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Lenovo ThinkPad X250
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Lenovo ThinkPad X250 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 12.5" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB May 2015
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Ultrathin And UltralightWeighing in at less than 3 lbs and measuring 0.8" at its thickest point, the X250 is ultraportable without sacrificing anything in terms of ports, connectivity, or... More
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13 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Good Brand

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

Very Long Battery Life

Medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago have battery lifes of between 2.5h and 24h, and the average battery life is 8.6h. The Lenovo ThinkPad X250 has a very long battery life (20 hours) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ThinkPad X250.

If you are looking for a laptop with a longer battery life then you might want to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad W550 (21.8h).

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The ThinkPad X250 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it. Most similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The memory clock speeds supported by processor of all medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad X250 ranges from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

The ThinkPad X250 has an SSD storage medium which is better than most medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago have an HDD storage medium. 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.

An SSD storage medium is actually the best storage medium across all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

Across comparable types of notebook PC the worst storage medium is HDD.

Laptops with a better storage medium that might also be worth looking at include the Elitebook 820 G2 (SSD), or the EliteBook 820 G2 (SSD) both from HP.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo ThinkPad X250 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the ThinkPad X250, the ThinkPad X250 has a front camera.

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Very Fast Processor Front Side Bus

The processor front side bus of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad X250 range from 1,000MHz to 1,600MHz. When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago that we have checked the processor front side bus of, the Lenovo ThinkPad X250's processor front side bus of 1,600 megahertz is one of the fastest.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Lenovo ThinkPad X250 has a touch sensitive screen, which is unusual. Most of the other laptops of this age and type do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

At 300 candellas per square meter, the ThinkPad X250 has a quite bright display brightness compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ThinkPad X250 the display brightnesss range from 200 cd/m² to 1,200 cd/m².

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Very Light

At only 1.4 kilograms, the Lenovo ThinkPad X250 is fairly light compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than a year ago. The lightest notebook PC of a comparable spec and age to the ThinkPad X250 is 940g heavy, the heaviest is 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg.

Other laptops with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Lenovo ThinkPad X250 (1.4kg).

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Narrow

The narrowest portable PC of this age and type is 28mm wide and the widest is 430mm. At only 305.5 millimeters, the ThinkPad X250 is quite narrow compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad X250.

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10 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.

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Very Small Screen Size

The screen sizes of notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the ThinkPad X250 range from 11" to 18". The Lenovo ThinkPad X250 has one of the smaller screen sizes (only 12.5 inches) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

Laptops with a bigger screen size that might be worth looking at include the Panasonic Toughbook CF-31 (13.1").

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ThinkPad X250 range from 16GB to 2TB. The Lenovo ThinkPad X250 has a fairly small total storage capacity (only 256 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the ThinkPad X250.

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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 laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of only 23 watt-hours, the ThinkPad X250 has one of the smallest battery capacities amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the ThinkPad X250 the battery capacities range from 23Wh to 120Wh, and the average battery capacity is 46Wh.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The Lenovo ThinkPad X250 is a three battery cell count notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and type have between two and eight battery cells.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of comparable spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the ThinkPad X250 is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad X250 has a fairly small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the ThinkPad X250.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

Notebook PCs of this spec and age have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the ThinkPad X250 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

The ThinkPad X250 has a better Wi-Fi standard than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This Lenovo notebook PC has an 802.11a WiFi standard, whereas most laptops that were released one year ago have an 802.11n WiFi standard. Across all portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ThinkPad X250 the Wi-Fi standard ranges from IEEE 802.11a to 802.11n.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad X250

Released Over a Year Ago

This portable PC was released over a year ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.2 gigahertz, the ThinkPad X250 has a pretty average processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the ThinkPad X250 has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

If this portable PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the T450s (12GB), or the ThinkPad T450 (12GB) both from Lenovo.

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many portable PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Housing Material
Colour of Product
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
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)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
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
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touch Technology
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Panel Type
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
Maximum Resolution
Discrete 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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
4G Standard
WWAN
3G Standards
2G Standards
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
GPS (satellite)
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Trial Software
Bundled Software
Recovery Operating System
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
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
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)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Certificates
Certification
Wi-Fi Certified
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers intel i55300, lenovo i55300, intel i55300u, lenovo p230665, lenovo i55300u, lenovo p230665p
Barcodes 00642968333617, 00642968333754, 00889233172797, 00889233173190, 00889233174432, 00889233175002, 00889233175552, 00889233178997, 00889233180204, 00889561459553
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