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Lenovo ThinkPad X240
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Lenovo ThinkPad X240 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 12.5" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Feb 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 notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Lenovo Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

Based on 4,358 expert and owner reviews, Lenovo has good ratings for its portable PCs. Lenovo also has good ratings specifically within its medium processor core notebook PCs range compared to other manufacturers.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The ThinkPad X240 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution amongst all portable PCs of this age and spec.

Amongst comparable types of laptop the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The ThinkPad X240 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs of this type and age. This Lenovo portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most portable PCs of a similar type and age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all laptops that came out around the same time as the ThinkPad X240.

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

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many laptops of a similar spec and age to it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the ThinkPad X240, the ThinkPad X240 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs of this type and age, the ThinkPad X240 has a front camera.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the ThinkPad X240 has a quite fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. The slowest hard drive speed of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 4,200 RPM and the fastest is 7,200 RPM.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Light

The ThinkPad X240 is fairly light (only 1.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad X240. The average weight of notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the ThinkPad X240 is 2.2kg, and the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg.

If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might also want to look at the ThinkPad X240[pl_2594839_price] (1.4kg), or the ThinkPad X240[pl_2569320_price] (1.4kg) both from Lenovo.

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Narrow

The average width of medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ThinkPad X240 is 360mm. With a width of only 305.5 millimeters, the Lenovo ThinkPad X240 is quite narrow compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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12 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The ThinkPad X240 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency (only 200 megahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the ThinkPad X240. Medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 200MHz and 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 370MHz.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of laptops that were launched around the same time as the ThinkPad X240 is 23GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has a quite small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Screen Size

With a screen size of only 12.5 inches, the ThinkPad X240 has a fairly small screen size compared to most of the other notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago. Laptops that have been available for around the same time as the ThinkPad X240 have screen sizes of between 10" and 18", and the average screen size is 15".

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a bigger screen size then you might also want to consider the Asus Zenbook UX301LA[plb_2964654_price] (13.3").

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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 notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as 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.

Portable PCs with a better storage medium that might also be worth considering include the T420s[pl_48433_price] (SSD), or the S540[pl_2433540_price] (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

Across all the portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ThinkPad X240 the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz. The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has a fairly slow processor clock speed (only 1.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad X240.

If this portable PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_3102084_price] (1.8GHz).

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ThinkPad X240 range from 1GB to 16GB. With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the ThinkPad X240 has one of the smaller internal memory amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on similar spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Only Three Battery Cells

Most notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the ThinkPad X240 have between one and eight battery cells, including the ThinkPad X240 which has three battery cells.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the ThinkPad X240 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (64-bit) amongst portable PCs of this age. Across all the portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the ThinkPad X240 the maximum internal memory (64-bit) range from 4GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 12GB.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This notebook PC has a Windows 8.1 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that have been around for a similar time to it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad X240

Released Over Two Years Ago

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

Average Battery Life

The ThinkPad X240 has a relatively standard battery life (8.7 hours) compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a longer battery life then you might also want to consider the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_2843838_price] (9h).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the ThinkPad X240 has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

Notebook PCs with a bigger total storage capacity that might be worth looking at include the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_2843836_price] (512GB).

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Specification

Design
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Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
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Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Panel Type
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

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