5 inches) amongst laptops of this age. The average display diagonal of laptops of this age and spec is 15", and the display diagonals range from 10" to 18".

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 12.5" notebook PCs currently available including the DELL Latitude 12 E7250[plb_2899678_price] which has better reviews.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Lenovo X250 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago also do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The Lenovo X250 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (64-bit)s (only 8 gigabytes) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the X250 is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 13GB.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo X250 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the X250. The average maximum internal memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the X250 is 13GB, and the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo X250

Released Over a Year Ago

This portable PC was released over a year ago.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 512 gigabytes, the Lenovo X250 has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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Average Weight

The Lenovo X250 has a relatively standard weight (1.6 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the X250.

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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
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Panel Type
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
Discrete 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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
4G Standard
WWAN
3G Standards
2G Standards
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
Performance
GPS (satellite)
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Language
Windows Keys
Keyboard Layout
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 Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
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
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Certificates
Certification
Wi-Fi Certified
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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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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