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Lenovo ThinkPad X250

Lenovo ThinkPad X250 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 12.5" Laptop

$721.50
$350.00 $371.50 cheaper than 76 days ago
2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB Feb 2015
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Weighing 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 durability. Full-sized and... More
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12 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Very Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad X250's maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is one of the biggest amongst portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the ThinkPad X250. The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the ThinkPad X250 is 10GB, and the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1.7GB to 16GB.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

Lenovo is one of the better rated portable PC brands according to average reviews from users and experts, and Lenovo also has good ratings for its medium processor core laptops.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The ThinkPad X250 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Portable PCs that came out around the same time as the ThinkPad X250 processor memory clock speeds range from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

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Fairly Long Battery Life

Across all the medium processor core laptops that were launched more than a year ago the battery lifes range from 2.5h to 33h, and the average battery life is 8.7h. The Lenovo ThinkPad X250 has one of the longer battery lifes (10.7 hours) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age.

Alternative 10.7h battery life laptops currently available which you might also want to look at include the L450[pl_2800036_price], the L450[pl_2800034_price], or the L450[pl_2781274_price] all from Lenovo which is cheaper.

If you are looking for a portable PC with a longer battery life then you might want to consider the Latitude 14 E7450[pl_2882105_price] (11h and cheaper), or the Latitude 14 E5450[pl_2841727_price] (14.5h and cheaper) both from DELL.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other medium processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as the ThinkPad X250, the ThinkPad X250 has a full-size keyboard.

We compared this laptop to all the other laptops with a full-size keyboard and we think the DELL Latitude 12 5000[plb_2701189_price] which is cheaper; or the Lenovo X250[plb_3010221_price] which has better reviews are also worth considering.

Other laptops which also have a full-size keyboard that you might want to look at include the Lenovo X250[plb_2976237_price].

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor core laptops that came out around the same time as the ThinkPad X250, the Lenovo ThinkPad X250 has a front camera.

Alternative notebook PCs with a front camera currently available which you might want to look at include a cheaper notebook PC such as the DELL Latitude 12 5000[plb_2701189_price] or you might consider a better rated notebook PC such as the Lenovo X250[plb_3010221_price].

Other notebook PCs which also have a front camera that you might want to look at include the Lenovo X250[plb_2976237_price].

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

The dimmest display brightness of similar spec portable PCs that have been around for more than a year is 200 cd/m² and the brightest is 1,200 cd/m². With a display brightness of 300 candellas per square meter, the Lenovo ThinkPad X250 has one of the brighter display brightnesss amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Very Light

The Lenovo ThinkPad X250 is quite light (only 1.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as the ThinkPad X250. The weights of medium processor core laptops that were released one year ago range from 940g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg.

Alternative notebook PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Toshiba Tecra Z40[plb_2746896_price] (1.5kg and cheaper).

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Narrow

The ThinkPad X250 is quite narrow (only 305.5 millimeters) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released more than a year ago. The average width of medium processor core laptops that were released one year ago is 360mm.

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15 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

At only 900 megahertz, the ThinkPad X250 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago. Portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the ThinkPad X250 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 750MHz and 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 970MHz.

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Quite Small Screen Size

Portable PCs of this age and spec have screen sizes of between 10" and 18", and the average screen size is 15". With a screen size of only 12.5 inches, the ThinkPad X250 has one of the smaller screen sizes amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.

There are a number of other 12.5" laptops currently available that you might want to consider including the DELL Latitude 12 5000[plb_2701189_price] which is cheaper.

If you want a bigger screen size then you might want to look at the HP Probook 430 G2[plb_2976370_price] (13.3" and cheaper), or the Asus UX301LA[plb_3012206_price] (13.3" and cheaper).

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has a Hybrid-HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on 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 laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The internal memory of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the ThinkPad X250 range from 2GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.2GB. With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the ThinkPad X250 has one of the smaller internal memory amongst medium processor core laptops of this age.

We compared all the other 4GB internal memory portable PCs to this laptop and we think the Satellite C55-B[pl_2470166_price], and the Tecra Z40[pl_2746896_price] both from Toshiba or the Lenovo L450[plb_2800036_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If this portable PC internal memory is too small for you then you might want to look at the DELL Latitude 12 E7250[plb_2899678_price] (8GB and higher rated) or the HP Pavilion 14-ab166us[plb_3010778_price] (6GB and cheaper).

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The average battery capacity of medium processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as the ThinkPad X250 is 47Wh, and the battery capacities range from 23Wh to 120Wh. At only 23 watt-hours, the ThinkPad X250 has a very small battery capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the ThinkPad X250.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year do not have a touch sensitive screen. The ThinkPad X250 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

We think you might also be interested in other laptops which also have a touch sensitive screen including the DELL Latitude 12 7000[plb_2855917_price].

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Only Three Battery Cells

Most medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad X250 have between two and eight battery cells, including the Lenovo ThinkPad X250 which has three battery cells.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the ThinkPad X250 is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the ThinkPad X250 has a quite small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released one year ago.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 8 gigabytes, the ThinkPad X250 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to the ThinkPad X250. The average maximum internal memory of notebook PCs that were released one year ago is 13GB.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The ThinkPad X250 has a fairly small maximum internal memory (only 16,384 megabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type. The maximum internal memories of medium processor core laptops that were released one year ago range from 8.1GB to 33GB.

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Quite Small Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity

The hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacities of notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the ThinkPad X250 range from 8GB to 1TB. With a hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the ThinkPad X250 has one of the smaller hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacities amongst laptops of this age.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

The hard drive speed of the ThinkPad X250 of only 5,400 revolutions per minute is one of the slowest amongst comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the ThinkPad X250. The hard drive speeds of notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the ThinkPad X250 range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM.

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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

Most similar spec portable PCs that were released more than a year ago have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the ThinkPad X250 which has two USB 3.0 ports.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad X250

Released Over a Year Ago

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

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.2 gigahertz, the Lenovo ThinkPad X250 has a fairly average processor clock speed compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad X250.

There are a number of alternative 2.2GHz processor clock speed laptops currently available which you might want to look at including the Toshiba Tecra Z40[plb_2746896_price], the HP EliteBook 840[plb_2727152_price], or the DELL XPS 13[plb_2705355_price] which is cheaper.

If you want a portable PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to consider the Lenovo L450[plb_2932785_price] (2.3GHz and higher rated), or the DELL Latitude 12 E7250[plb_2899678_price] (2.3GHz and higher rated); or the Lenovo X250[plb_2928644_price] (2.3GHz and cheaper).

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the ThinkPad X250 has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the ThinkPad X250.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 500GB total storage capacity portable PCs currently available including cheaper laptops such as the L450[pl_2800036_price], or the L450[pl_2781274_price] both from Lenovo or the DELL Latitude 14 E5450[plb_2701503_price].

If you would prefer a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the DELL Inspiron 15 5000[plb_2851056_price] (1TB), or the MSI CX61 2QF[plb_2866426_price] (1TB) which is also cheaper.

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Specification

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Processor
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Processor Clock Speed
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Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Hard Drive Size
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
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Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Display Surface
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
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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
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Optical Drive
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Audio
Speaker Power
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Audio System
Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
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WiFi Standard
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPort
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
ExpressCard Slot
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
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Intel VPro Technology
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Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Graphics & IMC Lithography
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Battery
Battery Life
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Power
AC Adapter Power
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Weight & Dimensions
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Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology
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Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo i55200, lenovo i55200u, lenovo 20cm004, lenovo 20cm0050, lenovo 20cm004y, lenovo 20cm004yu, lenovo 20cm0050u, lenovo 20cm0050uk, lenovo 20cm004yuk
Barcodes 00889233172940, 00889233175781, 00889233176344, 00889233176559, 00889233178782, 00889233179055, 00889233179291, 00889233179734, 00889233179963, 00889800673917, 00889800676918, 04053162754751, 08592978033781
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