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Lenovo Twist S230u
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Lenovo Twist S230u 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 12.5" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Feb 2013
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Twist transforms into a laptop when you need to type, a tablet when you're on the go, and a stand when you want to share presentations. When you're ready to browse, bend it backward into a tent... More
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19 Reasons For

Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of 32 gigabytes, the Lenovo Twist S230u has one of the bigger maximum internal memory supported by processors amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. Notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 2GB and 32GB.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Good Brand

Lenovo 2 in 1 laptops have good ratings on average and across all notebook PCs Lenovo is one of the superior brands.

Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

Most 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the Twist S230u have between one and two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Twist S230u which has two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 350 megahertz, the Twist S230u has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencies amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of notebook PCs of this spec and age is 270MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago which do not have a full-size keyboard, the Lenovo Twist S230u has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the Twist S230u, the Twist S230u has a front camera.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Twist S230u supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than two years ago. Most laptops of a comparable age and spec to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Twist S230u.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst similar types of notebook PC is 133MHz.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Twist S230u has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Twist S230u. The smallest total storage capacity of portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Twist S230u is 16GB, the biggest is 1.1TB, and the average total storage capacity is 370GB.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

At 7,200 revolutions per minute, the Twist S230u has a quite fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type. The hard drive speeds of 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the Twist S230u range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,700 RPM.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Eight Battery Cells

The Twist S230u is a eight battery cell count laptop. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Twist S230u have between two and eight battery cells.

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Quite High Speaker Power

The lowest speaker power of similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Twist S230u is 0.5W and the highest is 4W. At 2 Watts, the Lenovo Twist S230u has a fairly high speaker power compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Twist S230u.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for more than two years, the Twist S230u has a touch sensitive screen.

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Two USB 3.0 Ports

The Lenovo Twist S230u is a two USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included on laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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5 Reasons Against

Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

The Twist S230u is a one PCI Express lane (max) notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The Twist S230u has an HDD storage medium which is better than most 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as it. Most portable PCs of this type and age 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.

This portable PC's storage medium (HDD) is in fact the worst storage medium amongst all portable PCs of this type and age.

An SSD storage medium is the best storage medium across similar types of portable PC.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memory of 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Twist S230u range from 2GB to 16GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo Twist S230u has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the Twist S230u.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

The memory clock speeds of laptops of this age and type range from 530MHz to 1,800MHz, and the average memory clock speed is 1,500MHz. With a memory clock speed of only 1,333 megahertz, the Twist S230u has one of the slower memory clock speeds amongst laptops of this age.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Twist S230u

Released Over Four Years Ago

This 2 in 1 laptop has been on the market for over four years.

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The Twist S230u has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Twist S230u has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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Average Battery Life

At 6 hours, the Twist S230u has a fairly typical battery life compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 1.7 gigahertz, the Twist S230u has a fairly average processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 1.6 kilograms, the Lenovo Twist S230u has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Twist S230u.

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Average Screen Size

The Lenovo Twist S230u has a relatively average screen size (12.5 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Touch Technology
Typical Contrast Ratio
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini HDMI Port
Mini DisplayPort
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Language
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
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)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Operational Conditions
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features
Graphics Adapter Family
Infrared Data Port

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 3347a34, lenovo s230, lenovo s230u
Barcodes 00887619074925, 06953040790124
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