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Lenovo X240 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 12.5" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB Jul 2015
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The 12.5" ThinkPad X240 Ultrabook is thin, light, built to last, and ready for business. Power Bridge technology lets you go ten or more hours without plugging in, vPro gives you the ultimate in... More
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12 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Lenovo Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

Lenovo has good average ratings for its medium processor core laptops as well as across its entire portable PC range compared to other manufacturers.

Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to the X240 range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz. The Lenovo X240 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (1,100 megahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the X240.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo X240 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it. Most medium processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this Lenovo laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all laptops of a comparable spec and age to the X240 the best memory clock speeds supported by processor is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The Lenovo X240 has a better processor family than most medium processor core laptops that came out more than a year ago. This Lenovo notebook PC has an Intel Core i5 processor family, whereas most notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. The processor family of all laptops of a comparable type and age to the X240 ranges from AMD E to Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo X240 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other laptops that have been around for more than a year.

Other portable PCs with a full-size keyboard currently available which you might also want to look at include cheaper portable PCs such as the Portégé Z30-A[pl_2450897_price], or the Portégé Z30-A[pl_2871919_price] both from Toshiba.

Other portable PCs which also have a full-size keyboard that you might also want to look at include the Lenovo ThinkPad X240[plb_2812690_price].

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo X240 has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

Alternative notebook PCs which also have a front camera that you might also want to look at include the X240[pl_2708337_price], or the ThinkPad X240[pl_2812690_price] both from Lenovo or the HP EliteBook 850[plb_2783808_price].

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many laptops of this type and age.

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Quite Big Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory

The Lenovo X240 has a quite big hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for more than a year. The hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory of medium processor core laptops that were released one year ago range from 8GB to 32GB.

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Very Light

With a weight of only 1.4 kilograms, the Lenovo X240 is fairly light compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the X240. Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the X240 the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg.

Alternative portable PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the HP EliteBook 820[plb_2862103_price] (1.3kg), or the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon[plb_2831123_price] (1.4kg) which is also cheaper.

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Narrow

The narrowest notebook PC of a similar type and age to the X240 is 210mm wide and the widest is 430mm. With a width of only 305.5 millimeters, the Lenovo X240 is one of the narrower portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the X240 amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.

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11 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the X240 have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 100MHz and 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 290MHz. The Lenovo X240 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency (only 200 megahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the X240.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of only 1.74 gigabytes, the Lenovo X240 has one of the smaller maximum on-board graphics adapter memories amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of medium processor core laptops that were launched more than a year ago is 10GB, and the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1.7GB to 16GB.

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Quite Small Screen Size

Laptops that have been around for around the same time as the X240 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 Lenovo X240 has one of the smaller screen sizes amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

We compared all the other 12.5" portable PCs to this laptop and we think the HP EliteBook 820[plb_2862103_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a bigger screen size then you might also want to consider the Asus UX301LA[plb_3012166_price] (13.3") which is also cheaper.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has a Hybrid-HDD storage medium, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that came out more than a year ago. 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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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.2GHz. At only 1.9 gigahertz, the Lenovo X240 has a fairly slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the X240.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 1.9GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available including cheaper laptops such as the Lenovo T450[plb_2954085_price].

If this Lenovo notebook PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might also want to look at the Acer Travelmate TMP645-S[plb_2989413_price] (2.4GHz and cheaper), the Asus UX301LA[plb_3012166_price] (2.4GHz and cheaper), or the HP ZBook 14 G2[plb_3017136_price] (2.4GHz and cheaper).

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The Lenovo X240 has a fairly small internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the X240. The internal memory of medium processor core laptops that were released one year ago range from 2GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.2GB.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 4GB internal memory notebook PCs currently available including cheaper notebook PCs such as the HP EliteBook 820[plb_2783813_price].

Portable PCs with a bigger internal memory that might also be worth looking at include the Asus UX301LA[plb_3012166_price] (8GB and cheaper).

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Lenovo X240 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth noting that most of the other medium processor core laptops that were launched more than a year ago also do 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 ThinkPad X1 Carbon[pl_2831123_price], or the X250[pl_2928645_price] both from Lenovo.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo X240 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the X240. Across all the notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the X240 the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 13GB.

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Quite Small Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity

With a hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo X240 has a fairly small hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the X240. The hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacities of laptops that have been available for around the same time as the X240 range from 8GB to 1TB, and the average hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity is 630GB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo X240

Released Over a Year Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over a year.

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 that came out more than a year ago.

There are a number of other 500GB total storage capacity portable PCs currently available that you might want to look at including the HP ProBook 440[plb_2790269_price] which has better reviews; or the EliteBook 820[pl_2862103_price], or the EliteBook 820[pl_2783813_price] both from HP which is cheaper.

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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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