Notebook PCs manufactured by Lenovo have an average rating of 79 out of 100, which is in the top 56% of all laptop manufacturers that we have assessed.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the ThinkPad X240 do not have a full-size keyboard.
Has a Front Camera
The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of this spec and age also have a front camera.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The ThinkPad X240 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed.
This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all portable PCs of this type and age.
A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of laptop.
Intel Core I5 Processor Family
This laptop has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable type and age to it.
L3 Processor Cache
This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it.
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802.11g WiFi Standard
This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.
Gold EPEAT Compliance
This laptop has a Gold EPEAT compliance, which is typical of many portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.
700:1 Typical Contrast Ratio
This notebook PC has a 700:1 typical contrast ratio, which is the most commonly found typical contrast ratio on portable PCs of this age and type.
At only 305.5 millimeters, the Lenovo ThinkPad X240 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been available for around the same time as the ThinkPad X240. Portable PCs that came out around the same time as the ThinkPad X240 have widths of between 280mm and 390mm, and the average width is 330mm.
7 Reasons Against
Only Not Supported HD Type
The HD type of the this notebook PC are Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.
Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of notebook PCs of this spec and age is 1,100MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 800MHz to 1,300MHz. The ThinkPad X240 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (only 1,000 megahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the ThinkPad X240.
Very Small Screen Size
The average screen size of notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the ThinkPad X240 is 14". With a screen size of only 12.5 inches, the Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has a quite small screen size compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the ThinkPad X240.
Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed
At only 1.6 gigahertz, the Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has a quite slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the ThinkPad X240. Across all the notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad X240 the processor clock speeds range from 1GHz to 2.9GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 1.8GHz.
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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on ultrabooks that have been available for more than two years.
Very Small Internal Memory
At only 4 gigabytes, the ThinkPad X240 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other ultrabooks that came out around the same time as the ThinkPad X240. Laptops of a comparable age and spec to the ThinkPad X240 have internal memory of between 4GB and 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.8GB.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
Like most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the ThinkPad X240, the Lenovo ThinkPad X240 does not have a touch sensitive screen.
5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad X240
Released Over Two Years Ago
This portable PC was released over two years ago.
Average Total Storage Capacity
With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the ThinkPad X240 has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.
Average Battery Life
The ThinkPad X240 has a relatively standard battery life (8.7 hours) compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been available for around the same time as the ThinkPad X240.
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HDD Storage Medium
The ThinkPad X240 has an HDD storage medium which is better than most laptops of this age and type. Most portable PCs of this age and type have an SSD storage medium. 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.
The ThinkPad X240 has a pretty average weight (1.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been available for more than two years.
Other laptops with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Lenovo X240 (1.4kg).
Glass, Glass fiber
Intel Core i5, Intel Core i5-4xxx
Processor Clock Speed
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
333, 1333, 133, 1600
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
Processor Cache Type
Smart Cache, L3
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
1 x 4
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
MMC+, RS-MMC, MMC+, SD, SD, SDHC
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
1366 x 768
Touch Sensitive Screen
Typical Contrast Ratio
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4400
3840 x 2160
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Dolby Home Theater
Front Camera Resolution
1280 x 720
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Wireless Wide Area Network (WWAN)
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt Combo Port
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
LAN/VGA Combo Port
SATA III Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Integrated TV Tuner
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Windows 7 Professional
Recovery Operating System
Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
AVX, AVX 2.0
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery Cell Count
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), Lithium
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240
AC Adapter Frequency
50, 60, 50/60
AC Adapter Power
HDD, Power on, Supervisor
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Quick Start Guide
Energy Star Certified
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel Quick Sync Video