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Lenovo X240 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.9GHz 8GB 180GB SSD 12.5" Laptop

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The ThinkPad X240 is the thinnest and lightest ThinkPad laptop we offer. Weighing in at less than 3 lbs and measuring 0.8 inches at its thickest point, the X240 is ultraportable without... More
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Good Brand

Laptops produced by Lenovo generally have good ratings compared to other brands.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec, the Lenovo X240 has a full-size keyboard.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative portable PCs with a full-size keyboard currently available including the Asus UX301LA which has better reviews; or the DELL Latitude 12 E7240 which is cheaper.

We think you might also be interested in alternative notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard including the Lenovo X1 Carbon.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo X240 has a front camera. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the X240 also have a front camera.

We compared all the other laptops with a front camera to this portable PC and we think a cheaper laptop such as the DELL Latitude 12 E7240 or you might consider a higher scoring laptop such as the Asus UX301LA are also worth considering.

There are a number of alternative notebook PCs which also have a front camera that you might want to consider including the Lenovo X1 Carbon.

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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 notebook PCs of this age and spec. Most portable PCs of this age and spec support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all laptops of a comparable age and type to the X240.

Amongst comparable types of notebook PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The average internal memory of laptops of a comparable age and spec to the X240 is 6GB. The internal memory of the Lenovo X240 of 8 gigabytes is one of the biggest amongst ultrabooks that have been on the market for a comparable time to the X240.

Other 8GB internal memory portable PCs currently available which you might also want to look at include cheaper portable PCs such as the DELL Latitude 12 E7240.

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SSD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an SSD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on laptops of a similar age and spec to it. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

We compared this portable PC to all the other portable PCs that have an SSD storage media and we think a cheaper portable PC such as the Latitude 12 E7240, and the Latitude 12 E7240 both from DELL or you might consider a higher rated portable PC such as the UX301LA, and the UX301LA both from Asus are also worth considering.

If the storage medium of this ultrabook is not good enough for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo X1 Carbon (SSD).

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other ultrabooks that are a comparable age to the X240, the Lenovo X240 has a touch sensitive screen.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative laptops with a touch sensitive screen currently available including the Asus UX301LA which has better reviews.

We think you might also be interested in other notebook PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen including the Lenovo X1 Carbon.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

The Lenovo X240 has one of the brighter display brightnesss (300 candellas per square meter) amongst ultrabooks of this age. Across all the similar spec portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago the display brightnesss range from 200 cd/m² to 400 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m².

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Very Light

The average weight of notebook PCs of this spec and age is 1.6kg, and the weights range from 1.2kg to 2kg. At only 1.4 kilograms, the Lenovo X240 is quite light compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the X240.

If you would consider a notebook PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the DELL Latitude 12 E7240 (1.4kg and cheaper).

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Quite High Speaker Power

Portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year have speaker power of between 1W and 3W, and the average speaker power is 1.3W. With an speaker power of 1.5 Watts, the Lenovo X240 has one of the higher speaker power amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.

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1x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 1x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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Narrow

Portable PCs that are a comparable age to the X240 have widths of between 300mm and 340mm. When compared to other ultrabooks that have been on the market for around the same time as the X240, the Lenovo X240's width of only 305.5 millimeters is one of the narrowest.

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5 Reasons Against

Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the X240 is 300GB. At only 180 gigabytes, the Lenovo X240 has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

If you want a portable PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the Asus UX301LA (256GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Very Small Screen Size

The screen sizes of laptops of a similar age and spec to the X240 range from 12" to 14". The Lenovo X240 has one of the smaller screen sizes (only 12.5 inches) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

We compared all the other 12.5" laptops to this notebook PC and we think the DELL Latitude 12 E7240 which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If you want a bigger screen size then you might also want to look at the Asus UX301LA (13.3") which also has a higher rating.

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Very Small Battery Capacity

The Lenovo X240 has one of the smaller battery capacities (only 23.5 watt-hours) amongst ultrabooks of this age. Across all the laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the X240 the battery capacities range from 23Wh to 72Wh, and the average battery capacity is 42Wh.

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Only Three Battery Cells

Most ultrabooks that have been available for around the same time as the X240 have between three and seven battery cells, including the Lenovo X240 which has three battery cells.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The Lenovo X240 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (64-bit) (only 8 gigabytes) amongst ultrabooks of this age. The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of ultrabooks that came out more than a year ago is 4GB and the biggest is 16GB.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo X240

Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Average Battery Life

At 8.7 hours, the Lenovo X240 has a pretty standard battery life compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been available for a comparable time to the X240.

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1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

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

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.9 gigahertz, the Lenovo X240 has a pretty standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the X240.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 1.9GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs currently available including the DELL Latitude 12 E7240 which is cheaper.

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Specification

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Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
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Memory
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Maximum Internal Memory
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Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Hard Drive Size
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Screen
Touch Technology
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Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
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Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
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On-Board Graphics Adapter
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Optical Drive
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Optical Drive
Audio
Speaker Power
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Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Networking
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3G Standard
2G Standard
Bluetooth Version
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WiFi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPort
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt Combo Port
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
S/PDIF Out Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
LAN/VGA Combo Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Integrated TV Tuner
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Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
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Security
Password Protection
Weight & Dimensions
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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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