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Lenovo ThinkPad X250
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Lenovo ThinkPad X250 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.3GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 12.5" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.3GHz 8GB Mar 2015
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Ultrathin And Ultralight.Weighing in at less than 3 lbs and measuring 20.3mm at its thickest point, the X250 is ultraportable without sacrificing anything in terms of ports, connectivity, or... More
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14 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the ThinkPad X250 range from 1.7GB to 16GB. At 16 gigabytes, the ThinkPad X250 has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

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

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

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

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the ThinkPad X250 has one of the bigger internal memory amongst portable PCs of this age. The average internal memory of portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the ThinkPad X250 is 6.3GB.

If this notebook PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo ThinkPad T450 (12GB).

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SSD Storage Medium

The Lenovo ThinkPad X250 has a better storage medium than most portable PCs of this age and spec. This notebook PC has an SSD storage medium, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it 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 in fact the best storage medium across all similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the ThinkPad X250.

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

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 ThinkPad X250 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ThinkPad X250 also have a full-size keyboard.

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Fairly Long Battery Life

The battery lifes of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ThinkPad X250 range from 2.5h to 24h, and the average battery life is 8.6h. The ThinkPad X250 has a quite long battery life (10.7 hours) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as the ThinkPad X250.

If you want a longer battery life then you might also want to consider the ThinkPad X1 Carbon (10.9h), the X1 Carbon (10.9h), or the ThinkPad X1 Carbon (10.9h) all from Lenovo.

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Has a Front Camera

The ThinkPad X250 has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the ThinkPad X250 also have a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on similar spec portable PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The ThinkPad X250 has a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad X250 do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Light

With a weight of only 1.5 kilograms, the ThinkPad X250 is one of the lighter portable PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad X250 amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The lightest similar spec laptop that has been on the market for more than a year is 940g heavy and the heaviest is 3.8kg.

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Narrow

Across all the laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the ThinkPad X250 the widths range from 28mm to 430mm. With a width of only 305.5 millimeters, the Lenovo ThinkPad X250 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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7 Reasons Against

Quite Small Screen Size

The smallest screen size of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year is 11", the biggest is 18", and the average screen size is 15". The ThinkPad X250 has one of the smaller screen sizes (only 12.5 inches) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

If this notebook PC screen size is too small for you then you might want to look at the Panasonic Toughbook CF-31 (13.1").

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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 medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The ThinkPad X250 is a three battery cell count laptop. Most of the other laptops of this type and age have between two and eight battery cells.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The maximum internal memory (64-bit) of comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than a year range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 13GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the ThinkPad X250 has a quite small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

Notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the ThinkPad X250 have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 14GB. The Lenovo ThinkPad X250 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (only 8 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

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Only Windows 7 Professional Recovery Operating System

The ThinkPad X250 has a better recovery operating system than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This portable PC has a Windows 7 Professional recovery operating system, whereas most portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to it have a Windows 8 recovery operating system. Across all notebook PCs of this spec and age the recovery operating system ranges from Windows 10 Pro to Windows 8.1 Pro.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad X250

Released Over a Year Ago

This Lenovo notebook PC was released over a year ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.3 gigahertz, the ThinkPad X250 has a relatively average processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ThinkPad X250.

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 256 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad X250 has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the ThinkPad X250.

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