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Laptops manufactured by Lenovo are some of the better laptops according to average reviews from experts and users.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The Lenovo X240 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the X240 also have a full-size keyboard.
Has a Front Camera
The Lenovo X240 has a front camera. Most of the other ultrabooks that have been on the market for around the same time as the X240 also have a front camera.
We compared all the other notebook PCs with a front camera to this notebook PC and we think because of it's better review score, the DELL Latitude 12 E7240 is also worth considering.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Lenovo X240 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most ultrabooks that came out more than a year ago. In addition, this Lenovo 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 across all portable PCs of this age and spec.
A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of notebook PC.
Quite Big Total Storage Capacity
At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo X240 has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been on the market for more than a year. The smallest total storage capacity of ultrabooks that were released around the same time as the X240 is 120GB and the biggest is 520GB.
Has a Touch Sensitive Screen
Like most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the X240, the Lenovo X240 has a touch sensitive screen.
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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 laptops that have been around for a similar time to it.
Quite Bright Display Brightness
Across all the portable PCs of this spec and age the display brightnesss range from 200 cd/m² to 400 cd/m². With a display brightness of 300 candellas per square meter, the Lenovo X240 has one of the brighter display brightnesss amongst ultrabooks of this age.
Fairly Big Battery Capacity
Ultrabooks that have been around for a similar time to the X240 have battery capacities of between 23Wh and 72Wh, and the average battery capacity is 42Wh. At 47 watt-hours, the Lenovo X240 has a fairly big battery capacity compared to most of the other ultrabooks that came out around the same time as the X240.
1x SO-DIMM Memory Slot
This portable PC has a 1x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many ultrabooks that are a similar age to it.
The narrowest ultrabook that was launched more than a year ago is 300mm wide and the widest is 340mm. The Lenovo X240 is one of the narrower ultrabooks that came out around the same time as the X240 (only 307 millimeters) amongst laptops of this age.
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Very Small Screen Size
The screen sizes of portable PCs of this type and age range from 12" to 14", and the average screen size is 14". The Lenovo X240 has one of the smaller screen sizes (only 12.5 inches) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.
We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 12.5" notebook PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the DELL Latitude 12 E7240.
If you would prefer a bigger screen size then you might want to consider the Asus UX301LA (13.3") which also has a higher rating.
Very Small Internal Memory
The smallest internal memory of portable PCs that came out around the same time as the X240 is 4GB, the biggest is 10GB, and the average internal memory is 6GB. With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo X240 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the X240.
Notebook PCs with a bigger internal memory that might be worth considering include the DELL Latitude 14 E7440 (8GB) which is also higher rated.
Only 16 Solid-State Drive Capacity
The Lenovo X240 is a 16 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity portable PC.
Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory
The smallest maximum internal memory of similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the X240 is 4GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 10GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo X240 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.
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7 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo X240
Released Over a Year Ago
This notebook PC has been on the market for over a year.
Intel Core I5 Processor Family
This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.
Average Battery Life
At 8.7 hours, the Lenovo X240 has a fairly average battery life compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the X240.
If this notebook PC battery life is too short for you then you might also want to consider the Fujitsu LifeBook U904 (10h) which also has a higher rating.
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1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many ultrabooks that have been around for around the same time as it.
Average Processor Clock Speed
With a processor clock speed of 1.9 gigahertz, the Lenovo X240 has a fairly average processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.
Portable PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might also be worth considering include the DELL Latitude 14 E7440 (2.1GHz) which also has a higher rating.
HDD Storage Medium
The Lenovo X240 has an HDD storage medium which is better than the SSD storage medium found on most laptops of this age and spec. 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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