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Lenovo X240 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 12.5" Laptop

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The ThinkPad X240 is the thinnest and lightest ThinkPad laptop we offer. Weighing in at less than 1.36 kg and measuring 20.3mm at its thickest point, the X240 is ultraportable without sacrificing... More
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12 Reasons For

Four SATA III Connectors

The Lenovo X240 has more SATA III connectors than most of the portable PCs of this age and type. Most of the medium processor core laptops that came out around the same time as the X240 only have between two and three SATA III connectors, however this notebook PC has four SATA III connectors.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that were launched more than a year ago.

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Four SATA Connectors

The Lenovo X240 has more SATA connectors than most of the similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the X240. This portable PC is a four SATA connector notebook PC compared to most of the notebook PCs of this spec and age which only have between two and three SATA connectors.

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Lenovo Has Good Laptop Reviews

We checked 5,743 expert and user reviews for Lenovo portable PCs and found that on average Lenovo has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Lenovo has good reviews specifically for its medium processor core laptops.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo X240 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The best memory clock speeds supported by processor of all medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for more than a year is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The Lenovo X240 has an Intel Core i5 processor family which is better than most laptops that are a comparable age to it. Most notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. Medium processor core laptops that were launched more than a year ago processor families range from AMD E (worst) to Intel Core i7-3xxx (best).

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the X240, the Lenovo X240 has a front camera.

We compared all the other laptops which also have a front camera to this notebook PC and we think the X240, or the ThinkPad X240 both from Lenovo or the HP EliteBook 850 is also worth considering.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

Across all the portable PCs of this age and type the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM. The Lenovo X240 has a fairly fast hard drive speed (7,200 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released around the same time as the X240.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

The average display brightness of portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the X240 is 270 cd/m². At 300 candellas per square meter, the Lenovo X240 has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released one year ago.

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Very Light

At only 1.4 kilograms, the Lenovo X240 is fairly light compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the X240. The lightest laptop of this age and type is 940g heavy and the heaviest is 3.8kg.

Laptops with a heavier weight that might also be worth looking at include the HP EliteBook 820 G1 (1.3kg) which is also cheaper.

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Narrow

Comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the X240 have widths of between 210mm and 430mm. The Lenovo X240 is fairly narrow (only 305.5 millimeters) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the X240.

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13 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

When compared to other similar spec notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago that we have checked the on-board graphics adapter base frequency of, the Lenovo X240's on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz is one of the slowest. Across all the comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the X240 the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 100MHz to 650MHz.

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Quite Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Notebook PCs of this age and spec have maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of between 1.7GB and 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 10GB. The Lenovo X240 has a very small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (only 1.74 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been available for a similar time to the X240.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo X240 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for more than a year which have a full-size keyboard.

It is worth considering other portable PCs which also have a full-size keyboard including the Toshiba Portégé Z30-A which is also cheaper.

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Quite Small Screen Size

When compared to other similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the X240, the Lenovo X240's screen size of only 12.5 inches is one of the smallest. Laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the X240 have screen sizes of between 10" and 18", and the average screen size is 15".

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 12.5" portable PCs currently available including cheaper laptops such as the HP EliteBook 820 G1.

If you want a portable PC with a bigger screen size then you might also want to look at the Toshiba Satellite Z30 (13.3"), the Fujitsu LifeBook S935 (13.3"), or the Asus UX301LA (13.3") which is also cheaper.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on laptops 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.

We compared all the other notebook PCs that have an HDD storage media to this notebook PC and we think the HP ProBook 440 which has better reviews; or the HP ProBook 440 G2 which is cheaper are also worth considering.

If you are looking for a notebook PC with a better storage medium then you might also want to look at the Lenovo T450 (SSD and cheaper), or the DELL Latitude 14 E7450 (SSD and cheaper).

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of only 1.6 gigahertz, the Lenovo X240 has one of the slower processor clock speeds amongst laptops of this age. Laptops of this spec and age have processor clock speeds of between 0.8GHz and 3.3GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.2GHz.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 1.6GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs currently available including the Lenovo ThinkPad T440 which is cheaper.

If you are looking for a portable PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the Toshiba Z30 (1.7GHz and cheaper), or the HP ProBook 440 G2 (1.7GHz and cheaper) or the HP ProBook 440 (1.9GHz and higher rated).

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Lenovo X240 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although this is within the context that most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

It is worth also looking at other portable PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen including the ThinkPad X1 Carbon, or the X250 ($1,847.91) both from Lenovo.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo X240 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (64-bit) amongst laptops of this age. The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the X240 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

The Lenovo X240 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (only 8 gigabytes) amongst portable PCs of this age. Across all the laptops that were launched more than a year ago the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 13GB.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

At only 2.6 gigahertz, the Lenovo X240 has a fairly slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. The average maximum turbo frequency of laptops of a comparable age and type to the X240 is 2.9GHz.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

The Lenovo X240 has a better Wi-Fi standard than most similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it. This notebook PC has an 802.11a WiFi standard, whereas most laptops of a comparable spec and age to it have an 802.11n WiFi standard. Across all laptops of this age and type the best Wi-Fi standard is 802.11n and the worst is IEEE 802.11a.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop 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 X240

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Lenovo portable PC has been on the market for over two years.

Average Battery Life

At 8.7 hours, the Lenovo X240 has a relatively typical battery life compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

If this portable PC battery life is too short for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo ThinkPad E450 (9h) which is also cheaper.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo X240 has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

There are a number of other 500GB total storage capacity laptops currently available which you might also want to consider including the HP EliteBook 820 G1 which is cheaper.

If you would prefer a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to consider the DELL XPS 13 (512GB), the HP EliteBook Folio 1040 (512GB), or the Toshiba Satellite E45-B (750GB) which is also cheaper.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo X240 has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to the X240.

Other 4GB internal memory laptops currently available which you might also want to look at include the Lenovo T420 which has better reviews; or the HP EliteBook 820 G1 which is cheaper.

If this medium processor core notebook PC internal memory is too small for you then you might want to consider the Satellite E45-B (6GB and cheaper), or the Satellite Z30 (8GB and cheaper) both from Toshiba or the HP Elitebook 1040 G2 (8GB and cheaper).

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Specification

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Processor Family
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Processor Cache
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System Bus Data Transfer Rate
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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)
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
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
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Panel Type
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Graphics
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Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
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Camera
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Front Camera Resolution
Networking
4G
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Mini DisplayPort
SmartCard Slot
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
ExpressCard Slot
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
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DVI Port
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
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Keyboard
Windows Key
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Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Active Management Technology Version
Supported Instruction Set
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Intel Secure Key Technology Version
CPU Configuration (max)
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Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
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Battery
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
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Security
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
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Operational Conditions
Storage Relative Humidity Range
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
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Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

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Expert Reviews

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30 January 2014

The latest-generation ThinkPad X240 delivers the features and durability you'd expect, along with astonishing battery life. A few design choices won't be to everyone's liking, but on balance this...

Computershopper.com

25 January 2014

For me, that price is too steep when competitors like the MacBook Air offer all-day endurance in a larger, lighter frame. The ThinkPad X240 is inarguably an impressive display of what's possible...

23 January 2014

The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 is a powerful business laptop sporting a Core i5 Haswell CPU, a speedy solid-state drive, and a 12.5-inch IPS touch-screen display. You'll pay top dollar for this...

PC Mag

18 December 2013

There's a lot to like about the X240?especially if Lenovo delivers on the optional 1080p IPS panel in the near future. The company has tweaked a few things here and there, mostly for the better...

Digitaltrends.com

9 December 2013

The all-new Lenovo ThinkPad X240 is a lightweight business-oriented laptop that delivers extremely long battery life, decent performance and a touch screen display. For business-use, the design is... Read more…

2 December 2013

The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 delivers amazing battery life, powerful performance and a durable design, making it the best business ultraportable yet.

Laptopmag.com

30 November 2013

The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 is a small, robust, and all-around solid laptop that offers everything you need in a small system without being boisterous or in your face about it. The feel of the laptop...

1 February 2014

Desde que IBM dejó partir a Lenovo , éste ha conseguido desarrollar una exitosa carrera para el portátil ThinkPad, manteniéndolo con vida después de muchos años y bien conceptuado por la... Read more…

24 January 2014

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